Peer Reviewed Article The Relation of Head Balance to Vocal Use: An Alexander Technique Point of View

@article{Rootberg2007PeerRA,
  title={Peer Reviewed Article The Relation of Head Balance to Vocal Use: An Alexander Technique Point of View},
  author={Ruth Rootberg},
  journal={Voice and Speech Review},
  year={2007},
  volume={5},
  pages={164 - 170}
}
The Relation of Head Balance to Vocal Use: An Alexander Technique Point of View Introduction Allow the head to go forward and up. This is a phrase common to all students of the Alexander Technique. The words invoke the intention to balance the head on top of the spine so there is the least amount of vertebral compression 1 and the least amount of effort required to keep the head away from the ground.2 A balanced posture also enables optimum freedom in the voice.3 Actors and singers have studied… Expand
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