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Simon Heather

Simon Heather

Simon has taught sound healing workshops in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Russia, South Africa, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and Zimbabwe, and has appeared on radio and television in New Zealand, Canada, South Africa and in the United Kingdom.

He has an extensive background in the healing arts and is a qualified acupuncturist, healer and bodyworker. He has studied with some of the world's leading spiritual teachers and sound healers.

In 1996 Simon brought a group of sound healers together to found the 'UK Sound Healers Association', a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting sound healing in the United Kingdom. Simon is one of the leading teachers in the field of sound healing. Over the last fifteen years he has written five books and produced six CD's.

Simon has been running workshops for over fifteen years. His workshops include 'Free Your Voice,' 'The Healing Power of Sound', 'Reclaiming your Sacred Spirit' and 'Sound Healing Training'. Simon has taught his Sound Healing Training course in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. Simon also offers individual healing sessions.

Simon is the founder of The College of Sound Healing.

 

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04 Oct 2010
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PART ONE REVIEW Originally I enrolled for the Sound Healing weekend to get some idea of how to sound the chakras as part of my third degree Reiki practice and to further investigate how I could use sound as a healing modality. I had been aware for a long time that sound could affect my frame of mind, both by enriching and changing the way I felt but I had no idea why - it was just so. On reflection it is difficult to identify what I enjoyed most on the introductory weekend after much thought it has to be the freedom to sound and sing both in my native tongue and in other spiritual traditions. It was wonderful to be able to sing with such a talented group of people: it uplifted the soul and removed much of the heavy weight of baggage that I carry around on my ‘back’, I was able to transport myself to a land of inner peace and tranquillity. It was sheer joy sometimes just to listen to the vibration, feel the sheer energy being generated in the room and being able to rest in that very special quiet place which I understand to be my spiritual home which rests inside my soul. Having spent many hours practising meditation, I was so surprised that I could access this desired psychological state so quickly through sounding. I do not however feel the previous work had been wasted, perhaps finding sound was a necessary part of my spiritual journey. It was important for me to carry on the practice after the weekend whether this was sounding with Simon’s Chakra tape to access the chakras and my spiritual space, or chanting in other spiritual traditions on my way to work – to uplift a sometimes resistant and flagging energy towards Christmas. The change in me was instant and remarkable, I felt so different in so short a time. This led on to further exploration listening to Classical and New Age music. I came to realise I loved the sound of Tibetan singing bowls and symbols and these could transform me into a state of tranquillity. I was particularly attracted and called to the vibration and the end peace. So important to someone who had been deaf (stress induced). These days I just seem to appreciate sound more after living with silence for two years. The sounding and internal vibration I loved and one of my new year resolutions is to join one of the groups sponsored by the Natural Voice Netwok and explore singing and developing listening further whilst sharing the spirituality of sound further. I have also bought myself a MP3 player and often tune myself into mind altering music. I have never considered myself to be a ‘musical person’ and have had several aborted attempts to play a musical instrument, basically I just enjoy the sound. My Reiki meditation practice has totally changed since the introductory weekend and now focuses on sounding and sending colours to the chakras. This transports me to a wonderful peaceful place and I am beginning to learn when one chakra needs more work because it is out of balance. I have also quietly started to sound the chakras during Reiki treatments for clients. It is difficult to express in words the influence and power of the introductory weekend. There was much to assimilate and understand. The time was enhanced by a wonderful group of people. I was particularly impressed by the treatment demonstration and the charming way in which we sung someone’s name to them. I have tried this myself and it is tremendously liberating as if the whole universe is singing.

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08 Aug 2010
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Thank you for sharing your wisdom with us. Your encouragement and guidance to call upon one's own voice to heal was tremendous. I feel so happy to have received the gift of chanting. What a valuable aid for meditation and healing. Learning about the chakras and how sound can energize them has also been fascinating. I have thoroughly enjoyed the beginning of my training in Sound Healing. Christina E. Ashby Sound - Performance - Healer

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