D.Starr Posted April 18, 2012 Share Posted April 18, 2012 For some reason I just can't find my support any more. Can't find a decent source of information to practice it either. Too many people have different views on it, which is fine, but when your trying to find something useful it isn't. I've tried using my lower abs, keeping the chest elevated, the straw technique. Nothing is working. I know your not gunna find it instantly but I just feel I lost support all together. Is it meant to feel natural with little effort? Or extremely strenuous? I can see why apoggio would work for Opera singers, because the need to keep everything supported whilst standing still, so their posture is mainly upright and stand in one place, mainly moving their arms. But I can't apply this to my form of singing which is R&B. Ballooning or extending the lower abs/belly to allow air in just doesn't work for me at all whilst standing, easy whilst sitting but not while standing up. My stomach slightly opens and so do my sides and back when I take in a breath anyway, but I see people REALLY ballooning out their stomachs, just doesn't work for me. I can kind of feel a pulling sensation inside, between my lungs and naval but it doesn't feel right, the sound doesn't feel supported. Any advice? Exercises? Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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