The Yoga of Sound: Deep Meditative and Healing Practices

Yoga of Sound at Yoga North
Antique Tibetan Singing Bowl Meditative Concert with Tibetan style Chant
Date: Saturday, July 15, 2017
Seminar $25 – 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Concert $25 – 7 pm
Both for $40
Come experience the wonderful feelings inside and out from these amazing instruments of spiritual evolution and transformation. For those who are inspired to incorporate this approach into your practice, Meditative antique singing bowl CDs and actual rare antique singing bowls will be available for trying out as well as for purchase.

Tibetan Singing bowls as yogic and meditative vibrational approaches to assess one’s energy field and balance it. Therapeutic sound awakens the body’s internal wisdom to assist it with healing. This program will focus on healing approaches to self and others and enhancing the depth of one’s meditative experience.

Mark Handler (aka: Ajay-yogic lineage: aka:Karma Nyima Jinpa- Tibetan lineage), is the founder of Transformation through Sound, Mark Handler Music and tibetanbowls.org. He specializes in offering meditative concerts around the U. S. with antique Tibetan Singing Bowls and Tibetan style harmonic overtone chant. He also offers seminars, retreats, vocal lessons and individual sound healing sessions. These events have taken place in many different settings including physical rehabilitation and medical centers, public schools, museums, art centers, universities, yoga studios, music festivals , monasteries, spiritual centers and a holistic health cruise.Acquiring antique singing bowls for those that would like to explore this Nada yoga practice is another service that he offers. He is a certified Amrit Yoga instructor and first began teaching yoga in 1969.

Northern Express described his sounds as “incredibly delicious to the ears.” Northern Express also described his tones as having” the power to go beyond ones’ ears, to the heart, perhaps even to the soul as the pathway to inner peace.” Mark toured for 4 years as a professional pianist. The Detroit News described his music as “therapy for the soul.” “The magical sounds of the bowls on THE TIBETAN SINGING BOWLS album take you to the deepest levels of the soul where ecstasy, love, and bliss reside.” “You enter the mysterious domain of divine stillness.” Gurudev Yogi Amrit Desai

Mark has studied with Yogi Amrit Desai, Ram Dass, Deepak Chopra, Jonathan Goldman, Jean Houston, Joan Halifax, and many Tibetan Buddhist monks including Tashi ( Dalai Lama’s former chant master), Lama Lobsong Palden Rinpoche, and Karma Kunga.

He retired in 2001 as an Associate Director of Midland/Gladwin Community Mental Health. Throughout his career he has held many adjunct positions with CMU, MSU, Delta College, Grand Valley State University, and Northwood University.