Not just for singers, this way of breathing is helpful for every single person. It might not come naturally straight away but as you keep correcting yourself, eventually you’ll notice that your body has altered its pattern.
In this session, I share with you my fond memories of meeting Dominique Vellard and creating with him – Sources: Devotional Chants of Southern India & Medieval Europe – a project very close to my heart.
Namaskaram Rasikas, Roadblocks should not stop us from continuing on the road to our goals. Even when it might seem like it’s the end of the road for us, if we try long and hard enough, and learn from our mistakes, we can almost always find a way forward. Today’s story is about the time […]
Namaskaram Rasikas, It is unfortunate that modern life and city living are slowly taking us away from nature. As our lives keep getting busier and more stressful, it is now more important than ever to get back to nature. Today I would like to share a couple of songs with you which talk about the […]
Namaskaram Rasikas, Today let me show you a basic ‘pranayama’ that you can do at home every single day for good health. It’s doubly beneficial for singers, as it increases your lung’s ability to hold air in, allowing you to control your breath better while singing. Until next time…
Namaskaram Rasikas, Today let’s talk about the Tambura or the Tanpura that can be considered as the very adhaar of Indian classical music. This beautiful and elegant instrument is an integral part of Indian classical music – be it Hindustani or Carnatic. To train your voice and your ears, I highly recommend using a Tambura […]
Namaskaram Rasikas, Today, as a tribute to our wonderfully diverse country, I would like to present to you some beautiful songs that I have collected over the years from various parts of India. I would encourage everyone to explore our different languages and their unique music and songs for a richer and more varied experience […]
Namaskaram Rasikas, Today I will share with you a simple 3-step practice-routine that you can follow to see a considerable improvement in your voice. Remember, consistency is the key. So, 15 minutes of practice each day is better for your voice than a whole hour of practice just once a week. Until next time…
Namaskaram Rasikas, Today I would like to share with you some simple tips that will help you take care of yourself. They will be especially useful for singers to keep their body, mind and voice in good condition but can be followed by anyone for general wellbeing. Hope you enjoy the video and find the […]
Namaskaram Rasikas, Today I would like to share a story with you from the time when Brindamma lived with us in Bombay and taught music to a group of us. I owe my discipline and perspective towards music to her teaching methods. Hope you find it interesting and enjoy listening to the anecdote. Until next […]