Singing is GOOD for you!

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

Click here and here to read about how choral singing is good for your psychological wellbeing.

 

Confidence and Self-Esteem

To read about how singing in a choir can affect your motivation, have a look here and here

 

Brain Development

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!