Maha Rose and music psychotherapist, Katie Down offer Sound Bath Meditations twice a month. Sound Baths incorporate resonant drone instruments such as quartz crystal and Himalayan singing bowls, tuning forks, monochords, voice, gong, and many other instruments to help balance the autonomic nervous system and reduce stress, pain, and anxiety. Katie's Sound Baths are community gatherings promoting connection, relaxation and joy with the idea that deep listening is an act of compassion.
Sound Baths can sell out! Plan to arrive 10 minutes prior to the start time, as wait list spots will start to be given from pre-registered no shows. If you are running late please call the front desk.
Katie Down (LCAT, MT-BC, MMT, MM) is a board-certified, licensed creative arts therapist and director of SoundWell Creative Arts Therapy, PLLC. Katie received her master's degree in music psychotherapy at New York University, and is certified in EMDR with additional trauma training at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy. She is the Department Chair of Music Therapy at Brooklyn Music School and is lead music therapist in New York for the Angel Band Project at NYU, a free music therapy program for survivors of sexual assault.
Katie has been a guest lecturer in sound and Deep Listening at SUNY New Paltz, Hofstra University, New York University, The New School, The Deep Listening Institute, The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, and Cal State Fullerton and at grand rounds lectures at area hospitals. Katie also runs the Sound School training cetificate program with Jessica Caplan at Maha Rose. Her private practice is located in the east village in Manhattan and in Beacon, NY. www.soundwellcenter.com