Contact Hours3 Hours
*NOTE: This webinar can be taken as a stand alone course or as part of the professional yoga therapist designation (PYT). What is the PYT designation? The PYT designation is a 15 module certification program for health care professionals in medical therapeutic yoga. Allied Health Education currently offers Modules 1 – 7 and Modules 10 parts 1 -4 – Module 12 as on-demand webinars that can be found under our “on-demand webinars courses” here on the website. Modules do not have to be completed in order, but is recommended. Modules 8/9 and Modules 13 – 15 are live, on-location courses.
If you think you might be interested in earning your PYT designation or would like to learn more please contact Ginger Garner at www.gingergarner.com and proyogatherapy.org.
Music and sound have been used therapeutically for thousands of years, dating back to ancient Greece, Egypt, China, and India. Sound and music as therapy have been used for the eradication and management of conditions through both its scientific and artistic grounding. Evidence supports cardiovascular, psycho-emotional, neuroendocrine, and neurophysiological benefits from listening to music and using the spoken voice as a tool for healing. It harnesses the potential to restore, maintain, and improve health in the body. Proper choice of the musical key and tone, the specific arrangement, melody and vocal articulation and resonance contribute to the overall therapeutic benefit of music. Upon completion of this course the learner will understand how to begin facilitating change in patient outcomes and their own quality of life through the use of music and sound as medicine.
At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
● Compare cultural systems of medicine and their approach to using sound and music as medicine.
● List the musical elements required for mind-body systemic intervention.
● Cite evidence-based systemic mechanisms for music and sound capacity to improve health and well-being.
● List the evidence-based guidelines for using music as therapy.
● Identify how vocal quality effects mind/body psychophysiology.
Approved in my State?
as Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
as Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
as Certified Athletic Trainers
as CSCS / CPT
Satisfactory completion of this course will require the participant to complete a 10 question post-test with a minimum passing score of 70%.