Francesca Genco, MA is a singer and sound healer, yoga instructor, bodyworker and interdisciplinary arts teacher. Francesca has released two albums, Numinous River (2008) and Lullabies for a World in Transition (2012). Her singing was featured in Ryan Amon’s score for Elysium, Neill Blomkamp’s science fiction film starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster released in August 2013. Her voice was also featured in the BBC’s award-winning political spy thriller, The Honourable Woman, Kaveh Cohen’s Japanese trailer for James Cameron’s blockbuster film, Avatar, and in numerous video games, including World of Warcraft. In 2009, she collaborated with Tonehammer to create a voice library. In 2014, she collaborated with the men of Soundiron to create a second, more extensive and comprehensive voice library. The response to the libraries and her albums has been positive and widespread and has led to many projects with composers all over the world.
Francesca is the founder of Song of the Body, which offers classes, workshops and retreats in embodied voice, sound healing, yoga and creative expression. She teaches her Singing the Body workshops and leads improvisational chanting circles in the San Francisco Bay area, on the east coast and in Europe. Her classes and private sessions are based in creating an intimate relationship with the body as we learn to listen and respond to its natural intelligence and resonance.