Healing is the restoration,

realization and/or maintenance of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wholeness. Research indicates that music is useful in a healing enviroment.

Healing Music not only benefits the patient but can help family and friends deal with stress, anxiety, anger and the grieving  process.

​       Healing Music with Bonnie Leigh, C.M.P.

Certified Music Practitioner

Music and Caring from the Heart

​     Care-Giving through Music

To read Bonnie's article

on healing music 

"The Mountain Dulcimer and Healing Music"

In the webmagazine

"Dulcimer Sessions"

Published by Mel Bay

Edited by Lois Hornbostel 

Go to:


​  Bonnie Leigh, Certified Music Practitioner, brings pleasant and appropriate live music

to the bedside of the ill or dying patient using the small harp or mountain dulcimer.

MUSIC CAN.....................

  • Equalize and slow down brain waves
  • Affect respiration
  • Affect heartbeat, pulse and respiration
  • Reduce muscle tension and improve body movement
  • Affect body temperature
  • Increase endorphin levels
  • Regulate stress-related hormones
  • Boost the immune  system
  • Stimulate digestion
  • Stimulate a feeling of well-being
  • Ease the delivery process of a birthing mother
  • Provide Companionship
  • Provide a way to release emotions
  • Facilitate the transition process of the dying
  • Provide a segue for grieving
  • Reduce stress, relieve anxiety​

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