Choral Singing Therapy Group

The Neurological Choral Singing Group meets weekly 10.30 am till noon on a Tuesday, during school terms at the Baptist Church buildings at 33 Charlemont Street in Whitiora.

Sessions are for people with Parkinson’s, Stroke or other Neurological conditions affecting communication & speech. A fun and exciting therapy group: Research shows compelling evidence that singing helps voice and breathing in people with Parkinson’s & may help to re-wire the brain after injury, assisting with aphasia. The sessions include a series of voice/facial/breathing exercises followed by a repertoire of familiar songs. Singing is a culturally universal pastime that unites people and produces a sense of belonging. No experience or skills required. It’s not how we sound – it’s about making a sound.

Coffee & Tea will be provided & the cost per session is $3 per person or $5 per couple to assist with costs.

If you wish to attend the Choral Therapy Group please contact either of the below co-ordinators:

Janine – 027 2555123 or Anne – 027 2444123.

For Stroke Foundation Hamilton members transport to Choral Singing Therapy Group meetings can be arranged by contacting Paul Burroughs on (07) 8492065 or 021 2688793, Email tawhiti1950@gmail.com or Bev Depree on (07) 8479354 or 0272840611, Email bevdepree@gmail.com.