There has been a lot of research on the physical benefits of singing:
Singing is a great way of keeping in shape and help with your posture. It helps exercises the major muscle groups in the upper body. Add a few sways or jazz hands and you will burn off a few extra calories too.
Singing is an aerobic exercise that enables more oxygen to be taken into your body, making you more alert, as well as exercising your heart and lungs.
Singing has been found to improve your brain power, and is used to help people with dementia. Music helps improve your memory and slows down a decline in cognitive function as you age.
Singing also releases endorphins (feel good hormones) into your body, Endorphins are produced to help relieve pain, reduce stress and improve mood. This can help with your overall wellbeing.
Scientists have recently discovered that singing also helps cure snoring. As regular singing improves the muscle tone of your mouth and throat, it can help you snore less.
Singing has a positive effect on loneliness. It is a great way of making new friends and feeling of belonging to a large family. People who sang in choirs were less lonely and felt more optimistic.
With all these health benefits, is there any reason not to join in