“Let us go instead where there is no path. And leave a trail.”
– Japanese Proverb
Gary Malkin, the founder and Chief Visionary Officer of Wisdom of the World Wellness, is an Emmy award-winning composer, public speaker, and music and health innovator who champions the power of music to promote health, wellness, and compassion. He is redefining the role of music in life’s challenging transitions at the individual and institutional levels.
During his 20 years as a nationally known composer and producer for film, television, and commercials, Gary received seven ASCAP Film and TV awards for such shows as the iconic Unsolved Mysteries TV series. Since then, through is company, Wisdom of the World Wellness, he has focused on developing music and related resources that serve 4 goals: easing the dying process, enhancing bonding with newborns, alleviating stress for healthcare providers, and deepening heart-centered mindfulness.
Gary is best known for the acclaimed classic, Graceful Passages, co-created with the award-winning team Michael and Doris Stillwater. Considered the finest work of its kind, it has touched nearly a million people by offering support during the many phases of loss. Awarded the 2005 Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Award for their contribution to the field, Gary and Michael went on to develop the Care for the Journey programs, widely used by hospitals to alleviate care providers’ stress. Since producing WisdomFilms, an innovative contemplative series on Gaia TV, Gary has been working with Aesthetic Audio Systems to reduce stress for healthcare providers via a new platform called Rejuvenation Station Go™. With Lisa Rafel and David Surrenda, Ph.D., Gary co-authored the award-winning resource, Safe in the Arms of Love, which supports bonding between parents and newborns. Safe is also the foundation of a Broadway musical that is slated to debut in 2022.
Gary’s “keynote performances” have been warmly received at Google, Stanford Health, Houston Methodist Hospital, The National Organization of Arts and Health, and others. He is a frequent guest on global webinars by such organizations as the Global Institute for Evolving Women and The Shift Network. He has also served as Artistic Director for conferences hosted by the Global Philanthropy Forum, Attitudinal Healing International, the Institute for Noetic Sciences, the European Transformational Teachers Gathering, and other groups.
Gary received a Hollywood Music in Media Award as the composer for Thrive, one of the most widely viewed documentaries in history. He’s currently creating the sequel’s soundtrack, to be released in Fall 2020.
With acclaimed author and TEDx speaker, Clint G. Rogers, Ph.D. as CEO, Gary founded Wisdom of the World Wellness to harness the transformative power of music to enrich and empower every stage of life.
“Gary Malkin is a creative genius, an evolutionary pioneer, and an inspired soul whose creativity shines through everything he does.”
Duane Elgin, Futurist, Author, “The Living Universe”