Monday, April 09, 2012

Portage Library to host "Listening with the Brain in Mind" Apr. 12

HOUGHTON -- The Portage Lake District Library will host its monthly program in the Natural Health and Wellness series from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 12. Karyn Ruohonen-Rudak will present "Listening with the Brain in Mind."

Participants will learn about listening (sound) therapy and the role it plays in integrating our brain. Ruohonen-Rudak will explain how people who have difficulties with attention and concentration, auditory and sensory processing, and with learning can benefit from listening therapy. She will also discuss how she uses music and movement to work with individuals to integrate their brain and exercise different functions of the auditory system.

Ruohonen-Rudak will also include a discussion about essential oils and the role they can play in health and wellness.

Ruohonen-Rudak has a Masters degree in Education, has been researching and studying listening therapy for five years, and is certified in two listening systems.

The Natural Health and Wellness series is held on the second Thursday of each month. All library programs are free, and everyone is welcome. For more information, please call the library at 482-4570 or visit

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