In our frenzied culture, it is easy to ignore the things that are closest to us. When we become overwhelmed by external demands, our attention falls away from the very things that sustain us. Our intimate relationships, our health, and our breath. Despite our never-ending to-do lists and overpacked schedules, if we simply put our focus on the pieces of our life that support us, we will find the strength to carry on.
Ellie is a former Chinese opera star who attended Juilliard. She currently teaches voice lessons in Northern California and helps her students learn to use their breath.
ALL: A Lesson Learned is a candid glimpse into one person’s moment of discovery. Each month we’ll highlight a lesson or two from the conversations we’ve had. We’re excited to share these bits of wisdom from unlikely places.