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The Alexander Technique

Interview with Marisa De Silva

As part of Health and Wellness week, we interviewed Marisa De Silva about the Alexander Technique and how it can support your students' vocals and overall wellness.…

In this blog series, we are meeting IVA teachers from around the world. We continue with Erika from Mexico…

Take your sick days

3 Why’s and 3 How’s

Self-employed vocal instructors have to work to make money. If we don’t work, we don’t get to simply “call in sick” and still get paid while we stay in bed with a bowl of chicken noodle soup.…

So you had a bad day

How to Bounce Back and Keep a Positive Mindset

There are days where things in the studio just don’t seem to go right, no matter what you do. We’ve got some advice for how to deal with a bad day…

Stress is a reality in every person’s life, and vocal instructors are no exception. A few red flags you might know . . . and a few you might not!…

IVA is hosting a month long series of Health and Wellness tips for singing teachers.…

Ever thought about becoming a singing teacher? Well you've certainly come to the right place! We've got tips and information right here for you on how to get started.…

Have you wondered how style affects vocal balance in the voice? Find out in today's blog post.…

Vocal Pedagogy - Books in a library

Vocal pedagogy is an art form. There aren’t many professions where you need such highly developed skills from so many different areas in order to do your job well. In this post we present the highlights of what vocal pedagogy…

Are you a voice teacher who has transgender students? IVA Master Teacher Kathy Kennedy has some top tips on how to teach effectively in a safe space…

In part 1 of this series, IVA’s Marketing Coordinator Lucinda Jeffrey teaches you how to create a firm marketing foundation for your studio.…