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  • My Pop Choir has 5 locations in the GTA.  It's a group of community choirs for those who have no experience or training.  But it is like other choirs in one way; it’s much more than singing.  It’s a sense of belonging, a sense of community, of joy and laughter, all the feel good things that can help us through some pretty nasty issues in our lives. 

    This blog covers what helps us feel good, what we can do to release stress, find joy, take risks, be unafraid! 

    Can You Learn to Sing at Any Age?

    If you are a self-proclaimed “non-singer” or “non-musical” person, it’s understandable that singing—especially if you don’t think you’re particularly good at it—can make you feel self-conscious and vulnerable. But did you know that singing, particularly in a group setting, can also uplift you and foster a sense of community? If…

    The Power of Singing in a Choir is Gaining Popularity!

    Oh, if we could get over our big, bad selves, and loose our voices and our love of music, the benefits of singing in a choir are huge and now it’s really gaining momentum. CBC Radio discussed this recently; check out the link! https://www.cbc.ca/radio/blogs/the-science-behind-why-choir-singing-is-good-for-you-1.4594292?fbclid=IwAR2O4qcFhtNhMxhzlTkFHkH8UdNIo7UoL_c6NILtn6L0jXv1TXdAZJjJ4eA Like meditation, singing together finds its…

    My Pop Choir – The Physiology of Singing

    The whole concept of singing in public is, for some, a frightening prospect. For others the thought alone is a non-starter. It rates as one of the top 10 ‘scariest’ things for people. But some of that comes from the thought of singing alone; and a choir is anything but…

    Using the Right Side of Your Brain!

    You do use it all the time; it controls the left side of body, as the left hemisphere of your brain controls the right side of your body. But the Right Side is the ‘creative’ side; the more artistically focussed part of your brain.  It’s where things like imagination and…