Movement Building Blocks
Becoming aware of the vertical alignment of the spine and the angle of the head is one of the central challenges of violin playing. This exercise facilitates the segmentation of the head and the torso.
Turning the Head
Toddy-O (“Stuck in Mud”) When young children turn their head, they naturally turn their entire body. As a result, when they play violin they may gradually twist to the left. This lively exercise helps them isolate the head turn.