Why learn a musical instrument?
Many people wonder if learning a musical instrument is right for them. After all many people feel that aren't good at learning music and feel it's a waste of their time. There are a bunch of beneficial reasons to learning how to play music in general, and finding that instrument that pleases you the most. This article will point out some of the key reasons why you should pick up an instrument today!
The benefits to your mind
When learning how to play, one of the key studies that universities and scientists have taken up over the years is see what the difference is between those who play a musical instrument and those who don't. It's actually pretty surprising how the results have come forth over the years. I have followed numerous websites and TV shows that show how our minds perceive music like another language. So just as someone who sets out to learn a new language like
The benefits to your body
Learning a musical instrument isn't just about improving your mind and cognitive functions, but it also has a tremendous positive response to your physical body as well. The primary reason that I've read and also personally noticed myself is that playing can reduce stress in the body. When we engage in playing music our bodies seem to respond well to the increased mental capabilities and in a way acts as a release to stress. As you improve you will be able to express yourself more fully and bring emotion into your playing. I have an article on Steve Vai and he is known as a very expressive and emotional guitarist. Watching just one video you can see how much he expresses himself and how much he loves playing. Our bodies react very well when we express our emotions into something we love, and playing an instrument can give us that expression and release of stress that we need to get through each day.
We have looked into the mental and physical benefits of this, but is that the real ready why we choose to play? I certainly hope not! These are the side benefits of the primary reason we play is because it's fun! Everyone who strives to play any type of instrument wants to be successful, to play well, to entertain others and themselves, and to have fun in learning something new and expressing themselves. Everyone has