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Cacao Ceremony Gong Wash
Sound Healing 

TIME & LOCATION

Date: 

Saturday, February 11th

7:00pm-9:00pm

RISING LOTUS HEALING CENTER

14911 S. BELL RD, HOMER GLEN, ILLINOIS, 60491

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Join us for this special evening event in opening up our heart center as we bring mindfulness, and alignment. Take part in our ceremony and enjoy a warm and nourishing cup of our sacred cacao elixir as we deeply explore, discover, and heal what’s deep in our heart.

 

Let us get connected through ceremony and experience this 360° sound immersion and energetic vibrational bath. As February brings the focus on our heart and love, let’s nurture and energize our heart center with healing tones, soothing melodies, beath work, tapping to activates our energetic centers, and mindful curated activities focused on opening and healing the heart.

 

Come by yourself or experience with your partner or friend for an unforgettable experience. We honor and welcome everyone. Whether they are individuals doing deep personal work, or couples on a Valentine’s date looking to connect, enjoy and experience something meaningful together.

 

Be transported with the sacred sounds of the flute, bells, singing bowls, handpan, drums, and Gong as you journey through tones, frequencies, and live sound healing. This immersive and meditative journey is designed to clear the energetic and physical body while bringing harmony to the system.

 

Revered by the ancient Mayans as “Food of the Gods” Cacao has been considered Sacred for thousands of years. Traditionally used in Sacred Ceremony as a spirit bridge to connect to other realms. The cacao beans contain a psychoactive ingredient called theobromine, which translates to “food of the Gods“. Theobromine is a bitter alkaloid which has been shown to be mildly stimulating, giving you a burst of energy and improving focus as well as memory storage. Cacao also increases the flow of blood and oxygen to the brain as well as induces the release of endorphins and dopamine, our feel-good hormones. As a result, we are happier and our creativity is reaching peak states. Since ancient times cacao has been used as a medicine to heal physical, mental and spiritual illnesses. Cacao has been shown to boost the immune system and lower cholesterol and blood pressure as well as leading to euphoria and deeper spiritual connection.


This sound journey meditation experience is designed to:
- shift brainwaves and states of consciousness
- clear blockages in the energetic centers
- release tension in the physical body
- bring harmony and balance to the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system.


Powerful gongs serve as a facilitator to break up energetic, emotional, and spiritual blockages. Featuring 2 unique and complementary gongs, the Sun gong and Atlantis. The "Sun Gong'' is specifically tuned to the vibrational frequency of the Sun and is associated with OM. It has been revered by Hindus since ancient times that the sun is the physical manifestation of OM, which gives life and vibrates its healing and life giving frequency. The second featured gong is the "Atlantis Gong," it can facilitate emotional release, clear energetic blockages and heighten intuitive connection. They both carry deep full bodied sound and harmonic overtones that can conjure up emotional depth, stimulate the nervous system, and provide a very potent energetic vibration cleanse.


What to Expect with the Gong Wash Sound Journey:
Lay down, relax your mind and body, and allow the sounds to take you on a journey through this transient and transformative experience. Be immersed in a 90 minute sonic immersion that can facilitate a cleansing, clearing, calming and stimulating energetic effect.


Head Facilitator:

Simon Jay - Simon Jay Cervania, the Founder of the Harmonic Waves Healing Accredited Certification Program. Using vibrations as a therapeutic tool, Jay travels and facilitates live sound journeys and gong washes. He is a multifaceted and talented artist, a painter of visionary art and a musician with over 15 years of experience. Native to the Philippines, Jay came to America to master a variety of healing arts such as: energy healing, crystal therapy, sound therapy, aromatherapy and is a Reiki Master Teacher. His passion working with music and sound healing therapy have led him to work with numerous cultural and wellness centers, yoga studios and holistic healing spaces throughout the Chicagoland area. A student of the Chicago Shaolin Temple, he also leads Qi Gong/Tai Chi classes. He has led various healing modality workshops, mindful events and conscious community events.


REGISTRATION:
EARLY BIRD - $45
SAME DAY REGISTRATION (If space permits) - $50

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