If there were one genre of music that's
perfect for stress relief, it would have to be New Age piano.
Soothing and relaxing, the piano offers many benefits to those in
need of respite. The wonderful thing about this style of music is
that it's also easy to learn how to play!
A few chords, a scale, and you're able to make music. And not
just any kind of music, but one that's conducive to alleviating
stress. Let's look at how one might go about learning how to play
piano in the New Age style.
First, it's best if you learn one chord position that will give
you a nice modern sound right away. The open position chord
structure accomplishes this. It's easy to learn and can be
used by the beginner right away to make music with. And it uses both
hands as well to cover more than 2 octaves of the piano keyboard!
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Once this chord structure is practiced, it's time to add in a few
chords. Just a few chords is all that is necessary for the beginning
adult to experience the joy of improvisation. The hands are placed
on the open position chord structure and the fingers move around
creating melody. Nothing more is required than an openness to
explore the possibilities.
And once students get started, they find that they can't stop
playing. The therapeutic aspect of this comes from the
free-form improvisations students are able to play
only after a few minutes of practice. They begin to unwind, relax,
and forget about the problems and cares of the day. It's a music
therapy that goes one step above just listening to
By the way ... a complete
(and printable) step-by-step breakdown
of "Piano Therapy" is available to course members. I
go into complete detail and show you exactly how it's
done - and more importantly, how you can do it yourself! More info...