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throw your head and chin up. This
will pull up your abdomen and chest.
Take a long, deep breath and, whiie
your lungs are full, bring your hands
tightly closed up to your chest. Then
push ,them straight up into the air
with a jerk. Hold them there while
you empty your filled lungs. Bring
your hands down to first position, fill
lungs again, push hands right out in
front of you as though you were
beating something back, empty your
Now raise your hands over your
head, lightly touching the tips of
your fingers, then put them back
of you, touching the palms.
Now comes the part of this exer
cise that will probably make your
friends think you have suddenly
gone insane. Start and sing at the
top of your voice the high notes of
the scale, holding in your abdomen
and keeping your t;hest high.
Remember, no women have finer
throats and finer busts than singers.
More Breathing Exercises, if Persisted In, Will Give Nearly Any Woman a
Fine Bust and Throat.