Aired Thursday, 9 March 2017, 7:00 PM ET
The Healing Power of Sound with Yuval Ron & Dr. Richard Gold
In this week’s show Award-Winning Composer and peace activist Yuval Ron and Pioneering Integrative Health Practitioner Dr. Richard Gold join forces to discuss the healing power of music, and their new sound remedies for healing and well-being as part of their new Metta Music Medicine Series based on the wisdom of traditional Chinese medicine five element theory and recent advances in modern neuroscience.
* What is Sound Remedy?
* Can Music Medicine be created by musicians per instructions of doctors and scientists
* How can sound impact the body?
* What is brain entrainment and how does it promote healing and well-being?
* What are the healing principles that guide these new sound remedies?
* And more…
About the Guests: Yuval Ron & Dr. Richard Gold
YUVAL RON is a world-renowned musician, composer, educator, peace activist, and record producer. Among his many honors, he composed the music for the Oscar-winning film, West Bank Story, was invited to perform for the Dalai Lama, and has collaborated with Sufi leaders, Zen Buddhist priests, visual artists, choreographers and neuroscientists. A noted lecturer, he has spoken at Yale, John Hopkins, UCLA, MIT, and other schools, and has been on the faculty of Esalen Institute. His book Divine Attunement: Music as a path to Wisdom, won the Gold Medal Award for Best Spirituality Book at the Indie Book Awards 2015.
Dr. RICHARD GOLD is a licensed acupuncturist and holds a Doctorate in Psychology.. He graduated from the New England School of Acupuncture in 1978 and since then has devoted his professional career to the study, practice, researching, teaching and publishing in the field of East Asian Medicine.
Dr. Gold has pursued advanced studies in China, Japan, and Thailand and was one of the four founders of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. Dr. Gold was first introduced to meditation and yoga in 1970 during a month-long meditation retreat and has pursued mental mindfulness and meditative awareness over the past 40+ years. In recent years, Dr. Gold has studied neuroscience and the evolving understanding of the effects of sound and meditation on the brain. His best-known book is Thai Massage: A Traditional Medical Technique.