Joseph Carringer is a professional didgeridoo musician and sound therapist with 20 years of didgeridoo playing experience. His work as a didgeridoo musician and sound therapist has taken him everywhere from the jungles of Peru, the beaches of Jamaica and to the big sky country of Montana. In his sound therapy practice he uses concert class didgeridoos combining Traditional Chinese Medicine organ and meridian theory with Ayurvedic Chakra philosophies to create a unique and powerful therapeutic sound healing experience.
Joseph presents and performs both nationally and internationally on mind/body connection and the effects of didgeridoo sound therapy for the purposes of clearing energetic and emotional stagnation within the energetic body to wellness and healthy lifestyle seekers, as well as to medical and holistic professionals. His sound therapy practice has been accepted by multiple major hospitals as an integrative wellness provider including; Maine Medical Center (Portland, ME), Wentworth Douglas Hospital (Dover, NH) and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center / UPMC (Pittsburgh PA).
At the beginning of Joseph’s sound therapy career he collaborated with various forms of holistic health modalities such as; acupuncturists, chiropractors, massage therapists, integrative gynecologist an holistic nurses receiving what amounted to a well rounded holistic health apprenticeship and education. It is Joseph's goal to help people realign their bodies' natural rhythms on a cellular level through didgeridoo sound therapy. He believes that through this work, people can achieve a greater sense of natural health and open doors for a higher sense of creativity and consciousness. He feels a deep natural connection with the healing of our planet and ourselves.
Learn more about Joseph at Didge Therapy.
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Didgeridoo Sound Therapy Workshops
Didgeridoo Journey Meditation
This workshop offers an introductory overview of Sound Therapy and the Didgeridoo as it relates to Meditation and Journeying for the purpose of Self-healing and how to use it in combination with the concept of intension. It also includes a brief history of the didgeridoo.
A 45 min. group journey/meditation follows the lecture overview. The didgeridoo keys selected for this meditation are played for longer durations and chosen for their ability to support journeying, meditation, visioning and intention manifestation. Meditation and group sharing.
Didgeridoo Chakra Clearing
Introduction to Chakras (Ayruveda) and Meridians (TCM)
Joseph Carringer has presented on the effects of didgeridoo sound for the purposes of clearing energetic and emotional stagnation in the energetic body; to medical/holistic professionals, undergraduate/graduate students as well as wellness and healthy life style seekers.
This lecture is designed to give the participant the opportunity to effectively clear out energetic/emotional stagnation from each of the seven major energy centers of the body. It offers a brief overview of the chakras and the relationship between the subtle energy system and the physical body, followed by 50+ minute journey (7-8 minutes in the key of each Chakra) and time for question and answers.
Joseph has a collection of concert class didgeridoos tuned to the key of each major chakra. This collection enables him to provide a meditative journey to reconnect the mind/body and allow you to journey within each Chakra.
Participants are guided to focus awareness on each of the chakra regions as they come into the corresponding mediation to heighten their awareness of the energy center and promote clearing while connecting with the energetic body.
Embracing the Power of the “Mind/Body” Connection
This workshop covers the power and importance of the mind/body connection. