Amanda Baird has spent over two decades studying wellness in both western and eastern modalities, including becoming a Registered Nurse, Yoga instructor, Energy worker and Registered Sound Healer. She has been leading sound healing workshops and providing further sound education to children, medical personnel, families, adults, and in hospice settings since 2013. It is her sincere and heartfelt pledge to the many soul seekers who find themselves at the door of the Soul of Yoga and beyond, to assist them in finding their own connection to Source through the simple gifts that Sound Healing offers. She is also the owner of 2 Crystal Tones’ alchemy bowl temples, Sacred Sound of the Soul, located in Encinitas, CA and Sedona, AZ.
Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC, MA: Holding master’s degrees in both social work and music therapy. She is the Sounds True author of Music Medicine, The Healing Drum Kit and The Art and Heart of Drum Circles. A practicing yogi, she is the founder of UpBeat Drum Circles based in Encinitas. Christine has appeared on NBC, PBS, KTLA, and is a featured speaker in the DVD Discover the Gift. A global troubadour, she has trained facilitators from more than twenty-five countries, led programs for Iraqi refugee women in El Cajon, and became a musical ambassador of peace. From Fortune 500 companies to survivors of disasters, from singing in a sweat lodge with the Lakota Nation, to facilitating outdoor ceremonies, Christine brings peace-making through the weaving of songs and rhythms from sacred sound traditions. She led the first drum circle training in a war-zone in northern Iraq.