Reset Your Tired, Tense Voice

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“Singers have been using narrowed vocal tract exercises for hundreds of years, because they automatically do good things to your voice.” -says Kathy Alexander

You know the clichéd image of the heavy-set opera singer who narcissistically sings, “Me! Me! Me! Meeee!” before she goes on stage?

Well, she is not as egocentric as you might think.

The ‘me-me-me’ vocal warm-up is just one example of a semi-occluded vocal tract (SOVT) exercise according to Shelagh Davies, speech-language pathologist.

Semi-occluded may sound like a complicated word, but it simply means narrow. Singers have been using narrowed vocal tract exercises for hundreds of years, because they automatically do good things to your voice.

“Some people have said it feels like magic,” says Davies, “SOVTs have an immediate effect on the voice.”

Read More – http://voicecouncil.com/reset-your-tired-tense-voice-like-magic/