SSJ (Spiritual Sound Journey):
‘ Open Up Your 3rd Eye ~ Ajna chakra’
8/31 ( Sat 周六) 19:30~21:00
@ Do Art Space 度艺术空间
with Josephine + guest musician Bone Lhamuja
与导师 Josephine ＋ 特约音乐家: 拉木加 ལྷ་མོ་རྒྱལ
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What is SSJ?
SSJ (Spiritual Sound Journey) is a unique, meditative journey of the senses especially focusing on sounds and vibrations. Created by Shantih Shala Holistic Arts since 2013, the original Sound Journey sessions has evolved into the Shamanic Sound Journey, and now as Spiritual Sound Journey today. Since then many creative collaborations has taken place with various talented facilitators and musicians, creating beautiful memories along the way, with many more to come! Please see below for a glimpse into the journey so far…
Its characteristic trademarks are practices of SBM (Sound/Breath/Movement), Meditation, Sound Therapy work accompanied by live music and sounds, creating an deeply grounding process. Highly creative, interactive, experimental and always different every time, it is a powerful group session to awaken ourselves while connecting with like-minded souls.
Remember that this is neither a concert nor a show. We are not here to entertain or please you. In fact, YOU are very much A PART OF THIS UNIQUE, CREATIVE PROCESS. Together we will create a soundtrack to help each other immerse deeper into our meditative bliss, working through our mental blocks, releasing stagnant energies, balancing our emotions and liberating the body. Please join us in celebrating the gift of Sound Therapy, Meditations and positive energies!
Everyone warmly welcomed, no experience needed!
Just bring an open mind and kindly WEAR or BRING SOMETHING PURPLE to fit the theme, thank you! C u there!
这不是演出，我们的目的并非来取悦你。大家不是观众而是参与者, 全程所发生的一切即是引导者和你们共同创造的美好故事! 现场即兴音乐和声音、当下的气氛、你为他的呼吸、自发的动作，没有了语言的障碍，除掉评判和要求，我们可以放下内心的围墙，释放所有的压抑与约束，允许情 绪真情流露出来，当下的心情将带动一切，好让头脑彻底歇一歇。自然而然的，你发现做回最真实的你，也就是最美、最幸福的你是那么的美好和容易！
SSJ (Spiritual Sound Journey) is about:
- sharing the profound wisdom, joy and bliss through Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, Music and so much more…
- uniting different people from various cultures, backgrounds and stories to connect, support and heal each other
- empowering our unique, genuine Self through authentic expressions, spontaneous exchanges and pure intentions
- discovering, understanding and accepting all aspects of ourselves, including the Shadow Self and other lesser known parts of us
- celebrating the freedom of expression
- enjoying feeling fearless
- engaging all the senses including Sound, Sight, Smell, Touch, Taste, Vibration…
- exploring simple, efficient and creative ways to ground, relax, release and heal
- instilling the power of Presence
- cultivating awareness, stillness and lovingkindness
- remembering the importance of play and non-doing
- creating a safe, non-judgmental and supportive space to be yourself
- allowing darkness to be seen, heard and accepted as we return to the light
- embodying our individual qualities and transcending them into something constructive
- transforming emotions into powerful tools of change and empowerment
- reflecting the spirit and beauty within each of us
Our focus: opening the 3rd eye ~ Ajna Chakra
Ajna (Sanskrit: आज्ञा, IAST: Ājñā, English: “command”), or third-eye chakra, is the sixth primary chakra in the body according to Hindu tradition. It is a part of the brain which can be made more powerful through meditation, Yoga & other spiritual practices just as a muscle is. It signifies the subconscious mind, the direct link to the Father, the Supreme Mind, God, Infinite Intelligence, Universal Mind, and any other name associated with the Creator of the Universe and everything in it. While a person’s two eyes see the physical world, the third eye is believed to reveal insights about the future. The third eye chakra connects people to their intuition, gives them the ability to communicate with the world, and helps them receive messages from the past and the future. (Source: Wikipedia.org)
After working on Vishuddi, the Throat Chakra in the previous SSJ, this time we shall focus on Ajna Chakra, the Third Eye Chakra or the Brow chakra. Chakra means ‘energy wheel’ in Sanskrit, whereby it creates powerful vortexes of energy within our physical body, thus affecting our mental and emotional subsequently.
When it is open and balanced, we are intuitive, receptive, imaginative, optimistic, mindful, wise, calm, efficient and have good memory. This powerful chakra also helps you see physically and intuitively, whereby “seeing the big picture” becomes easier as our inner vision expands.
