Lisa Rafel, Gary Malkin and David Surrenda, Ph.D. are the authors of the new book and CD set "Safe in the Arms of Love: Deepening the Essential Bond with Your Baby" (2011, Wise Parenting Press).
Lisa Rafel, the founder of Resonant Sounds, LLC is a sound and healing educator, chantress, performer, author and poet. She presents internationally at professional conferences about sound and alternative forms of healing. Lisa sits on the board of the Sound and Music Alliance, a non-profit organization advancing the intentional use and transformative power of sound and music. Lisa has two children and six grandchildren.
Gary Malkin is an Emmy® award-winning composer, producer, performer, and public speaker known for working on socially responsible media projects. He is the co-creator of the acclaimed CD/gift book, "Graceful Passages," released by his media production company, Wisdom of the World, which offers aesthetic ways to help face life transitions with mindfulness, presence and compassion. Gary has a daughter currently attending college.
Dr. David Surrenda, CEO of Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, is a licensed clinical psychologist and executive level organizational consultant to government, education and health systems. David founded the Graduate School of Holistic Studies at John F. Kennedy University and crafted the first nationally accredited graduate program in Holistic Health Education. He sits on the board of the Fannie E. Rippel Foundation and is the co-author of three books, including "Retooling on the Run: Real Change for Leaders with No Time." David has three daughters and six grandchildren.