"In Celebration of the Music
Soothes the Soul"
there is music, there
is healing. There is life. There
is love. There is art; there is heart!
is peace. There is grace.
is what music has meant
to me my entire life. It is, in all
truth, my ultimate healer.
have used musical sound
largely as entertainment in the past.
Music as therapy explores the very real and positive effects sound can
have upon all of us, and its potential to heal. Music is one of the most
powerful healing forces available to us today.
may slow us down,
stretching out our thoughts until the bad and useless obsessive and egoic thoughts
tumble away, leaving just the benevolent witness, the repose.
may also uplift and
inspire us, giving birth to creativity, clarity, and depth….not to
mention: enlightenment, insight,
balance, and just plain joy.
The 2014 International Holistic Lifestyle Expo is
bringing together four notable musicians to create and set the scene for the
Michael Searching Bear
(who has been with us from the beginning), is a great draw for the expo, as
he is an
accomplished world musician whose love for music and search for his Native
heritage led him to the Native American wood flute.
welcome also the return of
Jim Cipiti of "Heart-Strings"
(who joined us last year). Jim has been
playing guitar since he was 5 years old, offering 40 years of wisdom behind his
melodies. A spiritual person, his earliest recollections have compelled him to
choose the Path of Enlightenment more often than not throughout his lifetime,
and he offers that energy through his music.
us for the first time
this year will be Jody Soland, whose
talent is spectacular…her music uplifting… her spirit, undeniable… and her
heart, wide open.
new to us this year, is Bobby Zebrowski…a musician who makes
use of a good many instruments as well as musical styles-- at one moment
elevating and invigorating. The
next--tranquil and sublime.
musician will occupy each
of the four directions, and will at various intervals throughout the event,
give brief performances.
our four musicians at
every corner, we also look forward to Bob Sabo leading drum circles in the
center of everything, where we have always enjoyed him in the past.
once again IHLE
is proud this year to welcome the return of Warren Grossman.
Grossman combines his
scholarliness with his natural gift for healing. His book:
"To Be Healed By the Earth" , in its second
edition, explains simply and clearly that physical health and emotional
well-being come from reconnecting with nature and from love—and how to do these
The International Holistic Lifestyle Expo continues
to feature vendors offering natural products, hand-crafted gemstone jewelry,
various artisans, aromatherapy products, crystals, natural soaps, Native
American products, art, holistic practitioners, intuitives, metaphysical professionals,
health products, and food supplements. The expo will also offer a variety of
free mini-lectures throughout the weekend.
thank you, our much-welcomed
guests…for joining our enlightening and artistic vendors , in celebrating the Music
that Soothes the Soul.