An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018
There is a saying, “music hath power to soothe the savage
breast . . .” Explore the power of music to improve your
mood and enhance your quality of life with better sleep,
more energy, pain relief, and much more. If you are a clinical
professional, you can increase your understanding of music therapy techniques for a plethora of clinical and educational settings. Live, videotaped and recorded music will be used.
Week 1: A colorful review of the evolution of music in the life of early man, and then onto middle and modern times with a look at the central place music held in all cultures, whether as medicine, communication, ceremonies, entertainment, religion, or education. The effects of music on our brain, mind, and body will be discussed thus defining the vital reason for music in our lives.
Week 2: An exploration of the therapeutic benefits of music on a personal level, and in the profession. Learn how the different musical instruments influence body, mind and neurological systems. Discover various forms of music and how they can be applied to improve your mental state and mood, and enhance your quality of life.
Week 3: Experience the power of music with song writing, improvisation and active listening exercises. Learn how the strategic use of music can improve sleep, concentration, energy, mood, as well as ease pain. One does not need to be a musician to experience the benefits of music in this session. Enjoy!