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  • The Stories Behind My New Album

    It is beyond belief how this album has been conceived and nurtured. All the songs have powerful stories that called for melodies and so much happened in divine synchronicity that I remain awestruck and humbled as the singer/lyricist / performer and composer. Sometimes I make a joke - I have carried an extra 25 pounds these last 7 years because I am carrying the whole orchestra within, the [...]

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    Final Mixing Sessions of my New Album

    I am delighted to be in Rome this week mixing and mastering my upcoming Moon in Capricorn Album together with my amazing team that has been accompanying me through the last years of creating this symphonic orchestral album. Thank you, Fabrizio Pigliucci and Fabio Ferri!   SONGS: MOON IN CAPRICORN Desert Prince - music Kara Johnstad  Blame Game - words and music Kara [...]

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    Voice Struggle and Pain and  Start Healing

    Your voice is the connecting force behind all creation.Singing is healing. We can sing our favorite songs. We can sing songs that remind us of happier times. OR we can create our own songwriting path and amplify our healing abilities by using a tool used in transformational songwriting.   Own your story. State the pain. Sing it.   Ask your higher self or the collective voice [...]

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    Voicing Grief Live Stream

    On today's live stream. we talk about the importance of voicing grief. What happens to our voice when we experience deep loss? How can we support the grieving process? Why do we often lose our voice? How can we get it back and support our healing process?  Each week Thursday thousands of seekers and voice lovers gather on Facebook to discover more about VOICE.   Bring your questions and [...]

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    Voice Compassion and Build Community

    Which voice tools can we use to voice our compassion and build community? On this week global live stream, I guide you through communal songwriting exercise which focuses exactly on using voice as a catalyst for healing. Together, our voices join as one as we.send caring intent to all people on earth who are going through arduous times.     As we honor the grief, fear, sadness, the[...]

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    Center Your Tones While Speaking and Singing

    This week learn the art to centering your tone while speaking and singing. What is magical about it, is that once you get the knack of aligning TONE directly over your heart, you will begin to relax. Your body will feel balanced. Stage fright and nervousness will dissipate.  On this week's live stream I share with you an easy exercise to help you to center your tones.   Each and [...]

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    Get Big Fat Juicy Tones and Add Richness <br>to Your Voice

    On today's live stream I share with you how to access big fat juicy  LOW TONES. LOW tones add richness to our speaking and singing voice. LOW tones bring in a quality of depth. They add weight to our words. Low tones allow us to explore genres like the blues, soul, chants, and chanson. Also each and every week we open our time together with song and then go into a VOICE Q & A. This week's[...]

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    Create A Vision Board and Get Clear<br> With Your Life’s Message

    As many of you know, each and every Thursday I do a Facebook live stream for our growing global community. I love connecting with you guys and exploring with you voice, songwriting, healing and answer some of your questions Today's Topic: How to CREATE A VISION BOARD and GET CLEAR with your LIFE'S MESSAGE. I have visioned boarded for a couple years and this one change to the normal [...]

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    WE HAVE A CHOICE featured on <br>Women of Substance Radio

    WOO HOO!  Women of Substance Radio and Podcast is featuring my song WE HAVE A CHOICE this week! Tune in and enjoy 60 minutes of music from top female singer-songwriters and be sure to subscribe to the podcast leave a comment over at Itunes so that the female music community continues to thrive. Music by Mahogany Dannie, Brenda Burch, Charity Ann, Betty Jo Rockwell, Carol and Ed Nicodemi, [...]

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    How to Carry a Tone Live Stream  Q & A

    Thanks so much for all your questions on Voice. It is beautiful to connect with you each Thursday. I am amazed to see our community grow from Colorado to Missouri to Ireland and Athens. Very INSPIRING. This past week we were 6000 voices raising the vibes of planet earth and supporting each other to VOICE ESSENCE. I was particularly moved by Cassandra's question,  "How can I bring more LOVE [...]

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