We think it’s best to do more all the time: sing more, practice more, exercise more, etc. in order to get better. But, that just isn’t the case! Here’s another way to get more by doing less…
SINGERS, STOP IT!: 5 Alternatives to Compulsive Warming-up, Endless Exercises to “Fix” Problems that Don’t Exist, and Repetitive Mindless Practicing!
Singers: Are you sick of vocal warm-ups, endless exercises and quick-fixes that don’t last? Are you practicing and practicing and still not getting better in the ways you want? Well, the good news is you can stop. No, really… STOP IT! None of it is actually helping you and I’ll tell you why. And not only will I do that, but I’ll tell you what to do instead. But, don’t just take my word for it, experience it for yourself!
Over the years, as a voice teacher and Feldenkrais® Practitioner, I have noticed a direct connection between how we think of and organize ourselves for both singing and love-making (regardless of sex, gender and sexual orientation). If you are interested in exploring these ideas experientially sign up for my upcoming online class series, SENSE AND SENSUALITY in which I will guide you through awareness lessons designed to clarify and expand these connections, let’s be honest… bring more pleasure and satisfaction to both activities… singing and sex.
We have the old artsy, creative and metaphorical way of vocal imagery for singers. Then there’s the other cold, hard, reality based approach to imagery for voice. How could we re-imagine vocal imagery for better vocal learning? Well, I have a wonderful solution… It’s what I call a “physical image.”