"Singing has the task today, of working in a curative and
Fig. 6.5 Jenny built a tonoscope to translate the human voice into visual patterns in sand.
Left to right: 'oh' sound, 'ah' sound, 'oo' sound (courtesy of Jeff Volk).
Fig. 6.3 Hexagonal pattern produced by light refracting through a small sample of water (about 1.5 cm in diameter) under the influence of vibration. The figure is in constant dynamic motion (courtesy of Jeff Volk).
Even with this brief introduction we can see that the quality of our voice reveals our inner self. It is a mirror of what we think and feel, a vessel revealing either beautiful or disharmonious patterns. For this reason it is a powerful and undervalued instrument. Mothers need to free their voices before giving birth so that their journey can flow consciously in harmony. If the jaw, larynx and mouth are held too tightly so will be the vaginal floor and therefore, giving birth would become stressful and even painful. The therapeutic singing exercises we practice addresses this issue, as well as many others.
Therapeutic Singing Exercises is like giving ourselves the gift of balancing, supporting and healing aspects that may be off-course and aligning ourselves with our innate wholeness.