Gospel choir: the ‘cheapest therapy you’ll ever get’

When people find their voice, it is incredibly powerful and healing for them, says Alyssa Poole “It’s the cheapest therapy you’ll ever get.”

Being able to help someone re-discover their singing ability was what Poole loved most about her job. At the moment she has about 25 students on her books.

“If you’re a teacher you love to see people learn and love to see that lightbulb going on,” she said.

She also believed the health benefits of singing were underestimated.

Better core strength, increased lung capacity and a boost in confidence were among them, Poole said. Continue reading

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