Start 06.01.2025 | SPECIAL GUEST: The Art of Relational Vocal Massage with Stephen King


with Stephen King, UK
19.00-21.00h German Time





As a thought leader in the voice health sector, Stephen has created the Voice Care model in the UK, enabling greater access to private voice therapy services from a biopsychosocial perspective.
As a Co-Founder of the not-for-profit Vocal Health Education, he has overseen the education of over 3,000 Vocal Health First Aiders and several industry-leading Voice Rehabilitation Specialists.

As an author, Stephen has co-written Help! I’ve Got A Voice Problem and Relational Acupuncture For Voice, with further academic articles published in peer-reviewed journals.
As an educator, Stephen has delivered courses in Vocal Manual Therapy, Vocal Acupuncture and the Psychology of Voice Disorders across Europe, China and Japan, as well as written and delivered the UK’s only intensive vocal massage training qualification.
Stephen currently sits as the Director of London’s award-winning, multidisciplinary Voice Care Centre.

Now semi-retired in North Devon, he works online as an integrative body psychotherapist (reg.BACP) through He is also a Registered Practitioner with the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine.

The LAX VOX® Institute is very happy that Stephen King was able to find the time to pass on his valuable knowledge in 4-Part Online Course.

An Introduction to Vocal Massage

Learn the Art of Relational Vocal Massage from Stephen King: 4-Part Online Course

Unlock the secrets to enhancing vocal health through our comprehensive four-part online course on vocal massage.

This program covers essential techniques for the neck, larynx, jaw, and intra-oral areas, designed to alleviate tension and improve vocal performance.

Course Highlights:

1.⁠ ⁠Neck Techniques:
•⁠ ⁠ Learn to work on the trapezius, sternocleidomastoids, cervical spine, and scalene muscles.
•⁠ ⁠Address issues such as cervicogenic headaches and whiplash effectively.

2.⁠ ⁠Larynx Techniques:
•⁠ ⁠Focus on the sternothyroid, hyoid, cricothyroid, and thyrohyoid membrane.
•⁠ ⁠Understand and treat muscle tension dysphonia and hoarseness.

3.⁠ ⁠Jaw Techniques:
•⁠ ⁠Master techniques for the masseter, temporalis, buccinator, and pterygoid muscles.
•⁠ ⁠Gain skills to relieve TMJ-D and jaw tension.

4.⁠ ⁠Intra-Oral Techniques:
•⁠ ⁠Explore methods for the lateral and medial pterygoids, and tongue.
•⁠ ⁠Address TMJ-D and tongue tie with precision.

Relational Philosophy of Manual Therapy:
•⁠ ⁠Learn the principles of relational philosophy, emphasizing the therapeutic relationship and patient-centered care.
•⁠ ⁠Understand the importance of empathy and communication in manual therapy.

Safety Measures:
•⁠ ⁠Ensure safety and efficacy with comprehensive training on contraindications and precautions.
•⁠ ⁠Learn to perform techniques safely to avoid injury.
Anatomy and Physiology Lectures:
•⁠ ⁠Deepen your understanding of the anatomical structures and physiological processes involved in vocal production.
•⁠ ⁠Integrate this knowledge with practical skills to enhance your therapeutic approach.

Who is this course for?

This Online Course is perfect for anyone looking to improve their skills in vocal massage and support vocal health effectively. Join us to enhance your skills, support vocal health, and make a significant impact on your clients’ lives. Enroll now and become proficient in these transformative techniques.

Dates: 06.01.2025, 13.01.2025, 20.01.2025, 27.01.2025

Time: each Part takes place from 19.00-21.00h German Time

Venue: Online via ZOOM

Language: English; we offer simultaneous German translation on a separate audio channel

Group size:
Min. participants: 10
Max. Participants: 30; after 15 Participants an additional assistant will be added

Participation fee: 380,00€

There is a certificate of attendance.
There is no handout.
The workshop will not be recorded.