Taking care of your voice

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Taking care of your voice

  1. 1. Taking Care of Your Voice Pocholo Gonzales VoiceMaster
  2. 2. Vocal Chords
  3. 3. Follow recommendations for hydration Avoid getting sick Women should be aware of the monthly menstrual cycle Don’t smoke!
  4. 4. How can I avoid overusing my voice? Rest your voice Outside of work, be aware of extra voice use If you do become hoarse, limit speaking or singing
  5. 5. What vocal behaviors should I avoid because they easily cause hoarseness? Don’t yell or shout Avoid talking over noise Avoid chronic coughing or clearing your throat Avoid whispering.
  6. 6. How can I make sure I am using my best voice production for teaching? Use good posture and good breath support when speaking. Warm up your voice before your teaching day so that you begin with your best voice production
  7. 7. How can I best use my voice in a typical noisy classroom? use sound makers Use personal amplification or room amplification Improve your classroom acoustics by adding acoustic panels

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