Submitted by Elsa Campbell on Wed, 08/02/2017 - 15:25
The interdisciplinary journal Music and Medicine has published a special issue entitled "Multidisciplinary Applications of Vibroacoustics: From Clinical Practice and Research to Future Directions" with guest editors Dr. Esa Ala-Ruona and Dr. Marko Punkanen!
Submitted by Elsa Campbell on Tue, 06/20/2017 - 17:09
The first group of participants from the 1st International VIBRAC Level II practitioner training have recently graduated! Participants are pictured here with trainers Marko Punkanen and Esa Ala-Ruona (FIN), and special guest lecturer Ana Katusic (CRO). There were 18 participants from 11 different countries all over the world - the VIBRAC centre is proud to present these wonderful, creative minds and welcome them to the practice and research of Vibroacoustic Therapy and Treatment!
Submitted by Elsa Campbell on Mon, 11/07/2016 - 10:40
The 1st International VIBRAC Level II Training - practitioner level - will take place in Tallinn, Estonia. The training will take place over three weekends, with the participants conducting their own practice in between these contact sessions.
Submitted by Elsa Campbell on Mon, 11/07/2016 - 10:12
This year marked a momentous time in the development of the vibroacoustic therapy practice and research. The 1st International VIBRAC Conference took place on the 14th and 15th of October 2016 in Lahti, Finland, at Wanha Walimo. Delegates from 16 different countries across the globe took part in this event, marking four years since the centre's foundation. The event was a huge success, with four wonderful keynote presentations ranging from the use of vibroacoustics within specialised healthcare to low frequency sound vibration as brain stimulation.
Submitted by Elsa Campbell on Mon, 07/18/2016 - 21:19
The first International (English language) Level II training will take place this year in Tallinn, Estonia! The training has been led only in Finnish up until this point and we are very excited to announce the development and this event.
Submitted by Elsa Campbell on Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:13
The Call for Papers for the 1st International VIBRAC Conference is open until January 31. 2016.
The keynote speakers have been conducting cutting edge research on the application of vibroacoustic therapy in the treatment of Fibromyalgia, Parkinson’s Disease, depression, and Alzheimer’s Disease among others.This recent evidence is not only building on current knowledge, but is viewing and presenting vibroacoustics from an exciting new perspective, thereby helping to mould and develop the field, propelling sound vibration in fascinating new directions.
Submitted by Elsa Campbell on Tue, 10/20/2015 - 18:29
On October 14.- 15. 2016, the first international vibroacoustic therapy conference will take place in Lahti, Finland. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of vibroacoustic therapy, the keynote presentations, discussions, talks, and workshops will be a fascinating amalgamation of knowledge stemming from many fields into a two-day conference. Clinicians, practitioners, healthcare professionals among others will be present at this significant event in the history and development of vibroacoustic therapy.
Submitted by Marko Punkanen on Sun, 08/16/2015 - 16:00
VIBRAC Core Group had it's annual meeting during this weekend. Venue for the meeting was beautiful and inspiring milieu of Kirkkonummi.
Creative and innovative discussions will probably lead some very interesting outcomes in near future.
Thanks to the whole team for your valuable contribution to the field of Vibroacoustic therapy.
From left to right: Esa Ala-Ruona, Marko Punkanen, Olav Skille, Ralph Spintge and Risto Jukkola.
Submitted by Marko Punkanen on Sun, 06/07/2015 - 11:49
Seventeen new VIBRAC-practitioners graduated on 6th of June.
This Level 2 training took place from January to June.
During the final training module students presented their case studies related to VAT with different client groups and symptoms, like insomnia, spasticity, fibromyalgia and pain.
Congrats for new VIBRAC-practitioners!
Submitted by Marko Punkanen on Fri, 05/15/2015 - 20:17
Dr. Lee Bartel is Professor of Music and Associate Dean - Research at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto and Acting Director of the Music and Health Research Collaboratory. He teaches at the graduate level in Research Methods, Music and the Brain, Evaluation, and Social Psychology of Music. He has extensive early experience as a music teacher at the elementary and high school levels and as a performing choral conductor, singer, violinist, and guitarist.
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