Ep 108: ft. Amikaeyla Gaston on Music as Medicine
Amikaeyla Gaston is a force for change. Proclaimed as one of the “purest contemporary voices” by National Public Radio (NPR), Amikaeyla is a public keynote speaker, performer, educator, and author. She travels the world serving as a Cultural Arts Ambassador for the State Department and is the Founder of the International Cultural Arts and Healing Sciences Institute and co- Executive Director for World Trust Educational Services Organization.
In this episode we talk about:
- How music helped Ami heal from a traumatic hate crime
- Restorative Justice
- The subconscious power of music
- How to start singing even if you think you're a bad singer
- Using the voice to heal the body
- Sustaining hope through hopeless times
- Examining privilege and power
- Ami's Ted Talk: Dare To Be Dauntless
- Appalachia Rising
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