(Please see the previous post as well.) 3-D breathing allows us to initiate and support our movements in any direction. The movements can be subtle and small or obvious and large. You may find that the bigger and more dramatic you need the sound to be, the bigger and more dramatic the movement will be! I strongly encourage you to try these different types of support with your breath: vertical, sagittal, and horizontal, and listen for differences in your sound. I mention this in the video as well, but it's important to support movement with your feet and feel that your pelvis can roll with the movement. Observe the way that the breath can not only initiate and support the movement, but how that makes the movement feel. Perhaps it's easier, or perhaps the sound is more fluid when breath is the focus. Feel free to leave comments about what you observe!
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Cellist, baroque cellist, Laban Movement Analyst, and cello professor at Idaho State University.