Shulamit Elson is the creator of MediSounds® Meditation, and the Director of MediSounds, as well as the founder of The Great Octave Foundation.
Shulamit has taught MediSounds Meditation and vocal sound-based mindfulness practices worldwide, in places as diverse as Esalen and Omega Institutes, Tibet House in NYC, meditation workshops in Andalusia Spain and Oxford, England, and the Sri Auribindo Auroville community in India.
In 2001 Shulamit was honored to give the keynote address in Washington, DC to introduce US Congressional Bill H. R. 808 to create a Cabinet Level Department of Peace.
Under the auspices of The Great Octave Foundation, her activities have included work with Palestinian and Israeli school children in the Holy Land, HIV positive men and women in Mexico City, and Iraq war veterans in the State of Washington.
Shulamit works in private sessions with individuals from all walks of life who are seeking personal growth and spiritual development, as well as those suffering from physically challenging medical conditions.
She is currently creating a series of smart phone apps which will include downloads to reduce stress, promote sound sleep, and improve creativity and productivity.
Shulamit is also engaged in a project within Casey Health Institute, a world recognized medical complementary care facility located in Gaithersburg, MD.
Prior to creating MediSounds Meditation, Shulamit had a 20-year career in business consulting and investment banking. Her positions included Manager of Training and Development at Sandoz Inc. and Director of Organizational Communications at the public relations firm Hill & Knowlton. As President of her own independent consulting firm, Shulamit advised on issues of communication and organizational development at such corporations as Ford Motor Company, United States Lines, Nabisco Brands, and Irving Trust.
Shulamit is the author of the highly acclaimed book, Kabbalah of Prayer – Sacred Sounds and the Soul’s Journey, and the creator of the newly-released CD MediSounds – The Path to Wholeness; as well as Beyond Words – Sacred Sounds of the Tree of Life; as well as Vibration ~ Shulamit and the Drepung Gomang Buddhist Monks.