All Things Vocal Podcast

Professional vocal coach Judy Rodman shares tips and techniques for singing and speaking on stage and in the recording studio. For singers, speakers, vocal coaches and studio producers

Why You Should NOT Sing From Your Diaphragm

August 23rd, 2016

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Today's topic is: Why you shouldn't sing from your diaphragm. Listen to this podcast episode to discover why this mistaken concept is wrong and dangerous for the voice, and where you should power your voice from instead.

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Subjects covered in this episode include:

  • Where the diaphragm is located and what it is connected to in the body
  • What happens when you try to 'sing from the diaphragm', and how it can hurt your voice
  • What to do instead to power your voice in a healthy way that unlocks vocal improvement and impact

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