About twelve years ago, I happened to be in Los Angeles on vacation when I decided to get my first Thai massage. I knew nothing of it but knew that I wanted a massage. So I booked an appointment, got the massage and was left in AWE of how amazing and therapeutic it was. I [...]
During my time in Chiang Mai, I found many (new to me) massage options. Thai Yam Khang, Thai Fire Therapy or Thai Fire Barefoot Massage is an ancient Northern Lanna style Thai healing modality that uses heat, oil applied but using solely the feet to massage. To prepare the massage session, the therapist prepares a [...]
In late January 2024, I set off for Thailand to study traditional Thai massage in Chiang Mai, Thailand at the International Training Massage School (ITM). My training was an intense fulltime 5 week and some days long where I studied the fundamentals of rational Thai massage then I moved deeper into learning and understanding how [...]
A look behind the scenes of what it was like to record music for my new sound meditation album, "The Journey: Senegal." Partly recorded in Dakar Senegal and Metro Detroit. Visit here for more information about the project. Before leaving Dakar, Senegal in March of this year, my friends, Sona, Elhadji, & Khadim gave me [...]
I hope that you enjoy this waterfall meditation intended to give a gentle energy boost. Recorded in Chiang Mai, Thailand in the Doi Suthep mountain forest. Special thanks to my young Thai friend, IT for helping to support the creation of this video.
I am excited to share with you my new meditation album, The Journey: Senegal! After a year of creating, reimagining and meditation, I connect the past and future with sounds behind stories told by Griots of days old. The Journey: Senegal is how I imagine the shores of West Africa bridging through waves that ripple [...]
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 [...]