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Cecile Locke
(317) 770-0540
33 Metsker Lane
Noblesville, IN
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Associated Healing Arts
(317) 770-0540
33 Metsker Lane
Noblesville, IN
Services
Spiritual Attunement, Reiki, Preventive Medicine, Osteopathic/Manipulation, Nutrition, Movement Therapy, Mind/Body Medicine, Homeopathy, Guided Imagery, Environmental Medicine, Energy Medicine, Arthritis, Allergy
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Lotus Alternative Pain Center
(765) 748-1729
804 W. White River Blvd
Muncie, IN
Specialty
Cranio Sacral Therapy
Gender
Female
Professional Memberships
AMTA, NCTMB, CMT

Tiffany Hawkins-Adams
(317) 243-3550
6650 W. 10th St.
Indianapolis, IN
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Marc Seeley
402 Fordwick Lane
Valparaiso, IN
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Robert Locke
(317) 770-0540
33 Metsker Lane
Noblesville, IN
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Associated Healing Arts
(317) 770-0540
33 Metsker Lane
Noblesville, IN
Services
Spiritual Attunement, Reiki, Preventive Medicine, Osteopathic/Manipulation, Movement Therapy, Mind/Body Medicine, Massage Therapy, Energy Medicine, Auriculotherapy, Arthritis, Allergy, Acupuncture
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Michele Addino-Colchin, M.M.
(260) 433-2865
also offering spiritual music, soul music &,A Course in Miracles music
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialty
Akashic Records, Distance Healing, Energy Healing, Life Coaching, Matrix Energetics, Reconnective Healing, Remote Healing, Sound Therapy, Spiritual Counseling
Associated Hospitals
VisionSong

Harry Farris
(317) 865-0889
925 E. Southport Rd.
Indianapolis, IN
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Cynthia Aguirre
(317) 259-0796
5501 East 71st Street+ Ste. A
Indianapolis, IN
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Drumming Up Wellness

On a recent morning at Beth Abraham Hospital in the Bronx, New York, 18 adult day care
patients drifted into a lounge and settled by their percussion instrument of choice.
For the next hour, prompted by a music therapist setting a beat to a keyboard synthesizer,
the group created a symphony of rhythm with an assortment of hand and floor drums
that included bongos, maracas, tambourines, shakers, whistles and bells, some
attached to their wrists because they have been stricken by stroke or dementia.

By Allan Richter

October 2008

Corinthia Bolden, 64, stiff on her right side from a stroke, tapped and palmed an African floor drum just to the left of her wheelchair. In sync with the others and her own cadence, Bolden rocked to and fro, bobbed her head and raised her left shoulder on back beats. “The touching seems to be important to her,” therapist Ariel Weissberger, MTBC, said later. “Touching the drum in different ways helps her ground herself, and at the same time she gets into a very kinesthetic movement.”

Call it a Berlitz lesson with rhythm instead of words. With gaps in their ages spanning decades, these patients—some who speak only Spanish, some unable to speak at all because of their illness—held a conversation with drums. And with science backing the idea that rhythm helps heal, more Western health care facilities are embracing drum circles as therapy sessions. It’s a natural step, proponents say, because we are attuned to rhythms that precede even our own in utero heartbeats.

An Ancient Tune

Sound and rhythm have been a part of the universe for eons. The Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge, England found ripples spaced 30,000 light-years apart that emanated from an enormous black hole at the center of the Perseus Cluster of galaxies more than 250 million light-years from Earth. With those details, the scientists calculated the frequency of the sound waves and the pitch—a B flat 57 octaves below middle C on a piano—that have been resonating from the black hole for 2.5 billion years.

“We are multi-dimensional rhythm machines and we’re embedded in a universe of rhythm,” Mickey Hart, the Grateful Dead drummer and musicologist, tells Energy Times.

Hart has testified before the US Senate on the benefits of drumming, particularly for the aged. Drum circles, he asserts, lift feelings of loneliness and alienation, boost self-esteem, focus the mind, reduce stress, and provide empowerment and exercise. And all participants share equal billing because a drum circle, as Hart puts it, has neither head nor tail.

“Here is one place you can be exactly who you want to be and you’re a success as long as you’re in a group,” Hart says. “All you have to do is listen to the person next to you and go with the rhythm.

There’s a very spiritual content; you’re bordering on the secular and the sacred here. Then there’s the transformative power of rhythm, where it elevates your consciousness and it takes you into like a group ...

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