The Alpha Room is short film which portraits how noise pollution is affecting people’s life in United States and how the sound therapy could be a solution to people’s health.
Produced by Zayra Mo, who performs a sound therapy session after the educational film.
About Zayra Mo
Zayra Mo is an awarded journalist and a holistic therapist living in Miami for the last 15 years.
Mo graduated with a Master Degree on Investigative Journalism in the Florida International University and is a certified personal trainer, somatic yoga instructor, meditation and art therapist by the organizations NCSF (National Council on Strength & Fitness) and Allegra Learning.
Her first achievements were in her natal country Puerto Rico. Mo worked as journalist for the University Radio where she was awarded by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) and Overseas Press Club for the investigation series of the USA Navy leaving the Vieques’s island because their war practices impacted the health of the residents and the island environment. Later she was awarded with El Nuevo Dia Scholarship to do the master in Miami. In her first year in Miami, the international news agency EFE was her work home for a decade.
Mo decided to add a new profession in her career in 2011 without leaving the skills from journalism and communication.
She started to work as a mentor for students with disabilities in Miami Dade College at the same time she founded the online virtual studio kAca Yoga. kAca Yoga become the first website in United States in offering yoga, meditation and self development courses in Spanish Language.
In Miami Dade College she collaborated with ACCESS Department, Wolfson Campus in 2016 to lead the monthly meditation sessions “Keep Calm & Enjoy” where the students and the staff were painting mandalas while Mo was playing her crystal singing bowls. This project evolved in the current exhibition “Paths of Empathy” at ACCESS Department and the tour The Alpha Room which showcase a short film and the live sound session with crystal singing bowls.
The tour was in Miami Dade College Campuses, the festivals Fun Day Yoga and The Yoga Expo.
Also, The Alpha Room is the first sound meditation program for Miami Dade County under the division of Parks and Recreation.
As a member of Sound Healers Association, Mo continues developing The Alpha Room's education programs and the resources to give more access to the community to enjoy the power of sound therapy.