Immediately on the weblog we’ve Lisa Caffey, an power healer and soundbath practitioner.
Soundbaths have been all the fashion recently, ahem RHSLC anybody? Like, everyone seems to be into it. Lauryn has been a fan of sound bowls, meditation and sound therapeutic for some time now, so it was no-brainer to ask Lisa on to interrupt down the science of sound therapeutic & all its advantages. Advantages galore, actually.
Let’s welcome Lisa to the weblog.
The Science of Sound Therapeutic & Its Advantages
When you have by no means skilled sound therapeutic earlier than, these white frosted bowls can appear fairly woo woo & even “on the market” however for a lot of, it’s the method of therapeutic on a thoughts, physique, soul stage.
When performed, these mesmerizing sounds create a deeply soothing orbiting impact that lightly rocks the listener into deeper states of meditation… & until you reside beneath a rock, then I’m positive you understand there are TONS of science backed advantages to meditation. Earlier than we get into all the small print of how sound therapeutic works, the advantages & extra, I’d prefer to again up a second.
Hello! I’m Lisa Caffey, I’m an power healer & soundbath practitioner based mostly out of Southern California & I maintain sacred house for folks eager to dissolve blockages & elevate their frequency. I wasn’t at all times “good vibes” & “love & gentle”… actually, I used to be a complete stress case earlier than I discovered power therapeutic. Rising up, I struggled with a variety of hardship.
I grew up with my grandmother in Newport Seaside, CA but it surely wasn’t your typical straightforward residing by the seaside. I had one father or mother battling dependancy whereas the opposite was by no means in my life. Going to personal Christian college, this was clearly not your regular Christian family which made my adversities that rather more troublesome. I discovered myself battling crippling nervousness assaults, studying disabilities, unhealthy coping mechanisms & extreme self price points.
By the point I used to be attending Santa Barbara Metropolis Faculty, my solely technique of combating any type of stress was partying… & boy, was I good at it. Some would possibly even consult with me because the lifetime of the occasion… which was method higher than being known as a fear wart??? I shortly realized this way of life was not sustainable, wholesome or serving me in any method. However I noticed no different method out.
It wasn’t till I took a yoga class in 2017 that modified my life without end.
Every class, my yoga teacher would dedicate a category to a non secular instructing just like the chakras, reiki power therapeutic, breathwork, affirmations & extra! I used to be fully hooked. I’d go house to do my very own analysis & started making use of my learnings into my on a regular basis life. And I used to be beginning to see a MAJOR shift. My boyfriend on the time (now fiancé!!) even acknowledged a optimistic change in me saying, “you appear so chill now that you simply’ve been doing yoga.” He was proper, I positively discovered my chill.
As an alternative of overly stressing or having panic assaults that after consumed me, I now discovered methods to manage & finally heal my thoughts, physique & soul in a wholesome method. Effectively, the Universe loves to check our development & I used to be given the final word take a look at. On March seventeenth, 2018 I acquired a telephone name stating that my grandfather had an airplane accident. I used to be devastated. My grandpa was a extremely expert pilot of fifty years. On that Saturday, he calmly radioed in that he was having engine issues which resulted in a deadly crash within the yard of a neighborhood house in Riverside, CA. Fortunately, nobody else was injured.
On the second day of mourning, I advised myself, “one week, then I’ll rise up.”
I let myself go to the depths of my soul to really feel each ounce of despair I had. After 9 days of crying, watching Disney motion pictures, having my boyfriend are inclined to my each humanly want (thanks babe, I’m without end grateful), I obtained up & leaned into my non secular practices & strategies. I remembered my yoga trainer talked about reiki power therapeutic, a course of to vibrationally carry the physique again to steadiness so I figured… what the hell, I’ve obtained nothing to lose. I went to my session & was SHOOK, I truly felt an enormous weight lifted off my shoulders.
I started receiving common periods & really consider I’ve been capable of transmute my ache into peace… even objective! I ultimately turned an authorized Reiki Grasp & sound therapeutic got here shortly after that. I shortly fell in love with the therapeutic vibrations of soundbaths. In reality, I’ve at all times been a kind of individuals who might be transported right into a time or house based mostly on music… & sound therapeutic did simply that for me. It took me to a fantastic oasis of my being that gave me the chance to deepen my therapeutic & peace to an entire new stage. It soothed me into states of concord & rest which have made such an impression on my life, I’m PASSIONATE about sharing it with others in hopes that it too, can assist you in your therapeutic journey.
So let’s get into it! The science behind sound is completely unbelievable & past fascinating so I’ve created this detailed abstract for you as an introduction.
The Science of Sound Therapeutic
To place it merely, sound therapeutic makes use of numerous devices to provide a sound & frequency that when performed, improves your total wellness & high quality of life. The sounds produce an orbiting like sensation that lightly swoons the receiver right into a relaxed & meditative expertise.
That sound generates a frequency. The frequency enters in by way of the ear canal, activating the Vagus nerve which is the biggest nerve within the human physique. The Vagus nerve is a part of the parasympathetic nervous system which influences states of peace, calm & relaxation- it regulates the physique after combat or flight mode (stress).
