Singing can be very beneficially to our mental and physical health. Research has shown that it’s great for our immune system and may even help our heart.
Bjorn Vickhoff, who headed a study at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden into music and wellbeing, believes singing is wonderful for our health. The study demonstrated how musical structure affected the heart rate of choir members. “Singing is good for your health. Our research indicates that it may even be good for your heart…”
If you would like to reap the health benefits of singing, you should take lessons in your area of Lakewood, CO. Karen Tucker Patterson has been teaching voice lessons for more than 20 years! She has been trained in New York and has performed in Europe and the USA. Tucker teaches all styles of music to ages 13 and up in her home in Lafayette, CO. Visit here for more information.
What Are Some Other Health Benefits Of Singing?
Singing can reduce levels of stress, have positive long-term cardiovascular and pulmonary affects and can influence centers of the brain that responsible for emotional control. Pretty cool, huh?
In a study done by Yale and Harvard Universities, it was found that singing increased the life expectancy of the residents of New Haven, Connecticut. It was found that singing promoted a heightened mental state and promoted a healthy heart.
“Singing has physical benefits because it is an aerobic activity that increases oxygenation in the blood stream and exercises major muscle groups in the upper body, even when sitting…” says Professor Graham Welch, Chair of Music Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, who has studied developmental and medical aspects of singing for 30 years.
Singing can also b e tremendously fun and add joy to our lives. Take a class to day in your area of Lakewood, CO and you won’t regret it!
Remember to consult your physician or chiropractor before taking any health advice.
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