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Benefits of Music

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How Music Can Benefit Your Child’s Studies

Do you know that music has many benefits for children? In addition to being a form of entertainment and expression, music can help with anxiety, memory, focus, and communication, as well as build confidence and boost self-esteem. If you are looking for ways to help your child excel in their studies, look no further than music!

How Does Music Alleviate Anxiety?

For children struggling with anxiety, music can be a form of self-care. Listening to calming music can help to ease anxiety and promote relaxation. Studies have shown that music decreases cortisol production and boosts feel-good chemicals in the brain. Music can also be used as a tool to help kids cope with stressful situations. If your child is feeling anxious about an upcoming test, try having them listen to some slow music beforehand. The slower tempo will automatically slow down their heart rate, blood pressure, and breathing. Or for those who play an instrument, creating music can serve as an outlet for excess energy and emotion, and serve as a distraction from whatever is triggering their stress.

How Does Music Improve Mental Clarity?

In addition to helping with anxiety, music can also help improve memory and focus. Studies have shown that listening to music can help people retain information better. So if your child is struggling to remember what they learned in school, try having them listen to some music while they study. Music can also improve focus and concentration. If your child is having trouble paying attention, try having them listen to music while they work to block out distracting noises.

How Does Music Improve Communication Skills?

Singing songs and playing instruments can help children learn how to express themselves better. If your child is struggling to communicate their feelings, music can be a great way to help them express and release those feelings.

Music Lessons For All Ages

If you are looking for ways to help your child succeed in school, consider introducing them to music and musical theater. It can make a world of difference! At Performing Arts Music we offer music lessons to kids of all ages and skill levels. Give us a call at (716) 239-3907 to arrange your first lesson!