Music therapy is used in schools, cancer wards, hospitals, and other settings with people of all ages and with a variety of disorders, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.
Biofeedback is a medical technique where you learn how to use your mind to make subtle changes in the body, such as relaxing certain muscles to reduce pain.
In Bio-Guided Music Therapy, Eric Miller teaches you how to use both music therapy and biofeedback in your own life and, if you are a healing professional, with clients in your practice.
You explore music therapy interventions, including guided imagery to music, toning, mantra meditation, and drumming, and discover how a variety of musical sounds—strings, horns, synthesizers, Japanese kotos, Indian tabla drums, and Native American flutes—influence your physiological states and bodily functions.
You learn how to use music therapy and biofeedback to alleviate ailments such as stress, anxiety, hypertension, back pain, migraine symptoms, and attention deficit disorder. You also explore the connection between biofeedback and music therapy in the areas of meditation and peak performance.