The Healing Power of Music and Sound – IndiaJiva
About the Presentation
Since the turn of the century, Ron Ragel and Vicki Hansen, as IndiaJiva, have been offering their music as a form of medicine that has been achieving remarkable results.
They draw from the deep well of Indian philosophy and musical traditions that integrate music, voice, breathing, chanting, meditation techniques and sound yoga. The feedback has come from thousands of people around the world who have access to their music via their CDs, books, DVDs and YouTube channel.
Today there is a lot of scientific research available that demonstrates the health benefits of music and how it can be used as an integral part of the healing process/ Music can help to lower blood pressure and heart and respiratory rates; reduce cardiac complications; increase the immune response, and boost natural opiates. We now know that when integrated as part of a mind-body-spirit approach to wellness, music can play a significant role in maintaining a healthy lifestyle or in healing disease.
"The Healing Power of Music and Sound” that they advocate for self-healing can be used by anyone - whether faced with a life-threatening disease or simply seeking relief from the stresses of daily life - to improve health and quality of life.
About the Presenter
IndiaJiva are multi-instrumentalists, artists and educators who have carved a niche for themselves in the field of world fusion music creating a new synthesis in sound that transports their audiences and listeners beyond the borders of both East and West. They perform an array of traditional and modern instruments such as sitar, lap steel guitar, keyboards, flutes, didgeridoo, guitar, bass, percussion and vocals.
IndiaJiva’s music appeals so deeply because despite its contemporary feel, it still succeeds in keeping alive the meditative nuances of its traditional roots where one can hear Indian temple chants with exquisite soaring melodies that send the listener effortlessly spinning into states of bliss.
They can be seen in small and large concert halls, from yoga barns to Festival stages, continuing to quench the thirst of their local fan base to international audiences. Their YouTube channel has over 17,000 subscribers and over 9 million viewers and growing.
Afternoon tea and snacks will be served. All welcome. Donations greatly appreciated.