Jeannie explains this first tongue exercise called the ice cream lick. She demonstrates how she wants you to press and move your tongue along the roof of your mouth, down the teeth, and extend it out of the mouth. After illustrating the general idea of the exercise, she has a few other variations.
- This first tongue exercise I call the ice cream lick,…except that your ice cream cone…is at the top, the roof of your mouth.…I'm going to show you how to do it,…and then I'll give you various other aspects of instruction,…and I'll take you through it several times.…The first thing you do is, you put…the top of the front of your tongue,…like, let's say this is your tongue,…and here's the tip of it, and here's the top of it.…
I don't want you to take the tip of your tongue…and put it up like this.…We're just going to kind of squash the top of your tongue…here on the roof, in the front of the roof of your mouth…just behind your teeth, and then you slide…that part of your tongue back as far as you can.…You might be trying to do this right now,…which is fine, but I haven't given you…total instructions yet.…But if this is the roof of your mouth,…and here is your teeth, you're going to slide it this way.…
So here, and you slide it back as far as you can go,…and then you're going to come forward and…stick your tongue out of your mouth,…
Note: Vocal Lessons with Jeannie Deva was recorded and produced by ArtistWorks. We are honored to host this training in our library.
- Keeping your voice limber with neck massage
- Practicing tongue exercises
- Correcting bad vocal habits
- Stretching and exercising the tongue with slides
- Warming up with lip trills
- Reducing vocal strain
- Improving vocal range
Skill Level Beginner
1. Warming Up
2. Tongue Exercises and the La-Ga Series
3. Slides, Trills, and Tone
4. Quick-Fix Exercises
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