Workshop: Improving Forward Head Posture for Singers with Chris Kelly16 May 2021 2021-05-20 12:20
Workshop: Improving Forward Head Posture for Singers with Chris Kelly
Capucine Chiaudani & Chris Kelly Present
Workshop: Improving Forward Head Posture for Singers - with Chris Kelly
In order to produce optimal sound, a Singer must possess excellent control of the neck and upper back.
Forward head posture represents poor breath management potential and an inability to transition between inhalation and exhalation.
In this workshop, we score the conditions and habits which create forward head posture along with exercises and strategies for all ages to eliminate this issue and gain excellent control of the upper body for Singing.
1. Identify common causes of forward head posture
2. Offer optimal model for posture of the upper body
3. Understand chest wall + upper back inhalation/exhalation biomechanics
4. Identify how compression and expansion in this region influence the head/cranium
5. Offer practical process and exercises to systematically address forward head posture
Who's Chris Kelly
Chris Kelly possess a Masters Degree in Journalism from Columbia University, is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA and has completed all the education for systems such as Functional Range Conditioning, Postural Restoration Institute, Bill Hartman’s Intensive and Neurokinetic Therapy.
As the co-owner of the Musical Athlete, a physical preparation and performance company for vocalists, Chris uses biomechanical principles to help vocalists move, breath and perform better while gaining a new understanding of their body. He is passionate about helping singers support the vocal mechanism by training the body and the breathe holistically.
In his role as a teacher, Chris has educated hundreds of fitness trainers, physical therapists, massage therapists and personal trainers in topics such as movement screening, rehabilitative core training, exercise prescription/modification and much more.
The Musical Athlete offers one on one training, movement consultations and group training for singers as well as a mentorship program for teachers or anyone seeking to learn more about the biomechanics of the ribcage, pelvis and breathing as they apply to training to support the vocal mechanism
For more information, check out @the.musical.athlete on Instagram or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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