Pat Moffitt Cook, PhD is a distinguished pioneer in the field of sound and cross-cultural musical healing applications in healthcare and education. Cook has training and certifications in auditory stimulation and sensory integration methods including the Tomatis Method. She is a Fellow of the Association of Music and Imagery (FAMI) and certified in Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music (GIM). Cook trained six years with a Chinese/Indonesian grandmaster of martial and healing arts in Indonesia and the United States. Afterwards, she researched musical healing in North India for over a decade. Pat is a certified Vedic Chant teacher by the Krishnamacharya Healing and Yoga Foundation (KHYF) and a certified teacher in Vedic Healing Chant by the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM) in Chennai, India. Pat is the founder and director of the Open Ear Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico and is the author and producer of the book and CD entitled Music Healers of Indigenous Cultures: Shaman, Jhankri and Nele (Ellipsis Arts; Open Ear Press).
Pat Moffit Cook
Throughout the ages, by divination, intuition and through trial and error, people from a wide array of circumstances and cultures have employed mantra, chant, and melodic song to communicate with nature and petition the support of a “Divine Source”. The Vedic culture of India is one of the earliest to employ a science of sacred sound for healing, spiritual development and a path to the “Source”. View Details...