Sounds Heal Studio

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Natalie Brown: Sound Healing Practitioner
Individual & Group Integral Sound Healing Sessions
Tibetan & Crystal Singing Bowls, Tuning Forks, Shamanic Drumming, Reiki, Vocal Toning & Mantras, Yoga of Sound, Healing Concerts and Workshops

Sound healing is a method of vibration therapy. Literally everything is vibrating, in motion!  Optimum health occurs when we are vibrating in harmony at our natural and inherent resonant frequency. Each aspect of our being — physical, mental, emotional and spiritual — has a unique resonance or rate of vibration.

When one of the resonant frequencies of these aspects begins to vibrate out of sync, dis-ease or ill health results. When this happens, an imbalanced sound pattern or vibration has been established within one or more levels of our being. Sound healing is about bringing stuck energy or out of sync vibrations into balance.

​Through the use of Tibetan singing bowls, weighted and unweighted tuning forks, crystal bowls, gongs, drums, the voice and other sonic tools, we find that sound healing leads to relaxation, emotional well-being, alleviation of tension, aches and pains, reduced stress, and many other health benefits depending on each individual’s needs.

Certifications

Usui Reiki 1 and 2, Cedar Rapids, IA, April 2018. 200 RYT with Yoga Alliance, Nada Yoga certified. Teacher training in Rishikesh, India, November-December 2017. Level 2 Diploma in Sound Healing, Academy of Sound Healing, teacher Tony Nec, July 2017. Multi-instrument qualification. Level 1 Foundation Certificate in Sound Healing, Academy of Sound Healing, teacher Tony Nec, April 2016. Tuning Forks: Balancing Meridians course, Academy of Sound Healing, teacher Tony Nec, 2017. Nada (Sound) Yoga with Ann Dyer, 2017, certified with the North American Yoga Alliance. ​Yoga of Sound with Russill Paul, Yogic Mystery School, July 2017. Supreme Science Qigong Workshop, Dr. Dean Jacobs, December 2016. Deeper Sound Healing Through Qigong with Master Mingtong Gu, scholarship winner, November 2015-February 2016, 12 week session. Tai Chi (basic and form), Chi Kung training: TriYoga Cedar Rapids, 2008-2012. Music K-12, music educator’s license, Iowa. Masters of Ethnology and Folklore, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 2013. Masters of Music Education, University of Northern Iowa, 2009. Bachelors in Music, violin performance, University of Iowa, 2002.

How to get the most out of your experience

What To Expect: Sound healing leads to relaxation, emotional well-being, alleviation of tension, aches and pains, reduced stress, and many other health benefits depending on each individual’s needs. People might compare it to getting a massage, or an acupuncture session, or a really deep meditation experience. A typical sound healing session is 60 minutes. Each session is tailored for the client so can be very different from session to session or person to person. Generally, the client will be relaxing on a massage table.  I do sonic assessments of the chakras and bio-fields and determine the optimum approach from there. Tibetan bowls & crystal bowls can be utilized directly on or off the body. That's also true of the tuning forks (using weighted tuning forks is very much like acupressure). The sound waves will have a positive effect either way, so some of that is based on the client's preference as well as the assessment of need. During some sound sessions I use an octave or two of Tibetan Bowls... other sessions I'll do some vocal toning with the client and shamanic drumming. It all depends on the clients needs, intentions, preferences and results of the assessment. After the treatment I reassess to listen for changes and shifts. We do a bit of grounding work at the end. Then there's time for feedback and reflecting together. I like to give the client recommendations at the end of the session for sound healing practices they can utilize themselves - anytime and anywhere! I am also able to be mobile with my practice so I can travel to clients offices, yoga studios, chiropractic clinics, integrative health venues & holistic venues for treatments and workshops. Additional fees are applied for  sessions requiring travel time. Thanks again for your interest. Please contact me if I can answer anything else or offer further insight. ​

Other Interests / Talents

Love to eat vegan, travel, be out in nature, perform live music throughout the area, and love to help others and learn from others! As a lifelong musician and longtime music educator, music and sound have always been a passion of mine. By journeying into sound and holistic healing I have discovered a rich and powerful tool to help others and I hope to share this knowledge, empower individuals and the community.

