The Tomatis® Method was invented by Dr Alfred Tomatis (1920-2001). He was a French ear-nose-throat doctor, inventor, and researcher who in the early 1950s created a new educational method based on sound.
The Tomatis® Method uses the natural auditory pathways and the same mechanisms as mother nature to stimulate different centers in the brain.
By applying rapidly alternating filters on music by Mozart, Gregorian Chant, and the human voice, Dr Tomatis demonstrated lasting changes in a person’s listening skills.
Alfred Tomatis was so astounded by the results that he spent the rest of his life researching and developing the Tomatis® Method. He found that listening skills affect all types of learning.
Dr Tomatis pioneered the field of neuroscience and brain plasticity with his work on auditory retraining. Today we know that listening and emotional management are related, that the ear is an energy source for the brain, and that the ear has an effect on motor skills and body posture. Extensive scientific research shows that the Tomatis® Method is an effective way to help optimize the relationship between the ear and the brain.
Since his death, the trustees of the Tomatis® Method have continued to develop the methodology and advanced technology. It is now easier and more accessible than ever to use – without compromising quality.