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Musician's Yoga: A Guide to Practice, Performance and Inspiration 
Reserve ML3820 .O47 M8 2009  Check Availability
Image:Myogas2.jpg Become a better musician through yoga. By integrating yoga into your practice routines, you will develop a more focused and concentrated mind for performance. ... Mia Olson is a professor in the woodwind department at Berklee College of Music where she teaches flute, piano, and Yoga for Musicians, which have been an inspiration for this book:
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Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness 
BL627 .K33 2005  Check Availability
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As stress continues to exact a toll on everyday life, people are increasingly turning to ancient, meditative methods, which have been tested by science, to relieve the ill effects and become more focused, healthy, and proactive. Kabat-Zinn has been for decades at the forefront of this mind/body movement and the revolution in medicine and health care it has spawned, demystifying it and bringing it into the mainstream.
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Healing Imagery and Music: Pathways to the Inner Self 
ML3920 .B87 1995  Check Availability
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The Bonny Method of Guided Imagery, an innovative program of music therapy, uses the harmonies and melodies of classical masterworks to unlock inner stresses and explore the most deeply embedded areas of the psyche. It is a truly profound strategy for personal transformation. Listen to the beautiful music on the companion disk while completing guided imagery exercises.
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About a Body 
RC489.M53 A255 2006  Check Availability
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The body is viewed as integral to the mind in this book and in the approaches illustrated in it. Instead of splitting off the body and treating the patient as a body with a mind, contributors from a variety of approaches ask the reader to consider how we might be with, and work with, "bodymind" as an interrelated whole.
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Manage Your Stress and Pain Through Music by Suzanne B. Hanser
ML3920.H36 M36 2010  Check Availability
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Heal your body, mind and spirit using the profound power found in music. This research-based approach to wellness will help you to feel better. Learn to use music to manage your stress and reduce your physical suffering, whether due to the everyday stresses of life or emotional and physical pain. Dr. Hanser and Dr. Mandel share uniquely effective music therapy strategies, learned from many years of research, clinical practice, and personal experience.
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Music Therapy & Medicine: Theoretical and Clinical Applications by Cheryl Dileo
ML3920.M87 D5  Check Availability
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A look at practical applications of music therapy in a clinical setting.
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Music, The Breath, and Health edited by Ronit Azoulay, Joanne V. Loewy
ML3920.M87 A96 2009  Check Availability
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In this book, contributors from music therapy, medicine and related healthcare professions offer clinical methods and research on music, the breath and health across a variety of populations including pulmonary medicine, mechanical ventilation, coma, pain management, procedural support, childbirth, neonatal intensive care, oncology, end of life, psychotherapy and wellness.
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Music, Health and Wellbeing edited by Raymond A.R. MacDonald, Gunter Kreutz, Laura Mitchell
ML3920.M8675 2013  Check Availability
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For the first time, research from disciplines including neuroscience of music, music therapy, psychophysiology and epidemiology of music, community music and music education is synthesised and presented together to further our understanding of music and health in one single volume, ensuring that closely related strands of research in different disciplines are brought together into a authoritative, comprehensive and robust collection of chapters.
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Scales and Scalpels: Doctors who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine by Dr. Lisa Wong with Robert Viagas
ML3838 .W66 2012  Check Availability
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In Scales to Scalpels, Dr. Wong and Robert Viagas chronicle how the musical acumen of these physicians affects the way they administer healing and, in turn, how their work affects their music.
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Healing Songs by Ted Gioia
ML3920.G56 2006  Check Availability
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In Healing Songs, as in its companion volume Work Songs, Gioia moves beyond studies of music centered on specific performers, time periods, or genres to illuminate how music enters into and transforms the experiences of everyday life
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Music and Medicine: Integrative Models in the Treatment of Pain edited by John F. Mondanaro, Gabriel A. Sara
ML3920 .M8665 2013  Check Availability
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The editors have delivered a rich volume that clearly presents a rationale for music as a non-phamacologic treatment of physical and emotional pain. Elucidating the work of physicians, psychologists, and music therapists addressing pain from the beginning of life in the NICU through end-of-life in hospice settings; with Sickle Cell and eating disorders to AIDS and cancer, the text offers testament to the changing paradigm of healthcare upon us in the 21st century.
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About a Body 
RC489.M53 A255 2006  Check Availability
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The body is viewed as integral to the mind in this book and in the approaches illustrated in it. Instead of splitting off the body and treating the patient as a body with a mind, contributors from a variety of approaches ask the reader to consider how we might be with, and work with, "bodymind" as an interrelated whole.
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