Brooklyn Music School
Music and Mindfulness Meditation Classes
for Adults and Seniors
Brooklyn Music School (BMS) announces Music and Mindfulness Classes for adults and teens and Golden Calm sessions for seniors beginning September 30, 2018. Group sessions and classes run in 10-week cycles. All classes take place at 126 St. Felix Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217. Registration starts at $20-25/class and is available at https://www.brooklynmusicschool.org/music-therapy.
BMS Music and Mindfulness Classes are offered under the auspices of the new Music Therapy Department launching October 2018. In addition, BMS will offer a variety of Music and Mindfulness Classes for adults and seniors on Monday mornings and Friday evenings.
BMS offers music therapy services by board-certified, licensed music therapists and highly skilled sound meditation practitioners. The creative arts therapies are becoming increasingly integral to recovery in hospitals and are found to be invaluable in helping with behavioral issues in schools.
BMS music therapists utilize the latest techniques in therapeutic and wellness practices for all clients
and maintain compliance with the HIPAA and AMTA Codes of Ethics & Standards.
“Music and Mindfulness”
Music and mindfulness groups focus on contemplative practice in deep listening, relaxation, and connection through music and sound. Over the course of 10 weeks, students will be taught the basics of the practice of mindfulness and meditation and will be given tools to create their own mindfulness meditation practice with sound and music.
Enrollment 15; 60 min; 10-week sessions; Mondays 9 am – 10 am; Fridays 7 pm – 8 pm; $25/class when purchasing the 10-week set; $35/class for drop-ins
For senior groups, ages 60 and up, the classes help with, focus, memory enhancement, gross and fine motor skills, and social connection through music, gentle yoga stretches, breath work and guided meditation.
Enrollment 15; 45min; 10-week sessions; Mondays 10:30 am – 11:15 am; $22/class
The Brooklyn Music School views music and performance as the birthright of all people, an essential way that human beings connect with others and explore their creativity. The study of music has been demonstrated to enhance academic learning and helps to develop discipline and confidence that will serve children well throughout their lives.As part of the vision of reinventing the community music school for the 21st Century, BMS is dedicated to:
* Making high quality musical instruction approachable and affordable to a wide range of students,
* Creating frequent opportunities for performance for our students and cultural enrichment for our community,
* Representing a wide range of musical traditions, including European, African, Middle Eastern, and American to represent the diversity of Brooklyn’s musical talent, and
* Offering a warm and welcoming space for families and individuals to explore new talents and make lasting friendships.
For more information, visit www.brooklynmusicschool.org.