Between Head and Heart
Dr. Ekaterina Valeeva-Farrington, Creator of unique vocal methodology “Gentle Bridges Voice Work”
“Gentle Bridges Voice Work”
This series of workshops bridging both Eastern and Western methods of working with Voice, and Body and Mind through Voice Work will help you:
“Gentle Bridges Voice Work” takes form of workshops and seminars combining educational lectures and practical work with body, breath and voice.
Vocal and Emotional Resilience at Work
Voice Work as Emotional Support
Voice in Childbirth
Using voice in a conscious way can be a very powerful support for Childbirth: it ensures correct breathing, helps in pain management, provides support for baby health and wellbeing.
The Voice in Childbirth method is developed by Dr. Ekaterina Valeeva-Farrington based on thorough academic and practical research. It was successfully tested in the self-case study of her own childbirth with some unexpectedly fascinating outcomes.
Voice is interdependently linked to our emotional condition. Being a deeply personal and integral part of our existence, voice requires a delicate approach.
A private atmosphere of one-to-one sessions provides a safe space to open up to the healing powers of “Gentle Bridges Voice Work”. Individual approach encourages more efficient progress. It will more rapidly bring you the profound benefits of freeing and empowering your voice, harmonising emotional state, developing public speaking skills, achieving all your goals.
Dr Ekaterina Valeeva-Farrington holds a MA and PhD degree in Linguistics and Literature from Saint-Petersburg State University, and a MA in Voice Studies from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London. In Voice Studies, she was a student of world leading voice practitioners, such as Jane Boston, Kristin Linklater, Cecily Berry, Meribeth Bunch Dayme, and others. In addition to this formal education at western universities, she experienced full immersion study and practice of Traditional Tibetan Medicine, and is now a qualified practitioner in the areas of external therapies and application of astrology to medical practice. She studied under renowned Tibetan doctors Nida Chenagtsang, Phuntsok Wangmo, Mägmaar Suuren and specialist in Astrology; Lama Lobsang Darji. Her main Teacher in overall Tibetan Buddhist Studies since 2006 was Choegyal Namkhai Norbu.