Laugh Your Way In

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Laugh Your Way In

Laughing is a natural human behavior, like yawning, crying, wailing, etc. As such, the body knows how to do it and do it efficiently.

Tour de Vowel, Part 2

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Tour de Vowel, Part 2

Some of the juiciest moments in singing are the “border regions” or transitions between notes, words, and movements.

Tour de Vowel

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Tour de Vowel

The most striking thing about her, though, was that she seemed to be enchanted with what was around her, especially compared to others in view.

Enjoy the Subtle World

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Enjoy the Subtle World

When we do this practice, we are opening up our senses, not just our hearing, but all of them, to the subtlety of things, the taste in our mouths, the feeling of the air on our skin, the sound of the heater in the room.

Knock on the Door

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Knock on the Door

Rhythm speaks to the center of our bodies and establishes the foundation for, and the territory in which the other instruments and vocals can play.

The Sound of Posture

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The Sound of Posture

We all hold our bodies in ways that have slowly gotten patterned over our lives and we can become unconscious of those patterns.

Situp Zone

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Situp Zone

As you sing today pay attention to those moments when you run into something that feels particularly challenging, where you notice yourself wanting to quickly move to a more comfortable sweeter note.

Buzz Past the Judges

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Buzz Past the Judges

Among other benefits of the Sing 15 practice, we teach ourselves to simply enjoy making sound. Starting out, this isn’t always easy, because many of us have a well practiced internal panel of judges who love to assess, and criticize or praise everything that comes out of our mouths. One of the best ways I’ve […]