The University of Auckland’s Celebration Choir shows the mental and physical benefits of group singing, Newsroom reports, particularly for those with neurological conditions. The first neurological choir in the country, the group knows more than most that singing is good for our wellbeing. Research has shown that choir members value choir for improvements in their mood, speech, communication, and breathing. Music is a big part of most people’s lives, and our ability to make music – to sing – often survives when other abilities fade.