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Jocelyn B. Smith - Shine A Light

Jocelyn B. Smith - Shine A Light

December 19, 2019

Jocelyn B. Smith – Shine A Light

Aired Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 6:00 AM PST / 9:00 AM EST

“Shine your light and make a positive impact on the world; there is nothing so honorable as helping improve the lives of others.”― Roy T. Bennett

Voice strengthens our resiliency and lets us shine in our full power. Join Voice Visionary Kara Johnstad and Songstress, Producer, Educator and Change-Agent Jocelyn B. Smith as they deepen the conversation on how to use VOICE to shine our light even brighter. Which tools do we have to unlock our personal power? How can we dissolve our hesitancy and learn to step into our true purpose with ease? Our voice is our most powerful ally. Join us and explore not only how to use sound and language for self-empowerment, but also discover more about the role that your voice plays in spreading love and extinguishing hate. Tune into Voice Rising with Kara Johnstad on Thursdays at Om Times Radio.

About Jocelyn B. Smith

Jocelyn B. Smith (*New York, 1960), has lived in Germany for the past 30 years. She has held more than 3.000 live concerts and has worked with very different artists such as Lenny White,Till Brönner, Falco, Alphaville, or composers such as Mikis Theodorakis, Heiner Goebbels and Zülfu Livanelli.

Jocelyn is a philanthropist and founder of the choir “Different Voices of Berlin” in a community choir bringing awareness to poverty and social exclusion, the charitable project “Yes We Can e.V.” (2008), which campaigns for the sustainable protection and assistance for children as well as the humanitarian project “Shine A Light”.

She is the ambassador of the “Help 4 People e.V.” (Refugee-Aid Foundation) together with Björn Schulz Stiftung (Sonnenhof Kinder Hospiz). Her initiative “Shine A Light” promotes humanity and more tolerance.

In 2018, Jocelyn was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit by the German president Frank Walter Steinmeier for her social engagement.

Jeralyn Glass - The Sacred Science of Sound

Jeralyn Glass - The Sacred Science of Sound

December 12, 2019

Jeralyn Glass – The Sacred Science of Sound

Aired Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 6:00 AM PST / 9:00 AM EST

Jeralyn Glass is an internationally known Singer, Professor, Sound Healing Practitioner, and Crystal Singing Bowl Master Alchemist. She has a unique presence with her personal alchemy of classical music, meditation, and high vibrational sound. Jeralyn is passionate about sound and music as tools of self-discovery. She is the founder of Crystal Cadence, a place for Song and Sound Healing and active in the medical community, leading her popular Crystal Bowl meditations for cancer patients, working closely with The Cancer Support Community in Southern California. She leads Sacred Sound Circles from the United States to Asia and Australia. Join voice master Kara Johnstad and Jeralyn Glass in a heartfelt conversation on The Sacred Science of Sound.

“Jeralyn Glass brings sacred sound into an event, uplifting the energy and casting an enchanting spell over all participants.” — Marianne Williamson

“Jeralyn Glass is an exquisite messenger bringing light, love, joy, and healing through music and sacred sound. She combines her beautiful voice with the Crystal Alchemy Singing Bowls to raise people’s vibrational frequency and to create deep, cellular transformation.” — Marci Shimoff, Professional Speaker, #1 NY Times Bestseller Author, Happy for No Reason, Love for No Reason

“Listening to Jeralyn’s singing is like nothing else. I feel things I’ve never felt before, and understand things I never understood before. Jeralyn is the most emotionally moving musician I’ve ever heard. The way she incorporates the crystal singing bowls into her music so seamlessly and aesthetically is surprising and beautiful.” — Dr. Daniel J. Levitin, neuroscientist, music producer and author of the #1 international best-seller This Is Your Brain on Music

James D’Angelo - The Healing Power of the Human Voice

James D’Angelo - The Healing Power of the Human Voice

December 5, 2019

James D’Angelo – The Healing Power of the Human Voice

Aired Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 6:00 AM PST / 9:00 AM EST

Since 1994 James D’Angelo, author of The Healing Power of the Human Voice and Seed Sounds for Tuning the Chakras, has been leading his Soundspirit workshops and courses in the UK and the USA, empowering people to use their voices therapeutically for self-transformation. Considered a leading authority in the field of sound healing, he has developed his own unique approach to toning and re-tuning the chakra system in which both external and internal vocal sounds are intoned. He provides his participants with a variety of rituals for attaining true sound health including natural sound rituals, Taoist sounds for the organs, Biosonic tuning forks and discovering your fundamental tone. Join Voice Master Kara Johnstad and author, musician, composer James D’Angelo for a conversation on how the vibrations of the human voice applied consciously can create harmony and wholeness of body, mind and spirit. Learn about the bio-energetic field of the body and that we are a great network of frequency and vibrations that fluctuate. When these vibrations become weakened and get out of tune, disease can be the result. Through the focused resonant use of VOICE we have the capacity to alter our vibrations and our state of consciousness to create a sound healthy body.


