What is sound healing and how does it work?
People have used sound in relaxation and healing for thousands of years. The sounds, tones and vibrations we experience with a gong can help us on many levels. They can connect us to our feelings and help release our emotions, rebooting our nervous system by creating a state of deep peace and connection. A gong bath is a special and unique experience.
Fees for a 1-2-1 session are £45 per hour, for group and other events please contact me.
The sciencey bit
Science has shown everything in the universe is made up of energy and vibrates at different frequencies – this includes us. We know that the human body is on average made of 57-60% water. This makes us amazingly responsive to sound and vibration and the possibilities and potential of changes at a cellular level.
Our body and brain work together. If one part is out of balance it will be reflected in our emotional and physical health – such as stress, anxiety, sleep issues, depression etc. Sound therapy can quickly transport us into a relaxing and meditative state (alpha brainwaves), and then carry us into a deeper sleep like state where we can connect and let go of our fears and concerns (theta brainwaves). Sometimes the brainwaves really slow into a very deep dreamless state where profound changes can happen (delta brainwaves).
How I use sound in my practice
Mindfulness of sound is integral in my practice of Gong Therapy. Not only do Gongs produce a huge and amazing variety of sounds, which can bring about changes to our physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing, they are a wonderful gift for self-care and a powerful way to slow down and reconnect to you.
I studied on an extensive year long course with The College of Sound Healing under Gong Teacher, Sheila Whittaker. I offer group and one to one gong baths sessions.