Claudia Friedlander uses the principles of sports science to revolutionize vocal pedagogy and empower singers to regard themselves as athletes. In her book Complete Vocal Fitness: A Singer’s Guide to Physical Training, Anatomy, and Biomechanics, she describes specific physical requirements for excellent singing and how singers build strength, flexibility, coordination, and stability. Her book applies techniques developed by fitness professionals for optimizing athletes’ alignment, stamina, and power to help singers develop the coordination and physical energy they need for better performances. Designed to help singers design customized breath exercise regimens, Friedlander educates them about the relationships between physical fitness, body composition, and vocal excellence. With the right tools, singers can pursue fitness regimens designed to empower voices while ensuring they exude grace, strength, and balance.
This book will help you: ·Improve your posture by identifying and correcting postural distortions, increase your strength and flexibility in the torso to facilitate full breathing, which will enhance your stamina and ability to sustain long phases, stabilize your spine and major joints to continue performing with solid technique while meeting the demands of stage movement, and performance.