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Finding a great guitar teacher and the right guitar lessons for you can improve your life in so many ways. It did for me.If you have been on the fence about taking guitar lessons for a while, you could be missing out on so much more than just improving your guitar playing.
When I first started taking guitar lessons, I was a self-taught teenager that learned through guitar tabs online. I was fortunate enough that I found an amazing guitar teacher with decades of teaching and live performance experience. I was hoping to just work on my technique, learn about soloing and chords. What I got was so much more and you will too.
Guitar lessons can change your life in many ways and I hope you enjoy reading on.
Having a great guitar teacher is incredibly inspiring. By being around someone who has achieved so much, it opens in the student’s mind the possibility of something greater than they ever imagined. I never imagined my life would change so much after my first guitar teacher. He inspired me to become a better person, not just a better guitar player. A great teacher is more than just someone who has mastered scales in technique, but someone that embodies life qualities that get passed down to the student.
Being around someone that you look up to and that has achieved a higher level of success than you is extremely motivating IF you do not compare yourself to them. Some students get intimidated by their teacher’s success and think “I can never do that.” Students should not constantly compare themselves to their teachers because I teacher is not their to make you insecure, that is YOUR issue that you need to get over. Your teacher is their to help you expand and grow, not to make you shrink and shrivel.
Continuing guitar lessons with a great teacher has been scientifically proven to benefit your mental health and well being. Guitar lessons can be a great form of stress relief and mental development for older adults. For children, it has been proven to improve cognitive abilities and social skills among other things. This will change the lives of children and adults that learn guitar drastically.
Creativity is increased by being around a great teacher because they will challenge you in your guitar lessons to be creative. Learning that you can create and express yourself musically is a life changing benefit that guitar lessons have. When you realize you can express emotions through music and your instrument, you will gain so much ownership of your own life and feelings, you will never put the guitar down.