Kundell, founder of "Techniques
for Effective Public Speaking," is a public relations
executive and classically-trained singer who believes that each
of us has the potential to be a good speaker. The program, which
originally grew out of workshops for actors and singers, blends
the basics of performing techniques with the principles of yoga,
breathing exercises, vocal, acting, and relaxation skills, to
help speakers develop and enhance their own personal delivery.
a public relations professional and writer for more than 20 years,
Linda Kundell has prepared speeches and presentations for such
organizations as the United States Tour Operators Association,
American Express, and more. Ms. Kundell has appeared on radio
and T.V., and has lectured in the New York metropolitan area.
accomplished, classically trained singer, she has been heard in
solo recitals at Carnegie Recital Hall, Merkin Hall, and other
venues throughout New York, as well as in opera and cabaret shows
in New York, San Francisco, and Israel. Ms. Kundell has studied
performance technique and participated in master classes with
leading teachers in stage and music, both in the U.S. and Europe.
addition to Techniques for Effective Public Speaking,
Ms. Kundell teaches a highly successful course on The
Art of Public Speaking, at New York 's 92nd Street Y,
and leads workshops for singers and actors on How to Sound
Kundell also coaches privately, and conducts workshops for corporations
and organizations. Her students have included business executives,
bankers, editors, lawyers, educators, medical and other professionals
from many walks of life.