Some basic questions concerning sound therapy
Q: What is sound healing?
A: The application of sound through the voice and other instruments to balance mind, body and spirit.
Q: What is the philosophy behind sound healing?
A: The body is made up of energy vibrating at different frequencies. Illness is caused by disharmony within the body, mind and emotions. Sound healing helps to bring the body, mind and emotions back into harmony with the soul or spirit.
Q: What are the benefits of sound healing?
A: Sound healing stimulates the body’s natural healing mechanisms. It boosts the immune system, relieves headaches, menstrual pains, back pain and many other ailments.
Q: Is sound healing safe?
A: Sound healing is a natural form of healing and is completely safe if practised by a qualified sound healer. Sound healing should be used to complement medical treatment. You should never discontinue your medical treatments or medicines without permission from your doctor.
Q: What happens during a healing session?
A: You will lie on your back (or stomach) fully clothed while the sound healer makes sounds around your body.
Q: How long does a session last?
A: Sound healing sessions last generally between 50 to 70 minutes in length.
Q: What will I feel in a sound healing session?
A: Some people feel a sense of deep relaxation. Some people may see colours. Sometimes people get sensations which may intensify for a few minutes before disappearing.
Q: After a session, then what?
A: When you get home drink plenty of water. This helps your body to release toxins. Most people feel deeply relaxed after a sound healing. It is not good to do a long drive or work after a sound healing.There is generally a three day adjustment period after a sound healing treatment. Your body will be healing itself and you may feel aches and pains as the body integrates the healing you have received.Old symptoms may return for a while before disappearing altogether. This may happen if an illness has been suppressed in the past with medication.
Q: How often do I need treatment?
A: Most people need more than one session to get their body into balance again. We recommend that you have three weekly treatments then review your progress at the end of these three sessions. If you have serious illness you may need more sessions before you start to feel well again.
Q: How soon will I see results?
A: All healing is self-paced. When you have finished your session, you will feel more deeply relaxed. When your body relaxes, your immune system is boosted and your body is more able to heal itself.
Q: What type of person is a sound healer?
A: A sound healer is a catalyst, helping to restore inner harmony to the body and mind. The best results are achieved when a person is open and receptive to sound healing.
Q: Can I heal myself?
A: The power to heal and path toward healing are within each of us. We all need to access our inner healing power. A sound healing session can help you to connect with this inner power.
Q: Can I learn to be a sound healer?
A: Every human being is born with healing abilities. Some people choose to develop them further by taking classes or training.