Toning Gathering – August 8 – Sonoma

Toning Gathering
August 8 10am to 2pm

It is soon time to meet for collective sound healing! Let’s share voices together. This gathering will focus on harmony, listening, and ease.

Beginning with simple ‘trance posture’ we will explore contemplative vocalizing. There is a Great Song of Creation that vibrates all ‘this’ into being. We can sing back. And sing for each other, as we tone for ourselves.

Easy, no previous skill necessary, just come be with some great people.

If you would like to come, please reply email or call Margy at 707-938-8334

Event location: Margy’s house, 945A West Spain, Sonoma, CA

Hum or sing on the way.

Dress comfortably; bring slippers or sox and a journal.

Suggested donation: $30 (please come, donate what you can)

Everyone is welcome to stay afterward to eat any lunch you bring. That’s when you’ll want to socialize with the amazingly wonderful people who have been healing you during the circle.

DIRECTIONS: Map quest to Hwy 12 and 945 West Spain. I am across from the Blue Moon Saloon. Walk through carport to white house behind the yellow one.

Margy Henderson
Sound Healer and certified Hand Analyst
707-938-8334

TONING CIRCLE – June 28th in Sonoma

TONING CIRCLE

Personal Sound Healing

Sunday

June 28, Noon to 4 pm

Margy Henderson invites you to participate in a Toning Experience

Toning is an immediate form of self-help. In any moment we have an option for feeling better. Our own voices, released from constiction, vibrate whatever healing tones are intuitively appropriate to ‘re-set’ the system in which we find ourselves.

Consider the posibility that there was an Original Song of Creation. All matter (including us and our circumstances) arose from Sound. “In the beginning was the song”

All original people of the planet remembered their Creation Songs and passed them down for thousands of years. These songs not only described what brought them into being, but included the Geography of the Land. This is how they could travel from the Inka trail to the Valley of the Moon, from Mt Shasta to the Ocean. The map was in the songs.

Our personal geography, a sense of being in place and time, can be guided by listening with an inner ear to the Original Song, which is outside of space and time. Somehow, by listening and singing, we come to understand that we are a system of earth elements, animated by Light, Consciousness, Love, and Order. The ongoing Creation Song has no time and space restrictions. The big bang of original sound is a pulse wave of Now.

The Songs also held the Moral Code. There is a natural rythmn to a balanced life in Common. When we were warming and cooking at the fires, we also used drum and song to teach, celebrate and Vision. The altered states of Consciousness that arise in commonly held song and rythmn are an invitation for Guidance toward the well-being of the whole group.

It is a radical act to gather for common good, and to bring our personal energy into the mix. We each feel all the better in the shared song.

Maybe modern culture has been bent into submission by commercial jingles and by performance anxiety, but there are many who are ready to explore what is our individual responsibility: Presence. One method of engagemant at this level is to use the voice in a surrendered way. Sing sounds that feel like the Truth of you in the moment. These sounds might initially seem rough, or reflect the difficulties of our circumstances. But they tend to resolve into beauty, into resonance, into a strengthening vibration that heals. We really are naturally built for toning as personal healing that draws us back into harmony with wholeness.

Listening to the truth of ourselves leads us to an even deeper truth: We share the Integrity of the whole.

Heard fully only by the original Consciousness, the orchestra of all matter is a glorious thing. And we are each a destination point in the whole cosmology. We each bring our attention to some part of the Whole each time we are Present to our circumstances. (circum…the circle around our stance, where we are now)

Just look around you right now, bring your attention to something that attracts your interst, and engage with it; love something. And be open to It loving you back.

And here is what is so comforting to me: It seems likely that the most respsonse-able I can be is to listen, listen, listen to what is Singing me Alive each Moment. And sing along.

This Toning Class is like warming ourselves around the common cooking fire. And singing ourselves into rememberance of who we really are.

Please reply email or call Margy at 707-938-8334

Event location: Margy’s house, 945A West Spain, Sonoma, CA

Hum or sing on the way.

Dress comfortably; bring slippers or warm sox and a journal.

Suggested donation: $30 (please come, donate what you can)

You may want to stay for a bit afterward to socialize with the amazingly wonderful people who have been healing you during the circle. If so, bring a snack.

DIRECTIONS: I am near Hwy 12 on West Spain, opposite the Blue Moon Saloon. Walk through carport at 945 West Spain to white house behind the yellow one.

