Robert Sussuma

VOICE, MOVEMENT, and…

What do Singing, the Buddha, and Soap have in common?

There’s an old saying: The teachings of the Buddha should be like soap… you use them to clean and purify yourself and then you wash them off! Makes sense, right? Imagine using soap to lather up, scrub, and lift the dirt from your skin only read more >

VOICE, MOVEMENT, and… SHERLOCK HOLMES, VOICE TEACHER

I recently re-read Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais’ beautiful book, The Case of Nora. In the introduction, Feldenkrais mentions that he often found inspiration for his own work while reading Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic Sherlock Holmes stories. Since then, I have begun reading these stories, myself–as well read more >

VOICE, MOVEMENT, and… PAIN

“Pain, pain, go away. DON’T come back another day!” Sounds good, right?!? It sounds like what we ALL want. But, before we start chanting this (to the tune of “Rain, rain go away…” of course!), let’s investigate what it really means! ONE: What IS pain? read more >

VOICE, MOVEMENT, and… SO MANY THINGS!

WELCOME! This weekly blog will alternate between written and video posts. For your learning, I have constructed it so that the written posts will often clarify a topic in one of the training videos and that the training videos can inter-relate as well. You can read more >

VOICE, MOVEMENT, and… GENTLENESS

Gentleness. Gentleness. Gentleness. Repeating this beautiful word to myself is like saying a prayer.  It reminds me to be gentle with myself: my voice, my body, and my mind. It is important that we are gentle with ourselves, especially when we are learning because learning read more >

Bio

Robert Sussuma, originally from New York City, is an explorer, a life-long learner and a connoisseur of connections: movement, speaking and singing, voice science, emotions, music, motor learning, neurology-in-action, and deep personal development - to name a few. His formal education is in vocal performance (Bachelors of Music in Voice Performance and Masters of Music in Early Music Voice Performance). However, early in that training, he was introduced to the Feldenkrais® Method of Somatic Education and has seen the two fields as inseparable ever since. He is now a Guild Certified Feldenkrais® Practitioner. Robert has taught Private Voice Lessons and Voice and Movement Classes at Naropa University (Boulder, Colorado), Haverford College (Philadelphia,

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ONE VOICE, ANY STYLE, Paris, France: February 13-17, 2017. Contact reg_olivier@hotmail.com to register

BODY, VOICE and EMOTION, Paris, France: February 20-23, 2017. Contact reg_olivier@hotmail.com to register

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