The aim of singing workshops, is to boost confidence and increase psychological and physical wellbeing. The content will progress to a more intermediate level and will include the staples of vocal warm-up exercises, group harmonies and singing practice.
Numerous studies concur that much elation is to be derived from the act of singing. This could be from the endorphins said to be released during this act; or indeed from the release of the feel good chemical – serotonin. Elation may also occur because of the release of oxytocin – known as the social bonding hormone. When combined, these can do wonders for emotional and social wellbeing – helping to reduce anxiety, isolation and depression.
The deep breathing element of this uplifting session makes it a great initiative for stress relief.
Group singing is said to increase a sense of belonging – thus boosting social wellbeing. Some studies also show singing to improve sleep quality.