Eliana Gilad approached an Israeli neonatal intensive care unit at the height of the mid-east uprisings of 2000 and introduced an innovative live healing music project for pre-term infants, their parents, their care-givers and the medical staff. research the effects of this live music performed wordlessly as a stress relief modality
Necessity is the Mother of Invention.
The hospital serves a 50/50% Jewish-Arab population. In the best of circumstances, the environment is stressed. During political strife, tension was of epidemic proportions.
The project, which ran for three years, proved that this live wordless singing and constant rhythm lowers blood pressure, reduces heart rate, increases focus and improves quality of sleep amongst the neonates. Parents and caretakers received healing music programs for stress reduction in the waiting room, while medical staff benefitted as well. Project reported in Music and Medicine Journal 2010.
This reinforced that the Voices of Eden Method is truly universal, bridging cultures and tongues, east and west.
In 2004 Eliana presented with Dr. Masaru Emoto at a Water Conference on the Shores of the Sea of Galilee, after he expressed interest in researching this special music. According to Emoto, the resultant water crystal showing the positive vibratory effect of the Voices of Eden music is one of the most beautiful to be formed in their laboratories.
In this interview you will see the beginning of the research and learn how it began.
In 2006 an energetic neurological test, evaluating both right and left brain hemispheres Konstantin Pavlides, using the technology of Dr. Konstantin Karatkov, (whose work is applied in all of the major HMO clinics of the former Soviet Union countries), discovered the balancing properties of this five element sound application, used to relieve physically handicapped youth traumatized by the after-shock of war.
In 2010, Eliana was invited to a round table of NICU music experts in a ground breaking project at Louis Armstrong Beth Israel Medical Center in New York to develop healing music training for music therapists in the NICU setting, where she also presented at the Chopra Wellness Center.