James D’Angelo is a classical and jazz pianist, organist, composer, sound healer, author and educator. American born, he holds BMus and MMus degrees from the Manhattan School of Voice and a PhD degree from New York University. Following teaching posts at the New York College of Music and New York University, he joined the music faculties of the City University of New York and rose to the rank of associate professor. Following his emigration to England, he became part of the music faculty of Goldsmiths College, London.

His next recording project is a presentation of his third stream songs with the well-known American jazz vocalist Jay Clayton. Currently he is preparing the ground to compose a music drama the life of Thomas Merton in collaboration with the writer Jessica Anne Gordeon.

For the past 20 years he has developed workshops to empower people to use their voices for therapeutic and holistic purposes. He has become well-known in the field of sound therapy and has produced two published books on the subject. The Healing Power of the Human Voice and Seed Sounds for Tuning the Chakras.

Barbara Borden - Keeper of the Beat

Barbara Borden - Keeper of the Beat

November 21, 2019

Barbara Borden – Keeper of the Beat

Aired Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 6:00 AM PST / 9:00 AM EST

Barbara Borden’s music comes to her like a language from the gods an extraordinary and inspired master drummer. Barbara’s deep connection to the Great Heartbeat of Life expresses the spectrum from ancient ritualistic to modern drumming. She is not only an inspired musician, but she also has an innate desire to share her passion with others. Join voice master Kara Johnstad and Barbara Borden for a heartfelt conversation on the voice within, how the drums speak a universal language of love and joy. how we too can learn to talk to our drum, and explore the transformative power of voice, drumming and dance.

Toko-pa Turner - A Place of Belonging

Toko-pa Turner - A Place of Belonging

November 14, 2019

Toko-pa Turner – A Place of Belonging

Aired Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 6:00 AM PST / 9:00 AM EST

If you suffer from disconnection, outsider syndrome, feeling like you don’t belong then listen in to Toko-pa shares her wisdom of dreams, stories, and the ancestral voices. Learn about the songlines and deep knowing that we carry in our bones and can tap into during our dream states. Yes, we are literally made of stories, and dreams are the original stories. Like a living bridge, dreamwork is a practice in which we coax, weave, and tend to the roots of our separation—and in so doing, restore our membership in belonging. Sometimes called a Midwife of the Psyche, Toko-pa’s work focuses on belonging, restoring the feminine, reconciling paradox, elevating grief, and facilitating ritual. Join Voice Visionary Kara Johnstad and Toko-pa Turner, author of the masterful book, BELONGING: Remembering Ourselves Home, as she shares with us her path as a dream weaver, mystic and founder of the Dream School.

Phyllis Douglass - Singing the Language of Light

Phyllis Douglass - Singing the Language of Light

November 7, 2019

Phyllis Douglass – Singing the Language of Light

Aired Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 6:00 AM PST / 9:00 AM EST

Phyllis Douglass (Vox Angelus) is a Quantum Sound Alchemist, intuitive healer, sound therapist, and musician, who weaves divinely inspired vocals, chants and spoken word with indigenous and sacred instruments to create transformative and etheric soundscapes.

Phyllis is a direct conduit singing and speaking in her Angelical Adamic Language, her vocalizations serving as the carrier wave for quantum light codes and frequencies transmitted from Source and telepathically from Star Beings, as an intelligent force for the healing and spiritual transfiguration of humanity.

Everything is in a state of vibration. Each one of us us a unique frequency. Join Voice Master Kara Johnstad and Phyllis Douglass ( Vox Angelus) in a heartfelt conversation on how we can use sound to create a powerful, multi-dimensional energy field and reactivate dormant and multi-dimensional DNA. Learn more about the Angelical Adamic Language of GOD. Discover how to use vibrational frequencies and the sounds of voice and instruments to optimize your health and well-being. Each of us carries a divine blueprint of our life encoded within. In this talk, you can learn more about the ancient codes and frequencies that allow us to energetically clear imbalances, negative patterns, erase trauma. Yes, you too are able to reset your original divine blueprint and discover your true calling.

