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Riding the Wave of the Tongue Part 2

In Ride the Wave of the Tongue (Part 1), we explored the glide action of the tongue, that can move like a wave in the mouth, especially the forward/backward movement of that wave. That action helps to define the different

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Separating the Actions of the Jaw and Tongue Part 2

We've just isolated both the jaw and tongue. Now we need to combine the jaw and tongue. The sounds that are probably the most difficult to do with tongue alone (read impossible to do without the jaw) are /s/ and

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Riding the Wave of the Tongue

In previous voice warm-ups we've done Tongue Rolls, both big and small. Now we're going to work on letting that arch action, isolated in the earlier post "Separating the Actions of the Jawn and Tongue" slide from front to back,

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Separating the Actions of the Jaw and Tongue

There are two preparatory parts to this step in the warm-up, and then the "exercise" that brings those two components together. [Because the prep portions are so long, I'm going to post this as two separate posts.] To separate the

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Tapping the Tongue

In the Advanced Voice Series, in step called the Articulation of L and N on the Gum Ridge, we explored the movement of the front edge of the tongue. Not only did we explore /l/ and /n/, we also played

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