Tools for Healing

This page has resources that you can use to support your healing journey.


 

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Gift certificates—the best gift of all—the gift of touch! Simply email me me with the amount of session time you wish to purchase, and I'll mail or deliver the certificate to you!


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Harp Music Video

How to: Tennis Ball Against the Wall (to Alleviate Tight Spots)

Stretching and Conscious Breathing for Hips and Shoulders

Singing Bowl Demo- what's it all about?

Christina Hildebrandt's Crystal Singing Bowls- listen to a full track!

Visceral Manipulation Discussion by Christoph Sommer

Meet Jean-Pierre Barral, DO, MRO(F), RPT at www.barralinstitute.com and

See a Demo of Neural Manipulation

Jean-Claude Guimberteau MD has done groundbreaking work exploring and defining the movement of fascia in living tissues using an inter-operative endoscopic camera. Enjoy delving into his fascinating work through these Anatomical videos from Dr. Guimberteau’s website. 

Contemplative Practices- great tools for great living!

I have found that meditation and contemplative practices like QiGong and sound healing have been helpful for me and for many of my clients. I lead small group meditation at The Meditation Place (check out their many offerings), and teach classes in sound healing. I also teach these techniques as a bodywork instructor at Boulder Massage Therapy Institute.


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FREE Digital Magazine from ABMP

Body Sense magazine is designed to educate consumers on the lasting benefits of frequent massage and bodywork and the value of good stress management. This beautiful publication is published by the editorial team of Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals.

Body Sense blends features on a variety of massage therapy modalities with tips for healthy living. Readers emerge with a better understanding of bodywork, inspired to book another session. The Body Sense philosophy considers massage therapy an integral facet of a healthy lifestyle, not just an indulgence.

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Chemical Free Bath & Body

You can purchase natural products like hand cream, bath salts, lavender rice bags and pure essential oil blends to support a chemical-free lifestyle. Great for people with chemical sensitivities, my products contain ingredients that humans have lived with for centuries, like beeswax, lanolin, sea salt and pure essential oils from plants! Made with love and integrity for you, these products are available in my studio, at the Simply Bulk store in Longmont, and I can also send them to you!

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Relationships and The Sound of Self Love

LOVE coach, Macy Matarazzo, is helping single women over 40ish attract a blissful and meaningful relationship. Here, she and Christina have a conversation about sound, and the sound of Self Love!

www.bighappylove.com is Macy’s web site.

 

Music CDs and Sound Healing Resources

CD – Inner Vision• Buy Now at CD Baby

Cover for “Inner Vision” CD

Cover for “Inner Vision” CD

Listen to the first track of “Inner Vision” FREE at SoundCloud

Cover for “Deep Calm” CD

Cover for “Deep Calm” CD

In 2017 I brought my singing bowls to The TANK in Rangely, Colorado. This is a 65-foot tall empty water tank that has become a recording mecca for sound artists. The sounds of the crystal singing bowls are magnified, bathing the listener in an ocean of vibration! My intention in making this album is to use the power of sound vibration to help you create the shifts you need in your life.

CD – Deep Calm • Buy Now at CD Baby

I made this recording of my singing bowls in 2016, adding my voice to accentuate the haunting overtones and undertones inherent in crystal singing bowls.


Cymascope- Sound Made Visual

Intrigued by my Cymascope video on my YouTube channel?

Check out the folks at www.cymascope.com for information about how sound informs our biology, and much more!


Bibliography for Healing With Sound

1-Body, Mind and Music by Laurie Riley.  Written by the founder of the Harp for Healing bedside harping program; general and specific information for people interested in providing a healing musical environment with live music.

2-The Harp Therapy Journal. Published by’ Planet Harp’ in Pennsylvania, this subscription journal for harpists provides lots of articles about using the harp for healing. It’s also a great resource for studies about sound and healing.

3-Healing Sounds: The Power of Harmonics by Jonathan Goldman. The use of harmonics, especially vocal harmonics, for healing.

4-Healing Words: The Power of Prayer and the Practice of Medicine by Larry Dossey, M.D. How words (normal, spoken conversation as well as intentional mantra) have a powerful effect on our healing or lack thereof.

5-Molecules of Emotion by Candace B. Pert, Ph.D. Pert discusses the bodymind, consciousness being without boundaries, and the non-linear nature of Nature within the context of her discovery that neuropeptides in the body relate to our emotions.

6-Music Medicine: The Science and Spirit of Healing Yourself with Sound  by Christine Stevens. Our bodies are full of different rhythms, and when we heed these rhythms and connect to our bodies, we become aligned with who we are, and synchronicity in our lives can increase. Using music as a sonic supplement.

7-The Healing Musician by Stella Benson. Creating music in the hospital environment- mostly a resource for harpists, but can be helpful for any musician.

8-The Healing Power of Sound by Mitchell Gaynor, M.D. Gaynor envisions music being part of all healing experiences in medical settings to heal both physical and emotional pain.

9-Sounds of Healing: A Physician Reveals the Therapeutic Power of Sound, Voice and Music by Mitchell L. Gaynor, M.D. Gaynor presents ways to apply the concept of mantra to create your own Life Song, plus Essence Meditation and Energetic Re-Creation exercises.

10-The Power of Sound by Joshua Leeds. Mr. Leeds says, “Assert your sonic rights!” and “Second-hand sound” can be bad for you! Learn about music composition techniques for healing.

11-The Tao of Sound: Acoustic Sound Healing for the 21st Century, by Fabien Maman. Maman collects wisdom from diverse traditions regarding sound, and superimposes them: the body, acupuncture points, chakras and subtle bodies, the five elements, the seasons, stars, music and movement, color…

12-The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of The Universe, Stephon Alexander. As a top-notch theoretical physicist and jazz musician, Alexander leads the reader through his discovery of how sound creates the universe, and how our universe is an improvisational instrument unto itself!

13-The Practice of Nada Yoga: Meditation on the Inner Sacred Sound by Baird Hersey. The author offers precise, step-by-step instructions on how to find the inner sound of the nada. He explains how to truly hear the ordinary sounds of the world around us; how to quiet the sounds of the mind such as sound memories and internal dialogue; how to access visual sounds, tapping into our ability to see sounds and hear colors. Mastering the first three levels prepares one for the fourth level of sound- the heart of the practice that connects one to the inner sound of the nada.

14-Acuyoga: Ancient Techniques from Acupressure and Yoga Combined to Relieve Tension and Stress- by Michael Reed Gach, PH.D. This is a series of cassettes and also available in book form. The cassette form is narrated and led by Reed Gach himself, and includes sounds to accompany the positions.

15-Taoist Qigong for Health and Vitality: a Complete Program of Movement, Meditation, and Healing Sounds- by Sat Chuen Hon. This book is a treasury of wonderful healing sound instruction for the organs of the body, according to Chinese Medicine, with accompanying pictures. Sat Chuen Hon has a YouTube video where he demonstrates the Taoist Six Healing Sounds.

16-Tuning the Human Biofield: Healing with Vibrational Sound Therapy -by Eileen Day McKusick. A guide to the practice of Sound Balancing, using tuning forks to clear trauma stored in the human energy field and providing a precise map of the energetic biofield that surrounds the body, showing where specific emotions, memories, traumas, and pain are stored. Watch one of her videos here.