Seeming Paradoxes

Paradoxes are related to the subject of a previous post of mine, “Training with reasonable extremes…“. Sometimes you have to think or do one thing, to get a seemingly dissimilar or even opposite thing to happen. Sometimes it’s in real time; sometimes the paradox is only seen through training over a period of time. Example: […]

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Allowing

When we perform, we must put our technical concerns away for the most part, and “just sing”. Most of us have heard this advice many times. We psych ourselves up to “let go” and “just do it” for the big show. How about when we practice? The yin and yang of practicing gives us opportunities […]

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Perfectionism

The voice is always in a state of becoming. It changes as our bodies change, as our emotions change, and as our environment changes. How can there be a perfect standard when we are never finished becoming-growing-developing? There can be a high standard, developed from wonderful examples, but even our heroes were always changing in […]

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