In my soundbath ceremonies, I exploit frosted crystal bowls which might be made up of 99.9% silicon quartz crystal & the remainder of that share is sand. Crystals are a pure component from the earth & naturally very excessive in vibration. Vibrationally, by receiving a soundbath (sound therapeutic) you might be reworking your vibrations to vibrate increased to resonate on the identical frequency of the crystal sound bowls. This is called the regulation of resonance. As a result of the bowls resonate at a better frequency, it elevates our power to match the frequency of the crystal sound bowls.
After we give up into the sounds, we drop into meditation with ease & by way of this course of we’re cleaning our energetic being (or vibrating so excessive that it releases stagnant power) & elevating our physique’s frequency. Primarily, sound therapeutic helps us faucet into deeper states of meditation or rest to realize non secular, emotional & bodily advantages.
From a non secular perspective, our our bodies are product of molecules vibrating at numerous speeds. Vibrations consult with the motion of power leading to excessive/low vibrations.
Frequency refers back to the electromagnetic subject of the human physique or power physique.
The biggest & primary nerve within the physique that’s included within the Parasympathetic Nervous System. The Vagus nerve regulates bodily capabilities reminiscent of emotional wellbeing after states of stress. It helps create steadiness & correct perform within the physique.
Parasympathetic Nervous system:
This can be a community of nerves that encourage the physique’s potential to chill out. Correctly named because it considerations the method of coming again to regulation after nervousness.
An intentional journey by way of sound by which a soundbath practitioner guides you into deeper states of meditation to realize relaxed outcomes & advantages.
Now that we obtained the science out of the way in which, let’s chat extra about the advantages. We touched briefly on the way it encourages deeper ranges of meditation, however what precisely is going on throughout this course of? Just like meditation, a soundbath can enhance your total high quality of life by merely tuning the mind to a particular vibration. There’s tons of science proving simply how highly effective meditation, particularly sound therapeutic is.
The Advantages of Sound Therapeutic:
♡ regulates pure hormones & pleased chemical compounds within the physique
♡ accelerates the physique’s pure therapeutic course of: nice for athletes
♡ improves sleep high quality: helps us enter realm sleep extra constantly
♡ lowers blood strain & cortisol ranges
♡ helps different types of wellness modalities reminiscent of bodily remedy or discuss remedy
♡ cleanse our energetic our bodies & launch stagnant power
♡ aids within the manifestation course of by aligning to your highest path
♡ relieve ache & bodily illnesses: nice for restoration from the fitness center
♡ improves psychological readability & wellness: assist your psychological well being
♡ deeply stress-free & permits us to naturally improve concord inside ourselves
♡ clear energetic blockages
Fairly fascinating, proper!? I do know, wild.
After studying about all of the science & advantages, let’s contact on what a soundbath ceremony is & what it appears like.
I consult with my soundbaths as ceremonies as a result of I prefer to create a extremely sacred & intentional house so that you can present up, be open & create huge shifts- no matter that appears prefer to you. My setup consists of 5-7 crystal therapeutic bowls, chimes & a rain stick. Every instrument guides you right into a profound state of rest. I’ve candles & crystals to set the ambiance & power of our sacred house together with fake sheepskin, a blanket & pillow to create an aesthetic but dreamy atmosphere to really feel comfortable & protected in. Usually, the receivers will lie down on a yoga mat with (optionally available) a blanket, eye masks & bolster to assist your neck. I’ll do a quick guided meditation to organize you for sound therapeutic. As soon as full, I’ll gently information you out of meditation & carry you again to the current second. It’s a magical journey I actually want everybody will expertise.
So right here we’re.
I can actually say sound therapeutic has modified my life for one of the best.
Not solely am I receiving wonderful advantages throughout the soundbath ceremonies I provide, however seeing my shoppers thriving by way of this work lights me up & genuinely ignites my objective on this planet! It’s been so rewarding having the ability to broaden my companies to bigger & well-known firms who worth this therapeutic work.
I’m at present holding house in particular person at The Therapeutic Lounge OC in Newport Seaside, CA for 1:1 periods & group gatherings for reiki power therapeutic & soundbath ceremonies. I really like doing all types of occasions, house gatherings, events & even the occasional bachelorette celebration! Soundbaths have gotten so in style that they actually add a fantastic contact to any occasion. Whenever you don’t catch me at a soundbath, you could find me spending high quality time with family members, having fun with a pleasant brunch by the water, engaged on my health & cuddling with my fiancé & pup in Huntington Seaside, CA.
To remain in contact, please join with me on Instagram at @paradisewithin__ 🙂 When you have made it this far, THANK YOU!! I admire you & could be pleased to speak, assist you in your wellness journey & join. Love you.
Remember to observe Lisa on IG to get the newest on her courses & workshops.
x, The Skinny Confidential staff.
+ try this publish for extra on therapeutic frequencies.
++ hear from Lauryn about there expertise with sound bowls.