Nurturing the Young –

Innovation for Sustainability

Events and Activities

Webinar: Nurturing self-compassion II - a closer look at Music Breathing (MB) and a case sharing using Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) (Jointly organized by CVD, EVD and AMC) (FULL)

Date, time & venue

30 July 2021 (Friday), 6:30-8:00 pm, Seminar via Zoom Meeting

Programme Highlight 

Many people experience various degree of stresses and adaptations in this pandemic. Nurturing your self-compassion is a must learn skill to maintain a good mental health.  One feasible and innovative way is using music creatively for tapping into your inner world. In order to enhance your ability to do that, this webinar will further broaden your understanding of using music for your own wellbeing, sharing the uniqueness of this approach, showing the 2nd step of music breathing, silent breathing.  A case study will be presented for showing how GIM was implemented for rebuilding relationship and promoting personal growth.



Miss Angela Shum, Certified Baby Massage Instructor & Music Therapist of Abundant Wellness 樂康源; RN, MT-BC, MTA, FAMI, HPMT

The speaker graduated from the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) for her BScN degree. She practiced as a registered nurse for more than 10 years, working in health care setting across different cities and countries, such as Hong Kong, Canada and USA. Her nursing clinical experience has been extensive in various settings, including hospitals, nursing home and university.

After she earned her master degree in expressive therapy at Lesley University (Cambridge, MA, USA), she worked as a music / rehabilitation therapist at the Provincial and State hospitals in both Canada and USA respectively.  When she returned to Hong Kong, she resumed working as a nurse at ICAPT in Tung Wah Group of Hospitals for a few years. Then, she became self-employed to practice music therapy.  Her expertise includes Focused Music Imagery (FMI), Music Breathing (MB), Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) & Focusing Oriented Expressive Arts (FOAT).  Her present passion is to promote mental wellness in the health care setting and other organizations.  Her recent published research articles are on Use of GIM to nuture self-compassion in a mental health nurse: A case study & Interview with Dr. Dag Körlin discussing Music Breathing.



PowerPoint in English and presentation in Cantonese


Registration &Enquiries

The webinar is free of charge with maximum of participants of 400. For information, please visit CVD website For registration, please complete the online enrolment form at CVD website Successful applicants will be notified before the event. For enquiries, please contact Ms. Gloria Tang at Attendance certificate will be awarded by email after the seminar