Frequently Asked Questions
Because of the integration of Myofascial Release (a method of bodywork pioneered for those in chronic pain) in the massage.
At King – Manual Therapy, all the therapists also subscribe to a patient centred feedback model where we ask questions such as “Out of 10, how much pressure do you think I’m using?” and “What kind of pressure would you stop me at?” to ensure no thresholds are crossed.
Due to the nature of the treatment at KING – Manual Therapy you can sing straight away, or in a show that night.
The 30 minute session is more for singers who are wishing to maintain a sense of vocal freedom
The 60 minute session is for those wishing to start an assessment process and compile a treatment plan.
There are a multitude of answers to this, but hopefully the below will help.
- As often as you can afford
- To maintain a ‘normal’ state of freedom
- Before tension compromises your singing
As a sight reading pianist, Stephen can take you through repertoire and run audition material as well as cutting and arranging audition cuts.
Technique is a main stay in any singer’s toolkit and Stephen’s combined knowledge will free up register transitions and voice quality changes. Stephen’s teaching style is also in high demand due to being the first certificated Masters level Voice Pedagogue in the country.
For maintaining voices, Stephen uses soft tissue manipulations and myofascial laryngeal treatments.
A slow process of direct and indirect MFR techniques repurpose the fascia into a more liquidised state, with a greater sense of flow and ease. This is a method of bodywork with a dry modality, so no oil is used.
Often (due to the lightness of the pressure) it can feel like not a lot is going on until you stand up.and feel the benefits.