Corsets, Lungs & Breathing (can you breathe in a corset?) | Lucy’s Corsetry
This video is strictly my own opinion and not intended to replace the advice of a medical doctor. Please talk to your doctor if you’d like to start wearing a corset.
How breathing works, the muscles involved in breathing (diaphragm, intercostals, latissimus dorsi, trapezius, pectorals), corsets and singing, rumours of pneumonia and pulmonary tuberculosis and corseting, as well as the more recent issue of corseting and smoking.
Breathing and lung capacity are also discussed in my article in response to the BBC documentary on Victorian hidden dangers:
You can also read more about corsets and breathing in the book Corset Magic:
Also “Corsets: A Cultural History” by Valerie Steele:
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Royalty-free music by Kevin MacLeod (http://www.incompetech.com)
Songs: “As I Figure” and “Modern Jazz Samba”
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What I’m wearing: “Josephine” underbust from Isabella Corsetry.
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