Singing for Health: Short Course Training - December 3rd & 10th: 5 pm – 7 pm (UK Time)

This course has already begun and the 1st, 2nd & 3rd workshops are now unavailable. For the remaining 2 workshops, please book below (this is offered at a reduced rate).

Course Details

We are now offering Singing for Health training in association with the Singing for Health Network. This course forms part of our MA but can be studied as a standalone option.

It is possible to book an individual workshop – Please click here to view all of our short courses.

Workshop 1- 12th November (NOW UNAVAILABLE)

Singing for trauma, depression and anxiety with Emily Foulkes. This course provides an introduction to Singing for Mental Health research including:

  • The impact of trauma on mental and physical health
  • Evidence based approaches to working with children and young people
  • Delivering an online Singing and Mindfulness programme for adults with anxiety and/or depression- outcomes and findings of a small scale research project

Workshop 2- 19th November (NOW UNAVAILABLE)

Singing for Chronic Pain with Emily Foulkes.

  • What is pain?
  • Research summary of singing and its potential to support pain management
  • Implications for practice based on evidence research
    (Case Study of Cornwall programme)

Workshop 3- 26th November (NOW UNAVAILABLE)

Singing for Lung Health with Phoene Cave.

This workshop will be different to the one presented for the Voice Geek Conference.

  • Background and context for the work within the arts and health field
  • An overview of the impact of chronic lung conditions & dysfunctional breathing patterns (and the difference between the two)
  • Brief precis of current & future research
  • Singing for Lung Health objectives with overview of delivery, content and best practice
  • A demonstration of the practical application utilising music, movement, mindfulness and singing to support breathlessness

Workshop 4- 3rd December

Singing for Stroke with Sophie Garner.

  • Stroke and the population
  • Brain function and personality
  • Types of brain injury
  • Depression and brain injury
  • Working with client group
  • Developing an evidence based framework
  • Exercises to take away

Workshop 5- 10th December

Singing for Parkinsons with Elizabeth Stuttard.

  • The student will gain a holistic understanding of the symptoms of Parkinson’s.
  • The student will understand the neural, cognitive, and motor learning challenges present within sessions.
  • Teachers and facilitators will experience how to use their existing knowledge of vocal pedagogy and body mapping to create an enhanced singing programme specifically targeting the needs of their clients.

All sessions are recorded and will be sent out to all registered participants.

Pricing Clarity

The original price for the 5-week course was £130 (inc. VAT)

The price below has been adjusted accordingly for the remaining courses.

Dates, Times and Fees

December 3rd & 10th at 5pm-7pm (UK Time)

This course has already begun and the 1st, 2nd & 3rd workshops are now unavailable.
For the remaining 2 workshops, please book below.
This course is free for Voice Workshop's MA students on the MA/PGCert Professional Practice (Voice Pedagogy) programme and £50 (VAT inclusive) if whole package is purchased. Individual courses may be purchased separately through the Online Short Courses page.

If you would like to book a place on this course, please email

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