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Stevin McNamara - Devotional Mantras and Healing Prayers

Stevin McNamara - Devotional Mantras and Healing Prayers

March 30, 2020

Stevin McNamara – Devotional Mantras and Healing Prayers

Aired Monday, March 30, 2020 at 11:00 AM PST / 2:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM GMT / 8:00 PM CET

Going back to the Vedic era, Indian music has its origin in devotion and prayer. Mantras have always been an essential part of the Indian Spiritual tradition. Join voice visionary Kara Johnstad and guitarist Stevin McNamara as they explore the ancient tradition of mantra in a form that captures the spirit of the Vedic tradition and the integrity of their origins while adding elements from western music tradition. Discover how music can support us to return to a focused state of centeredness and listen in to Stevin’s newest release, Vandana: Devotional Mantras & Sacred Healing Prayers.

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Michael Stillwater - Giving Voice to Our Lives

Michael Stillwater - Giving Voice to Our Lives

March 23, 2020

Michael Stillwater – Giving Voice to Our Lives

Aired Monday, March 23, 2020 at 11:00 AM PST / 2:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM GMT / 8:00 PM CET

How can we connect more to our true authentic selves through voice? Michael Stillwater innovates with music, words, and images. educator, illustrator, award-winning songwriter, recording artist and filmmaker. Join voice visionary Kara Johnstad and Michael Stillwater in a conversation on the benefits of creative expression, the power of transformational songwriting, and the role our voice plays in healing.

About the Artist:

Michael Stillwater’s chants and healing songs are enjoyed by listening audiences and singing circles around the world. His intuitive recording artistry provides a unique musical approach for people to feel seen and supported at an essential level, while his original SongSourcing method offers a way for anyone to re-connect to their own intuitive vocal expression.

Following his experience of bringing personal song creation into hospice in America, he created the esteemed spoken word/music book/album Graceful Passages: A Companion for Living and Dying, (2000), featuring the voices of Thich Nhat Hanh, Ram Dass, Elisabeth Kubler Ross, and other compassionate beings, produced together with his wife, Doris Laesser Stillwater, and film composer Gary Malkin.

Together with Doris he also produced a series of three feature documentary films focused on the universality of song. Recipient of 10 Film Festival awards, these are Shining Night: A Portrait of Composer Morten Lauridsen (2012), acclaimed ‘a heartening rarity’ by the Wall Street Journal; In Search of the Great Song: Fifty voices. Twelve countries. One question. (2016) Deemed ‘Beatific’ by CineSource Magazine, it provides a panoramic vision of the creative spirit in all life. Beyond the Fear of Singing: Unlock Your Voice, Release Your Song (2019), inspires those who feel inhibited in their singing voice with pathways for healing and expression. (All films available online and DVD with Deutsch subtitles).

The Stillwaters reside in Helsinki, Finland, offering SongLife Seminars, Retreats and Trainings. Online activities include personal songportraits, musical mentoring and a SongLife Training group. The most recent works are the Stillwater Guitar Method and collected albums of intuitive healing songs.

Connect with Michael at http://www.songlife.org/

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Georgia Wyss - MANTRA - Sounds Into Silence

Georgia Wyss - MANTRA - Sounds Into Silence

March 16, 2020

Georgia Wyss – MANTRA – Sounds Into Silence

Aired Monday, March 16, 2020 at 11:00 AM PST / 2:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM GMT / 8:00 PM CET

What is Kirtan? Join Voice Visionary and Documentary Filmmaker, Director and Producer Georgia Wyss as they deepen the conversation and explore the new music and social phenomenon of chanting. Learn about people connecting with their true selves through singing and voice. Winner of Director’s Choice Illuminate Film Festival 2017 and Winner of Documentary World Cinema Maui Film Festival, Georgia Wyss has created a masterpiece that documents. How we can use music, mindfulness and voice to navigate through life more peacefully.

