Time to finish holiday shopping!

Christmas DeliveryMusical Reflections can assist you with your holiday shopping. We have several “stocking stuffer” gifts for those on your list:

Please let us know if we can assist you … we look forward to connecting!

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More on Being a Certified Harp Practitioner

harp therapy1In this blog post, we will share the “Scope of Practice” for being a Certified Harp Practitioner.

A Certified Harp Practitioner’s practice is to use the intrinsic healing elements of live harp music to provide an environment conducive to the human healing process. (Healing is defined as movement toward mental, physical, emotional and spiritual wholeness.)

Requirements in the following categories are required to be a Certified Harp Practitioner:

  1. Musicianship
  • Demonstrates/applies knowledge of basic music theory and techniques.
  • Improvises and plays music in a fluid, musical fashion.
  • Plays appropriate repertoire.
  • Is sensitive to the mental, physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient.
  1. Professionalism
  • Uses appropriate interpersonal skills, etiquette, and legal, ethical and moral judgment, when interacting with patients, families and hospital/hospice staff; adheres to a strict Code of Ethics. (Stay tuned for our next blog post.)
  • Presents a positive, mature and professional image in manners, communication and dress.
  • Respects diversity of cultural traditions, values and musical preferences.
  • Demonstrates a responsible attitude about personal identification, documentation, scheduling, infection control, hospital equipment and privacy.
  • Focuses on the welfare of the patient above all else in a compassionate and non-judgmental manner.
  • Works within the determined scope of practice of therapeutic musicians; seeks appropriate assistance when needed.
  • Engages in appropriate self-care and continuing education.

If you are interested in learning more or wish to have me play at the hospital or hospice bedside for you or your loved one, please contact me.

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Introducing Young Living into our Product Lines

Young Living LogoMany of my friends are Young Living distributors, and after lots of research and discernment, I am also “jumping in” to be a distributor … I am excited!

Actually, I’ve been using three essential oils for several years:  1) Thieves, 2) Valor, and 3) White Angelica. My favorite is Thieves – it not only smells great (and I’m super sensitive to smells), but the oil also acts as an immune booster. Put a drop on the bottoms of both feet and right below the clavicle bone (high heart) and it wards off colds and flu like magic! I have found it to be especially helpful/powerful when used in combination with the BioMat (another product I rep!). Thieves on, BioMat heat cranked up and “cocoon” with a blanket, and harp music on, falling into a deep sleep … you will wake up refreshed and “batting 1,000%”!!

Contact us at tami@MusicalReflections.com if you want to learn more about three powerful healing modalities – Young Living essential oils, BioMats, and/or harp music.

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Featuring Music Gadgets

AMMM Machine in black0971982244We love offering really unique music gadgets for gifts for the special people in your life:

  • The AMMM – this is short for Amazing Mini Music Machine (and affectionately called the AMMM!). A hand-held mini speaker, it comes with a flash drive that is pre-loaded with 5 hours of beautiful harp music. Click here for additional information.
  • Angelic Vibrations – the size of a credit card, this MP3 player is pre-loaded with 4 hours of Tami Briggs’ harp music. It comes with ear buds and easy-to-use instructions. And self-contained in a small plastic box! Find more information by clicking here.
  • While our harp CDs and downloads are not music gadgets, they are also available! We have 13 CDs and 150 songs to download/select from.

If you need more information on any of this, please feel free to call us at 952-829-1919. We are happy to facilitate getting perfect, unique holiday gifts for your loved ones on your Christmas shopping list!

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Happy Thanksgiving from Musical Reflections

Happy ThanksgivingThanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays. A time of being in gratitude, we are aware that we have much to be so thankful for:

  • Our many presentations with the opportunity to share harp music and our message of hope and healing.
  • Our wonderful customers who purchase CDs and books to support their journey.
  • Our “other” business called the BioMat. We have met so many great customers to help with their healing journeys. (And we also love the product personally!!)
  • Our flexible schedule to care for aging parents.

