Sat, Jan 06|
Healing Through Sound with Giselle Bonilla
This workshop is designed to empower and uplift individuals by providing them with sound therapy that incorporates all chakras (energy points in the body).
Time & Location
Jan 06, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
Boston, 637 Washington St, Dorchester, MA 02124, USA
About the Event
Description: "Healing Through Sound " is a powerful and inspiring physical and spiritual experience on healing from the traumatic experiences of domestic violence and sexual abuse and/or other traumas. This workshop is designed to empower and uplift individuals by providing them with sound therapy that incorporates all chakras (energy points in the body).
In this workshop you’ll also learn:
- What is trauma?
- What are the chakras (energy points in the body)?
- How are the chakras affected by trauma?
- What is sound therapy?
- How does sound therapy heal the chakras?
- Resources on Holistic Therapies
Giselle will lead a sound bath for all participants for 45min-1hr, which will happen toward the end of the workshop using crystal singing bowls.
What is a sound bath?
A sound bath is a deeply-immersive, full-body listening experience that intentionally uses sound to invite gentle yet powerful therapeutic and restorative processes to nurture your mind and body. During this sound bath Giselle will only use the the crystal singing bowls, which will consist of 7 bowls for each energy point in the body (chakras).
What you will need to bring with you:
-Yoga mat, blanket or towel. Feel free to bring a pillow if you would like.
Overall, "Healing Through Sound" is an essential practice for anyone who has experienced domestic violence or sexual abuse and/or other traumas, or who simply want to learn more about holistical therapies available to them in their journey toward healing.
About Our Presenter: Giselle Bonilla identifies as a Dominican Afro-Latina. Giselle is co-founder of Time Of Butterflies as well as the clinical director. Giselle is the founder of Centro Bonilla in the Dominican Republic, which provides mental health services with a holistic approach for the communities in Bonao, DR as well as the surrounding communities. Giselle obtained her masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a Specialization in Expressive Arts Therapy from Lesley University. Her expressive arts therapy capstone thesis focused on therapy work with survivors of abuse. The title of her thesis is "Healing the Body through Awareness, and Expression: The Polyvagal Theory and the Expressive Arts in Therapy with Women Who Have Been Abused."
Link of the article: https://digitalcommons.lesley.edu/expressive_theses/240/
Giselle is certified in reiki, reflexology, sound healing and trauma-informed yoga. She believes that the mind, the body and spirituality are strongly connected and that they need each other to heal. She is currently running her online private practice as a Holistic Therapist at Holistic Wellbeing Counseling.
If you would like to connect with Giselle please email her at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Social media links:
Instagram: @centrobonilla, @timeofbutterflies and @gissiboni