Category Archives: Music Health

Music Therapy at Ekko: How It Can Benefit Your Mental Health

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Music therapy is a specialized form of therapy that uses music to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals. It has been used for centuries, with the earliest reference dating back to ancient Greek philosopher Plato who recognized the healing properties of music. Today, music therapy is an evidence-based practice that has been […]

How Does Making Music Make You Healthy?

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Three Real Health Benefits of Playing a Musical Instrument Through a few decades of experience as a musician I’ve noticed playing an instrument and/or singing can have a positive effect on overall health. I’ve seen this in my students, friends, family, and colleagues. The benefits don’t depend much on which instrument you play or whether […]