May you have a wonderful Thanksgiving overflowing with blessings of grace, peace and love.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy ThanksgivingAll month long we celebrate the holiday of gratitude – Thanksgiving! (The actual date is Nov. 23 this year.) We hope you have time to reflect on all your many blessings that connect you to feeling grateful. We are aware we have so much to be thankful for:

  • Our gigs where we’ve had an opportunity to share our harp music, passion and message.
  • Our customers who continue to purchase books and CDs, and use our products to support their journey.
  • Our addendum BioMat business and all the wonderful people we’ve had an opportunity to connect with and help in their healing journeys.
  • Our learning from the first two Virtual Harp Summits.
  • Our re-connection this past summer with the harp therapy community (International Harp Therapy Program’s regional conference).
  • Our flexible schedule so that I can be present to my aging parents.
  • On and on the list goes …

So, you can see, we have much to be in gratitude. How about you?

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Music Gadgets for the Special People in Your Life

AMMM Machine in black
Do you have people on your Christmas list who have everything and they are super difficult to buy for? We have a couple of suggestions of really unique gifts:

  • AMMM – this stands for Amazing Mini Music Machine (and affectionately called the AMMMM!). This hand-held speaker comes with a flash drive that is pre-loaded with 5 hours of beautiful harp music. Click here for more information.Angelic Vibrations with Earbuds
  • Angelic Vibrations – this MP3 Player is pre-loaded with 4 hours of Tami Briggs’ harp music. It is the size of a credit card, and comes with ear buds and easy-to-use instructions … all self-contained in a small plastic box. More information is available by clicking here.

If you have questions or need additional information on either of these music devices, please don’t hesitate to call us at 952-829-1919. We are happy to help you get perfect gifts for those on your Christmas shopping list!

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Stressed Out?

StressDo you know anyone who isn’t stressed out? It sure seems like stress runs rampant in our world today, doesn’t it?

What are the root causes? Do we need new ideas and models to release stress? As a world we are trying to figure this out … and perhaps stress relief has never been more important.

At Musical Reflections, we are always interested in being part of the solution and harp music can certainly help. For more information about all of our CDs, click here.

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A Funny Excuse!!!

No ExcusesI spent a lovely weekend with my parents in Lexington, KY, for the recent Easter weekend. I played the harp in their dining room one evening and to say the residents appreciated it is an understatement!! I also agreed to play a half hour prelude for their Vespers service on Easter Sunday at 4 o’clock.

On Saturday night before Easter, I had just gone to sleep when I heard a harp string break. (This makes a loud “boing” noise and it was loud enough to wake me up!!) The next morning I realized the woman I rented the harp from hadn’t left me any harp string replacements.

My mom and I drove to her house and I have to be honest, I was speeding! (I was trying to hurry so I could get the string, re-string it and get it tuned before driving to the Easter church service.) Speeding along, my mom and I saw a police. We started laughing at the thought if I got pulled over, using the excuse “I was hurrying to go get a harp string.” I bet that would be an excuse no police has ever heard!!

And just an FYI – I didn’t get pulled over by the police and we did get the string, inserted it and made it to church in great shape!!

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Out and About in April!

April 2016 calendarWe are excited to be many places during the month of April … it is a great passion to share our work and help you relax!

  • North Central Healing Touch Gathering – April 1 and 2 in Minneapolis. I’ll be playing the harp for the keynote speaker, proving music for the meditations.
  • International Parish Nursing Resource Center – hosting their 30th Anniversary of the Westberg Symposium, this group will meet in Chicago, April 7-10. I’ll speak and play the harp, as well as share harp music at all the worship services.
  • Divine Anointing – April 16 in Cottage Grove, MN, this “gig” will be co-facilitated with Cathy Mullaney and features 12 divine oils, meditation and prayer with angelic vibrations of the harp.
  • Allina Reward Luncheon for top employee winners on April 22 – love helping this awesome group of people celebrate … well deserved!
  • Annual MN Reiki conference – April 23 at the Metamorphosis Center. Join us for a wonderful day!

Guaranteed to be a busy month … looking forward to seeing you along the way if it works in your schedule!

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