As the contestants are slowly paving their way to the finale, the competition on Indian Idol Junior is surely getting fierce by the day. While the talented kids are having a gala time training and rehearsing together, they are surely a bag of nerves on the day of their performance. Starting at a young age, it is imperative the kids know how to maintain their calm and perform with aplomb in front of a crowd. Easy physical exercise is a great way of staying in the game and crooning with confidence and hence Sony Entertainment Television roped-in celebrity fitness expert, Nawaz Modi Singhania to train the contestants of Indian Idol Junior.
She has done a complete training program for them, which is spread over almost 4 months, to enhance their voice power, making sure the children excel in the competition.
Nawaz says, "With the kids we are doing Pranayams for lung strengthening, breath and voice holding power as well as to increase stamina with various yoga aasanas. Nutrition and oxygen improvement for the participants to improve vigour is also worked upon. Other exercises for the voice, to expand the lungs and diaphragm, to hold the breath and voice longer, posture improvement - for a performer and as it also hinders the lung capacity. What we specialise at Body Art is Bollywood training, Zumba, salsa, merengue, regeaton combined with cardio, box aerobics, taekwondo and body routines to improve stamina, lung capacity and overall health which is essential for singing. Stress management, lungs and diaphragm opening, positive visualisation, Releasing stress physically to reduce their tiredness and fatigue due to the late night shoots and anxiety."
Nawaz arranged for a special workshop for the children today at Body Art studio. which helped them enhance their stamina, improve lung capacity and reduce competitive stress.
On conducting this overall training Nawaz Modi Singhania said, "These kids are such a joy to work with. They are fun, enthusiastic, spontaneous, confident and humble as well. They are just wonderful. Many a times we feel we almost have a spiritual experience with them. We see them on television and on the sets, its such a transformation. Each one is a star and they are all winners!! I loved working with them and it has been fantastic all through!"
The top 7 contestants to be part of this workshop are Moti Khan, Nityashree, Vaishav, Ananya, Nahid Afreen, Ranita Banerjee and Niharika Nath.
Stay tuned to Indian Idol Junior every Saturday and Sunday at 8:30 pm only on Sony Entertainment Television.