Soothing Sounds

A guide to sound baths and why you might incorporate them into your restorative routine.

What is a sound bath?

A sound bath is a restorative, meditative practice where an instructor plays different “crystal singing bowls” to soothe the nervous system and encourage a deep sense of relaxation.

What is a crystal singing bowl?

Crystal singing bowls are musical instruments of different sizes made out of crushed, heated and shaped crystal quartz. Based on their size and density, they produce different notes and sounds.

How do you play a crystal singing bowl?

Sound bath practitioners play crystal singing bowls with mallets specifically crafted to create tones that are thought to promote healing and positivity.

How do you prepare for a sound bath session?

There is very little you need to do to prepare. Come with an open heart and mind. Also, dress in comfortable clothing. You will be lying down on a yoga mat, but try not to fall asleep!

What are the benefits?

Participants can expect to be guided through an experience that calms the nervous system and encourages a deep meditation.

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