Lydia Flock is an exceptional vocal massage therapist, vocal coach, published researcher, and social media expert. She was endorsed for the prestigious Global Talent Visa (under Exceptional Promise Criteria) by Arts Council England. Her latest research, Freedom of the Singing Voice: An Exploration of the Mind-Body Connection, Performance Anxiety and Confidence through Methods of Fitzmaurice Voicework, Organic Intelligence, and Ziva Meditation, is published in the peer-reviewed academic journal Voice and Speech Review. She holds an MA in Music Theatre from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and a BA in Drama from the University of Virginia (with honours). She also trained at Ithaca College’s BFA Musical Theatre programme.
Lydia qualified as a Holistic & Deep Tissue massage therapist with Jing Advanced Massage Training and specialised in Vocal Massage & Laryngeal Manipulation with Vocal Massage Training in 2021. She is the founder of Oxford Vocal Massage (www.oxfordvocalmassage.co.uk) and her private voice coaching company, Flockstars Coaching (www.flockstars.com). She also works in London as a vocal manual therapist at the Voice Care Centre (www.voicecarecentre.co.uk).
Vocal Massage aims to support optimum vocal health, including voice function and the voice rehabilitation process.
Vocal massage can help with:
Vocal tiredness or fatigue
Voice and swallowing disorders
Jaw and tongue root tension (including TMJ)
Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR) symptoms
Overall vocal health