Monday, 3 December 2018

5 Reasons You Should Learn to Play the Guitar

Guitar is an instrument that can be carried around easily and give you the perfect accompaniment while you sing away your favourite songs at a campfire or on a stage! Guitar is a really responsive instrument that can assist you to deliver your emotions in various ways and finally, it looks cool on anybody! However, it also has other benefits that can really liven up your personality, here are some reasons we think you should learn to play the guitar:

1. Accompaniment
There is nothing better than guitar to company you, especially if you like singing and have to carry around an instrument to help showcase your talent. It is portable, lighter than most of the other instruments and the environment it can create compares to none. It can give you the sense of rhythm as well as assist you perfectly if you want to sing along the tune.

2. Building Personality
As you go further into learning the guitar and tackle each lessons, it makes you a better, smarter and a well-rounded human being. The techniques and the concepts you have to learn to be able to play the guitar to your favourite tunes requires you to improvise and enhances your concentration level, memory power, listening skills, analytical skills and your reactions. All of these nurtures your body language which helps you to feel more confident about yourself and build a personality that others and you yourself respect. Amazingly, it also teaches you to manage your time better and more effectively as you start balancing your busy schedule along with the time you want to give to yourself.

3. Incorporating Fun in your life
With the ever growing fast paced living culture of today’s world, we often forget to leave some time for ourselves, to lay back, relax and have fun. Playing the Guitar can be the perfect getaway from the busy schedules that constitutes our life. Find some time, say 15-20 minutes to practice your Guitar in the day’s schedule, and you will see a vast difference in your mood as well as progress in your playing. With the right instruction, you can be playing and singing your favourite songs in only a month or so.

4. Learning Life Enhancing Skills
It improves your coordination skills, cognitive abilities and also enhances the capability of your brain as you keep learning the guitar and move to advanced stages. It prepares you to be multitask which you can apply in your day-to-day life. You can test and shape your creativity as you start learning to improvise on guitar. It can completely change the way you think, process and analyse certain aspects in your life, allowing you to ‘think outside the box’ and producing more effective results from you.

5. Medium of Expression
Guitar is an instrument that can talk for you, or for your emotions. It gives you an outlet to express your feelings or a mood you are trying to convey to the audience. This is the part where all musicians strive to get to as they mould their music into self-expression which appeals to the audiences’ emotion and form a connection. All instruments has their own capacity to be able to express, however a Guitarist can somehow talk through those emotions in a subtle manner. If you are someone who has a lot to say but somehow can’t, Guitar is the instrument you are looking for which will express your thoughts.

All of these benefits come through stages in your experience in the instrument. If you are curious about the Guitar and feel the interests growing in you, you can easily learn with just a little commitment from you. Nothing is hard, it is only unknown and you just need to familiarise yourself with the unknown to get to know better with every meeting until you understand it completely. The instrument needs time from you but you can be guaranteed a really fun and quality self-developing time under the right instruction and the right learning.

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