Don’t miss this free special lecture by neuroscientist, musician and author Daniel Levitin, PhD, MSc.
In this heartfelt and impassioned TED Talk, entitled, “When Meds Fail: The Case for Music Therapy,” board certified music therapist Tim Ringgold shares how he got to be the musical transformation for his young daughter’s passage into and out of this world. Tim says: “When meds fail, the docs prescribe music.” In describing his work with patients: “I . . . Learn More
The UCLA Tunes for Alzheimer’s Patients program provides music to residents of nursing homes to improve memory and behavior, such as depression, apathy, agitation frustration, poor eating, and difficulty sleeping. This program is a collaboration between the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research at UCLA and a national nonprofit organization, Music & . . . Learn More
Rhythm for Relaxation and Renewal by Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC We are incubated in rhythm. Our mother’s heartbeat is the soundtrack of our first concert in the womb. Rhythm is everyone’s homeland. Perhaps these inner rhythms are why we can be driven by rhythm in two primary directions: to energize and revitalize or to center . . . Learn MoreView Entry
View the panel presentation on “The State of the Art and Science in Creative Arts Therapies—with a Focus on Treatment of Trauma” orchestrated by UCLArts and Healing for the major International Research Conference on Integrative Medicine and Health in 2012: Click here to view the video. This panel discussion, which took place at the 2012 . . . Learn More
Click on the link below to view footage in 18 labeled segments from our April 7, 2013 conference entitled, “On the Edge of Chaos: Finding Flow and Resilience through Creativity & the Arts”. On the Edge of Chaos: Finding Flow and Resilience through Creativity and the Arts
Renowned music therapist Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC, MA offers us a simple way to connect to our heart daily through song. HeartStrings – A Guided Practice for Self-Care and Healing through Song – Christine Stevens.pdf Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC, MA holds masters degrees in both social work and music therapy. She is author of Music Medicine, The Healing . . . Learn More
Benjamin Zander uses his experience as conductor of the Boston Philharmonic since 1979 to illustrate our responsibility as leaders: to awaken the sense of possibility in others – which empowers them to be their best – and to give them the “shining eyes” that mark that sense of possibility. And he leaves us with a very . . . Learn More