Ancient Indian Saints melt the rocks with music.It is believed that with one single sangirthana Sankara Acharya made to rain golden gooseberry. After years of research, its confirmed that music has a magical influence on human beings.Let we discuss its scientific reasons.
We all know that music is the most powerful thing that can change our moods.It is also one of the most common things many are attached all around the world. There are many different kinds
and themes of music. Emotional balance is the usual benefits one finds in music.Some find music energetic; other find it relaxing and for few, it is everything. I guess, you all heard that music
has healing power. You have heard it right. Music heals. There are many scenarios where it showed as bright as it could be. So let’s get for it.
The History of Music Therapy
Music was an integral part of many ancient civilizations. They played music in their themes to connect themselves toGod or for just entertainment. Music has a history as humanity had.Music used in all aspects of our life but the way it composed make a difference. Different sound vibrations have different effects on our brain. They please, the mind in accordance.
How music therapy is used in various situations
Healing through music has come to the place in the post-World War 1 and 2. They discovered that music eases the physical and mental pain. Fighting depression, relaxing and calming the mind.Their willpower was also promoted, which helped one in faster recovery of health. These results have increased the hiring of musicians for the purpose of healing.
Michigan State University established in 1994 launched degree program for music therapy. Later National Association for Music Therapy was founded in 1950 to train qualified music therapists. People from music therapy are part of different groups. The groups include doctors, teachers, parents and psychologists and social works. Therapists are adequately trained to learn and help the patients in healing faster.
Different Uses of Music Therapy
Dr.Oliver Sacks observed that music could help neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. As music has the capacity of reorganizing the damaged cerebral function in the
brain. The above result leads to research on many healing neurological disorders with music therapy.
Schools and colleges are adopting music therapist to play in during the academic schedule. Music therapy helps students be more creative, good at learning and also improve their overall academics. The most common places that we find healing music is in nursing homes. In 1980’s, music therapists played for the patients. Although many thought that it was not much of use, the conditions of the patients were better. They were connecting themselves to the past moments in their life. Happiness was on their faces recapturing the moments.
Ida Goldman, 90-year-old women, had surgery, and she was told that she could never walk again. Later when she spoke at the U.S. hearing, she said that music helped her to forget the pain.
Cerai Thomas was a jazz pianist nearly paralyzed after a minor surgery. He was a patient of Guillain-Barre-Syndrome.
Music played a significant role in the healing of Cerai from the disease. He had desired to play music again. With the help of his friends and other therapists, he was able to do so. After recovery, he started walking with a cane, but he began playing a keyboard. Therapists are found in almost all the wellness centers. Many music therapy courses and programs are also being conducted across the globe. American Music Therapy Association is one such institution. They help with courses, jobs and all the details required in the field of music therapy. Playing musical instruments helps one in with concentration and relieving stress.
After reading the above article, I am sure; you will all want to enhance your health through music. Am I right?
Music therapy is easy to follow. You may check online or with the local music therapists. You will find it an excellent and easy to do at home.What else does one wish when healing through music is right with them? Give it a try and I hope you’d surely love it.