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Alternative Healing

Music Therapy to Relieve Stress with Yuval Ron and Richard Gold

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Learn why music therapy can heal and how composer Yuval Ron and Richard Gold composed multilayered music that works on digestion, sleep, stress and more.

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Music Therapy: MP3 Interview with Yuval Ron and Richard Gold

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About Yuval Ron

Guitarist, composer and Residents Of The Future band leader Yuval Ron started to play the guitar at age 11. It wasn’t long before he became active as a player, songwriter, leader and sideman in local bands which played a variety of styles in Metal music and Hardcore.

After being exposed to a myriad of artists from the contemporary jazz, progressive rock and metal genres, he decided to take on the route of jazz improvisation and has since gained some unique approaches to jazz and guitar performance. Yet for most Yuval is a self-taught musician, exploring the endless boundaries of his instrument and music as a whole. Later on, he kept expressing much of his musical vision through his band Yuval Ron & Residents Of The Future, while working on other collaborations and solo projects.

Touring worldwide, Yuval has performed in some of the major Jazz and music festivals and has recorded several albums and live videos with his band.

About Richard Gold

Dr. Richard Gold is a licensed acupuncturist and holds a Doctorate in Psychology. He graduated from Oberlin College in 1972 with a degree in World Religions and a minor in pre-medicine. He graduated from the New England School of Acupuncture in 1978 and since then has devoted his professional career to the study, practice, researching, teaching and publishing in the field of East Asian Medicine. Dr. Gold has pursued advanced studies in China (1981), Japan (1986) and Thailand (1988, 1989, 1992). Dr. Gold was one of the four founders of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, a regionally and nationally accredited college of traditional Chinese Medicine with campuses in San Diego, Chicago and New York City.

He served on Board of the college for many years and continues to teach there. Dr. Gold was first introduced to meditation and yoga in 1970 during a month long meditation retreat and has pursued mental mindfulness and meditative awareness over the past 40+ years. In recent years, Dr. Gold has studied neuroscience and the evolving understanding of the effects of sound and meditation on the brain. Dr. Gold is a published author and lectures internationally. His best-known book is ‘Thai Massage: A Traditional Medical Technique’ first published in 1998 and now in it’s second edition.