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Calming Trauma with Mantra Sound Bath: Nurturing Resilience after Calamity

Join Anandra and our special guest, Cameron, for a super relaxing and awesome sound-based yoga session with Bansuri Flute! We live-streamed this experience all the way from the beautiful island of Kaua'i.

Don't worry if you're new to this. Beginners are totally welcome! You can either rest and receive the soothing vibes or join in and chant along if you feel like it. We really hope you have a fantastic time during this 20-30 minute guided mantra meditation experience!

We crafted the theme for this month's FREE online event as a Mantra Sound Bath...

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Prep Outshines Prayer! Top 15 Ways to Support Hawaii's Climate Disaster Victims

I was in Māui the day before the fires. Michele and I led a couple of truly magical, perfect chant events that weekend... and then the hurricane winds started in so strongly it was difficult to walk on the streets. Scary, but our HOS family is relatively unscathed and far from the damage.

I've been up close and personal with extreme weather in India for decades, so the acceleration of climate change is no surprise. Someone (often several simultaneously) from our global family of chant lovers is dealing with a climate crisis almost constantly. I feel empathy...

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Mantra Sound Bath for Mother's Day

ICYMI attending our monthly free sound bath online yesterday, it ended up being quite sweet, with a Mother's Day-ish theme. Find a comfy spot and tune in for about 40 minutes! (Video below!)

My  personal goal was to make it richly textured with musical and mantra nuance, while keeping it atheist-friendly! (A simple sound experience for nervous system self-regulation and mental stability, y'all. No woo-woo.)

Why a Mantra Sound Bath?
In the realm of holistic wellness practices, sound baths and mantra meditation have gained popularity for their ability to promote...

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5 Reasons Why Sound Healers Need Better Training in Mantra & Nāda Yoga

Ok, it's time for what feels like (another) big announcement: I'm (finally) open to using the term "sound healing" in association with my work training teachers in mantra + nāda yoga.

My long-time friends and colleagues are heavily divided on whether or not I should tackle training sound healers. Some think it's great. Others say they'd run the other way if they didn't know me and the quality of my professional integrity already, once they saw the words "sound healing" on my mantra & nāda yoga courses!



I WAS WRONG. I'M SORRY: I've been on a high horse about it,...

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Unplug Meditation: A Mantra Sound Bath

Join us to experience a nourishing sound-based practice with Anandra.

Our goal for this month's session is to invite you to totally "unplug" from the source(s) of your stress, so you can rest, relax, rejuvenate, and replenish in the yummy heart of sound vibration. Expect dreamy tanpura sounds and long slow tones that gently caress the subtle tension points in your heart/mind/body, layered with rhythmic Sanskrit mantra repetition to establish you in a steady, safe, sweet groove for whatever the rest of your day requires of you.

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Mantra Sound Bath: Top 10 Elements of Sound Healing with Mantra Meditation

For over a decade, when people ask me what I do, I’ve told them something like, “I teach mantra meditation and the yoga of sound and voice.” And people say, “Oh, like sound healing and sound baths and stuff?” And my response is always, “Sort of… let me explain…” and then I distinguish my niche as a sound yoga pioneer within the global yoga community, and the depth of my training and practice in the tradition of nāda yoga and Sanskrit mantra.

But the words sound healing and sound bath are (for better or worse)...

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Sound Healing for Anxiety & Depression

Experiencing anxiety and depression can be overwhelming and disabling. I should know! I might seem "spiritual" or whatever, but my nervous system gets tugged in both directions too.

I've been using sound and mantra to self-regulate my nervous system and give my mind something uplifting to chew on for decades now. Whenever Life gets intense, I lean in on my sound-based yoga practices and feel SO. MUCH. BETTER. And I'm not alone...

"I had such a high anxiety week, and NOTHING I tried brought it down, until I chanted with you. The yoga of sound is indispensable...I am...

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All Time Best Sound Healing Song ~ 9 Minutes of Emotional Release and Pure Peace!

If you love a daily personal sound bath, we made this healing mantra song just for you!

I've played it at the world's largest yoga festival to a sold-out class of 300 mantra chanters. It's what earned me the nickname "the crying teacher" in Japan, because people would listen to it and shed their worries and fears in the form of tears. IT'S SUCH AN HONOR to be able to use my voice as an instrument this way!

So, enjoy our all-time best sound healing frequency songs on youtube! I still cry every time I hear it, too. In a good way.

It's a healing mantra song with the...

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Sound Bath with Mantra, Raga and Nada Yoga! Now Online.

A friend of mine attended a live chant event I led last week, and gushed about how it felt like a sound bath to just listen to me singing, the bansuri flute playing, and hear the group singing along with the rāgas and mantras.

Normally, I try to get people to DO THE PRACTICE with us, because I figure it's like food... you get more out of it when you chew it and swallow it yourself vs. watching someone else eat. That's why I have (stubbornly) stuck to empowering people looking to really train in mantra and nada yoga with skills, techniques, and practices.

While I...

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