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I coach people to achieve more by eliminating hurdles caused by a dis-engaged voice or awkward speaking patterns, stage fright or shyness, or a flat presentation delivery.

Speaking is the most powerful tool of influence available to you at any time. Speaking skills are learned skill.  When this interferes with achieving what you deserve and know you are capable of, it is time to get help.  I am that help!


One-on-One Training and Corporate Workshops


Step 1Voice Coaching:

    • Using Your Voice Properly - Vocal Assessment / Technical Diagnostic: Learn the relationship between breath, the sound of your voice, and projection.  Put information into action as I assess the strengths and weaknesses in your voice, guiding you through a series of simple drills to use your voice in a way that creates greater interest for the listener.
    • Voice Conditioning: Engage your entire voice and correct voice issues such as hoarseness, a nasal sounding voice, a weak-shy sounding voice, or a tight strained voice.  Strengthen your Full Vocal System. Speak with a relaxed yet confident sounding voice.
    • Voice Health Care: Prepare yourself for speaking by following simple and easy to do guidelines (day-to-day care, managing extremes such as a voice that becomes raspy or dry throughout the day, unnecessary coughing, or managing health factors that interfere with the voice such as a lump feeling in the throat, asthma or allergies).


Step 2Presentation Delivery:

    • Stage Presence: Bring out your style, body language, facial expressions, microphone techniques, and convey genuine enthusiasm to your audience. Convey confidence and present yourself as a vibrant speaker who is an authority in your field. Build trust with your audience and co-workers. Present yourself with credibility.  Build trust with your audience and co-workers
    • Be Consistent: Maintain a vibrant speaking voice and delivery throughout your entire presentation and during one-on-one conversations.  Receive immediate feedback.

Step 3Stress Management / Stage Fright:

    • Relaxation: Learn stress management techniques.  Stop triggers that cause the fight-or-flight response.  What to do when you lose your flow during a presentation causing your voice and breathing to become tense.
    • Energizing: Learn how to re-energize yourself in ways that help keep you calm and focused.


ADDITIONAL CUSTOMIZED TRAINING OPTIONS (add or interchange components to best fit your needs):


  • ACCENT REDUCTION / PRONUNCIATION: For someone whose first language is not English, and in many cases, people who speak more than one language, correct English pronunciation can be difficult.  Learning the proper way to use the voice and correct pronunciation together gives people the tools needed to communicate effectively.


  • WHOLE BRAIN LEARNING - EDUCATIONAL KINESIOLOGY: Excellent for those with A.D.D., A.D.H.D., susceptible to depression, mood issues or focus challenges, or anyone wanting the advantages from a whole brain learning experience. CLICK HERE to Learn More


My extensive background in voice health and experience as a Vocal Coach who has worked with both business professionals and artists, my certification in Educational-Kinesiology for whole brain learning, combined with my work in sales and public relations enables me to design training that transforms routine thinking into new ideas, using the voice as a tool for influence.


Corporate Workshops and Individual Coaching Available. Sessions are fun and packed with everything needed to excel.  Call today to get started, 416-436-8063.



This is a great program for yourself or to bring into an organization.


  • Find and speak with your natural voice
  • Eliminate voice fatigue, hoarseness, and tightness in the voice and breathing
  • Improve the sound of your voice, projection, and articulation
  • Fix Speech Problems  -  Nasality, and lack of vocal strength
  • Accent Reduction and Pronunciation


  • Stress Management / Presentation Preparation
  • Overcome anxiety issues and stage fright
  • Develop a bold speaking style
  • Understand your personal verbal and non-verbal habits
  • Present yourself appropriately in every situation
  • The Eloquent Woman – Speak with authority and presence while maintaining your femininity
  • Control your voice and have a command over it


  • Practice, practice, practice while receiving immediate feedback from me to sharpen your speaking skills, building confidence to handle yourself in any situation
  • Develop a Presence  -  What is presence? Connection to the audience, sincerity, presenting yourself with honesty/integrity and to be present in the moment in order to be fully engaged with your audience
  • Eliminate procrastination that goes along with voice/public speaking limitations
  • Learn common mistakes made by speakers
“Donna has been able to finely pinpoint strategies to quickly improve my singing and speaking voice. She is able to communicate her wealth of knowledge on the human voice in a way that is fun, entertaining and memorable.  Over the years, I have greatly enjoyed our sessions together.  She is energizing, creative, and always encouraging.  She cultivates a space where you can grow as an artist and public speaker.  I look forward to our continued work together!”
Sonya Tomas MIR, BSc Psychology - Master's Degree Queen's University

I have had the privilege to work with many individuals and companies.  A few are Covenant House, Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories, Cougar Software, Scotiabank, APEX Public Relations, eicorp (emotional intelligence), and many entrepreneurs, MBA graduates, sales and business professionals.


