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Approx. 11 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • T​he effects music has on the brain

  • Strategies and techniques for regulating emotions and stress by integrating music with ancient practices such as mantra and pranayama

  • T​he scientific underpinnings that support the efficacy of ancient traditional practices used to promote wellness

  • H​ow and why music can help you to live a happier, healthier life

Skills you will gain

MeditationMusic TherapyStress ManagementbreathingMental Health
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
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Beginner Level
Approx. 11 hours to complete
English

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Berklee College of Music

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Welcome to Music for Wellness!

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 17 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
The Scientific Basis4m
The Integrative Approach7m
6 readings
Welcome!10m
Connect with Your Classmates10m
Course Resources10m
Earn A Course Certificate10m
Submitting Your Projects10m
Join the Discussion!10m
1 practice exercise
What Are Your Goals?30m
2 hours to complete

Music For Creativity

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 23 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Example of Singing How You Feel1m
Personal Experiences with Music5m
Improvisation1m
Circle Singing Exercise6m
Write Your Own Song3m
Integrate Creating Music Into Your Life2m
4 readings
Lesson Resources10m
Key Terms for Lesson 110m
Join Your Study Group10m
Submitting Your Projects10m
2 practice exercises
Music and Creativity30m
SELF-ASSESSMENT: Create Your Song15m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Music For Comfort

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 33 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Huberman's Sphere Exercise48s
Elements of a Lullaby2m
Annette's Example Lullaby1m
Musical Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR)1m
Musical PMR Exercise6m
What is Pranayama?4m
Building Awareness of Breathing2m
Pranayama Breathing Exercise7m
Integrating Lullabies Into Your Life3m
4 readings
Lesson Resources10m
Key Terms for Lesson 210m
The Power of Breath10m
Join Your Study Group10m
2 practice exercises
Music for Comfort30m
SELF-ASSESSMENT: Create Your Lullaby30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Music for Awakening

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 20 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Annette's Example of Improvising for Awakening2m
Rhythm and Chanting1m
What is Mantra?4m
Practicing Mantra and Meditation6m
Integrating Mantra (Jingles) Into Your Life3m
4 readings
Lesson Resources10m
Key Terms for Lesson 310m
Annette Improvising for Awakening10m
Join Your Study Group10m
2 practice exercises
Music for Awakening30m
SELF-ASSESSMENT: Create Your Jingle15m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Music For You

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 14 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Dr. Hanser plays Debussy2m
Your Personal Playlist3m
Active Listening Exercise3m
Integrating Functional Playlists Into Your Life2m
4 readings
Lesson Resources10m
Key Terms for Lesson 410m
How Does Music Make You Feel?10m
Join Your Study Group10m
1 practice exercise
Music for You15m

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