The 5 Minute Vocal Warmup Booklet Download
In 2011 we created this resource for people in the workforce who need to use their voice for their job. According to the British Voice Association, "approximately a third of people working in the UK today depend on their voices to do their work". Staying vocally fit, healthy and effective is vital for the job.
Launched on World Voice Day, the 5 Minute Warmup For Your Voice uses words, pictures and audio soundbytes to take you in detail through Four Core Skills for vocal health and stamina, ending in a simple, highly effective 5 Minute Warmup Routine. This Routine is already being used in 17 countries including the US, Canada, Australia, Germany, Sweden, France, The Netherlands, and of course the UK.
You can learn the Four Core Skills, then just run the 5 Minute Warmup Routine - in the car on the way to work, when you arrive at the new presentation venue, or during the lunch break if your voice is feeling tired. You can also take each of the Four Core Skills separately and work them for a minute - between phonecalls, between clients, between ceremonies.
Fun fact: This CD was the direct result of working with the Premier Field Engineers at Microsoft UK Headquarters. We were brought in to help the software trainers keep a healthy voice when they were out around Europe teaching people to use their software. We shared these Four Core Skills with them, here's what they said:
"Practical exercises that address the issues - I have simple things to remember".
"Overall this has had a positive effect on my presentation skills and reduced the stress on my vocal folds. If my throat hurts I can now do something to address it, so a completely converted thumbs up from me"
"All in all, one of the best personal skills courses that I've been on"