If you love to sing, then you`re already aware that singing is fun, energizing and a great stress reducer. But if you`re one of millions who claim ` can`t sing!` then I suggest that you consider singing as an absolutely free, non-prescription, safe and effective life-enhancing tool. If you`re facing physical, emotional or mental challenges, or if you just want more peace and happiness, here are 10 ways singing can change your life!
1. Promotes deep breathing!
As you begin to use `full body breathing` with a relaxed, soft belly, you allow the diaphragm to drop down, giving the lungs the freedom to expand more fully. Relaxed abdominals are essential for proper breath support while singing. I like to think of `filling up like a balloon` when I sing. This gives firm, active breath support and allows for deep, full breathing. Singing promotes slow, deep, healthy breathing.
2. Oxygenates the blood!
As you use full body breathing, you are bringing in a greater volume of air. Oxygen floods the blood system, bathing the cells in life-giving oxygen. You will feel more alive as you breath deeply and fill yourself with energizing, oxygenated air! Singing oxygenates the blood!
3. Stimulates brain activity!
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