18Apr
2017
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Two Piggyback Songs to Promote Language Development

Some of my favorite services to offer are developmental music classes for babies and their caregivers. I just love the developmental stage when babies are reaching milestones in different areas. (My little one is 5 1/2 months so we are knee deep in this stage!) Wholesome Harmonies provides developmental music classes for babies at the Brockway Memorial Library and at […]

05Apr
2017
2

Enliven Your Instrument Activities With This Technique

I’ve been working at Children’s Resources Educational Center since August of last year and am loving my time there. I have the opportunity to work with a wonderful group of students. One of my favorite classes at Children’s Resources is for children with severe/profound intellectual disability and physical disabilities. Many of the students in the class […]

21Feb
2017
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Why I Use a Keyboard (not a piano!) For Adapted Lessons

In addition to offering music therapy, another service we provide at Wholesome Harmonies is adapted music lessons. Whereas in music therapy our goal is something non-musical (like increasing attention or improving articulation), with adapted music lessons our goal is musical – for students to acquire skills to learn an instrument. The benefits of having a board […]

24Jan
2017
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My Sound Birthing Experience (Part 2)

  Last week I got kind of personal with you. I shared some of my experiences going through the Sound Birthing Method while I was pregnant. The nightly relaxation sessions and singing sessions that are part of the Sound Birthing Method are some of my most cherished moments from that pregnancy. There were two other components of the […]

18Jan
2017
1

My Sound Birthing Experience (Part 1)

Do you have a song that takes you right back to a specific moment in time? One that makes you feel “all the feels” as if you were there in that moment again? I do. It’s “Home” by Phil Phillips. That was the song playing when my first daughter, B, entered the world. When I hear […]

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