A New Year, A New You: Drumming and Health
With every new year comes the possibility of improvement and change in our lives such as striving to be healthier, relaxing more or do something new to learn. One of the most common New Years resolutions is to work on our health/mental health. There are many great resources that demonstrate the benefits of drumming as improving both your health and mental health. Drumming can help with things such as stress relief, mental awareness, cardio and help increase energy amongst many other benefits. Whether you are an experienced drummer or a casual drummer the benefits of playing for 20 – 30 minutes a day can improve your quality of life in many ways.
The activities involved in many types of drumming revolve around movement, so it makes sense that there would be so many benefits to taking part in this activity on a regular basis. Whether it is sitting down behind your drum set for a few hours a weeks or takin part in a group drumming session, your health will be improved. We hope everyone will take some time this year to drum a little more, focus on their heath and learn something new. Happy New Years to all and best of luck on your drumming journey this year!
Below are a few articles that detail the great health benefits of drumming: