Using The Power Of Sound To Reduce Stress And Heal
In a world bustling with modern therapies and innovative approaches to holistic wellness, one might wonder if the age-old practice of sound could hold the key to healing trauma and alleviating stress.
The idea might sound simple, almost too good to be true, but as we delve into the depths of this captivating topic, it becomes apparent that there’s more to sound than meets the ear. Join me as we embark on an exploration guided by an expert in the field, Stephanie Ann Ball.
In today’s edition of Beyond Empty Nest, we sit down with Stephanie, a remarkable individual with a diverse skill set that includes certifications in NLP Hypnotherapy, MER (Matrix Energetics Reimprinting), and sound meditation facilitation. With a background spanning over 15 years as a music educator and a seasoned professional classical singer, Stephanie is uniquely poised to unravel the mysteries of sound’s potential to heal and transform.
We journey through Stephanie’s wealth of knowledge, as she helps us uncover the interplay between sound, the mind, and the body. From the soothing vibrations of ancient sound practices to the modern applications of sound meditation, we will discover how sound can be a potent tool for navigating the labyrinth of trauma and stress. So, let’s tune in to Stephanie’s insights and experiences, and explore the symphony of healing that sound has to offer.
In this episode
[01:49] Our guest talks about her knowledge as a certified master practitioner of NLP Hypnotherapy and MER.
[04:41] Stephanie shares her journey from singer to wellness consultant.
[14:00] What is the science behind how sound heals?
[16:19] “When you listen to calming music, that is what’s physically going on with your body to bring you back to a more regulated state.” – Stephanie
[18:15] How does hearing your voice heal you?
[24:12] What can somebody do to regulate their nervous system using sound?
[26:17] Stephanie gives her dare for the week.
Your Dare this week is to start singing with reckless abandon, regardless of what it sounds like. For instance, get in your shower, crank up your favorite song, and just sing because it feels good and because it’s fun to do.
About Stephanie Ann Ball
Stephanie Ann Ball is a Singer, Sound Facilitator, and Founder of Illuminate Your Legacy Academy. Our inner voice is much more powerful than we give it credit for. This was the idea that launched a completely new direction for Stephanie.
Having built a successful career as an operatic soprano, performing on stages nationwide with some of the greatest names in classical music today, Stephanie began to realize that the amazing skills she had learned were not often taught outside of the performing world. She struggled to apply them off-stage, until she developed a secret strategy that distilled the concepts down to easy-to-follow principles, eventually manifesting as her exclusive L.I.G.H.T.S. Formula. At the heart of it all, is Stephanie’s dedication to sharing the healing benefits of sound and vibrations.
As a certified Master Practitioner of NLP, Hypnotherapy, and MER, a certified sound meditation facilitator, and over 17 years as a music educator, Stephanie’s experience gives her a teaching style that is not often found in the industry. Her methods incorporate subconscious reprogramming, stress management, and individualized organization to help her clients improve their focus, efficiency, and nervous system regulation skills so they can meet their many demands without burning out. Her clients have achieved extraordinary results in harmonizing their personal and professional responsibilities and increasing everything from their quality of life to their financial well-being.
No stranger to the stage, Stephanie is a sought-after performer, speaker, panelist, and presenter. As an active professional classical singer, she has performed for thousands across the country and at prestigious venues such as the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado. She has given workshops to several notable organizations, including Philadelphia Works, the University of Michigan, and Temple University. Her engagements always leave her audiences feeling motivated and inspired with practical tools and tactics they can apply to see immediate results.
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