Open Your Heart - Candlelit Sound Bath Experience
Sat Feb 04 2023 at 07:00 pm to 08:30 pm
MindfulPPL | Toronto, ON
About this Event
Join us at MindfulPPL for this 90 minute heart opening experience to help soothe the heart and lean into self-forgiveness.
Bianca and Carina are coming together to blend the sounds of crystal singing bowls, which can provide a felt sense of safety to the body and nervous system, and the cello, which helps support individuals to connect with themselves and deeper emotion.
The cello is said to be the closest instrument to the human voice. This feature gives it the power to instinctually evoke emotions; allowing us to access and release what might be stagnant and no longer serving us.
What to expect:
- Intention setting
- Guided meditation / Sound Immersion (60 min)
- Reflection / Journaling
- Open for group sharing
What is a Sound Bath?
Sound has been used for thousands of years across various cultures as one of the first healing modalities, and often practiced in community.
A sound bath is a nourishing (sonic) massage for the nervous system. Combining sound and mediation, practitioners use different therapeutic instruments to help promote desired states like relaxation, deepened self-awareness and energetic harmony.
How does sound therapy work?
Through a process called entrainment, the sound received during a sound bath can help to shift our brain state - moving from a more alert and anxious state to one that is more relaxed and calm. Entrainment is the process of two different rhythmic patterns (i.e. instrument and brain) syncing up so they become harmonious.
So when we use specific instruments - i.e. crystal singing bowls which have a single sustained drone-like sound - the brain and body start to harmonize with the sound, allowing it to settle and enter a state of greater calm.
BTW: If you find meditating challenging, many individuals find sound baths a great mindful alternative :)
- There will be a maximum of 16 spots available.
- This workshop will be held at MindfulPPL
- This event is intended for all levels of experience.
- Please feel free to bring anything that will make you feel more comfortable
- You're welcome to bring a journal to reflect on the practice
Have any questions? Email us [email protected] or DM us on Instagram @mindfulppl
Visit us at 5 Dickens Street (Dundas Street and Logan Avenue), Toronto. If you are driving, you will enter Dickens Street from Carlaw Avenue. There is a Green P parking section outside the studio, alternatively, there is free parking on Logan Avenue.
If you are entering the studio from Logan Avenue, you can take the set of stairs on the east side of the street (just north of Dundas) that will bring you directly to the front door of our space.
MindfulPPL's events and workshops are not refundable.
Ticket sales end 24 hours prior to the event start time. In the event that the minimum amount of attendees is not reached within 24 hours of the event, the event will be postponed, and you will be notified. Please note that a refund will not be issued; instead, your ticket will be transferred to the new date.
We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
About Your Facilitators:
Bianca Lee is a certified sound therapy practitioner, trauma-informed wellness facilitator and DJ passionate about helping humans understand, explore and nurture their relationship with their inner world.
With a background in sound therapy, trauma studies and therapeutic expressive arts, Bianca has a special interest in working with sounds and deeply connective practices to support individuals who experience anxiety and overwhelm.
In 2019 Bianca quit her decade-long corporate career as an award-winning communicator to pursue her creative passions of DJing and producing wellness experiences full-time. For most of her corporate career she experienced debilitating anxiety and became relentlessly dedicated to understanding her energy and inner world through psychotherapeutic, spiritual and energetic practices. In 2020 she made the decision to go back to school to deepen her understanding of trauma and the nervous system, and this road led her towards studying the therapeutic potential of the arts.
After spending over 7 years DJing both locally and internationally for clients like YouTube, Bumble, Elevate Tech Fest, Toronto International Film Festival, Pitbull’s Globalization and more, Bianca felt called to explore the therapeutic nature of sound and music.
Bianca continues to innovate in the therapeutic sound and music space facilitating sold-out sound bath experiences across Toronto, and offering sound wellness programs for workplaces, conferences, festivals and more.
Bianca has been invited to speak about her journey via organizations like TEDxYouth, Fuckup Nights Hamilton, and Women of Influence and is thrilled to continue supporting humans create the space needed for bold transformation and inner flourishing.
Carina Reeves is a Goddess Energy Activator who connects women and men to their power, their freedom, and their Divine Life Force.
After spending twenty years as a world travelling professional cellist, Carina started her energy work journey in 2016. She is a certified Sex, Love, and Relationship coach based in Tantra and Family Systems Therapy, and is a facilitator in Energetic Magic, a practice that releases limiting sub-conscious beliefs.
Weaving together her passions for cello, energy work, spirituality, and coaching, Carina created the Cello Portal experience. Everything is vibration, and being with yourself in rich harmony with your body, your soul, your healing and your desires, is the reset and Spiritual practice dearly needed in society.
Carina is the author of the upcoming book Goddesses In Jeans, and the founder of the Facebook group of the same name. She leads regular workshops and group programs for women ready to reclaim their power and magic, and her private coaching is for both men and women. Her latest program The Playful Goddess: Connect and Rise With the Goddess You Are begins later this month, and she will be speaking in the Show Up, Stand Up, Speak Up "YES YOU" Summit in March.
Where is it happening?MindfulPPL, 5 Dickens Street, Toronto, Canada