Healing Sound Journeys

~The Sound Journey Experience~

I began doing Healing Sound Journeys in the mid-nineties as an introduction to my sound healing workshops.  I felt that it was much more beneficial for participants to start right off with an experience of a variety of instruments and see for themselves how they were affected, rather than having me sit there and talk about them and how they affect us. There are some distinct effects that can definitely be talked about and understood on the physical body as well as the subtle bodies but we are all different and in fact are changing every moment so we are always going to respond to sounds, music and vibration in our own unique way. 

I quickly began to see that these short meditations had a more profound effect than I could have imagined. It wasn't long before they began to take a life of their own and evolved into a sound healing event unto themselves.  The fifteen minute meditation expanded into approximately an hour long sound healing event after which people often reported healings on different levels- physical, mental, emotional and spiritual, visionary experiences and journeys into altered states of consciousness. It was clear that the word "meditation" did not really describe the experience- the description of a "journey" was so often talked about that I adopted the descriptive phrase "Healing Sound Journey".

Some of the instruments used are Himalayan and crystal singing bowls, flutes, percussion instruments, gongs, didgeridoos and more.  The combinations of instruments create rich harmonics and the layering of tones, rhythms and frequencies create a magical and deeply relaxing soundscape that often have a profound effect on the listener.

Rosemary Warburton, Summer 2013

~What is a Healing Sound~

Making any sound with a loving intention will produce a healing effect.

The sound of the simple little 4-hole flute with vibrato talking to the didgeridoo of love brings a healing.

The sounds of love and healing.

Perfect rhythm or perfect pitch is not necessary. Only the intention of pure love is necessary to produce a healing.

It sometimes happens that a Sound Journey will produce profound effects. Remember, always remember, whatever the experience is, we are here together. We are all connected together, and we are all helping each other. And we are all truly subjects of love. Love is always free flowing among us and between us and through us. Love is everywhere at all times and no times. Within without, surrounding all of us, all of who we are.

What is a Healing Sound? That’s easy: it’s a sound you hear with your heart. It sounds like Love. And in fact it is in every sound. It is only more or less perceived. But it is there--in sound always!!

And the question What’s that sound? Becomes the statement--Feel that sound!!

We are frequency.

Henry Steffes Jr

Go to "Workshops and Events" for schedule... 

First Unity Church, St. Petersburg, FL 2010

Performing Sound Journey with visionary artist Alex Grey while he read his Art Psalms
First Unity Church, St. Petersburg, Florida- 2009

Henry Steffes, sound therapist,  playing crystal bowl- Global Harmonization Ceremony-
Sound Body Wholistic Health Center, St. Petersburg, FL- 2011

Sound healer Julie Horvath plays bowl during Global Harmonization Ceremony-
Sound Body Wholistic Health Center, St. Petersburg, FL- 2011

Rosie Warburton & Henry Steffes performing healing Sound Journey at the Longhouse, Gulfport, FL.- 2009?
Performing Sound Journey with Laraaji Naradananda at Temple of the Living God, St. Petersburg, FL- 2010
Henry and Rosie recording Sound Journey CD, St. Petersburg, FL 2003?

Healing Sound Journey in Eastham, Massachusetts, 2012

Suzanne Benton's house, Ridgefield, CT. 2012

My dear friend Suzanne Benton, blissed out after a Sound Journey!

Gettting ready to do a Healing Sound Journey at Villari's Studio, Middletown, RI- 2013

Joined by orbs at Villari's- they like sound!

Sound Journey with Tibetan bowls, Largo, FL, 2013

Preparing for workshop opening with Tibetan Bowl Sound Journey, Utrecht, Netherlands- 2012