SOUND HEALING by TONING – May 17th

SOUND HEALING by TONING

Sunday, May 17 Noon to 4pm

Experience and practice TONING, a gently powerful method of supporting ourselves and others with intuitive sounds.

This four hour workshop is led by Margy Henderson who has, for many years, used sound for healing, end of life comfort, meditation and ritual.

Join this circle of open hearted explorers. Any level of experience is plenty. It’s remarkable how effective TONING is by its Nature. Our willingness to open our mouths and allow sounds to emerge, while keeping our ear to how we feel in our own bodies and generous hearts, is all it takes to co-create a non-performance healing chorus. It’s fun. It is transformative.

Please reply email or call Margy at 707-938-8334

Event location: Margy’s house, 945A West Spain, Sonoma, CA

Hum or sing on the way.

Dress comfortably; bring slippers or warm sox and a journal.

Suggested donation: $30 (please come, donate what you can)

You may want to stay for a bit afterward to socialize with the amazingly wonderful people who have been healing you during the circle. If so, bring a snack.

DIRECTIONS: I am near Hwy 12 on West Spain, opposite the Blue Moon Saloon. Walk through carport at 945 West Spain to white house behind the yellow one.

Well Being Expo – THIS WEEKEND – Free Admission

Hello everyone,
The Well Being Expo in Sonoma is this weekend.

The expo is held INDOORS at the Sonoma Veteran’s Memorial Hall.

FREE Admission
FREE Parking

Well Being Expo – Sonoma
May 2/3, 2009
Sonoma Veteran’s Memorial Hall
126 First Street West
Sonoma
http://www.wellbeingexposonoma.com

10am-5pm both days

FREE ADMISSION
FREE PARKING

The list of participants continues to grow!

Hand Analysis, Reiki, Medical Intuition, Healers, Allergy Testing, Intuitive Readers, Massage, Biofeedback, Angel Therapy, Stress Relief, Abdominal Chi Massage, Zrii, BodyTalk, Tarot Readings, Skin/Hair Care, Financial Solutions, Anti-Aging, Juice Plus, Salad Master, Tuning Forks, Isagenix, Reflexology, Women’s Health, Biopro, Aura Photography, BEMER, Cochlear Implants, Farm Fresh to You, Touch Therapy, Multi-Pure, Henna, Astrology, Superfoods, Crystals, Nutrilite, Amazon Herbs, Humanity Unites Brilliance, Jewelry, Kangan Water, Flower Essences, Massage School, EFT, Ki Technique, Phantom Screens, Aromatheraphy, and much, much more!!!

Sonoma favorite, Taste of the Himalayas will serve lunch!

A small number of 2-day booth spaces are available.  Additionally, I have one vendor looking to share a booth and I have several vendors who are looking for someone to take one day while they take the other.  If you are interested, please call 707-938-3418 for details.

See you this weekend!

Tito La Rosa May/June 2009 Tour

Tito La Rosa May/June 2009 Tour

Tito La Rosa

Tito La Rosa

We are excited to announce the return of Peruvian Sound Healer and Musician, Tito La Rosa this May and June to the West Coast of the US for an intimate Viaje de Curacion, (Healing Journey) to support the work that the non-profit organization, Ayni Projects is co-creating in the Andes of Peru.

***STAY TUNED for a personal message from Tito in the next few days.***

This year Tito will visit Ashland, Oregon, the Bay Area, California, and possibly Los Angeles where he will perform in concerts, as well as offer Flower Ceremonies and Classes in Sound Healing. He will be available for private healing sessions. If you are interested in Bay Area events, please call Dana Blackwell at 415-272-8517.

Bay Area Concert Dates:
May 16th
Mill Valley, California
United Methodist Church
May 23rd
Sonoma, California
Sonoma Community Center

Tito (bio below) will be reuniting with sound healer and Didjeridu Master, René Jenkins, World Class Percussionist Ian Dogole, and award winning pianist Gary Malkin for a few special Canto Shamanico Concerts.

We will have INSTRUMENTS for sale!!!

Handmade by Tito, we will have some Mama Quenas (bamboo flutes) and Zampoῆas as well as feather flutes. From Peru, we will also have ceramic Antaras. Let us know if you are interested in one of these amazing instruments.

