Recent studies show that choir singing boosts both physical and mental health.
“There have been some interesting studies out in the last few years that seem to point in a similar direction… For those of you who might have doubted the reality of your warm, fuzzy choir experiences, these articles will tell you to have faith in those feelings!”
This fascinating link provides a potent compendium regarding the social, mental health and physical benefits of singing in a choir. This sort of evidence inspires us to sing with others. The benefits listed remind us that simply singing together in harmony provides increased life satisfaction, less stress, better bonding, higher happiness, rapid recovery, less infections (2 different studies), mellow moods, and a singing high! – HGM