Ep 108: ft. Amikaeyla Gaston on Music as Medicine

Season 2
55m | Oct 19, 2023

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

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