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Our Offerings:

Along with individual sound healing sessions, we offer healing house concerts and sound healing workshops. Natalie is just back from India and Nepal where she completed 200 hour RYT Nada Yoga teacher training. Nada Yoga is the yoga of sound! She's currently offering Nada Yoga at Breathing Room Yoga in Cedar Rapids, IA. Natalie also just completed Reiki 1 and 2 in April 2018.

Our Hours:

By appointment, flexible schedule. Available at my practice in SE Cedar Rapids and also mobile so can visit you anywhere!

Upcoming Events

  • 08
  • Nov

Level 1 Foundation Certificate in Sound Healing: 4 Day Immersion

Sound Healing 4 Day Workshop

Learn how to use sound healing for self-care and therapeutic one-on-one sessions with your friends and family.

This course leads to the Sound Healing Academy Level 1 Foundation Certificate in Sound Healing. You can then progress onto our Level 2 practitioner Diploma in Integral Sound Healing, if you wish.

Thursday November 8 to Sunday November 11. 9am-4pm at Hands in Harmony, 1615 32nd St NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 

Course Content:

4-Day Workshop Intensive with Sound Healing Academy associate teacher: Natalie Brown

Day 1

Overview and Introduction to Sound Healing & Healing With Himalayan/Tibetan Singing Bowls

Day 2

Working With Crystal Singing Bowls & Tuning Forks in Sound Healing

Day 3

Drums and percussion for healing / Introduction to Gongs

Day 4

Voice Work for Health and Wellness

Bringing it all together to create your own integral sound healing toolbox to help yourself and others

PLUS

Access to Sound Healing Academy world-class online learning center – so you can review what we cover in the workshop and learn more!. 

This includes:

• 33 video tutorials

• 6 audio tracks

• 40 page Handbook

• Workbook to guide your learning and development

PLUS

1 x live, interactive online teaching and group tutorials with Tony Nec, the Principal of the Sound Healing Academy

PLUS

1 x 30-minute personal coaching and mentoring session with your course tutor, Natalie

PLUS 

Assessment of your workbook with personal feedback from your course tutor, Natalie

PLUS

PDF Certificate: Level 1 Foundation Certificate in Sound Healing – upon successful completion of all 4-Days and the Workbook for the course

Course Fee:

4-day Workshop Online Learning Centre Coaching & Mentoring Live Webinars Assessment & Certificate: Early Bird Registration by October 8, $555. After October 8, $625.

Workshop Location:

Hands in Harmony, Massage Specialists and Spa

Hands in Harmony is located in the Premier Dental building

1615 32nd St NE Suite #3 

Cedar Rapids Iowa 52402

319-366-5454

Driving: From I-380 North: Take exit 22 off of I-380 North for 29th Street towards Glass Rd/32nd St, turn right onto 32nd Street, destination will be on the right.

From I-380 South: Take exit 22 off of I-380 South for 29th Street towards Glass Rd/32nd St, turn left onto 32nd Street, destination will be on the right.

The Eastern Iowa Airport is in Cedar Rapids and has non-stop flights to and from Chicago, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Charlotte, Denver, Las Vegas, Dallas, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Orlando and other major airport hubs.

Accommodation is available very close to Hands in Harmony, there are also several grocery stores, shopping areas and natural food co-ops near the workshop location.

Cedar Rapids is home to the NewBo Cultural Area, unique restaurants and breweries, a live music and art scene, beautiful nature trails and parks, several museums and is just 30 miles from the active and lively University of Iowa town, Iowa City. 

ABOUT NATALIE: 

Composer, educator, sound healer and multi-instrumentalist, Natalie Brown, has traveled the world performing, recording and teaching music. She was trained classically, starting violin at age 4 and has taught high school orchestra for 14 years. She is the founder and operator of Sounds Heal Studio, providing one-on-one and group sound healing sessions and workshops as well as practitioner training through the International Sound Healing Academy. Most recently she completed Nada Yoga (Yoga of Sound) teacher training in Rishikesh, India. Natalie’s goal is to share the benefits of sound healing and help others use sound for self-care, personal growth and to heal.

http://www.soundshealstudio.com/

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Contact us for more information:

Please email –

Natalie: soundshealstudio@gmail.com

Sound Healing Academy Support Team: support@thesoundhealingacademy.com

There are a limited number of places available, and this workshop is likely to sell out.

Secure your place to avoid being disappointed later. 
Book now with a 30% deposit: $167.
Full price of course: $555 with early bird discount until 8 October.

Thank you!