Listening to music can lift our spirits! Making music can be an outlet for fun, emotional release, and concentration! Research supports that making music with trained musical professionals can also provide important health outcomes. The Music School has a wide continuum of resources in health and wellness, from our expressive arts therapists to the specialized training of our studio faculty.
Music can help in many areas of life, including mental focus and clarity, vocal health for speaking and singing, stress reduction, and caregiving for loved ones with memory loss. The Music School offers special sessions on topics in Music as a Healing Art, such as Vibrant Voice, techniques for regaining speech after a stroke, or songwriting as an expressive healing technique.
Movement and Song for Mobility
For anyone diagnosed with Parkinson’s, MS, ALS, or other motor disorders, the curriculum is designed to help increase strength and flexibility, and to regulate balance and gait. Participants will experience moments of joy and socialization through movement and song.