About Georgia Wyss

In 2003 Georgia co-founded the Barcelona based production company TengoTwo. Since then, in addition to her work as an editor, she has been producing documentaries and image films. She co-produced, co-wrote and edited the documentary ‘No Plorar Mai’ (Never to Cry) which the Catalan station TV3 aired in April 2013. In 2017 Georgia finished producing and directing her feature-length documentary about the yoga music phenomenon,‘Mantra – Sounds into Silence’ which entered in more than six festivals, winning awards in three of them: Illuminate Film Festival in Sedona, winner ‘director’s choice award’, Maui Film Festival, winner ‘documentary feature world cinema’ award and the Rishikesh Film Festival ‘best of fest” award. During 2018 & 19, the film was released theatrically in over 14 countries and still continues being released today.

Georgia’s most recent works as an editor include: ‘A Crude Awakening’, a feature documentary shown at over 70 film festivals, and winner of 5 awards for best documentary; the trailer and additional editing on Isabel Coixet’s feature ‘The Secret Life of Words’; and the feature documentary, ‘The Lightbulb Conspiracy’, directed by Cosima Dannoritzer and produced by Joan Úbeda, winner of Best Documentary at the Spanish Television Academy Awards 2011. In 2017 Georgia edited the German episode of the global football documentary series ‘Phemons’ produced by Fox Sports, and the feature length documentary, ‘Time Thieves’, directed by Cosima Dannoritzer, and produced by Polar Star Films, which won ‘Best Editing’ at the United Nations Association Film Festival at Stanford in 2019.

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Carmen Underwater - Living a Dream

Carmen Underwater - Living a Dream

March 9, 2020

Carmen Underwater – Living a Dream

Aired Monday, March 9, 2020 at 11:00 AM PST / 2:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM GMT / 8:00 PM CET

Ready to live a dream, singer-songwriter Carmen Underwater along with her young family climbed into a camper and toured across Europe and then to Australia with the e-piano on board and desire to have music lead the way. Join voice visionary Kara Johnstad and Carmen Underwater as they talk about songwriting, embracing our authenticity and having the courage to travel to the side of the globe and have our voice lead the way. Winner of the Berlin Song Contest and Listen to Berlin Award, Carmen’s songs talk about relationships, tangible happiness and a myriad of memories.

What a sensational voice.” – Dagmar Golle, Bayern 3

“Music at its best. We can feel what you are singing.” Jan Feddersen, TAZ, Eurovision Song Contest

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#CarmenUnderwater #LivingADream #VoiceRising #KaraJohnstad

Eileen McKusick - Tuning the Human Biofield

Eileen McKusick - Tuning the Human Biofield

February 24, 2020

Eileen McKusick – Tuning the Human Biofield

Aired Monday, February 24, 2020 at 11:00 AM PST / 2:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM GMT / 8:00 PM CET

We live in an age of unparalleled technological and scientific progress. We also live in an age where we are bombarded with frequencies and tones and worry about noise. But what about tones and frequencies that can heal, recharge and balance our systems. A key ingredient in the recipe for advancing the evolution of human health is self-empowerment, Join Voice Visionary Kara Johnstad and Author, Researcher, Inventor, Educator, and Speaker Eileen McKusick in a heartfelt conversation on the role that vibrational frequency and our voice play in harmonizing our being. Explore the existence of the biofield, healing trauma through resonance and how to use tuning forks to finely tune you!

About Eileen McKusick

Eileen McKusick is a researcher, writer, inventor, practitioner, educator and speaker on the effects of audible sound on the human body and biofield. She has an MA in Integrative Education and has been researching sound since 1996.

She is the originator of Biofield Tuning (with over 1700 students trained worldwide since 2010), the founder of the Biofield Tuning Institute (which conducts grant funded, IRB approved and peer reviewed studies on the human biofield), and author of the award winning, bestselling book Tuning the Human Biofield: Healing with Vibrational Sound Therapy. She is also the inventor of the revolutionary and much loved tool, the Sonic Slider. Eileen is a pioneer in the fields of therapeutic sound and electric health – her work leads people from a chemical/mechanical perspective of life, health and the universe, to an electro-sonic one.

