Singing is very simple and easy. IT’S TRUE. It really is a no brainer, so to speak. I have been singing professionally for 25 years and have been a singing teacher for the last 9 years, running my own business, Connected Voice. In that time I have learnt a lot about singing, how easy and enjoyable it can be and how difficult we can tend to make it. Let me explain what I mean.
Why Singing is like Skiing
Last January I was on the ski slopes in Switzerland. I had skied only once before about 20 years ago, and I was feeling quite nervous about it but nevertheless I was committed and really wanted to do it. So I asked my partner who had more experience, how it worked and what I needed to do, to slalom in and out of the witches hats down the mountain. He explained that I needed to transfer my weight to my right to turn left and visa versa for the other side. “Ok”, I thought.
At the top of the slope
Standing at the top of the mountain I was thinking about what I needed to do. I could feel that my...