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“Donna is Amazing and Fun to Work With!! With her help and expertise my breathing capacity has been greatly enhanced. Now, when I facilitate seminars, I don’t run out of breath while speaking. Her knowledge in the field of voice and specialized techniques taught me how the diaphragm works and how to properly utilize it. By practicing these techniques I can control my breath while speaking for long intervals. I strongly recommend Donna to anyone who wants to improve their public speaking techniques.”

Anne Hurtubise - President, Emotional Intelligence Corporation


Jerry Seinfeld - “Remember, the next time that you’re at a funeral, most people would rather be in the casket than delivering the eulogy.”  I will help you change that!



You are unique with your own needs.  I do not fit you into a “one size fits all” category.  After all, if it were that simple any presentation skills books or courses taken in the past, would have catapulted millions of people into the corner office long ago.  It hasn’t!  We will work on your tailor made program together until you are completely satisfied and are getting the results you need.  To help you understand what to expect here are some benchmarks.  They are:

  1. You will see great improvements in 4-6 weeks when attending training and doing your homework on a consistent basis.  Should you want to reduce an accent 6-8 weeks is a more realistic expectation.
  2. Those interested in making broader changes in specific areas that are causing more severe difficulties due to ingrained bad habits or severe voice weakness may decide to go further with training.  Training of approximately 3 months is a reasonable expectation.
  3. High achievers and/or those who aspire to be the head in their field often choose to train for as long as necessary to develop the voice and delivery they want that best represents them and their business.


”I went to Donna with the intent of improving my voice – not my singing voice but my speaking one. As an actress, I was finding that the pitch and tone of my voice was not working to my advantage. Donna took me through a series of exercises and right after the first lesson I started to see improvement. She was able to connect my voice with my brain and show me the difference that focus and breath control could make on my voice. Genius! She showed me how singing relates to speaking which in turn relates to character.

She helped me to see, what fifteen years of classical training could not – that the placement of breath and sound are key to a great result!”

Christine Wall - Stage and Television Actress




The Forefront of Voice Technology

Hi.  I am Vocal Coach Donna Flynn. People show up at my office with more than just goals.  They show up with dreams and goals for their future, be it career or simply to find more inner joy.  I take my role in that seriously by bringing you only the highest caliber comprehensive training tools known today.



Step 1 Engage your Full Vocal System using 4-Key medically and scientifically developed voice principles.

SNAPSHOT OF SERVICES OFFERED (Personal and Professional Development):

-  Singing Lessons - Vocal Technique for the Singing Voice

-  Speaking Voice Training

-  Voice Health and Maintenance (hoarseness, tightness, reverse voice weakness or loss of vocal function)

-  Professional Vocal Assessment / Diagnostic

-  Stage Fright / Stress Management

-  Educational Kinesiology for Whole Brain Learning

-  Transgender Voice Transition (Feminization & Masculinization)

-  Accent Modification/Pronunciation

-  Delivery and Performance Skills

-  Audition Preparation

-  Training Products Available

Step 2 Build confidence and give a consistent delivery that you can be proud of.  Stop stage fright and anxiety in its tracks!  Learn to control your voice, develop your stage style, and connect with and inspire others, becoming fully engaged with your audience.

Step 3 Step outside the box.  This by far is the most powerful training available today.  The more you are willing to throw yourself into new territory, the greater the rewards will be.  Reach greater levels of personal excellence.  Come open to the experience, ready to discover the unexpected.


Technology changes, so if you cannot access your free videos here, I invite you to meet me on my new website at


That's where you can view my latest coaching video "How to Go From Singing Badly to Singing Great" - Located at the bottom of my home page.



Remember, all professional singers and thought leaders use coaches throughout their entire careers to advance to higher levels, creatively and technically!

Call me at 416-436-8063 and let's get started today.  You will wish you had done it sooner!


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“Thank you Donna for so sensitively tailoring each session to my personality, talents and learning style. You calm and reassure me. Yet you also energize and encourage me. I leave each session more confident in myself and more excited for our next one.

You're a delightfully positive breath of fresh air. I just want to take big delicious gulps whenever I see you!” Jonathan Wong

“As valuable and instructive as the individual lessons are, the real gift is the takeaway of her technique.  It remains like software in your App installed for your voice. One of her lessons isn't like 10...more like 50 or 100." Barry McIntrye


"She helped me to see, what fifteen years of classical training could not! Genius!"
Christine Wall - Actress Movie & TV


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Public Speaking: Articulation, Projection, Breathing, Manage Anxiety, Accent Reduction

I coach people to achieve more by eliminating hurdles caused by a dis-engaged voice or awkward speaking patterns, stage fright or shyness, or a flat presentation delivery.

Speaking is the most powerful tool of influence available to you at any time. Speaking skills are learned skill.  When this interferes with achieving what you deserve and know you are capable of, it is time to get help.  I am that help!


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