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Music can change the world because it can change people - Bono

Music can change
the world because it can change people

The arts are important for our mental health

Free Guitar Lessons

You are not alone

Welcome to our free guitar lessons for mental health program which is designed to enhance mental health. Our goal is to provide a positive outlet which allows those who struggle to experience the therapeutic advantages of playing the guitar, and learn from experienced professionals. Discover the unique blend of music and well-being that defines our program’s mission.

Our Vision:

Compassion, Understanding, Respect and Connections through the arts for everyone touched by mental illness. 

Our Mission: 

To inspire, give hope and connect those touched by mental illness through artistic expression.

Connection Between Guitar and Mental Health

Recent studies indicate that playing the guitar can have significant positive effects on mental health. Music, especially when created through playing the guitar, has the power to lower stress, anxiety, and feelings of sadness while promoting overall well-being.

When you play the guitar, the rhythmic strumming and finger movements act like a kind of therapy, helping to release tension and providing a calming escape from life’s pressures. Playing the guitar is not just about being creative; it also taps into the emotional power of music. The melodies and harmonies can resonate with your inner feelings, creating a sense of connection and understanding.

How Guitar Lessons Improve Mental Health & Well-being

Moreover, playing the guitar requires focus and mindfulness, helping to shift your attention away from stress and negative thoughts. This involvement in making music creates a meditative state, contributing to an overall feeling of well-being. The physical experience of handling the instrument, combined with the sounds it produces, creates a calming engagement that can help refresh your mind.

Apart from the immediate mental benefits, making music, whether alone or with others, has a social aspect that’s worth considering. The shared experience of creating music fosters a sense of community and belonging, contributing to a positive mental outlook. This social connection can be particularly supportive for those facing mental health challenges.

Join Our Free Guitar Lessons For Mental Health

Unlock your musical potential with our free music lessons taught by highly trained and qualified music teachers. Whether you’ve always dreamed of playing the guitar or need a creative outlet, you’ve found the perfect place. Our devoted instructors provide guitar lessons for those who struggle with mental health, all free of charge.

If you would like to register for this amazing program we invite you with open doors. Simply fill out a registration form and one of our friendly support staff will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

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