WORKSHOP: Singing Bowl Fundamentals (Sept 10th)
WORKSHOP: Singing Bowl Fundamentals
This workshop is for anyone who is curious about how to use sound and vibration to build a meditation practice, improve mental clarity, boost energy levels, work with chronic pain and ailments and manage stress levels. This is not a typical sound bath experience but rather an experiential exploration of using sound & vibration, specifically Himalayan singing bowls, your own voice and inner awareness to bring about healing and regulation to your internal systems.
This immersion is all about learning how to develop deep listening skills and awareness, which can serve as a powerful exploration into the primitive urges to discover who we are, why we’re here and the purpose of life. After the workshop you’ll have basic knowledge on your subtle body anatomy, your nervous systems and various hands on techniques to play bowls and be more informed on how to choose the right for you. Gain tips on on how to integrate these techniques into your everyday life. There will also be guidance for yoga teachers and professional therapists who want to incorporate sound and vibrational therapy into their work.
Vocal Toning requires no skill or singing talent. Similarly, you don’t need to musically inclined to learn how to play a singing bowl. All you need is your voice and a bottle of water for this practice. Wear something loose and comfortable that is easy to sit or lie down in.
BENEFITS OF SOUND THERAPY:
Induce deep relaxation
Reduce stress and relief from fatigue, pain
Accelerate body’s natural healing process and enhance homeostasis
Lower blood pressure
Help insomnia and improve quality of sleep
Alleviate anxiety and help me symptoms of depression
Liberate emotional traumas stored within the body/mind complexes
Deconstruct negative patterns
Remove blockages and facilitate free flow of energy channels – meridians, nerves, & blood vessels
Promotes creative potential and internal perception or sensing
Expand the capacity for love, peacefulness and happiness within oneself
Increased concentration, focus and attention
The history and science behind sound healing and meditation with singing bowls
Power of singing bowls, how sound and vibration can affect your mind and body
Purpose of group sound baths and how to reap the most benefits from it
How do mallet and bowl sizes matter
Learn and observe special characteristics or frequencies of metals and crystal bowls to help you choose the right one for you
Everything you need to know before selecting and purchasing your bowl
How to use sound personally to find presence, manage stress and work with pain
How to aura cleanse, clear space or experience “active listening” to focus a busy brain
WHO IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR?
People with metal or crystal singing bowls who would like to learn how to play correctly and easily
Beginners looking to understand the fundamentals of singing bowls as healing or meditative tools
People looking to select and purchase the singing bowl that resonates with them but not know where to start
People looking to calm their mind-chatter and find their presence and clarity in this busy world
People looking to manage stress or chronic ailments through the power of sound
People who have any questions about sound, sound bowls, sound therapy but don’t know who or where to direct their questions
Kathy GabrielCo-owner & Instructor / TherapistKathy Gabriel is a Yoga teacher, Craniosacral Therapist & Bodyworker licensed under Pacific Association of Craniosacral Therapists (PACT). Although yoga and complementary health was always in her family, she only picked up yoga as teenager during a period of spiritual seeking. She initially sought out Buddhism and meditation out in order to process her grief. Through the years, her understanding of health and wellness began to expand and it was through a holistic practice, she learned how to found solace, ease and balance to move through the different seasons of life. She is deeply passionate about sharing this practice with others, helping them navigate their own journey through the belief that all that one ever needs lies within.