Library to host stress-relieving musical learning experience

Dalien, aka 13HANDS, will be presenting a concert to help reduce stress and improve sleep quality for participants on Friday, Nov. 16, at the Belmar Library Annex and Community Center, 503 Seventh Ave. COURTESY OF DALIEN

BELMAR — A healing musical experience will be taking place at the Belmar Library Annex and Community Center, 503 Seventh Ave., with 13HANDS — Stress, Sleep & Sound.

On Friday, Nov. 16 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Grammy nominee Dalien, aka 13HANDS, will be having a pre-holiday, stress reducing, interactive presentation and concert that supports “para- sympathetic nervous system response, sleep, positive mood and general immunity.”

“It’s an integration of teaching yoga and doing kind of lifestyle presentations to help people with stress and digestion and different aspects of yoga system education as it relates … to how to stay healthy in a very busy world,” he said.

Dalien, whose full name is Danny McBride, is an adjunct professor at Montclair State University and teaches yoga.

Dalien has “been on the yoga mat” for about 30 years and combined with his music background, he has set out to help people find their way peacefully through their daily lives.

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