Singing Mums come together to help battle poor mental health

A group of Mum's at the Horsforth Christmas lights switch onThe singing mum's choir at the Horsforth Christmas lights switch on.

The singing Mums performed at Horsforth’s Christmas lights switch-on over the weekend

By Shaun Turner

Local mums have come together to form a choir and sing whilst destressing without their children.

The group gathers every Saturday, each session Mums are able to have a break and chat.

The singing Mums together on stage at the Horsforth Christmas lights switch-on

Most importantly the group is aiming to tackle poor mental health and have created a strong community support group amongst themselves.

Georgia Jakibiak, founder of the Singing Mums said: “singing is scientifically proven to be really good for your mental and physical health, it reduces the stress hormone in your body, so that’s why singing is the perfect club for Mums to come to”.

She added: “If your the sort of person that doesn’t like to go to the gym it’s the same release of endorphins that you get from exercise”.

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