This new perspective makes health and life easier, connects the dots for people, ties together multiple concepts in an elegant, easy to grasp way. Eileen’s work creates an accessible bridge between what has been considered “woo woo” and what has been considered scientific, and leads people to a much greater sense of personal empowerment. Eileen lives in Burlington, Vermont and Negril, Jamaica and travels extensively teaching and presenting at conferences worldwide, where she is considered to be a dynamic, engaging and inspiring presenter.

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Peta Morton - The Geometry of Love

Peta Morton - The Geometry of Love

February 20, 2020

Peta Morton – The Geometry of Love

Aired Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 6:00 AM PST / 9:00 AM EST / 2:00 PM GMT / 3:00 PM CET

Join Peta Morton, a respected Reiki and mindfulness teacher, author and speaker and voice visionary Kara Johnstad in a conversation of how to create vibrant health by tuning our biofield and to the geometry of love. Kara and Peta will explore questions such as: what is the nature of the breath and how is it connected to our vital life force energy? How does sound impact our healing. Do our belief systems emit a frequency? What does the geometry of love have to do with being “in shape”?

Peta Morton discovered Reiki relatively late in life as a result of a series of awakening and consciousness-expanding experiences that followed a life-threatening illness. Today, she provides a signpost which helps others to remember their true nature, to express their own unique voice with authenticity and to reconnect with the powerful healer within.

Join us at OMTimes Radio on The Voice Rising Show with host Kara Johnstad, February 20, 2020 at 9 am EST 2 p.m. GMT and 3 p.m. CET.

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Keith Leon S - When Angels Speak

Keith Leon S - When Angels Speak

February 13, 2020

Keith Leon S – When Angels Speak

Aired Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 6:00 AM PST / 9:00 AM EST

According to the polls, 8 out of 10 Americans believe in angels. Yet what do angels have to do with VOICE? Join voice visionary Kara Johnstad and multiple best-selling author, book publisher, book mentor, a motivational speaker, Keith Leon S, as they explore this fascinating subject. Do angels have voices? Are music, telepathy and writing ways to engage in a conversation with our angels? Do angels talk? Do angels sing? And how does this knowledge help us? Keith’s latest book Walking with My Angels comes highly recommended by Jack Canfield, Joe Vitale, Daniel Gutierrez, Bob Proctor and many more. This is a non-religious discussion that is universal for all. Join us at OMTimes Radio. The Voice Rising Show.

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#WhenAngelsSpeak #Angels #KeithLeonS #VoiceRising #KaraJohnstad

Tom ‘Soltron’ Czartoryski - Travel Through Sound

Tom ‘Soltron’ Czartoryski - Travel Through Sound

February 6, 2020

Tom ‘Soltron’ Czartoryski – Travel Through Sound

Aired Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 6:00 AM PST / 9:00 AM EST

Music is the window to our soul. Through the unique combination of movement, sound and ceremony, Tom Soltron offers a doorway to being more present with every aspect of your life. Join voice visionary and songwriter Kara Johnstad and multi-instrumentalist, musician and gong master, Tom Soltron in a conversation on the multidimensionality of music, the power of breath, the importance of ritual and ceremony, and how sound influences consciousness. Here at OMTimes Radio, the Voice Rising Show.

About the Guest: Tom ‘Soltron’ Czartoryski

Tom has been working with Gongs, Singing Bowl Massage and Archaic instruments since 2001, when he began collaborating with Gong Master Don Conreaux during his first visits to Europe. Later Tom took his own intuitive direction studying the knowledge from the Himalayas (Nepal and India) and South America combining the knowledge he learned over the years to provide rich in depth teachings.

