Warm-Up Part 1

If you have ever had a lesson or a class with me, you probably know how much of an emphasis I put on warming-up the body in order to begin warming-up for singing.  The voice is an instrument that is housed within your body yet we tend to ignore it when we prepare to sing.  Releasing tension and warming-up muscles and tissue will have an impact on how easy singing is.

The exercises that I am about to share here were given to me by Joan LaBarbara many years ago.  I was confused by the exercises at the time, but the more I learned about singing, the more I understood the value of these exercises.

Start each day with these and you’ll speak and sing more efficiently all day long…and you’ll feel better!


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