Singing is GOOD for you!
Don’t just take our word for it, it’s official! We have had our scholarly heads on recently, and have found articles in lots of scientific journals which show how good singing, and specifically singing in a choir, can be for your health and wellbeing.
Boost Your Immune System
This Welsh study (click here) shows how one hour of group singing is enough to stimulate the immune systems of cancer patients and their carers.
Singing Makes You Feel Good
Confidence and Self-Esteem
This article (click here) shows a link between participatory arts and brain development in older adults.
Most of these articles were found on the British Voice Association website (britishvoiceassociation.org.uk), where you can find loads more information about how singing makes you feel good. But don’t just take their word for it, come along to choir and find out for yourself!