And for those of you interested, Tito’s music is available online to purchase or to download in MP3 format. If you are interested, go to http://www.SerpienteAlada.com

Tour Contacts:

Bay Area Contact:
Dana Blackwell – ayniprojects@yahoo.com – t. 415-272-8517

Ashland Contact:
Sylvia Koren – reinasil@yahoo.com – t. 541-821-8447

Los Angeles Contact:
Elsa Flores Almaraz – elekipua@earthlink.net – t. 626-893-1488

Tito La Rosa Bio:

Tito La Rosa, a descendent of Quechua Indians of the Peruvian Andes, has for more than a decade, has been recovering and preserving, studying, and intuiting the ancestral music of Peru.

La Rosa was asked by the Peruvian Institute of Culture to play 2,000-year-old instruments at the Museum of the Lord of Sipan to reinvent the sounds these instruments made. In recreating the sounds of this culture that had disappeared into time, La Rosa stated “Time, like death, is a lie.”

Experimenting with the sounds of these 2000-year-old musical instruments, speaking with the archeologists, listening to the sounds of the wind and the murmuring of the birds when flying, La Rosa was deeply moved by this acoustical and magical mochican world, resulting in new “ancient” compositions.

Featured guest artist on New Age superstar Kitaro’s 2001 Grammy-winning CD “Thinking of You,” La Rosa has toured with Kitaro in Japan. Kitaro has said of La Rosa, “His attraction to the Spirit dimension and his love of all things from the natural world allow him to traverse musical landscapes with tranquility and deep passion.” La Rosa has also recorded with Mary Youngblood on his Silver Wave record label (www.SilverWave.com), of which BILLBOARD Magazine says: “La Rosa and Youngblood interweave North and South American winds like smoke..” La Rosa’s 2002 CD, “The Prophecy of the Eagle and the Condor” was nominated for a Native American Music Award, for Best World Music Recording.

Tito is also a Curandero de Sonido, a Shaman of Music. When performing ritual and ceremony for healing, he enters into an altered state to bring forth sound that elevates the frequency of an individual and allows for healing and balance to occur.

La Rosa was a main presenter at the International Conference on Traditional Instruments in Contemporary Music, sponsored by the French Government. He also took part in “Heart and Hands: Musical Instrument Makers of America,” a Smithsonian traveling exhibit.

TONING WORKSHOP – Sat, 4-11 – Noon

SOUNDING OUT THE MYSTERY

TONING WORKSHOP

Saturday, April 11 Noon to 4 pm

Experience the healing nature of Toning in a small, safe group of fellow explorers.

No previous experience needed.

We will begin with “Ecstatic Body Posture” which is an ancient technique for going into higher states of Consciousness. Mystery becomes a loving friend.

Then two quick hours of learning to use our own voices to create positive change and healing for ourselves.

We will end with each person recieving the group’s intuitive Sound chorus, which feels absolutely great. You’ll see.

If you would like to come, please reply email or call Margy at 707-938-8334

Event location: Margy’s house, 945A West Spain, Sonoma, CA

Hum or sing on the way.

Dress comfortably; bring slippers or warm sox and a journal.

Suggested donation: $30 (please come, donate what you can)

Everyone is welcome to stay afterward to eat any lunch you bring. That’s when you’ll want to socialize with the amazingly wonderful people who have been healing you during the circle.

DIRECTIONS: Map quest to Hwy 12 and West Spain. I am across from the Blue Moon Saloon. You may park in Fabric business parking lot. Walk through carport at 945 West Spain to white house behind the yellow one.

Margy Henderson

Sound Healer and certified Hand Analyst
707-938-8334

Healing may not be so much about getting better, as about letting go of everything that isn’t you – all of the expectations, all of
the beliefs – and becoming who you are.
–Rachel Naomi Remen
Knowing love, I shall allow all things to come and go, to be as supple as the wind and take everything that comes with great courage. My heart is as open as the sky.”

PERUVIAN SOUND HEALING CEREMONY – 3/24/09

PERUVIAN SOUND HEALING CEREMONY

Tuesday March 24   6:30 to 8:30 pm

Peruvian Whistling Vessels Ceremony with Margy Henderson

Peruvian Whistling Vessels Ceremony with Margy Henderson

Margy Henderson invites you to experience the healing effect of a rare replica set of Peruvian Whistling Vessels. When 8 people blow the Whistles the feeling is balancing, entrancing, and joyous. Find out more about these wonderful healing instruments.  Shamans used ancient whistling vessels in their rituals and sound healing work. They create ‘binearal beats’ which bring about specific, very helpful physiological and spiritual balance.
You are invited to join  in the fun:
8 to 11 people get together. Margy gives a brief introduction and explanation. A relaxed and enjoyable ritual circle is opened. It requires no experience or skill as all the 8 Whistles are blown together.  This stimulates an otherwise unused part of the ear to create healing sounds. Binearal beats balance the left/right hemispheres of the brain, as well as sodium/potassium levels in the body. Trance states, deep relaxation, and insights are often reported.
Ritual sound healing session:
location: 945A West Spain, Sonoma (come through the carport to house in back)
RSVP: email planetsounds@sbcglobal.net or call 707-938-8334
Donation requested: $10 to $20

Experience Healing Modalities at the Open House on March 21 FREE

Hey, friends.
The wonderful healers who are opening their office for this event are letting people in to experience their various methods, many not available anywhere else.

