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Finding Your Voice: Vocal Workshop for Using Your Voice More Effectively: Back to Basics

HOW TO LOCATE THIS GUIDE

To locate this guide by URL: libguides.pima.edu/voice

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN

Remember that famous MGM musical "Singin' in the Rain"?

The "talkies" changed everything!

POSTURE

  • Stand up straight (just like Mom told you)

  • Feet shoulder width apart

  • Stack all joints of the body

  • Shoulders slightly back and down-no slouching

  • Proper breathing

    • Let your ribcage expand

    • Very little shoulder movement

 

 

GOOD OVERALL HEALTH

It starts with good overall health . . . . but you already knew that.

 

Good nutrition

Adequate sleep

Physical activity

NO SMOKING--SMOKING BAD