Sharon Blackie - The Mythic Imagination

Sharon Blackie - The Mythic Imagination

October 31, 2019

Sharon Blackie – The Mythic Imagination

Aired Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 6:00 AM PST / 9:00 AM EST

‘If women remember that once upon a time we sang with the tongues of seals and flew with the wings of swans, that we forged our own paths through the dark forest while creating a community of its many inhabitants, then we will rise up rooted, like trees. And if we rise up rooted, like trees … well then, women might indeed save not only ourselves but the world.’ These are the words of the award winning author Dr. Sharon Blackie. Join Kara Johnstad and Sharon Blackie for a heartfelt conversation as they explore how we can reclaim our indigenous roots and return to a place of rooted wisdom. Discover the relevance of myth and fairy tales to our lives today, Learn to use myth for your own personal transformation. Sharon Blackie is not only a master of the art of storytelling, through sharing wisdom, she guides us to unleash our wild mind, open our passionate hearts, tap into our mythic imagination and RISE to a place of nourishment and connection. Hers is a passionate song, a rallying cry for women to reawaken their natural power – not just for the sake of their own wellbeing, but for the love of this threatened earth.

About the Guest

Dr. Sharon Blackie is a writer of fiction and non-fiction and is recognized internationally for her work on cultivating the mythic imagination. She is a mythologist with a specialization in Celtic Studies, and a neuroscientist who has specialized both in neuroscience and narrative.

Jonathan Goldman - The Humming Effect

Jonathan Goldman - The Humming Effect

October 17, 2019

Jonathan Goldman – The Humming Effect

Aired Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 6:00 AM PST / 9:00 AM EST

Join voice master Kara Johnstad and Jonathan Goldman, pioneer in the field of harmonics and sound healing as they explore the effect humming has on health and well-being. Yes, your voice is the most extraordinary instruments on the planet and humming is one of the simplest and yet most profound sounds we can make. Did you know that research has shown humming to be much more than a self-soothing sound: it affects us on a physical level, reducing stress, inducing calmness, and enhancing sleep as well as lowering heart rate and blood pressure and producing powerful neurochemicals such as oxytocin, the “love” hormone. Join Kara Johnstad and Jonathan Goldman at VOICE RISING and learn more about the science behind sound healing and how you too can use it to feel more vibrant.

“I highly recommend The Humming Effect for all those impacted by the stress of the modern world. It is a powerful non-pharmaceutical prescription for self-healing that has only positive side effects, such as harmony, health, and happiness.” Source: Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D., bestselling author of The Biology of Belief

John Beaulieu - Human Tuning

John Beaulieu - Human Tuning

October 10, 2019

John Beaulieu – Human Tuning

Aired Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 6:00 AM PST / 9:00 AM EST

Transformation begins with a vision. The word transformation means to give up our current life and create a new life. Having visions is a natural process of living. To heal and enhance wellness health we visualize ourselves strong, vital, and free of disease. When we visualize something we simultaneously manifest its tone. Join voice master Kara Johnstad and Dr. John Beaulieu a composer, musician, psychologist, and naturopathic physician and founder of Biosonics, as they explore creative expression as part of his exploration of consciousness for healing and greater spiritual understanding. Discover how human tuning can change not only our body, but also influence our environment. Yes, you can tune your world.

About John Beaulieu

John Beaulieu, N.D., Ph.D. is the founder of BioSonic Enterprises, Ltd., a company dedicated to tuning the world. He is a board certified naturopathic physician and clinical psychologist specializing in the healing effects of sound and music. After receiving advanced degrees from Indiana and Purdue Universities in psychology and music, he went on to study and integrate eastern and Western natural healing disciplines. His work at Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital as well as his professorships and research at several universities has made him a much sought after lecturer and performer around the world. Dr. Beaulieu is the author of Human Tuning, Sound Healing and Values Visualization, Music and Sound In The Healing Arts, The Polarity Therapy Workbook and numerous professional papers on the healing effects of sound and music. He is the composer of Calendula “A Suite For Pythagorean Tuning Forks” and Apollo’s Lyre, “Adventures in Cosmic Harmony” and many experimental sound and music projects.

Hique Gomez - Remaking the World

Hique Gomez - Remaking the World

September 26, 2019

Hique Gomez – Remaking the World

Aired Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:00 AM PST / 9:00 AM EST

A prominent figure in the Brazilian artistic cultural scene, musician, composer, producer, and actor Hique Gomez joins voice visionary Kara Johnstad at Voice Rising for a heartfelt conversation on remaking the world. How can we tap into our creative instincts and design a new world? Where does the past meet the present and fly into the future? How can we bridge tradition and modernity, regional and universal? Can we explore new artistic forms of political expression under difficult, precarious and/or oppressive conditions through creative activism? Art as activism and activism as a creative art form. In times of crisis and in precarious situations, we honor artists and creators that are on the frontlines.