Welcome at Alosteo
osteopathy for the singer
"The best cello maker will not make the best cello player. Nonetheless, the best player needs the best instrument. Up to now, singers have had no luthier.
Méthode Cordier shapes the body in order
to make it the best living instrument."
YOU WANT TO KNOW WHAT THIS
BRINGS YOU AS A SINGER?
Neck and shoulder pains
Unstable muscle tonus
Anatomic perception and knowledge
Perception of the body as a respiratory system
Separation between singing technique and body
Body tension awareness
Reprogramming tools to alleviate tension
Maximisation of muscle effectiveness in singing
Alice Cordier brings to the bodies the harmony singers are building through their voices.
She frees muscular and postural tensions the same way a luthier polishes and rounds the wood.
Bodies becomes fully supportive to the air flow and become similar to a perfectly carved flute.
Full focus on the resonating box, not only on technique
Increase of well-being during performances
Major lowering of stress and apprehension of pains and reflux
Increase of career life-span
Bringing close to full control over tensions and pains
WHO DOES IT CONCERN
Singers in their full careers
• increasing their career life-span
• lowering the physical manifestations of stress and physical issues
• lowering reflux
guiding students towards a better understanding of their anatomical perceptions
SPECIFICITIES OF THE MÉTHODE CORDIER
Body work through proprioception exploration
Acquiring full body control through the physical understanding that muscles
are working fully when they hold no tension and can go willingly from full contraction to full relaxation.
Aiming at suppleness, flexibility and strengthening of muscles
EXAMPLE OF A SESSION
Centering self: mind and body
Perceiving bodily tensions
Whole-body proprioception work through engaging and disengaging muscles
Engaging proprioception of the respiratory system
Breaking through mental inherent fears
(of messing up with the vocal technique)
Bringing the diaphragm, intercostals, abdominals and
perineum to their full flexible capacity
Physical training of the core aiming to full control of the area
(full scale of contraction and relaxation)