Sound Healing Summit 2020
Program & Replays
Sound: A Pathway to Healing from Addiction & Racial Trauma
In this session with sound healer, Kelvin Young, he shares his experiences with addiction and how sound played a vital and profound role in his recovery. Listeners will explore the benefits of sound as a powerful tool for recovery, healing and resilience, followed by a discussion on how racial trauma impacts the body, mind and spirit.
In This Session:
- Participants will learn about the root causes of addiction and how sound promotes sustained recovery
- Participants will learn more about racial trauma, it affects on the human body and how sound promotes healing
- Participants will learn about the overall benefits of sound healing and how it promotes health and resilience in everyday life
Kelvin Young is a sound healer and a person in long-term recovery, which means he hasn't consumed alcohol or any other drug to cope with emotional distress since March 6, 2009. The first time he was exposed to sound healing, Kelvin discovered that the sounds of the crystal and Tibetan singing bowls and gongs calmed his mind, relaxed his body, and nourished his soul. He went on to study sound healing with master sound healers Paul Hubbert of the Institute for Holographic Sound and Inner Balance, and Satya Brat Jaiswal of the International Academy of Sound Healing. Kelvin has also studied with Brian Luke Seaward of Inspiration Unlimited, a renowned international expert in the field of holistic stress management, and received his recovery coach certification from CT Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR).
Kelvin has presented around the country in diverse settings, including Yoga Reaches Out, Newtown Yoga Festival, Indie Yoga in San Francisco, Alex Grey's Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, yoga studios, retreat centers, conferences, colleges, prisons, addiction treatment centers, psychiatric inpatient units at state hospitals, and mental health agencies.
Today, he continues to share his story of finding freedom from alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and prescription drugs, and facilitates group sound-healing sessions at yoga studios, wellness centers, ecstatic dances, festivals, retreat centers, businesses, corporations, non-profit organizations, schools, and addiction treatment centers throughout the United States. He is passionate about holding space for people to heal with sound, and is known for his warm, loving, and down-to-earth way of connecting with people.