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The Friday Unwind, May 15th

"Barret is here at The CPC Friday Unwind for another powerful session of Therapeutic Sound and Meditation for our patients, their friends and family from 12-5pm this Friday May 15th.  Tibetan Bowl Sessions are increasingly popular with our patient base.  Drop in style allows patients to spend as much time as they wish exploring this health modality.  We continue to bring this to you free of charge!"


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"Dr. Gaynor soon began using the bowls and other sound therapies to help his cancer patients — whether to relieve the stress and shock of diagnosis or to soothe the pain associated with chemotherapy and other treatments.
Dr. Gaynor has also conducted extensive research on how singing bowls can stimulate healing. Evidence suggests that the tones of the bowls stimulate physiological immunity.
“Sound can actually change our immune system,” explains Dr. Gaynor. “Our Interluken-1 level, which is an index of our immune system, goes up between 12 ½ and 15% after Gregorian chanting or listening to certain forms of music. And after listening to this music for 20 minutes, our immunoglobin levels in our blood are significantly increased.”
According to Dr. Gaynor, therapeutic sound affects our bodies on a cellular and sub-cellular level. “There is not an organ system in our body that is not affected by sound, music, and vibration,” he says. “Sound can help people who are sick, especially cancer patients.”
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