Learn several basic singer warm-ups that prepare your body and voice for singing at your full potential. Mountain pose, neck rolls, toe touch, and roll up exercises each provide different benefits, and give you a great foundation of vocal preparation to add to your routine.
- This is my most basic physical warm up.…No matter what else is going on,…if this is the only thing I get to do,…this is kind of my essential oil of warming up,…it is the very, very, very minimal.…I will use this if I'm, say, doing an interview…that goes right up until I'm walking onto the stage,…but this is the one that I consistently always do.…It's just a physical, body,…focusing and relaxation.…
It starts with mountain pose.…You roll those shoulders back,…make sure your posture is nice and straight.…You want to think about your spine being pulled…directly up from the top of your head.…You want to try to relax your body as much as possible…in mountain pose, particularly you want your…hips to be comfortably forward,…knees forward, toes forward, feet parallel,…shoulders back again, it's good to just keep…rolling them back as you think about it.…
(takes deep breath)…Breathing in, you can feel when you're…in a good mountain pose, you can feel…that you have a little more expansive capability…in your ribcage and your chest to grab a little more air.…
Note: This course was recorded and produced by ArtistWorks. We're pleased to host this training in our library.
- Understanding scales, chords, and intervals
- Range and register
- Ear training
- Warming up your voice and body
- Building a warm-up routine
- Using yoga for the practice and performance of singing
- Shaping your vocal sound