This January I sang in a room full of strangers…and I am not a singer.
After the madness of Holiday parties and the New Year, it was time for a little rest and relaxation. A friend and I decided to take a weekend and go to Kripalu, a yoga retreat, learning center and spa not too far from New York City. We decided to take a class called “The Natural Singer” which is for people who love to sing but don’t want to lose all of their friends and neighbors in the process. One part of the class consisted of getting up in front of the group, performing a solo song and then being coached by the leader of the program, Claude Stein. The idea of getting in front of strangers and singing was not going to be the relaxing part of the weekend, that was for sure. Continue reading →