Therapeutic Frequencies with Heidi Rohm

Hey Skinny readers, it’s Heidi with Global Soul Wellness right here! I wish to share my story of how I discovered sound therapeutic, what all of the craze is about, and my journey of turning a ardour into one thing impactful to provide again and create area for therapeutic.

I grew up in Seattle and at the moment stay in East Austin, TX. My nomadic soul has taken me everywhere in the world and I’ve lived in additional than 20 cities the previous 20 years. Whereas I’ve established some roots right here in Austin, I’m at all times on the lookout for my subsequent journey journey. My closest associates have at all times (lovingly) teased me about my twin persona – company by day and ‘woowoo yogi’ by night time (and weekends).

“Your Profession is what you’re paid for, your calling is what you’re made for.”
-S. Harvey.

Working as a Advertising and marketing Director in Company America the final 20 years, I discovered a standard thread amongst myself, colleagues, associates, household, the yoga neighborhood, and even the occasional stranger… individuals search and profit from taking time to reconnect with their thoughts, physique, spirit and provides again to their total well being, however most don’t know how precisely to do that effectively and successfully in an exhausting, anxious, and over stimulated world. Nearly everybody finds it difficult to put aside time to meditate, and albeit don’t know how to go about it. What number of occasions have you ever heard somebody say, “I’m actually good at meditating”?

I’ve at all times sought strategies to decrease my very own stress, floor and reconnect and keep wholesome whereas dwelling a busy way of life. Over time, I’ve had optimistic experiences with different holistic therapeutic cures. Sitting at a desk 8+ hours a day, I craved bodily motion, so I practiced yoga, ran, kick boxed, and many others. What I struggled with, was establishing a (psychological) meditation follow to clear my thoughts and disconnect from every day stressors. Whereas dwelling in New York, I went by way of a separation and divorce, so I, like many others throughout laborious occasions, determined to show inward and replicate. For me, this meant deepening my yoga follow.

In 2012, I accomplished my 200 Hour Yoga Trainer Coaching with YogaWorks in New York Metropolis, which centered on posture alignment and connecting breath to motion. I went on to finish my 500 Hour Yoga Trainer Coaching a couple of years later whereas dwelling in Los Angeles with Noah Maze and Rocky Heron (YogaMaze), the place I realized a wide range of superior instructing strategies and philosophies.

These yoga trainings helped me higher learn physique sorts, develop breathwork strategies, consider posture and alignment, channel my instinct and empathic persona, and most significantly – faucet into the power of a room, that are all instruments that I exploit throughout sound baths.

My love for music led me to attempt a sound bathtub for the primary time in 2017 whereas dwelling in L.A. Through the gong portion of the sound bathtub, (whereas this may occasionally sound slightly on the market to some individuals), I had my first ‘out of physique’ expertise the place I used to be floating above my physique trying down, and naturally, I used to be intrigued and wished to be taught extra.

How and why did this occur? I’ve since realized there are quite a few scientific explanations for what individuals name ‘out of physique experiences’ past aligning your power facilities (chakras). The Atlantic revealed an article titled “Why Individuals Have Out-of-Physique Experiences” linking stimulation of the interior ear and mind with out-of-body experiences. Sound vibrations can have all types of impacts on the emotional and bodily physique. I used to be utterly hooked and went on to finish my 100 Hour Sound Therapeutic coaching in Los Angeles with Lauren Rose (Peace Love Soundology), finding out the historical past and science of sound therapeutic, taking part in strategies, and strategies for channeling power.

 Sound Baths, the 1000+ Yr-Outdated Wellness Craze.

Though Sound Therapeutic has been round for hundreds of years throughout the globe, sound baths have lately turn into a rising wellness pattern within the States. Non secular ceremonies and therapeutic modalities utilizing sound date again 1000’s of years amongst Tibetan monks, Australian Aborigines, the Greeks, indigenous African tribes, simply to call a couple of. I imagine popping out of the pandemic with a heightened curiosity in self-reflection and self-preservation, individuals are looking for new alternative routes to floor themselves, discover head area, and join with their thoughts, physique, and spirit. I’m going to share a couple of enjoyable info I’ve gathered alongside my journey because it pertains to the influence of sound therapeutic on the thoughts and physique.

♡ General Advantages of Sound Therapeutic

Let’s begin with the fundamentals – the basic regulation of physics: we’re all vibrating beings. We’re made up of a minimum of 70% water, making our our bodies wonderful conductors of power and vibration. Each cell in our our bodies stay in a dynamic rhythmic sample: our blood, our organs… they’re all pulsating to their very own rhythm.  After we are ailing, present indicators of illness, really feel confused, or just really feel ‘off’ emotionally or bodily, and many others., our our bodies are seemingly vibrating out of their wholesome homeostasis, making us really feel out of stability. When listening to therapeutic vibrations, for instance sounds of nature (gongs, sonic wave drums, factor chimes), our our bodies intuitively reply by harmonizing with these vibrations and shift states to be in alignment with that of nature, thus grounding the cells of our physique, bringing us again into wholesome stability. Sound can shift frequencies from low power (guilt, concern) to larger vibrations (love, pleasure).

