The ancient practice of yoga can help you establish good singing posture, become aware of your body, and use your breath effectively.
Instructor Justin Montigne explains how the practice of yoga or proprioceptive awareness can benefit singers.
Long seated rehearsal? Alleviate tiredness in the lower back with this simple twist.
Learn to find your "sitting bones" and develop a grounded posture for seated singing.
Learn how tension in the tailbone can negatively affect your singing, and how to counteract it with a lunge exercise.
The bones in the body can move in internal or external rotation -- learn how to recognize the difference between these two motions and develop an awareness for how they can be used to reduce tension.
As singers, we all need to be able to concentrate for long periods of time. Try improving yours with this mindfulness exercise.
Chakras are believed in Eastern traditions to be invisible energy "organs" of the body. Justin explains how singers can tap into expressive performances by becoming aware of the chakras.
Justin shows us how to find "Tadasana," or Mountain Pose—very similar to good singing posture!
Composers don't exist in a vacuum; they are continually influenced by their predecessors and peers, their culture and society. Here, we look at some of the influences (and influencers) reflected in Verdi's Requiem.