Welcome to the Columbia Voice and Swallowing Center Broadway Vocal Prehabilitation Program

The COVID-19 pandemic drastically changed the way we all share our voices and communication over the past year. The entire team at CUIMC's Voice and Swallowing center is excited to watch the reopening of NYC's entertainment industry. Yet with this rapid return to voice use, we've seen that it's important for all athletes (including vocal athletes) to be mindful about how they approach returning to their rigorous schedules.

What You'll Find Inside

We've devised a comprehensive reconditioning program to help you get your voice back in shape. You'll find inside:

The process of vocal reconditioning in a personal one - feel free to use this program as a framework to reach your own goals. If you have different exercises or content that feels valuable and important to your process, feel free to adjust or replace as necessary.

If you're having more difficulty than you'd expect, don't hesitate to reach out. The team at Columbia Voice and Swallowing Center is here to support you in any way we can.

Michael Pitman, MD
Holly Reckers, CCC-SLP
Evan Kennedy, CCC-SLP

Having Unexpected Difficulty?

Week 1

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Week 4

Additional Resources

Thoughts on vocal dosing. How much should we be using our voices?