When I was first introduced to sound healing in February 2019, it was during an experience that began with crystal singing bowls and it opened me up to a new meditation world. When I started using sound as a tool to meditate, I leaned into practicing and soon amassed a beautiful and effective crystal singing [...]
The Ohm store recently sent me their amazing handmade Tiger singing bowl & I’m excited to add this mighty healing instrument to my meditation practice. The Tiger bowl is handmade in Nepal & has a nice surprising weight. Despite the smaller size, it holds tone amazingly well and carries a warm rich resonance that can easily [...]
Three years ago during my first trip to Ghana and the beginning stages of Covid-19 awareness in the United States and on the African continent, I found myself going from working vacation mode to survival mode. I had to come up with some creative ways very fast to support myself during an uncertain time of [...]
In September 2022 while in Dakar, Senegal, I began to create body of sound meditation recordings along with some amazing Senegalese artists. My work on this project is coming to a close but I wanted to share this very special song performed Sonar Sonko. Over the pst few months, I have been opening my sound [...]
Festa de Iemanja (Festival of Yemaya) is an annual celebration dedicated to the mother of all and mother of all Orisha, Iemanj that takes place on February 2nd in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. The celebration takes place over 3 days, beginning in the late evening on February 1st. During this time Candomblé practitioners, a vivid mix of Afro-Brazilians, and [...]
While on my honeymoon in Bali, I spent some time at Pyramids of Chi, a sound meditation/healing center that I fell in love after some great sound meditation experiences. These session were a great treat for me to indulge and let go with the relaxed vibe and gentle guiding. My 1st sessions was with Balinese [...]
One of my highly memorable experiences in Bali was my visit to the Tirta Empul temple,, which was founded in 962 A.D and is considered sacred by the Balinese Hindu community. History: Based on a manuscript called Usana Bali, the creation of Tirta Empul involves the myth of an epic battle between a powerful yet [...]
One of my personal goals is to visit as many "Doors of No Return" that exist in West Africa. In September, I took a retreat to celebrate my birthday on Senegal, where the House of Slaves (Maison des Esclaves) can be found on Goreè Island. Before making my excursion to Maison des Esclaves,I watched videos [...]
Detroit: Join me Tuesday, June 15th at 630pm EST for Sankofa Mind + Body’s Twilight Sound Bath Meditation. This sound bath meditation is being hosted in a private garden and will include a combination of voice to guide you, crystal bowls, Tibetan bowls, natural sounds, and more to create a tapestry of vivid healing sounds [...]
Detroit: Join Sankofa Mind + Body and yoga instructor Sylena June 19, 2021 at 1oooam for the Juneteenth Yoga Brunch; a monthly summer 420 friendly chill yoga & sound meditation experience centered on self care, clearing the chakras to balance, restore, detox stress, emotional trauma, and anxiety. Agenda: – 0945/1000 Fire Circle / Intros – [...]