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Sound Healing for Burnout and Empathy Overload: Mental Mantra Massage

This free chant experience is specially designed as sound healing for burnout and empathy overload, offering stress relief, a mental mantra massage, and a heartwarming connection with our global community. Experience a nourishing sound-based practice with internationally respected Sanskrit mantra teacher and musician Anandra George.

In this Sound Healing for Burnout & Empathy Overload chant experience, you will:

  • Connect with a global community in a sound-based practice designed to nourish, regenerate, and cultivate resilience.
  • Learn how to use sound...
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Beginner Sanskrit Peace Mantras - Online Yoga of Sound Chant Experience

Each month Anandra offers a free, beginner-friendly, sound healing mantra chant experience. Here's a sweet medley of peace mantras...

Discover the power of beginner-friendly Sanskrit mantras and learn about nāda yoga, sound healing training, and strengthening your listening, empathy, and peacemaking capacity. Experience the benefits of a sound-based practice for subtle body hygiene and gracefully navigate life's challenges.

In this beginner Sanskrit mantra chant experience, you will:

  • Connect with a global community in a sound-based practice designed to nourish,...
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You can't argue with crazy! Top 10 ways it gets easier to walk away from an unhealthy relationship

A personal share, for anyone who needs to hear it today:
"You can't argue with crazy."
But it does get easier to walk away with a clear conscience, as I get older and wiser!

Background:
I grew up with a completely unstable, mentally ill stepmother for a few years of my early childhood. It was deeply terrifying to me. I remember having nightmares every night, where I had to walk through a tunnel made up of woven together writhing snakes. You know those looping dreams where it seems like you're in it forever? It was that kind of nightmare. There was a light at the end of...

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Traumatized by "Sound Healing" that feels like New Age Faux Spiritual Misappropriation?

This conversation may be music to your ears.

In February I made a "BIG ANNOUNCEMENT" on my personal Facebook page, and hundreds of people who know me and my professional background well chimed in. The comments are GOLD, and I wanted to share the perspectives in a series of blog posts so you, dear reader, could benefit. Perhaps you'll even find community in like-minded souls?

Here was the public announcement I made to my friends and followers:

I’m (finally) open to using the term “sound healing” to describe what I do. I have some conflicted feelings...

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Sound Healing Training Integrity: The Importance of Sanskrit Mantra and Nada Yoga Sound Therapy

In recent years, the field of sound healing has gained significant popularity, with numerous individuals seeking complementary therapies through the power of sound. Even the football players on season three of Ted Lasso are using mantra meditation to access their inner powers! This made me LOL, but it's for real... the power of sound and mantra has gone mainstream.

As a certified yoga therapist and member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, specializing in sound and mantra, I am deeply committed to upholding the principles of integrity within the...

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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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Why are Sanskrit mantra & nada yoga so powerful? (Dispatch from India 2023)

Sitting in the temple for evening prayers last night, new words came to express the answer to the question I’ve been asking myself… Why mantra and nada yoga?

(After 3 years away from India and a rest from the intensity of my previous personal practice, I’m looking through different eyes and discerning anew my lifelong love affair with learning mantra and nada yoga in India.)
 

Here’s why Sanskrit mantra & nada yoga are so powerful:

1. It's a detailed system of language - musical tones, rhythms, vowels and consonants - which calls into...

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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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