Sound massage brings you harmony and balance

Stress prevention and management

Stress is a part of everyday life, allowing us to avoid danger but also draining mental and physical resources when confronted by challenging situations. The good news is that the human body is designed to recognise stress and to deal with it accordingly. However, it is possible to build up stress related tension which can lead to distress and a host of medical conditions such as, high blood pressure, chest pains, headaches and insomnia.

Peter Hess singing bowls: the pelvic singing bowl

When you experience a sound massage for relaxation, health or spiritual reasons, your practitioner will use a range of different therapy singing bowls; universal, heart and pelvic bowls. As their names suggest, there is a bowl suitable for each part of the body, the size, shape and weight determines the sound and strength of the vibrations. Rich tones and vibrations aside, the bowls are beautiful in their own right and are available varying hues of silver and gold, some shiny, some matt.

Christine Heckel explains ‘heart bowls’

Christine is a fully qualified sound relaxation coach authorised to teach sound massage under the Peter Hess Academy Spain. Peter Hess has spent 20 years studying the theory and practice of sound massage using therapy singing bowls and has perfected the art of producing authentic singing bowls made in varying sizes, shapes and metallic hues.

Peter Hess singing bowls

Practicing sound massage using therapy singing bowls involves much more than picking up a bowl and banging it. Derived from an ancient Asian art practiced over many years throughout Asia, Peter Hess, founder of the Peter Hess Institute has worked on perfecting a western method - supported by western science – which is attracting attention throughout Europe and the rest of the world.

Christine Heckel talks about Tibetan Singing Bowls with Dr Susan Phoenix

Personal empathy is just as important as knowledge and practical experience when it comes to practicing successful sound massage therapy. In order to get the maximum benefit, you need to be confident that your practitioner understands you and your problems, and is equally aware of the different sounds and vibrations that the singing bowls will produce.

Harmonize body & mind - sound class with singing bowls

English and Spanish guided sound meditation with Tibetan singing bowls on Saturday 14th September 2013 at 15.30 pm - 16.30 pm in Fuengirola (Malaga).

Christine Heckel contributes to Costa Women 2013 book

As a successful businesswoman and German expat, Christine Heckel was asked to contribute to the Costa Women 2013 book to be featured alongside a selection of international ladies living and working on the Costa del Sol. The book is a joint initiative written by members of the Costa Women social and business networking group – of which Christine is a member – as a vehicle for members to share inspirational stories and to celebrate diversity, highlighting differences and also the similarities that unite women from all over the world.

Peter Hess Sound Massage (Level I) residential courses in Marbella

Christine Heckel, a certified practitioner with the Peter Hess Academy in Spain has announced two ‘Zen’ weeks to be held in September and October. The courses will take place at a private villa in Marbella, offering a mix of relaxation and workshops catering for German, English and Spanish speakers.

German guided Sound Journey with Tibetan Singing bowls

German guided Sound Journey with Tibetan Singing bowls on Thursday 5th September on Nueva Andalucia Just perfect now towards the end of the summer

A balanced heart Chakra is the key to happiness

Chakra is an ancient Sanskrit which translates as ‘energy vortex’ or ‘powerhouse’, which refers to the circular motion of energy which is absorbed and processed by the chakras. They also known as ‘subtle sense’ organs, which respond to vibrations created by our levels of energy and consciousness, feeding from the energy line which runs along the spine, which allows each chakra to supply energy to a specific area of the body.