Together we will explore various ways to meditate through natural movements, experiment with different dimensions of sounds, textures, emotions and endless possibilities as a collective group! This would be a good opportunity to learn authentic and creative non-verbal communication, often resulting in spontaneous healing and soulful meditation.
About Your facilitator 你的导师:
Josephine Ong, Malaysia 王若男，马来西亚
Enriched with over 10 years of teaching experience, Josephine Ong is the founder and leading therapist of Shantih Shala Holistic Arts (SSHA). She is a skilled Wellness Therapist, Energy Healer, Yoga Teacher and Personal Trainer internationally recognized by Yoga Alliance, Yoga Arts Australia, Sivananda Vedante (Institute) Training Academy of Chennai (India) and ACE (American Council On Exercise).
Since 2008, Shantih Shala Holistic Arts (SSHA) was founded to serve as a platform promoting empowerment through the healing arts, specifically via Holistic practices to manage the Mind, Body and Heart. With the mission of helping others to empower themselves on a physical, mental and emotional level holistically, SSHA offers effective, high quality skills and practical professional expertize.
Josephine has helped empower many individuals from all kinds of backgrounds to achieve their goals by incorporating their personal interests with various tools and methods. Her work is a fusion of various disciplines that includes Energy Healing, Sound Therapy, Reiki, Counseling, Yoga, Ayurveda, Meditation, Feldenkrais, Cranial-Sacral Therapy, Aromatherapy, Shamanism, physical exercises, Massage, Music, Art and Dance.
Today Josephine bases herself in Shanghai, China, as she manages The White Room, a healing and coaching space located at the heart of the city. At the same time, Josephine continues to travel globally to deliver SSHA programmes in China, France, Thailand, Malaysia etc., dividing her time between Shanghai and working as a Visiting Practitioner and Alternative Wellness Therapist at international health and wellness resorts including Six Senses, Chivasom, Rayavadee, Liv Nordic Spa & Wellness, Viking Cruises and so on.
Josephine’s full bio: https://shantihshala.com/about-your-facilitator/
作为“Shantih Shala-整体的艺术”（SSHA） 的创始人和首席治疗师，Josephine Ong 拥有超过10年的教学经验。
Josephine是一位经验丰富的健康顾问、能量治疗师、瑜伽老师和私人教练，她的教师资格分别通过国际性专业机构的认证，具体为美国瑜伽协会（Yoga Alliance）、澳大利亚瑜伽艺术联盟（Yoga Arts Australia）、印度金奈希瓦南达吠陀（研究所）培训机构（Sivananda Vedante Training Academy of Chennai ）和美国运动委员会（ACE）。
“Shantih Shala-整体的艺术”(SSHA) 创建于2008年。作为一个工作平台，“Shantih Shala-整体的艺术”(SSHA)帮助个人在疗愈艺术中，特别是通过促进身心灵健康与平衡的各种练习，实现个人内在力量的提升。“Shantih Shala-整体的艺术”(SSHA)提供高效优质且具有实践性的技能组合，帮助人们在身体、心理和情感层面上提升个人内在力量，从而协调地平衡身体、头脑和心灵的关系。
Josephine依照参与者的个人兴趣，运用各种各样的方式和方法，已经帮助不同背景的人们加强内在力量从而实现其自身目标。她的工作融合了多种方式，包括能量治疗(Energy Healing)、声音疗愈(Sound Therapy)、灵气(Reiki)、身心健康咨询(Counseling)、瑜伽(Yoga)、阿育韦达 (Ayurveda)、冥想(Meditation)、费登奎斯教育（Feldenkrais)、头部按摩疗法(Cranial-Sacral Therapy)、芳香疗法(Aromatherapy)、萨满疗愈(Shamanism)、身体训练(Physical Exercises)、按摩(Massage) 、音乐(Music)、艺术(Art)和舞蹈(Dance)。
时至今日，Josephine居住在中国上海; 作为重要的疗愈工作地点，她经营的“白色空间”坐落于这个城市的中心位置。与此同时，Josephine继续在世界各地旅居工作，在中国、法国、泰国与马来西亚等国家，开展 “Shantih Shala-整体的艺术”（SSHA）的工作项目。除了在上海的教学之外，她还担任国际著名疗养胜地或机构比如Six Senses, Chivasom, Rayavadee, Liv Nordic Spa & Wellness, Viking Cruises等的客座老师和特聘健康治疗师。
About Your guest musician 你的特约音乐家:
Bone Lhamuja ལྷ་མོ་རྒྱལ 拉木加，China 中国
Bone Lhamo Kyap grew up in Gansu, he was raised by his grandmom. His grandmother’s homeland is in the Zhuoni Nalang county, south of Gansu. Where the Sangemao tribe have lived for generations. Each river, each rock is the deepest the deepest kindness in his life.
