This illustration is one of a series of images published in a book offering instruction in singing and vocal techniques. The book's author is Helena DeCoro, Professor of Music, Cypress College, Cypress, California. Shown here are the correct anatomical positions for proper inhalation and exhalation using diaphragmatic, or abdominal, breathing. Profile views of the nasal cavity, lungs, rib cage, diaphragm, backbone, and abdominal and back muscles are shown.
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