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Singing can greatly improve your physical and psychological wellbeing.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in partnership with Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are running 20 free singing sessions for Greenwich residents living with a lung condition.

Mondays | 10:00 – 11:15 | Online via Zoom

Who is this group aimed at?

This singing group is aimed at people living with a long-term lung condition such as COPD, asthma and pulmonary fibrosis. You may have finished a pulmonary rehab course or be looking for an alternative way to manage your breathing day to day. You do not need any musical ability to join the group, all levels of experience are very welcome.

What will happen in a typical singing for lung health session?

Led by trained Singing for Lung Health practitioner James Moriarty, this group is designed to help people with chronic lung conditions to manage feelings of breathlessness whilst taking part in a fun, social activity in a friendly environment. A typical session will begin with a vocal and physical warm up to practice breathing techniques before learning and singing some well-known songs.

These sessions will take place online via Zoom.

How can singing benefit my breathing?

Research from the BLF (British Lung Foundation) has shown that there are three main ways that singing can help people with chronic lung conditions:

  • teaching you to breathe more slowly and deeply
  • improving the sense of control over your breathing, reducing anxiety and panic
  • improving your posture to help you breathe

Session Dates

Mondays | 10:00 – 11:15
Online via Zoom

There will be 20 sessions in total with a break at 10 weeks.

How do I join?

Please register your interest here

Deadline:

James Moriarty

James Moriarty is a musical facilitator based in London. His work harnesses the power of co-creativity to produce rich musical experiences and build musical communities. Driven by a belief that everyone has the right to engage in creative activity he leads projects ranging from work in schools to collaborations with fellow artists. This work is informed by a commitment to co-creation, to the power of the voice, and the social value of musical participation.

Contact Us

If you would like the registration form in a different format or have any questions, contact Flora Faith-Kelly, Project coordinator, Learning & Participation (Music) at Trinity Laban on 020 8305 4390 | L&PEnquiries@trinitylaban.ac.uk