SELF EXPLORATION THROUGH SOUND
This is not your typical voice lesson. Coming into closer relationship with oneself through vocal play, curiosity and daring; this is what I offer in these sessions. Whereas most voice lessons focus on assimilation towards a culturally acceptable sound, our time together will nurture your inimitable voice as a vessel for self actualization, spiritual growth and healing. I am not interested in making you sound “better” or helping you reach some cultural idea of what you think your voice should sound like. Our time together is all about permission. Permission to express the full range and dynamics of your soul’s wild, vulnerable, courageous sound.
Influenced by the work of Alfred Wolfson and the Roy Hart Vocal Approach, these sessions hold the voice as psychological, as an expression of our very souls. In our day to day lives we restrict our sound into a narrow, culturally acceptable monotone range. We shut down and silence sounds that are unpleasant or robust. In these sessions we do not silence any voice. Every sound is an aspect of yourself. By exploring all of our sounds equally we integrate the different parts of ourselves that have been ostracized and placed in shadow. We give our presence equally to all expressions with loving kindness and patience. By doing so we come to know ourselves at the deepest level.
WHAT WILL WE DO?
In these sessions we will practice following the voice rather than controlling it. We will allow the voice to be a guide in self exploration and psychological acceptance. Through guided meditation, vocal and movement exploration and piano play we will uncover what your voice has to reveal about your deepest self. No experience needed. Only an open mind and the courage to know oneself through sound are needed.
Sliding Scale: $30 – $60 (1 hour session)
Sliding scale enables me to serve clients from a diverse economic background. It works best when those who are able pay full price. By doing so you are supporting those who would otherwise be unable to receive Reiki gain access to this service.
SCHEDULE A SESSION:
Monday – Sunday, 11 – 4
I work from my apartment home in North Denver. I am located right off the Highway 36 Pecos exit. Specific directions and location given once session has been scheduled.
Allison Caw is a vocalist with over 18 years of training and 8 years of professional experience in the fields of performance and voice. She initially trained in classical singing styles and graduated from the University of the Arts with a BFA in Musical Theater. Eventually she longed for a deeper, more spiritual connection to her voice. She attended Naropa University where she earned an MFA in Contemporary Performance. Here she studied the Roy Hart vocal approach as well as contemplative expressive practices. These studies radically shifted her perception of the voice and are the primary influences for her vocal work and teachings today.