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'Relaxation Suite,' Latest CD from Steven Halpern

Steven Halpern, the multi-million selling recording artist, composer, producer and pioneering sound healer, today released Relaxation Suite, the latest achievement in a 33-year career of contemporary instrumental, ambient and atmospheric music for physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.

RELAXATION SUITE offers 70 minutes of deep physical relaxation, stress relief and inner peace. Featuring Grammy -nominated cellist and composer David Darling, whose soulful cello joins Halpern's grand piano and Rhodes' electric piano to create an experience that is as beautiful as it is effective.

"From the very first notes, listeners find themselves breathing more deeply, and tension in the neck and shoulders melts away, " said Halpern. "Within moments, they feel relaxed and at peace."

Halpern's latest release taps into a growing concern about the pervasive and health-damaging effects of stress on hypertension, heart disease, depleted immunity, and sleeplessness. His music has been tested alongside the most relaxing classical music and has proven significantly more effective at reducing stress and creating a sense of inner calm.

"Steven's music represents a more cost-effective choice when someone wants to use the ancient healing art of music to heal and promote health and wellbeing, " said Amy Gordon-Fisher, CEO of MedCalm, a leading audio/video provider for hospitals, hospices and other caregiving environments. "People in all walks of life are recognizing the power of music and Steven Halpern's recordings in particular as he continues to set the standard of excellence in the field after 30-plus years."

RELAXATION SUITE is available for $15.98 at www.innerpeacemusic.com as well as all major music retailers. For more information and audio clips visit www.innerpeacemusic.com/relaxationsuite.

About Steven Halpern

Steven Halpern is an award-winning recording artist, composer, producer and pioneering sound healer whose music has helped millions worldwide to experience the blessings and benefits of deep relaxation and inner peace. His 1975 debut album Chakra Suite created a 'quiet revolution, ' and established Halpern as the founding father of a new genre in contemporary instrumental music. Halpern's cumulative sales exceed six million units on the strength of best-selling recordings Peace of Mind, Music for Sound Healing, Inner Peace, In the Om Zone, and the Billboard-charting Deja-Blues. Keyboard magazine named him one of the 30 most influential artists of the past 50 years for his impact on how we play, listen to and market music. The leading advocate for the use of healing music in integrative and complimentary medicine, he is the author of two books, Tuning the Human Instrument (1977) and Sound Health (Harper & Row, 1985), based on his research on the effects of music.

Inner Peace Music is an independent label focusing on music for health and wellness, meditation, yoga, massage, and other therapeutic bodywork, increased productivity and accelerated learning. Founded by Steven Halpern in 1975, Inner Peace Music's audio and video recordings are praised by fans and used by hospitals and wellness centers, destination spas, leading business professionals, success coaches like Mark Victor Hansen and Brian Tracy, and entrepreneurs, students and teachers worldwide. As the first independent label in the genre, and the first to direct-market its catalog to the public, Inner Peace Music has grown to include more than 70 titles. Inner Peace Music is located in San Anselmo, Calif.;



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