MUSIC MEDICINE - How to Activate the 4 Elements of Music for Healing
Join internationally acclaimed author and music therapist Christine Stevens to experience sound for stress reduction, spirituality, health and healing. She will guide you through rhythm - the medicine for the body; song – the medicine for the heart; harmony – the medicine for the soul; and silence – the medicine for the mind. Stevens shares evidence-based practices from science and spiritual traditions to increase energy, joy, and bring the power of music back into your life. No prior musical experience necessary.
"Music can provide the support we need in life's challenging moments, and more importantly, music can become part of our daily routine for spirituality and health." Joan Borysenko, PhD, author, Guilt is the Teacher, Love is the Lesson.
"Christine Stevens can introduce you to the magic, fun, and healing power of drumming. I recommend it." Dr. Andrew Weil, MD, author, Healthy Aging.
“Each of Christine’s lessons has become a part of my life and helped me to become a musical instrument and a singer of my own song.” Bernie Siegel, MD, author, Love, Medicine & Miracles.
Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC is a board certified music therapist and founder of UpBeat Drum Circles. She has led drum circles internationally with Fortune 500 Companies, at Ground Zero and at Hurricane Katrina, and she led the first drum circle training in northern Iraq for conflict resolution and peace building. She is the author of The Healing Drum Kit, The Art and Heart of Drum Circles, and her newest book, Music Medicine. www.ubdrumcircles.com
with special guest Manny (Eagle Elk Council Pipe) Sandoval
Manny is a Native American shaman and elder. A native of Santa Fe New Mexico, he teaches the way of song medicine and drumming for spirituality and healing. His Navajo, Genicoro, Jewish, Spanish background combined with his knowledge of Lakota songs, create a powerful palette of service and mentoring.
date: Monday, February 4, 2013
time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UCLA Semel Institute Auditorium
760 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90024
directions & parking:
Parking is in the medical plaza in the Jules Stein (JS) Parking lot on the UCLA campus. The parking fee is $11. Google Map UCLA Campus Map. There is also public parking for a $3 flat fee available nearby in Westwood Village at the corner of Weyburn and Broxton. Broxton Public Parking Map
Walk north on Westwood Boulevard onto the UCLA campus. The entrance to the Semel Institute Auditorium will be on your right. After passing one traffic signal at UCLA Medical Plaza, continue past the first set of electronic glass doors at the entrance to the Semel Institute, You will come to a second set of double glass doors that is a direct entrance to the auditorium.
special instructions for participants: Drums will be provided or you can bring your own.
fee: > add to cart $12 for the general public. Free to UCLA faculty, staff, and students with UCLA ID. UCLA registrants may register online by: 1) using the promotional code: UCLA, and 2) completing the process using the "Pay by Check" option (which will get your name on the roster but not charge you anything – disregard the automated order report at the end of registration that says you owe $12 or any automated payment reminder that you may receive). UCLA registrants will be asked to show ID at the door. Advance registration will guarantee seating until 7 pm, after which time we may need to give seats to those waiting at the door.
Continuing Education credits for LCSWs, MFTs, and RNs can be requested during the registration process for an additional $10. If you are interested in CEUs for RNs, then please also send your name via email to email@example.com and indicate in the subject header: RN CEUs, so we can have the appropriate paperwork prepared for you in advance.
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continuing education (CEU) information:
Provider name = Arts and Healing Initiative, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Provider number = 4468
This course meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
Continuing Education Units for RNs are provided by Helen Kiger, Provider No. CEP10957. This class is approved for 2 contact hours of continuing education credit for RNs as required by the CA Board of Registered Nursing.
learning objectives for CEUs:
1. Participants will learn the science behind how rhythm, harmony, melody and silence reduce stress, enhance spirituality, and promote healing.
2. Participants will experience through demonstration how rhythm, harmony, melody, and silence reduce stress, enhance spirituality, and promote healing.
3. Participants will gain practical tools for integrating the healing power of music into their daily lives.
4. Participants will experience the physical, social and emotional benefits of entrainment from shared rhythmic experience.
5. Participants will be able to state at least two ways in which rhythm and music can be helpful in the practice of nursing.
registration instructions: While we accept registration at the door, advance registration is the only way to guarantee that space will be available. If the class is full, you will be given the option of joining a wait list before you pay anything during the registration process.
Online registration not only gets your name on the roster immediately, but also lets us know that payment is forthcoming if you pay by check. Payments can be made by credit card or check and must be received in order to guarantee enrollment.
If you do not have access to the Internet, you may send checks made payable to "Arts and Healing Initiative", and send it to 2626 33rd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405-3111.
Please make sure that the following information is included with your check:
email address (if applicable)
Email and/or phone number are requested so to contact you regarding registration or program changes (if necessary).
refund policy: In order to keep our programs affordable yet self-sustaining, we are unable to offer refunds on enrollment fees. If you have registered for a program that you are unable to attend, you may either offer it as a donation that is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law or obtain credit towards a future program to be used within a 12-month period - provided that space is available. CEU registrants that can only attend a portion of the program will receive an hour of continuing education credit per hour of participation for the same CEU fee.
sponsors: UCLArts and Healing facilitates the use of the arts for mind/body wellness and healing in the community as a vehicle for empowerment and transformation. UCLArts and Healing 1) offers affordable experiential learning opportunities to health professionals, educators, artists, and the general public, 2) designs and evaluates programs that can be implemented broadly in educational, health care, and recreational settings, and 3) partners with academic institutions, educational and health care institutions, community-based organizations, schools, professional organizations, and private industry. UCLArts and Healing is an outgrowth of affiliation between the Arts and Healing Initiative, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, the Salamander Fund, a nonprofit foundation, and Whole Child LA.
UCLArts and Healing is an organizational member of the UCLA Collaborative Centers for Integrative Medicine (CCIM), which promotes education and research in complementary, alternative, and integrative approaches to health and well-being. The CCIM represents the UCLA academic integrative medicine community on a national and international level.
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