Singing for Breathing on the wards

BLF seeking Singing for Lung Health group leaders in North of England

Do you know that singing can have a positive impact on people living with a lung condition? The British Lung Foundation (BLF) is working with leading singing for lung health trainer and Music Therapist, Phoene Cave, to develop and roll out a singing for lung health training programme. The BLF Singing project aims to improve the physical and psychological well-being of people living with a chronic lung condition through providing a high quality programme of activity to train singing instructors and support them to deliver local BLF Singing groups. To find out more about the classes and how they have improved the lives of those living with a lung condition, please take a look at the blog and the video on the BLF website. For further information on research in this area please see Singing for Lung Health – a systematic review.

Applications are now open for our March 2018 training in Leeds! We are looking for leaders who can set up singing for lung health groups in the North and North West of England including; Leeds, Rotherham, Salford, Manchester, Tameside & Glossop, St Helens, Blackpool, Hartlepool, Sunderland and South Tyneside.  If you live in or around these areas please do get in touch. For more information on how to become a BLF Singing leader please email singing@blf.org.uk

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