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Gong Bath

  • Essencia Yoga 1026 College Ave Wheaton, IL, 60187 United States (map)

Music… a kind of inarticulate, unfathomable speech, which leads to the edge of the Infinite.
by Thomas Carlyle

Marian provides a brief historic overview of the gongs and an introduction to the various transformational aspects of gong sounds. The one hour session of healing sound is concluded with interpretations and an open forum Q&A. The complete session lasts about 1 1/2 hours unless otherwise noted or arranged. To find out about the multitude of positive aspects of gong sound therapy, we invite you to visit his page

Sound as Medicine

“If we accept that sound is vibration and we know that vibration touches every part of our physical being, then we understand that sound is heard not only through our ears but through every cell in our bodies.”

Hand hammered Tibetan singing bowls.
“Sound enters the healing equation from several directions: It may alter cellular functions through energetic effects; it may entrain biological systems to function more homeostatically; it may calm the mind and therefore the body; or it may have emotional effects, which influence neurotransmitters and neuropeptides, which in turn help to regulate the immune system–the healer within.”

Mitchell Gaynor, M.D. a New York oncologist and Clinical Professor of Medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University has been using sound healing practices since the early 1990s. He is the author of “The Healing Power of Sound: Recovery from Life-Threatening Illness using Sound, Voice, and Music.” You can read more about Dr. Gaynor’s cancer sound healing work here.

Later Event: April 25
Chakra Balancing Series Continued