Heartstrings and Beats™ incorporates Arthur Hull’s Drum Circle Facilitation protocol and HealthRhythms™ co-founded by Dr. Barry Bittman, whose research has revealed that group drumming can improve a participant’s immune system and state of mind.
With the addition of music and other stress reduction techniques, Heartstrings and Beats™ is as fun as it is beneficial. HeartStrings and Beats™.
Musician, (Viola), Recording Artist, Holistic Healer
Karen Olson is an internationally recognized violist, recording artist, composer and healer. She combines her unique background as a musician, Reiki master, and intuitive holistic healer, by providing interactive, fun and inspiring concerts and programs.
Karen’s music has been called “jazzical”: classically oriented jazz fusion that has New Age and World Music influences.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree from The Julliard School, a Master’s Degree from Yale University and a PHD.D. from New York University and she is a certified practitioner and teacher in several healing modalities including Theta Healing.
Karen performs for audiences all over the world, is a member of the New York Pops, her CD Timeless Being ranked #1 on multiple charts, Karen edited a top-selling viola scale book for ECSchirmer and she has and has performed with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Sammy Davis Jr. and Liza Minnelli. Karen plays on Thomastik-Infeld strings.
Karen's music is ethereal and expressive beyond words. Emanating from deep within her soul, unique heartfelt interpretations and exquisitely refined musicianship synergize and offer an unparalleled, unforgettable, incredibly moving musical experience.".
Barry Bittman, MD - CEO Yamaha Music & Wellness Institute
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