What is Sound Therapy

Many cultures recognise the importance of music and sound as healing power. In the ancient civilisations of India, the Orient, Europe and Africa, the practice of using sound to heal and achieve balance from within has existed for many years. The Tibetans still use bells, chimes, bowls and chanting as the foundation of their spiritual practice. In Bali, Indonesia, the echoing gamelang, gong and drum are used in ceremonies to uplift and send messages. The Australian Aboriginals and Native American shamanists use vocal toning and repetitive sound vibration with instruments created from nature in sacred ceremonies to adjust any imbalance of spirit.


Science tells us that everything in the universe is in a state of vibration and the frequency at which an object or person most naturally vibrates is called resonance. The chakras, bones and organs in the body all possess a different resonant frequency. When an organ, or part of the body, is vibrating out of tune or out of harmony, it is called “dis-ease” or disease. A body is in a healthy state of being when each cell, each organ creates a resonance that is in harmony with the whole being.

Sound Therapy aims to bring the body and mind back into harmony, re-tuning to the vibrations and frequencies of the different instruments used.

In her book, Singing Bowls (1990), Eve Rudy Jansen documented the effect of Tibetan metal bowls. “It was found that among the wave patterns of different singing bowls there is a measurable wave pattern which is equivalent to the alpha waves produced by the brain. These bowls, in particular, instil a sense of deep relaxation and opening of inner space”.

Crystal Singing Bowls are unique in sound healing as they produce ‘pure tones’ when played. When we produce a sound with our voices or other instruments the note waivers and varies. With crystal singing bowls the note does not waiver.


A Sound Therapy Treatment helps to bring us to a calm meditative state where we are still alert and more receptive to learning and focusing and where our bodies and minds are able to allow the natural healing energies to flow.

Whilst no claims can be made that Sound Healing promises to cure any physical or mental illness, there are many documented reports of the positive and beneficial healing results of a Sound Healing Therapy Session.