Q.What happens during a sound healing session?
The Sound Healing Session often begins when I am first contacted by a client and a session is requested. I may start to get impressions and messages in the form of visions, images, words, songs or sometimes other seemingly random things may pop into my head that I feel I am being guided to share with a client.
When we meet for our session we'll begin by clearing ourselves, grounding, aligning our energies and opening Sacred Space. We then set our intentions for the session. My intention for the session is to set my own desires aside and to become a clear channel to serve you for your greatest good and to support you in your intention.
We do this sitting comfortably facing one another.
Then it's time for the client to move to a comfortable massage table if we're in the studio. If we are in your home a comfortable recliner, favourite chair or even cushions on the floor can be suitable, whatever best allows you to be comfortable and for me to be able to walk around the area of your body unobstructed.
With the use of an ocean drum, you will be guided into a state of deeper relaxation where you will naturally begin to tune into your body and feel empowered to both access and trust your own intuition. During the one hour session I may play different drums, rattles, bowls, bells, gong and other various instruments around your body/energy field, I also use my voice at times in toning, chanting or singing if a song wants to comes through.
These sessions will allow you to experience what it feels like to truly go on a journey within. To listen deeply to your own inner voice in a way that may be quite new for you. Many of us have been taught to hand over our power over to someone else, hoping they can "fix" us, when really the ability to heal can truly come from within us. We don't have to understand everything that we are sensing, we only need to be open to receiving the messages being given, to be present with our selves while trusting the process and knowing that we are safe.
I am here to support you on your journey, to assist you in accessing the information your body wants to give you and to empower you to use that information to heal your life. This will be an opportunity to relax and become more aware of the state of being in your physical, mental and emotional bodies.
I will be focused on listening for the subtle differences in the quality of the sounds I am hearing to identify any areas of disharmony as well as opening to receive messages and guidance about what I am sensing.
During a session you may enter a dream like state seeing pictures in your mind. You may experience body sensations such as cold, warmth, energy moving, tingling, gentle pangs, twitches or releases. You may wish to make sounds along with the soundscape you are immersed in or you may wish to remain silent or even fall asleep.
Every session is unique and will unfold as a cooperative experience. You will be given simple hand signals that you may use at any time to communicate whether you would like me to increase or decrease the intensity of what's being offered.
As we proceed, imbalances may be identified and attention will be focused on a specific area until I feel the sound has come into greater harmony and balance. I work intuitively relying on a highly developed sensitivity to subtleties in sound quality and "vibes" as I work. It is a dance for me of deep listening both to the external sound quality I am hearing as well as internally asking questions and allowing the answers to come forth, then following the guidance and trusting that information while at the same time paying attention to your cues.
Feeling safe and comfortable is primary and if for any reason you wish to end the sound journey you may do so by simply opening your eyes.
The trust is established in the setting of intentions and also in having the understanding that the sounds are being offered for you to work with internally as your thoughts guide the process and nothing can be done without your permission.
In each session we will be intending together to:
Sessions end similar to how they began, with us moving back to the chairs where there will be an opportunity to share impression, messages, sensations, insights etc. We will lovingly release all angels, allies, guides and ancestors and close our session by choosing a card from my favourite deck, the Messenger Cards created by Sandra Kunz that I work exclusively with for these sessions.
Q.Who benefits most?
Anyone who feels this something they are being called to and who is open to receiving and ready to allow themselves to experience a vibrational tune up.
The intention of a Sound Healing session is to support your personal growth, health and wellness by bringing the body, mind and Spirit into greater alignment. The vibrational frequencies stimulate the body’s natural healing abilities and can aid in clearing blockages while bringing fresh energy to stagnant areas. It is also said to have a psychological effect because the vibrations are not only heard but also felt. Additionally when we create time and space in our lives for self care we can expect to reap the rewards. Giving ourselves the gift of our own inwardly focussed attention while being assisted on our healing journey by a trusted practitioner can accelerate the process and help us achieve greater results than we might achieve on our own. When two people’s intentions are aligned and higher powers are invoked amazing things can happen.
Q. How did I get on this path?
Over 30 years ago my beautiful mother Donna Chicoine began studying energy medicine.
At the time I was about 13 years old and I was happy to be her practice patient.
As she became proficient in various techniques, going on to teach Therapeutic and Healing Touch
and mentoring many others over the years.
As an Empath, ClareAudiant, ClareSentient and ClareVoyant I have a unique skill set to work with to perceive
Energy Medicine has been a natural part of my mother and I's relationship now for a long time. A few years ago we were so fortunate to have Marsha Read, a fellow energy worker and founder of the Center for Sound Healing come to Saskatoon to offer a Level One Training and Certification. It was here I discovered my true name, Jade and began uncovering my own gifts and abilities in working with others. Being acknowledged by a teacher brought me to a place where I felt called to assist others on their healing journey. I learned that I could be of service to others by assisting them in clearing blocked energy and in helping them gaining insights for themselves through the use of the drum & sound healing.
I work with other helpers too in the form of stones, crystals, smudge, water, earth, fire, wings, essential oils, feathers and tarot,
doing my best to remain sensitive to the preferences of my clients.
Spirit talks & I listen. I follow the guidance given working with you and your desired intentions for your greatest good, whatever that might be .
Oh and sometimes, those on the other side like to come through with messages for us too!
"It was such a wonderful experience that it is difficult to sum up in writing and a few sentences...I was a bit skeptical when I booked a sound healing session with Jade of Zen Rhythm Co. But, Jade is a wonderful woman and I do enjoy the sounds of percussion, so I decided to give it a try if only for the experience. I was in no way prepared for the intensity of the session. In just a couple of minutes, I was transported away from the struggles and fears of this world, and taken to a place of strength, joy, hope and finally peace. I felt layers of anxiety falling away and with each pulse of the drum and shake of the rattle my inner strength was restored.
Jade worked her magic and I will definitely do it again!"
~ Julie, Saskatoon Sk