Lindsay interviews Sarah Whitten who turned her academic position as a vocal instructor into a business helping women find their true voice for the world to hear. Along the way, Sarah reveals the superpowers that she brings to her business to help get the job done.
Sarah Whitten is a classically trained singer, voice teacher and certified yoga instructor with 15 years of experience. Her insatiable love of learning has lead her to study anatomy, physiology and biomechanics of the voice and body. A teacher, mentor and explorer of her own body, she’s focused on holistic, functional ways of moving and using the voice to find an optimal sound.
She is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA) and the Voice Foundation. She holds a Masters in Vocal Pedagogy as well as a Masters in Vocal Performance, both from The Ohio State University. She completed coursework in Voice Disorders through the MGH Institute of Health Professions and additional studies in The Estill Method and Somatic Voicework™. Additionally, She holds a 500 hour certificate in teaching yoga and has studied yoga as therapy with top yoga therapists in North America. She has completed multiple years of training in Nutritious Movement™.
After spending 13 years as a member of Harvard’s Holden Voice Faculty, she left to create her own business. She has presented workshops on the body and voice around the country at conferences, colleges, universities and secondary schools.