Waking the Spirit: A Musician's Journey Healing Body, Mind, and Soul
Waking the Spirit is the astounding story of a critically ill musician who is saved by music and returns to the same hospital to help heal others. Andrew Schulman, a 57-year-old professional guitarist living in New York City, had a close brush with death on the night of July 16, 2009. Once fully recovered, Andrew resolved to dedicate his life to bringing music to critically ill patients at Mount Sinai Beth IsraelOs ICU. In this book, you'll learn the astonishing story of the people heOs met along the wayNboth patients and doctorsNand of the people he has inspired in return. In his new work as a medical musician, Andrew has met with experts in music, neuroscience, and medicine. In this book, he shares with readers an overview of the cutting-edge science and medical theories that illuminate this exciting new field.