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Binaural Beats

Binaural Beats used with stereo headphones stimulate; brain entrainment, instant relaxation, emotional balance, healing and well-being and heightened states of consciousness.

Binaural beats: a sonic alternative medicine. A dependable relaxation tool for resolving depression and anxiety and provides support to make meditation easy.

Binaural Beats are a scientifically proven brain entrainment process that slowly started to gain recognition after an article called, “Auditory Beats in the Brain”, by Dr Gerald Oster, was published in the October 1973 edition of Scientific America.

Binaural beats work by sending two different Hz frequencies, to each ear via stereo headphones causing the left and right Brain hemispheres to work in unison to hear a phantom frequency or third tone, the centered Hz difference between the two tones. The Hz separations create a constant gentle beat and its timing and pulse match the Hz separation per second.


Binaural beats or binaural tones are auditory processing artefacts’, or apparent sounds, the perception of which arises in the brain for specific physical stimuli. This effect was discovered in 1839 by Heinrich Wilhelm Dove, and earned greater public awareness in the late 20th century based on claims that binaural beats could help induce relaxation, meditation, creativity and other desirable mental states. The effect on the brainwaves depends on the difference in frequencies of each tone, for example, if 300 Hz was played in one ear and 310 in the other, then the binaural beat would have a frequency of 10 Hz.

The brain produces a phenomenon resulting in low-frequency pulsations in the amplitude and sound localization of a perceived sound when two tones at slightly different frequencies are presented separately, one to each of a subject’s ears, using stereo headphones. A beating tone will be perceived, as if the two tones mixed naturally, out of the brain. The frequencies of the tones must be below 1,000 hertz for the beating to be noticeable. The difference between the two frequencies must be small (less than or equal to 30 Hz) for the effect to occur; otherwise, the two tones will be heard separately and no beat will be perceived.


Relieving Shoulder Tension

Self-curative acupressure routines

Acupressure is an excellent and powerful technique that individuals can learn and use, especially between treatments, to provide relief from discomfort and pain. Below is an example of a routine that can be used daily to relieve shoulder tension.

Exercise for Relieving Shoulder Tension


Sitting comfortably carry out the following 5 movements

With a lose right fist and wrist gentle pat your left shoulder to your neck and back out again. Then repeat using your left fist on your right shoulder.

Curve your fingers and place them over your shoulders. Just above the shoulder blade you should be able to feel an area of tension. Using your middle, index and ring fingers press the tightest spot. Allow your arms to relax downward hooking your fingers into the shoulder tension. Breathe deeply and hold this position for 1 minute.


Location TW 15: Middle of the shoulders 1.5 inches below the top the shoulder.
Benefits: relieves muscular tension, stiff neck and shoulder pain.

Press you middle, index and ring fingers of your right hand on the top of your left shoulder whilst pressing your middle, index and ring finger of your left hand into the outside of your upper right arm. Breathe deeply and hold this position for 1 minute. Now repeat on the opposite sides.


Location GB21: 1 to 2 inches out from the neck on the top of the shoulder. Caution: Do not use if pregnant.
Benefits: Relieves shoulder tension and fatigue.
Location LI14: Outside of the upper arm approximately 1/3rd down.
Benefits: Relieves pain in the arm, shoulder tension and neck ache.

Place your thumbs in the indentations below the base of your skull. Move your head back so that you are looking upwards, whilst pressing slowly up under the skull. Breathe deeply and hold this position for 1 minute. Slowly release the pressure.



Location GB20: At the base of the skull in the indentations. Normally 2 to 3 inches apart depending on the size of the head.
Benefits: Relieves pain in the neck, shoulders and head.

[box]Whilst you slowly inhale curve your fingers of your right hand hooking them in to the muscle of your left shoulder. Hold for 5 to 10 seconds and then exhale slowly whilst raking your fingers over the shoulder. Now repeat on the opposite side.