BodyWorkShop@ at Northwestern University's Career Week -- this musical theater singer's voice changes dramatically as she releases tension in her neck and shoulders.
BodyWorkShop@ at Northwestern University's Career Week -- this clip is also known as the "Holy Crap" video, so named because an audience member exclaims those words as the singer's voice becomes deeper, more resonant, and more facile with increased core support and release of what Ruth calls "Front Corridor Tension."
BodyWorkShop@ at Indiana University -- a simple alignment trick (Ruth's "Puppetmaster" exercise) immediately improves this singer's support and timbre
Das Lied von der Erde (Mahler)
James Ryan, heldentenor; Chamber Orchestra of Boston; David Feltner, conductor
BodyWorkShop@ at VanderCook College of Music (Chicago) -- see the surprise on the percussionist's face when the sound of the marimba itself becomes richer and stronger, as Ruth helps him replace the excess tension in his shoulders and arms with core support.