Like with most alternative healing modalities and meditative practices, everyone’s experience is different, and new things may come up in each session.
Most people feel very relaxed and peaceful during a sound healing; some might have visualizations, receive creative downloads, or have an emotional breakthrough.
During a sound healing session, sound bath or sound healing you’ll typically lie down on the floor or a yoga mat, you may like to snuggle up in a cozy blanket... then you simply close your eyes down and relax as you listen to the practitioner play a variety of instruments and you “bathe” in the soothing sounds and vibrations.
Singing bowls, gongs, Tibetian bowls, tuning forks, and drums are the instruments that practitioners most will use in sessions - the sounds activate their bodies healing centres.
Each instrument serves a different purpose. Crystal bowls, for example are tuned to the notes of the seven chakras. The gong, is said to help release tension in the body and stimulates the glandular and nervous system.
benefits of sound healing are that
1. It’s super-relaxing
Deep relaxation is one of the most significant and universal benefits of sound therapy. “The sounds permeate our system returning it back to harmony,” With our busy schedules and so much going on in the world, we can all use some chill vibes and me time.
2. It helps clear energetic blockages...
Some people experience deep healing during sound therapy as the sound vibrations open, clear, and balance their chakras.
3. It boosts your health
That’s right—it’s not completely woo-woo. “Research has demonstrated that sound healing can be incredibly beneficial when working with a variety of patients.
Benefits can include improved sleep, reduction of chronic pain and blood pressure, lowered cholesterol, and a decreased risk of heart disease. (Although, for professional help with these ailments, please see a certified medical practitioner.)
4. It supports mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being
It also heals on the mental and emotional levels. Sound healing has reduced stress, anxiety, and depression for many individuals.