Introduction to 5Rhythms

It is easy for me to get bogged down in the research, reading more and more about the applications of sonic healing but I would be remiss if I did not point out that all of the research is worth nothing without the practice. This is true, in my estimation of most anything we wish … Continue reading Introduction to 5Rhythms

Cymatics: Observing the effects of sound waves on matter

For the past few days, we have been reviewing research and watching videos to observe the effects of sound on water. Today, I want to introduce you to the world of cymatics. Cymatics is a the study of wave phenomena, particularly sound waves and their visual representations. Cymatics gives us the ability to view and … Continue reading Cymatics: Observing the effects of sound waves on matter

Reflections on the Stairway to Heaven(part 7)

Thanks for joining me for the final installment in the series: Reflections on the Stairway to Heaven. This has been a very long, very arduous study of various esoteric definitions thus far. If you are just joining, it is highly recommended that you start here. And as we wind on down the road Our shadows … Continue reading Reflections on the Stairway to Heaven(part 7)

Finding my spirit

  In 2017, I found myself living in Hawaii with a good job, making a decent living, enough to afford living in Hawaii, helping my sons get on their feet and still live comfortably. I could not shake the feeling that something important was missing. Yes, I was single, I still am, but it was … Continue reading Finding my spirit

What is Sonic Catharsis

Sonic Catharsis is my hero's journey, my labor of love.  It seeks understanding of the existential through scholarship and experience. It seeks to bring together Science and Humanities together to form a sonic palate of spirit and medicine without the dogma of religion or politics of power. Through my own experiences,  I have found Music and … Continue reading What is Sonic Catharsis

Music and Humanity

Throughout written History, Music has been part of humanity. The earliest known written documents reference the power of sound and throughout history, regardless of culture, music has been featured with prominence. History is also full of power-hungry leaders whom sought to control and conquer everything as far as the eye could see. Some would say … Continue reading Music and Humanity

The Power of Sound

  https://youtu.be/yvnxQ2fQg10 In this fascinating Ted talk, Ad Exec Steve Keller takes us on a little journey discovering how advertisements are used to manipulate emotions, influence behavior and even shape our perceptions. The experiments highlighted in this video demonstrate exactly how ad execs use sound and music to manipulate our emotions and perceptions, it is … Continue reading The Power of Sound