Tom is one of the pioneers in bringing Sound Massage with Singing Bowls, Gongs and Sacred Tone Improvisation with Archaic Sounds to many countries in Europe, as well as Emirates, Australia, New Zealand, South and North America.

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Mark Nepo - The Life of Expression

Mark Nepo - The Life of Expression

January 30, 2020

Mark Nepo – The Life of Expression

Aired Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 6:00 AM PST / 9:00 AM EST

With over a million copies sold, MARK NEPO has moved and inspired readers and seekers all over the world with his #1 New York Times bestseller The Book of Awakening. Beloved as a poet, teacher, and storyteller, Mark has been called “one of the finest spiritual guides of our time,” “a consummate storyteller,” and “an eloquent spiritual teacher.” His work is widely accessible and used by many and his books have been translated into more than twenty languages. Join voice visionary Kara Johnstad and bestselling author, spiritual teacher and philosopher Mark Nepo in a conversation on the instrument that is you, what it means to live a highly creative expressive life, the inner journey of transformation and the beauty of relationship.

About Mark Nepo:

Mark has published twenty-two books and recorded fifteen audio projects. In 2015, he was given a Life-Achievement Award by AgeNation. In 2016, he was named by Watkins: Mind Body Spirit as one of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People, and was also chosen as one of OWN’s SuperSoul 100, a group of inspired leaders using their gifts and voices to elevate humanity. And In 2017 Mark became a regular columnist for Spirituality & Health Magazine. Recent work includes Drinking from the River of Light (Sounds True, 2019); More Together Than Alone (Atria, 2018) cited by Spirituality & Practice as one of the Best Spiritual Books of 2018; Things That Join the Sea and the Sky (Sounds True, 2017), a Nautilus Book Award Winner; The Way Under the Way: The Place of True Meeting (Sounds True, 2016), a Nautilus Book Award Winner; The One Life We’re Given (Atria) cited by Spirituality & Practice as one of the Best Spiritual Books of 2016, Inside the Miracle (Sounds True) selected by Spirituality & Health Magazine as one of the top ten best books of 2015; The Endless Practice (Atria) cited by Spirituality & Practice as one of the Best Spiritual Books of 2014; and Seven Thousand Ways to Listen (Atria), which won the 2012 Books for a Better Life Award. Mark was part of Oprah Winfrey’s The Life You Want Tour in 2014 and has appeared several times with Oprah on her Super Soul Sunday program on OWN TV. He has also been interviewed by Robin Roberts on Good Morning America. The Exquisite Risk was listed by Spirituality & Practice as one of the Best Spiritual Books of 2005, calling it “one of the best books we’ve ever read on what it takes to live an authentic life.” Mark devotes his writing and teaching to the journey of inner transformation and the life of relationship.

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#MarkNepo #TheLifeOfExpression #KaraJohnstad #YourBigVoice #VoiceRising

The Brothers Koren - Your Big Voice

The Brothers Koren - Your Big Voice

January 23, 2020

The Brothers Koren – Your Big Voice

Aired Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 6:00 AM PST / 9:00 AM EST

The Brothers Koren have opened for Coldplay, Pink, Rod Stewart, Bon Jovi, have a GOLD record and a mission to empower every person on earth to radically express themselves. Somewhere beyond the inhibitions, do you remember how distinct, valuable and powerful you are? Maybe you’ve always sensed music was in you, waiting to be voiced but life just kept on getting in the way of doing anything about it? Join singer-songwriter and voice master Kara Johnstad and Thorald and Issac Koren in a conversation of how each and every one of us has a voice that is longing to be heard. Learn about yourself. Remember how valuable and distinct you are. Your body is your instrument and your life is your song. Yes, claiming your voice is not a luxury it is a need! Tune in to OMTimes Radio – The Voice Rising Show.

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#TheKorenBrothers #KaraJohnstad #YourBigVoice #VoiceRising