The big question: does fat help you sing better? Why so many operatic singers are obese? One of my first articles here wanted to address this issue, but I want to dive deeper and show you my opinion from energetic and physical perspectives. My take on the subject is: Fat does not make you a… Continue reading Fat Singer or Fit Singer?
That which touches the heart is never boring. Even if it is repeated over and over again. We always come to the same truth: it's essence what matters, not the stories themselves, nor the clothes, nor the letters, nor the make-up. But the essence. When you sing a song which is not yours, do… Continue reading Singers’ Essence & Substance
Is it just me or do you find yourselves supernaturally energetic when you ladies are on your period? On equal measure, I feel my senses significantly heightened, my mind is hyper-sensitive and I have all sorts of perceptions from everywhere at the same time that I normally don't have. This leads me to overthinking, overanalyzing… Continue reading Periods & Performance
We know that having a good posture betters your health dramatically. Working out correctly, stretching and massaging are activities that improve your posture by increasing blood flow to the muscles, fascia and joints. I would say, yet again, that it all comes down to movement. Movement is the initiator of life. It is the ultimate… Continue reading Breathing & Walking
Many useful articles have been written about what are the best foods to be taken when a singer has a sore throat / cold / flu / hoarse voice. So I am probably not going to say anything completely new here. However, the following tips might be of help, as they're solely based on my… Continue reading Remedies for Singers
Before I became 'enlightened' about the interconnectedness of all things, I always thought that all that chakra stuff was some sort of 'new age' thing, that yes, it could be possible that it existed, but I thought it had nothing to do with the way we govern our emotions/soul/movement/thoughts. Little did I know that, while… Continue reading Singing & Chakras
Core/Cardio exercises combined with vocalisations to strengthen and lengthen the duration of your voice.
Watch the video on: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qw7682pcJcs
Breathe in the lower part of your lungs. Then gradually use your diaphragm and keep your core muscles in decreasing-balloon-size mode as you breathe out (sing/exhale/blow) with gradual pressure, controlling. Keep your chest and shoulders relaxed all the time. Concentrate on your core. Watch the whole set of exercises on this video (this was early… Continue reading High Impact Cardio Exercises with Air Pressure & Voice 1
There are people who learn how to sing (i.e. they learn the technique) but aren't singers. And then there are people who don't know the technique of singing but are great singers. Am I saying that a singer is born? hmm... YES! 😀 - blunt me! (even if sometimes they don't know it… Continue reading Singers: The Emotional Factor