What are probably the most generally recognized potential advantages of sound baths? When completed with the precise intention, method, and high-quality devices, sound baths can assist:

+ decrease stress ranges

+ deepen leisure

+ cut back nervousness and melancholy

+ enhance sleep

+ enhance blood circulation and focus

+ enhance moods/confidence

+ decrease ldl cholesterol and blood stress

♡ What Devices I Use and Why:

+ Gongs: All of us have a tough time ‘getting out of our heads,’ our brains are a 3-pound self-contained universe that course of over 70,000 thoughts each day. The facility of gong vibrations can assist deliver you right into a meditative (theta) brainwave state in as little as 60-90 seconds. I consider this course of as eradicating the veils of our personal ideas to clear and open our thoughts and our bodies as much as receiving uninterrupted therapeutic power. Much like how hypnosis works to create new wholesome thought patterns throughout a relaxed state, gongs have an identical energy if the healer and the recipient are open to the probabilities. Being on this relaxed state can cut back stress, take away emotional blockages, and align the chakras. In lots of circumstances, it may even result in altered state of consciousness. I exploit a mix of Paiste Planetary (Chiron & Venus) Gongs, and Unlimited Dark Star Gong.

+ Tuning Forks: Tuning forks have a lot potential to heal and there are a number of strategies during which they’re used. Tuning forks align with notes that correspond to our chakras, serving to to unblock and transfer power within the physique. For instance, 528 Hz frequency is assumed by some genetic engineers to restore DNA injury. As well as it brings peace, calm, and concord by serving to to revive equilibrium within the physique and can assist with total chakra balancing, particularly within the photo voltaic plexus (3rd or naval chakra) which is attributed to self-confidence and shallowness.

Dr. John Beaulieu (ND, PHD composer, Psychological well being Counselor and Naturopathic Physician) has researched the biochemical impact of tuning forks on the nervous system. Vibrations transferred to neuronal, endothelial, and immune cells by way of tuning forks can stimulate nitric oxide, setting off a cascade of physiological impacts on our well being, well-being, frame of mind, and consciousness. Impacts happen on the molecular degree. I exploit a mix of the weighted Otto 128 tuning fork and BioSonic tunic fork set in my classes.

+ Singing Bowls: Singing bowls are every tuned to a unique word, triggering a selected chakra or mixture of chakras. They’ll considerably cut back stress, stimulate the immune system, calm overactive adrenals, decrease blood stress, and enhance psychological and emotional readability. I used to be educated on and solely use Crystal Tones singing bowls, that are manufactured from the best (99.992%) quartz crystal and most interesting gems and valuable metals comparable to 24 karat gold, silver, and platinum, making the audible sound extremely clear and resonant. “The high-grade quartz crystals in each bowl can assist amplify, focus, switch and transmute power, reworking not solely the bones and tissues, however penetrating the sub-atomic construction of the cell, creating the identical advantages to situations of the physique as some pharmaceuticals.” Tryshe Dhevney,

Along with these devices, I additionally use sonic wave drums, factor chimes, crystal tuning and extra, relying on the power within the room.

♡ What to anticipate throughout a Sound Tub?

In case you have by no means had a sound bathtub, the excellent news is that no expertise is required! Go in with an open thoughts and each sound bathtub can set off a unique (very private) expertise and response, relying on what you want (consciously and subconsciously) that day.

At a extra sensible degree, you’ll seemingly lie down in a snug place on a yoga mat with a blanket and pillow. Sometimes group sound baths are 30-60 minutes lengthy. Skilled sound healers often begin with a respiratory train to deliver you into the current second and make it easier to start to loosen up. Many occasions, you’ll be requested to set an intention for your self or create a easy mantra that you simply revisit in the course of the bathtub while you discover your thoughts wandering.

Sound baths can incorporate a wide range of devices relying on what that individual healer has been educated in (gongs, sound bowls, chimes, drums). Devices and mixtures of sounds, together with setting particular intentions, enable the power vibrations to be channeled and circulation on to the recipients. All you must do is sit again, loosen up, and breathe! I welcome anybody focused on giving again to their total wellbeing to attempt a sound bathtub. And like yoga instructors, you might be drawn to a selected sound healer vs. others, so check out a couple of!

The place to search out me?

IG: @globalsoulwellness or go to my web site: I at the moment provide weekly small group sound baths at The Road in Austin Texas, the place we offer Japanese flooring mats, weighted stone eye masks, and blankets/pillows for an intimate and elevated sound expertise (with the choice so as to add Acupuncture for deeper leisure). Sound baths are an vital a part of the philosophy at The Highway, for therapeutic on all ranges, together with frequency. The sound classes are beneficial to most sufferers for his or her therapeutic course of, to revive, relaxation, and really feel extra grounded daily. You should use this link to guide with us.

Exterior of my weekly group bathtub schedule, I provide sound baths for personal occasions i.e. child showers, birthdays, anniversaries, company staff constructing, or simply a night with your pals or important different.

A number of of my favourite reads associated to wellness/self-reflection and sound therapeutic:

Free Your Voice by Silvia Nakkach

The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer

Human Tuning by John Beaulieu

Making a protected, loving surroundings for my shoppers and the neighborhood to heal and profit from the great thing about sound, is the place my ardour lies and what I’ve been as much as the previous 4 years. And in the case of discovering your individual calling – Set your life on Hearth, and search those that fan your flames -Rumi

Sending you all loving ‘vibes,’

Heidi of International Soul Wellness

+ for more information on visiting The Highway, take a look at this put up on facial acupuncture.

++ stalk lauryn’s sound bowls right here.