Silvia Cloe has a hyperbaric chamber, used to get oxygen deeply into the body and brain. I have been lucky enough to try it.

Libby Roberts is  VERY gifted Feldenkrais teacher who does popular classes at Parkpoint.

Jane Ellen Heath is an MD who uses Homeopathy and teaches workshops.

They invited me to do toning tune-ups at the open house.
I hope people will drop by and meet these terrific women, play with their diagnostic machines, biofeedback, and, my favorite, the Hyperbaric chamber for oxygen therapy!
Margy Henderson
Sound Healer and Hand Analysis
www.spiralsounds.net
707-938-8334

Spring Equinox

Exploration/Celebration

March 21st 1:00 – 5:00 pm no cost

283 2nd St. East

Sonoma

Hosted by: QEEG4WellBeing & Mandala CSN

Experience:

Healing modalities of:

Toning

Awareness Through Movement®

Biofeedback games

Heartmath

Journey to the Wild Divine

Presentations on:

Detox Homeopathy

Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Brain mapping, the QEEG

Contact #996-2930 for more information or just stop by on the 21st!

TONING CIRCLE Jan. 24 SONOMA

Toning Circle

January 24, Saturday Noon to 4 pm

Harmony

Collaboration

Courage

Fun

Love

Toning is a tool to learn

to live in the vibrancy of what is present Now

and to respond authentically.

What the world needs now is love, sweet love.

Consider joining with others

in a safe circle of sound explorers

to practice simple, authentic, intuitive voice.

It is a powerful comfort.

Margy Henderson has been teaching Toning classes in Sonoma for 7 years. These experiences have helped many people to consider their own voices to be effective self-healing.

The class begins with a gentle ritual that draws each participant into a sense of belonging. Vocalizing sacred sounds relaxes the throat and the heart.

Margy will demonstrate intuitive Sound Healing. The circle will find their collective voices, and each participant will have opportunity receive the loving sounds of the group.

If you would like to come, please reply email or call Margy at 707-938-8334

Event location: Margy’s house, 945A West Spain, Sonoma, CA

Hum or sing on the way.

Dress comfortably; bring slippers or warm sox and a journal.

Suggested donation: $30 (please come, donate what you can)

Everyone is welcome to stay afterward to eat any lunch you bring. That’s when you’ll want to socialize with the amazingly wonderful people who have been healing you during the circle.

DIRECTIONS: Map quest to Hwy 12 and  West Spain.   I am across from the Blue Moon Saloon. Park in  Fabric business parking lot. Walk through carport at 945 West Spain to white house behind the yellow one.

Sound and Silence Gathering Jan 10th

Just a reminder:  this is the only Sound and Silence gathering this month
Saturday night January 10th 2009 from 7-9PM
Please bring that special pillow or blanket to make yourself really comfortable.
The next Sound and Silence: Meditation with Intention will be on February 14, 2009
In Laughter and Love !  Tammas

Sound and Silence:Meditation with Intention

Intention set ? Then journey on the waves of sound, using the extraordinary vibrational qualities of alchemy gemstone and quartz crystal singing bowls. Silence, to feel the process in your body. Relaxation, balance and transformation.
at:
en-er-gy fitness studio

450 1st Street East, Suite J   in  Sonoma, California 95476

www.en-er-gy.com

En-er-gy is located just off the Sonoma Town Square East, in the Mercato Courtyard. There is ample parking available in the rear of the building right next to en-er-gy studio.  Access is through the alley from 1st street east.  We will have to remove our shoes when we enter, as there is special flooring for the Yoga classes held here.  There are yoga mats, padded leg chairs, blankets, and pillows available for your use during the meditation, or bring your own.

Tammas Hamilton   Tammas@TammasSound.com

Distributor of Quartz Crystal Singing Bowls

Expression of Appreciation:  $15.00

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