Breathing for the Vocal Athlete with Barbara Tanze

Our guest is Barbara Tanze who has a made it her mission in life to help vocal athletes and Olympic athletes breathe more efficiently.  She believes each individual deserves a personalized approach and uses different methods to help improve vocal restraints and dysfunctional breathing patterns.

This episode covers:  

Myths around breathing for singers; why we have dysfunctional breathing patterns; how Barbara uses balloons to teach breathing; why a 'one size fits all' approach to training a vocal athlete doesn't always work; and how using a treadmill can help us with vocal stamina