An innovative concept in music therapy developed by Janalea
Hoffman. Experience how music can conduct and move energy
in your body very similar to an acupuncture treatment without
needles! Beautiful music composed at exactly 50 beats per
minute. This music has proven to be particularly effective
for chronic pain such as arthritis, back pain, headaches,
as well as deep relaxation. Two versions available:
Musical Acupuncture all music
All natural instruments - cello, flute, harp, bells, violin,
and alto recorder. 62 minutes.
Musical Acupuncture with vocal guidance
Includes a short vocal experience of feeling sound balance
energy in your body. 62 minutes.
Research shows that guided imagery and music before, during
and after a surgical procedure may result in positive benefits:
Helps patients prepare physically and mentally for
Empowers patients in their own health care
Lowers use of drug therapies
Reduces hospital stays
This music was written at exactly 50 beats per minute by Janalea
Hoffman to help slow body rhythms to decrease anxiety and
Both Pre-Surgery CDs have identical music, only the
covers are different. Please choose the cover that you
find the most comforting for your wellness (Tulips
Specially metered to reduce heart rate and blood pressure.
Native American drum with Andean clay flute, alto recorder,
flute, cello, and recorded wind sounds.
Track 1: Music gradually decreases from 80 to 50 beats per
minute. Your body rhythms slow down as the music slows down.
Track 2: 50 beats per minute. All music. 50 minutes.
Janalea, inspired by nature's own soothing sounds of water
in a gentle brook, wrote this metered music to balance body
rhythms and for accelerated learning. Track 1: 60 beats per
minute, Track 2: 50 beats per minute - takes you to an even
deeper state of relaxation. 62 minutes.
Music that was written and performed with the idea of healing
and nurturing. Janalea suggests that as you listen, think
of your entire body feeling the vibration of the beautiful
music as though it was a "musical" massage. Instruments
used: piano, cello, flute, violin and viola. 62 minutes.
The newest CD by Janalea Hoffman and Rhythmic Medicine is
the result of many requests from all over the country for
a soothing, calming collection of familiar hymns. This CD
features some of your favorites: In the Garden, Amazing
Grace, God Will Take Care of You, What a Friend, and many
others. Violin: Lukasz Lagun Kuzminski; Guitar: John Ricker;
Native flute: Janalea Hoffman.
As a Music Therapist, I have found that many pieces of music
from the Baroque Era are particularly relaxing. We have chosen
music with slower rhythms (Adagio and Largo pieces) and beautiful
melodies to help provide a soothing sound environment. Let
this music transport you to a place inside that is serene
and peaceful. Janalea Hoffman
Violinist: Lukasz Lagun-Kuzminski
Songs include: Air on a G String, Ave Maria (Bach-Gounod),
Calm is the Night + many more.
Music starting at 80 beats per minute and slowing to 50 beats
per minute. You can feel your body synchronize to the slow
steady rhythm. All natural instruments - all music.
Imagery and Parkinsons
A specialized experience for people who have Parkinson's disease.
Look beyond drugs to help manage symptoms of Parkinson's.
Track 1: A Parkinsonian gives a short reflection on how music
has helped him, then guided imagery for relaxation by Janalea
Hoffman. Track 2: More exercises with specially metered music
using techniques for tremor management. 45 minutes.
Flutes Two Friends
Original Native American style music by Janalea Hoffman and
Evan Smalley composed with deep relaxation in mind. Instruments:
Native Flute, Native and Ethnic Drums, Wind Harp, Harp, Guitar,
Bamboo Flute, Chimes,
Cello, Environmental Sounds. 50 minutes.
Accompaniment Two Flutes Two Friends
Rhythm tracks from the Two Flutes Two Friends CD only. You
create your own melodies with your flute.
The power of music is very remarkable
in patients with neurological disabilities such as strokes,
Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer's disease. One sees Parkinsonian
patients unable to walk, but able to dance perfectly well,
or patients almost unable to talk, who are able to sing perfectly
Dr. Oliver Sacks, MD neurologist, author.