Bone began his professional music career in Shanghai in 2010. Since then he has performed in many popular live music venues as well as music festivals.
In June of 2015, he collaborated with Shanghai based art collective THE POLYMORPH EXTRA The conceptual album will be released worldwide on the immersive UK record label imrsv records in 2018. THE POLYMORPH EXTRA Phoenix song features Lhamo Kyap’s voice and Gansu dialect lyrics. (More info : imrsv records)
In October 2015 he performed in the Shanghai WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL.
Since December 2016 Bone has been a popular musician at the Jumeriah Himalaya Hotel, performing weekly for the Jumeriah’s high end clientele. He has also performed abroad in London, Spain as well as Brooklyn, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
In 2016 Bone Lhamo Kyap worked with Grammy recognized producer Michael Starita to record and produce his new singles Mother Earth is Crying and This Pitiful Life at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, California, USA. His film and soundtrack “When Mother Earth Cries” is due to be released in 2019.
Since 2016, Bone’s performances have been increasingly popular at Yoga studios and Yoga events. He has collaborated with studios and yoga brands such as Lululemon in Shanghai and the US. In 2018, Bone and his wife Laura collaborated with Norden Travel to offer Yoga with Live Music Retreats in the Amdo Region, Tibetan Plateau of Gansu province.
In 2019, Bone launched his “When Mother Earth Cries” Album Campaign in San Francisco, California, USA, collaborating with the top yoga studios and yoga professionals in the SF Bay Area to share his unique voice and culture and bring his healing music to more and more people..
Since the campaign launch, Bone has recorded his latest track “Grandma’s Memory” again with Grammy recognized producer Michael Starita. He continues to perform his “music medicine” live for exclusive private concerts accross the Califonia, San Francisco Bay Area.
SSJ Memories & what people say 回忆+分享…
SSJ brought me into deep discovery of self and deep healing. With Josephine’s facilitation, I was able to dive within and allowed everything coming up. I felt such relief after workshop and being whole again.
Dear Jo, I absolutely loved the session the other night. It was good to get the inner animal out of the prison and also throw away the mental garbage before sitting down for real meditation. I find such dynamic meditations to be very effective so I will be looking forward to joining these sessions in the future. Many thanks for organizing it!
Last nights SSJ was amazing! I experienced things that I can work on like, I was a bit uncomfortable with the movement part and it is only because I am not use to expressing myself through movement. I had a very good connection using my voice spontaneously. The leading of Josephine and her wonderful musician was so connected with the energy of Mother Earth. I also am not used to connecting with Mother earths energy but more connected to the Divine’s Energy so I really had a wonderful experience with that too. Thank you for leading a amazing session in sound journey it was so grounding. And also working on the grounding chakra. Thank you to all that also came it was a great group of people. I am very blessed and humble.
There is a kind of music that quiets down all the chaotic chatter, gradually turning up the volume of our inner voice; the world stands still, leaving infinite space for you and yourself. Have you ever listened to your inner voice? It is profoundly and movingly beautiful indeed! I am so grateful to Josephine and all these souls to create these precious moments of deep listening!
Sound Healing, where am I? Actually there is no “me”, because I am inside everyone! I found myself deliberately floating to feel my physical body as I connect with everyone around me, and to feel the powerful presence of so many emotions within the space.
Such a fantastic experience it was – to perceive the world through dance and music in a completely brand new way. Never did I know that dance is actually such a primal expression of human nature, that no dance technique is needed at all, until now.
[ RSVP 预约 / More info 详情 ] Jo-shantih-shala (中/Eng)
[ Venue ] Do Art Space
Room 302-303, Haiying Building, No.1288, Wuding Road (W), Jing’an District
Metro: Line 2 or 11, Jiangsu Road Station, No.5 exit
[ 地点 ] 慈度艺术空间
[ Exchange 学费 ] ¥150/pax 每人, ¥250/2 pax 俩人, ¥100/student 学生
Spaces limited, please kindly RSVP via WeChat pay, thanks & c u!
TO FULLY BENEFIT FROM THE WORKSHOP, PLEASE TAKE NOTE:-
1. Prior to the workshop, kindly pay in WeChat to book your space
2. No phones & phones on silent throughout the session
3. Please arrive 5-10 mins earlier to settle in
4. Wear comfortable clothes suitable for movement and meditation
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