Date(s) - Friday July 24, 2015
10:00 am - 11:15 am
Studio de la Luz, 308 S. Pershing, Truth or Consequences
Friday, July 17: Introduction to Whole Toning- Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, it’s always good to get back to the basics. We’ll be covering the essentials of this heart-centered practice- breath, tone, intention and movement- the foundation of your Whole Toning practice, and indeed of life itself. 🙂
Friday, July 24: Introduction to Sargam, ear training, and voice exercises- Tuning your natural instrument, the voice. Demystifying “tone-deafness” and reclaiming your musical birthright! You are never too old, and it doesn’t matter if you can “carry a tune.” All you need is the opportunity to practice, so take this one!
Monday, July 27: Stress, Sound, and Survival- Relaxation through conscious toning. Stress is a major killer and cause of illness in the modern world; learning to relax mindfully is one of the best things you can do for your health and happiness. The life you save may be your own! For those who find silent seated meditation difficult, the use of sound, toning, and gentle movement can be wonderful. Ahhhhhhhhh….. 🙂
Friday, July 31: Overtones and Harmonics- The key to the natural resonance and healing quality of your voice. We’ll learn to hear and produce overtones, and feel them resonate in the body.
Friday, August 7: Mudra, energy circuits, and toning. We’ll connect and activate our chakras (energy centers) and nadis, (energy channels) with tone, resonant energy, color, and simple hand gestures, mudra. A timeless balancing and harmonizing practice you can use today.
Monday, August 10: Mantra and Seed Syllables- Sounds for contemplation, revelation, and meditation. Modern and ancient mantra, plus a bit of Sanskrit, and the mystery of the incomprehensible Bija mantra, which transcends the mind. 🙂
Friday, August 14: Tapping with Tones- Dissolving blocks and facilitating personal change with a powerful combination of touch, tone, and focused intention. Timeless, modern, and effective.
Friday, August 21st: Chakra Tuning- We’ll use tone and focused intention to tune up your energy system, and get the chi flowing up and down your spine, harmonizing and activating your energy centers, the chakras.