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Corporate Chant Experience, Siddhi Shakti

Corporate Chant: Rock Your Wellness World!

It’s the next wave in wellness, following on from the physical based forms of yogāsna that have been so widely embraced by the West in recent decades. The benefits of a group facilitated sound immersion and chant experience are myriad, but here are a few of my personal favourites. These sessions are a fabulous means of supporting wellbeing initiatives in workplaces with many benefits:

Shift From Fight or Flight Mode

It’s an amazing practice to alter your brain chemistry and shift you from the sympathetic into the parasympathetic nervous system. Destress, release endorphins into your system and relax.

Experience Meditation and Healing

We use the sound experience to connect with more our the essence of our true nature. Science tells us that everything is vibration, including us, which we can affect and alter through the use of guided and intentional sound frequency.

Inclusive

Anyone can participate. If there is some reason you’re not comfortable making sound, you can simply sit and absorb the healing vibrations and use it as a means to experience a meditative state.

Community Building and Engagement

The energy and vibe is palpable as the group comes together to connect in the energy of the experience.

Fun

Yes, it actually is. Most people walk out feeling lighter and happier.

You’re Not Going To Crack A Sweat

No need for active wear, unless you’d really like to 😂.

 

Why not give it a try in your community or workplace? Get in touch if you’d like to rock your world with a guided yoga of sound and chant experience.

 

photo credit: Noni Carroll Photography

What Difference Can I Make, Siddhi Shakti

What Difference Can I Make?

I’ve wondered this at different moments in life. Most recently feeling helpless watching the devastating toll of the bushfire season in Australia, the massive loss of human, animal and plant life, and the depressingly inadequate responses from our political leaders to address or even acknowledge the root causes of the unfolding disaster.

It’s easy to plug into the collective anger, disbelief and despair, and to feel powerless. But how totally amazing and inspiring to see the leadership, inspiration and activism from the new generation – the likes of Greta Thunberg that have given voice to the mood of millions and mobilised communities globally to take to the streets.

Its reminded me that in every moment, I have a choice. My choice matters, and if all of us collectively exercised this power, we could affect great change. We vote with our dollars, with what we choose to consume. Every time I forget my reusable coffee cup and opt for the disposable cup – I’m choosing convenience and actively ignoring the environmental cost of my choice. Pretend though we might, because we’re busy, or focussed on what we’ve collectively been told is most import – jobs, productivity, the economy – if we’re honest, in our heart of hearts, we know too much now about what’s really at stake.

So, in my own small ways, I’m choosing positively. Less packaging, less single use plastic, less driving where I can. For the first time ever I actually wrote a letter to my MP, to make my views known, and to express how I wish my vote to be represented in parliament. I’ve chipped in with donations to charities that are helping on the ground, as well as supporting tree planting reforesting programs.

I’m also doing my bit energetically and vibrationally. Energy healing is wonderful to shift stuck and heavy fear based energy,  thought forms – individual and collective, and for relief of suffering of sentient beings. I’ve been blessed to learn and to be able to offer mantras for healing and balancing the earth and elements. At a recent chant event I was leading in Sydney, it was a powerful and profound experience for the group to offer their love and intention through our collective shared voices. We felt we’d shared something quite special through the combined power of chant and prayer – an amazing service to offer love and energetic support for those in need.

Our choices, thoughts, attitude and actions do matter, and all make a difference, in small ways, every day, even when it’s not immediately apparent.

Mantra Meditation Siddhi Shakti

Sacred Sounds of Healing: Chanting Mantra

The repetition of sacred sounds is a pathway to awaken deeper soul connection. This practice is found in many of the great spiritual traditions. I found this beautiful quote that aptly describes this practice:

“Mantra is the prime tool for developing consciousness using the power of cosmic sound vibration, out of which consciousness creates and sustains both body and mind. Mantras are seed powers of consciousness, through which consciousness can renew itself, deepen and move to a higher level. The more consciousness we give to the mantra, the more energized the mantra becomes, and the more a force of integration and well-being.”
Source: American Institute of Vedic Studies

Mantra Meditation Siddhi Shakti

This has been one of the most transformational life-changing practices on my journey. I have been blessed by my spiritual teacher to have this awakened and enlivened in me. One of my joys is the chance to share this with others. I offer online coaching sessions – a great way to get started in your practice especially if this is new to you.

Please get in touch if the times offered don’t suit your schedule. You can also access some mantra recordings in the online shop to assist you with your practice. Great if you want to chant along, or play it as a space clearing/vibration setting sound track in your home or office.

 

 


Oṁ Gaṁ Gaṇapataye Namaḥ: a mantra invoking the energy of transformation to move through perceived obstacles.

Elemental Balance Bīja Mantra: bīja sounds for each chakra to balance the 5 elements.

Gāyatrī Mantra: a prayer to the Divine light illuminating all realms, to illuminate our intellect.

You can also access my online courses should you be interested in self-paced learning of some of the longer prayers of light: Learn the Durga Suktam | Learn the Medha Suktam | Learn the Sri Suktam.