Becoming an Emmett Instructor with Emmett-UK

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Exciting News  At the end of 2014, I received a very exciting phone call from Ross Emmett. He asked if I would like to join the Emmett-UK Instructor Team. Wow, I was speechless – not my normal state of being, I must say! Of course, I said YES PLEASE!  I am honoured to join a Continue reading »

Why just MOT your Car?

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The start of a New Year is a common time to think about New Year Resolutions and how we look after ourselves. Even if we don’t make resolutions, as such, many of us will be reviewing how we eat, how we move, and how we take care of ourselves. Most magazines and newspapers carry ‘diet’ Continue reading »

Why use Emmett Technique for performers

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WHY USE EMMETT TECHNIQUE FOR PERFORMERS?  Ross Emmett quotes on his website:  ‘In any highly complex system there is a critical point at which the smallest input results in the greatest change.’ Following a brief assessment, Emmett Practitioners uses precise, light finger pressure to help muscles adjust. The results are quick and lasting and often change Continue reading »

Emmett Technique for Vocal Performers part 3

emmett technique for singers

Emmett Technique for Singers 3. FLUID, FREE MOVEMENT and BALANCE Fluid movement and the ability to hold a comfortable balanced position is important to performers of all kinds. As singers you will want to keep your energy for the vocal performance rather than wasting energy in keeping your body balanced and moving against stiffness.   Continue reading »

Emmett Technique for Vocal Performers … part 2

emmett technique for singers

WHAT ARE THE MAIN PROBLEM AREAS FOR SINGERS?  2. BREATH Everyone benefits from breathing well but for singers good breathing is essential. Emmett Technique can help you release the tense muscles which may impede good breathing – these include the diaphragm, abdominal muscles, chest, shoulders, neck and back muscles. What is good breathing? Posture erect but Continue reading »

Emmett Technique for Singers and Performers

emmett technique for singers

WHAT ARE THE MAIN PROBLEM AREAS FOR SINGERS? 1. POSTURE Emmett Technique has several simple ways to help improve your posture Posture doesn’t need to be textbook perfect in order to sing but improving your posture is one way of increasing your control and providing your voice with the optimum conditions for reaching its potential. Continue reading »

Are you a serious runner : triathlete?

Are you a serious runner or triathlete? It is never too late to try a session of Emmett Technique if you are getting ready for a competition or recovering from an event. Emmett Technique can be used right before an event or even during an event. It is a simple and effective technique to restore Continue reading »

Advanced Emmett Training

On my road to recovery after my accident in February this year I have had a busy return to work. Last week i spent a lovely day at the YMCA in Neath at their Health and Wellbeing day with my colleagues from The Wellness Centre. Then I spent a day treating clients that had been Continue reading »

Available for appointments after Easter

Thank you all for your support and messages during my enforced rest since February 3rd. Surprisingly the time seems to have gone quite quickly! I am now back on both feet and using only one crutch around the house. I am out of plaster cast and also out of the removable boot for most of Continue reading »