exercise

The Tense and Release, but Backwards! Exercise

This week’s How To Warm Up video addresses Breath, the all-important power source of our voice! I’m sharing this exercise before any other breathing stuff because I think you should do it literally. every. day. I mean it. The way our body is hard-wired to breathe – an effortful inhalation, and a passive exhalation – […]

The Half Sun Salutations Exercise

In this week’s How To Warm Up video, we’re addressing the Body. Here’s a simple, fun way to get your body moving and your breath coordinated in your warm up: half sun salutations from yoga. I recommend doing a few of these at the beginning of your warm up. Check out the Half Sun Salutations (Body) exercise here: I’m loving […]

Why exercise is good for your voice

I’m gonna say something crazy: If you’re a vocalist you should be exercising. Actually let me expand the scope of that… If you’re anyone who wants to have a stronger, healthier voice you should be exercising. Now this may not sound very controversial to you (you’re sitting over there going “Uh huh Elissa, thanks, DUH!”) but the […]