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UCLArts and Healing: Managing Stress Through Music, Sound, and Yoga

August 29, 2015

UCLA Arts and Healing will be hosting "Manging StressTthrough Music, Sound, and Yoga" on Saturday, August 29, 2015. Learn how brain responses to stress can be altered by music, sound, and yoga. Discover the power of music to shift emotions and lift the spirit, and how active music-making and engaging the voice enhances both. Experience how movement and vocalizing sustained tones in the yogic healing tradition can bring peace. Learn how all of these techniques can keep us in the present moment, clear the mind, and soothe the soul. Take home simple techniques for daily use.

UCLA Art and Healing



Managing Stress Through Music, Sound, and Yoga

Saturday, August 29, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM

First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica, Renaissance Room
1220 2nd, St.
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Program Schedule
9:00 – 9:30: Neurobiology of stress and trauma and how music and yoga can reduce stress [Ping Ho]
9:30 – 11:00: Movement and sounds from the yogic healing tradition [Kathy Cass]
11:00 – 12:15: Expressions of the soul through music [Elizabeth Cohn]

Ping Ho, MA, MPH
Kathy Cass, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, CYT, E-RYT 500
Elizabeth Cohn, MT

Special Instructions for Participants:
Dress comfortably in pants and with comfortable shoes for walking. Bring a sweater for additional warmth. Bringing plenty of water is also important.

 Learning Objectives:
1. Participants will learn how music, sound and yoga modulate regulate responses to stress.
2. Participants will learn techniques for managing breath through vocalized sounds.
3. Participants will experience the impact of music listening and active music-making on emotional states.
4. Participants will learn how to use simple yoga movement for reducing stress.
5. Participants will be able to state at least two techniques that would be useful in the practice of nursing.


Click here to register for the event and additional information about receiving Continuing Educational (CEU) credits.

For more information: please submit questions via email to info@uclartshealing.org or call (310) 452-1439.


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