“If you want to find the secrets of the Universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.” – Nikola Tesla

But what is sound healing? Is it the body or the mind? Will the body reflect the healing of the mind?

Sound has an ancient kinship with meditation and healing. Sound healing has ancient roots in cultures all over the world to elevate physical and emotional wellbeing, by using positive vibrations to help the body return to a stable state – called homeostasis.

Healing is not just of the body, it is of the mind! It takes vigilance, determination, and great patience and once achieved healing through sound leads to a deep sense of tranquility, reduces psychological and emotional stress and helps reduce anxiety, stress levels, improving sleep and much more.

It is known that we are born with our own root frequency. When in touch with this root frequency, we tend to be grounded and centered which leads to a perfect state of harmony. Not only is this root frequency embedded in us but every tissue, cell in our body has its core frequency.

Our universe vibrates and has its own resonance frequency and through sound healing the vibrations created by sounds ensure a great sense of relaxation and well-being. When in sync with these the mind, the body and the soul are balanced.

How does sound healing help?

Through a fusion of multi-faceted instruments, meditation and breath-work, sound healing starts at a physical/auditory level and settles into the molecular structure of the body – replenishing the emotional, mental and energetic aspects of self.

Most of the ailments that we see in today’s world are caused majorly due to stress. Our mental health has been on a decline due our fast paced lifestyle and sound healing is a proven modality and an effective way to help reduce stress, anxiety, increase the emotional and mental clarity of oneself.

When you’re in deep meditation, everything can be restored. It’s the most nourishing state, a state of deep relaxation. By working on the energy centers or chakras, sound healing helps unblock these centers thus removing any negative energy or emotions present in the body. Moreover, it improves sleep and also strengthens one’s immune system.

However, some people can feel the benefits of sound healing practice instantly, while for others it may take a longer time. But the more regularly you experience sound the more balanced your body, mind and soul will become.

Techniques of sound healing
There are a number of methods, instruments, and techniques for using sound therapy. Of course some of these instruments are easily found or learned. For others, they might require professionals or special circumstances.

Here are the most powerful instruments used for sound healing:
Singing bowl therapy – One of the most popular sound healing methods because of its effective and various aspects of healing. From lowered blood pressure to relief from anxiety to the opening of the pineal gland, singing bowls can do it all.

Gong – The gong helps alleviate physical, emotional, and spiritual pain and is known to produce an increasing sense of wellbeing. Gongs are an important instrument in sound healing. They’re used in meditation, yoga, and chakra balancing.

Humming – The most basic musical instrument you can use is your voice. You can use your voice to relax, heal, or focus, by humming, chanting, singing, and even praying (or affirming) what you need.

Tuning forks – Sound healers use the tuning forks to increase the level of energy in the part that they are trying to heal. When the fork is struck, they produce vibrations which help relax muscles.

Whether you are looking for an alternative method of healing to coincide with traditional medicine, or are simply looking for a new way to relax, recuperate, and rejuvenate your mind, sound healing has so many possibilities that you are guaranteed to find something that suits you.