Here are 8 quick tips to get rid of performance anxiety to sing.
1. Practice: Regular practice is one of the best ways to improve your performance anxiety for singing. It will help you become more familiar with the material and more confident with your singing voice. You can find a variety of lessons to boost your practice on the Riyaz App.
2. Visualise: A visualisation is a powerful tool for improving performance anxiety. Visualise yourself singing the material in a relaxed, confident manner. Think about how you want to sound and feel.
3. Breathe: Take deep breaths before you start singing. This can help you relax and reduce your performance anxiety.
4. Positive Self-Talk: Give yourself positive affirmations before you start singing. Remind yourself that you have worked hard and that you can do it!
5. Listen to Music: Listening to your favourite music can help reduce your performance anxiety. Choose music that you enjoy and that will help you relax. The Riyaz App has 1M+ songs to listen to and also practice by singing along.
6. Connect with Audience: Connecting with your audience can help you feel more comfortable and reduce your performance anxiety. Make eye contact with people in the audience and smile.
7. Seek Support: Seek support from friends and family who can encourage you and provide positive feedback.
8. Professional Help: If your performance anxiety is severe, consider seeking professional help. A therapist or psychologist can help you manage your performance anxiety and develop coping strategies.