The Healing Power of Sound

Recovery from Life-Threatening Illness Using Sound, Voice, and Music
Author(s): Mitchell L. Gaynor
Genre: Science, Self Help
Original Publish Date: Aug 13, 2002
Product Number: EB00687831
Released: Oct 31, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780834824263
Publisher: Shambhala
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Complete with sound-based breathing and meditation exercises, this book reveals the surprising benefits of music on your mind, spirit, and body Since 1991, Dr. Mitchell Gaynor has been achieving remarkable results by integrating music, vocalization, breathing, and meditation techniques in his work with patients. In The Healing Power of Sound, he presents his sound-based techniques for self-healing—techniques that anyone can use, whether faced with a life-threatening disease or simply seeking relief from the stresses of daily life. Numerous studies have demonstrated the health benefits of music: it can lower blood pressure and heart and respiratory rates; reduce cardiac complications; increase the immune response; and boost our natural opiates. Gaynor shows how, when integrated as part of a mind-body-spirit approach to wellness, music can play a significant part in maintaining a healthy lifestyle or in healing serious disease. The Healing Power of Sound includes twelve exercises involving breathing, meditation, and "toning"—using pure vocal sound to resolve tension, release emotion, and spur the healing process—that can be used by anyone to improve health and quality of life.

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