Category: Health & Healing

The Chakra Journey

Tami Simon speaks with Anodea Judith, an internationally acclaimed speaker, workshop leader, yoga teacher, psychotherapist, and author. Anodea holds a doctorate in mind-body health, a master’s in clinical psychology and is the author of Wheels of Life, Eastern Body, Western Mind, and Waking the Global Heart. She has worked with Sounds True to create an audio learning series called The Chakra System, and an interactive learning kit called Chakra Balancing. Anodea discusses the complex architecture of the chakra system, early childhood development of the chakras, and the central importance of “undoing the knot at the level of the heart.” (55 minutes)

The Body Awake

Tami Simon speaks with Ann Marie Chiasson, a teacher, author, and a practitioner of energy medicine. She holds a master’s degree in public health, a doctorate in family medicine, and has worked as a primary care physician. Ann Marie currently lives in Arizona, where she has a private integrative medicine practice, and also teaches at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. Ann Marie coauthored a Sounds True program with Dr. Andrew Weil called Self-Healing with Energy Medicine and will be releasing the home study course Energy Healing, as well as a video program called Energy Healing for Beginners. She is also teaching a six-session online course on energy healing at (55 minutes)

Running and Walking as Spiritual Practice

Tami Simon speaks with Danny Dreyer, a marathon runner, esteemed running coach, and a student of t’ai chi master George Xu. He’s the author of two books; ChiRunning and ChiWalking, as well as the Sounds True audio programs of the same name. Danny discusses finding stillness in the midst of action and the importance of incorporating chi into all aspects of our lives, what Danny calls “creating the conditions for energy to flow.” Danny also offers a practice intended to help us move and live from our center. (51 minutes)

Exploring the Mystery of Hands-on Healing

Tami Simon speaks with William Bengston, a professor of sociology at St. Joseph’s College in New York. In addition to numerous publications and conference presentations, he has been a pioneer in the clinical research of energy medicine. He’s the author of the Sounds True audio-learning program, Hands-On Healing where he explores his research and demonstrates the techniques he’s refined to produce full cures of cancer in experimental mice. William speaks about his work and the amazing results he has documented, the image cycling technique—which lies at the heart of his energy healing approach and his concept of resonant bonding. (56 minutes)

Healing Trauma

Tami Simon speaks with Peter Levine, an expert on treating stress and trauma, with over 45 years of experience in the field. He is the author of several Sounds True programs including the book/CD Healing Trauma, and an audio program designed to help guide children through traumatic events called It Won’t Hurt Forever. On September 20, 2010, Peter will be presenting Healing Trauma a course designed to teach you how to release energy from traumatic episodes and restore harmony and balance in the body. Peter speaks about his body-based approach to trauma, trauma’s connection to stress, and offers some advice on how to deal with trauma. (60 minutes)

What Our Cells Can Teach Us

Tami Simon speaks with Bruce H. Lipton, an author and cell biologist who has taught at the nation’s leading medical schools. Over three decades of research in cell biology has made him a leading expert on the role and function of our cells. He is the author of the Sounds True audio learning programs The Wisdom of Your Cells and The Biology of Belief, as well as Spontaneous Evolution and 2012, an online event exploring his views of our current evolutionary shift from a scientific perspective. Bruce speaks about the lessons we can learn from our cells, the connection between what he calls “the field” and our physical body, and what he believes really drives evolution. (63 minutes)