Elissa Weinzimmer is a vocal health specialist and the founder of Voice Body Connection. Her mission is to help performers and professional speakers share their authentic voices more fully and more often. Elissa is the creator of How Your Voice Works, the online course explaining the anatomy and mechanics of the human voice. Additionally, she is the Managing Director of Vibrant Voice Technique, a revolutionary approach to enhancing the voice through vibration.
Elissa grew up in Northern California and went on to earn a BA in Theatre and English from the University of Southern California, and an MFA in Theatre Voice from the University of Alberta. She is also certified in Fitzmaurice Voicework® and Hatha yoga. In 2014, Elissa was the recipient of the Clyde Vinson Memorial Award from the Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA). She is based in New York City, where she teaches at Anthony Meindl’s Actors Workshop, NY Film Academy, and AMDA, and coaches regularly for numerous theatre, film, and media productions. Elissa is also a director, a performer, an avid yogi, and a meditator.