The Sound Healing Symphony at Grace Cathedral

Tickets go up on February 15th, at 3pm. Want an e-mail alert when tickets are on sale? Sign up at www.soundmeditationsf.com.

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On February 26th, 1300 of us will gather again to start our year off with a peaceful, harmonious convergence.

This experience brings you to your deepest meditative state,

and brings us all closer together as a community.

Our soothing ensemble is a convergence of some of the west coast’s best meditative musicians. We’re coming together in harmony to elucidate your deepest state of clarity, soothe away your worries, and bring you closer to your heart.

Led by Guy Douglas, and featuring an array of amazing & talented musicians on gongs, crystal singing bowls, Tibetan singing bowls, Native American flutes, Didgeridoo, Celtic Harp, Monochord, Vibraphone and so much more.

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With Guy Douglas {conductor, lead gong + bowls}, Sarah Glass {vocals}, Wendy Tahara {harp}, Lydia Hwang {monochord}, Russell Feingold {didgeridoo}, Loriel Starr {gong}, Marco Ferrero, Xenia Giolli + Celine Rezvani {gong}, Simona Marie Asinovski {crystal singing bowls} and Dan Neville {vibraphone}

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Sound Meditation (often known as ‘sound healing’) is the practice of listening to soothing sounds to reach profound states of clarity and relaxation. It opens up deep meditative states that are usually unreachable without considerable effort.

During the event, participants lie down and are bathed head to toe in sound— it's a very hypnotic, ethereal experience.

You will come away with a clear mind, and a deeper appreciation for the wonder of sound. We strongly recommend this event for people who have trouble meditating, or feel like they just "can't get there." Give this a try :).

Sound Meditation SF promotes the ancient healing practice of sound work as a way to affect physical health and conscious awareness.

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Featuring:

Led by Guy Douglas {gong, crystal singing bowls, flute, and more}

Guy Douglas, co-founder of Sound Meditation SF, is a Sound Healing Practitioner/gongmaster. He has been involved with the healing power of music his whole life from many different perspectives: writing, recording, producing and performing. He has studied sound healing techniques & the eastern philosophy of music, which helps clear dormant pathways to open the heart.

Sarah Glass {vocals}

Sarah started classical piano lessons at the age of 3, and the first 7 years of her lessons were entirely dedicated to ear-training. Sarah plays harp, percussion, guitar, voice, mandolin, sitar, and also specializes in live sound engineering and audio recording. She is the founder of a music school, with the goal of helping people of all ages (from infancy to old age) express themselves freely through music.

Wendy Tahara {harp}

Wendy Tahara began classical piano lessons at the age of seven, eventually earning a piano performance degree from Indiana University in Bloomington. She has been playing the Celtic harp since 2006, & is an active composer and improviser on both instruments. In December 2012, she played at the 3HO Winter Solstice Festival, & has most recently enjoyed playing for Satkirin Kaur Khalsa and Braco.

Lydia Hwang {monochord}

Lydia's journey started in 2004 in South of France with Fabien Maman and Tamado Academy. Since then, she has deepened her knowledge under the guidance of reknown sound practitioner, Wolfgang Dienertz

Russell Feingold {didgeridoo}

Russell is a shamanic sound healer, ceremonialist, and author of the Heart Wisdom. He has been walking the path of Peruvian Shamanism for almost 20 years, and has over twenty 25 years of study and practice in holistic healing, deep therapeutic process work, energy medicine, and meditation.

Marco Ferrero {gong}

Marco Ferrero is a Blue Coast Records recording artist, a bassist and a multi-media installation artist, taking the lead on productions at Sound Meditation SF.

Loriel Starr {gong}

Loriel Starr is a Certified Sound Healing Practitioner and a graduate of The California Institute of Integral Studies “Sound, Voice, and Music in the Healing Arts Program”. Loriel’s sound meditation events, sound bath events and private practice are inspired by the power of Sound to support healing, well-being and self-discovery.

Simona Marie Asinovski {crystal singing bowls}

Co-founder of Sound Meditation SF, Simona learned about sound healing from Guy six years ago. She speaks about the practice of sound meditation and is dedicated to sharing it with as many as possible.

Dan Neville {vibraphone}

Dan Neville is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, jazz performer, jazz big band arranger and a double time student in Jazz studies and Sound Healing. His credentials include 6 seasons of SFJAZZ Center's Monday Night Big Band; Arranging for Adam Theis' Realistik Orchestra; and outstanding musicianship awards from Reno, Chabot, and CSUEB.

With Celine Rezvani & Xenia Giolli {bios coming soon}

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Ticket info:

Tickets go up on February 15th, at 3pm. Want an e-mail alert when tickets are on sale? Sign up at www.soundmeditationsf.com.

This is our one and only date for February! March is still in the works.
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Location:

February 26th: GRACE CATHEDRAL! 1100 California St, San Francisco, CA 94108

**Our sound bath starts at 8pm, but all guests are asked to arrive between 7 and 7:30pm if possible**

Doors open at 7pm.

You can wear anything that's comfortable. Bring a bottle of water because that's always a good idea.

We recommend bringing:

- a yoga mat
- (optional) a pillow
- (optional) a blanket or two.

Our events do get full, and we do encourage people to get close to one another. That being said, you're always free to claim more personal space :)

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Why Sound?

Sound Meditation (Sound Healing) is so effective because it influences our emotional bodies as well as our physical bodies. Different sound vibrations interact with our physical and energetic bodies in beneficial ways:

Activates Higher States of Consciousness
Unlocks Blocked Emotions
Relieves Anxiety and Stress
Induces Complete Relaxation
Promotes Deep Meditation
Heightens Clarity
Improves Ability to Concentrate
Relieves Insomnia
Decreases Depression
Normalizes Blood Pressure
Relieves Physical Pain
Release Emotional Trauma

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There is a small number of volunteer opportunities available for those who would like to come, but cannot afford to otherwise.

E-mail simona (at) soundmeditationsf (dot) com

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Photography by Brian De Simone

(this event is not religious & has no religious affiliation)

This event is not recommended for anyone with a history of seizures or children under 12, nor is it appropriate for pets. If you require the assistance of a service animal, please contact us prior to the event.

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1100 California St, 94108
San Francisco
26 February , Monday 20:00

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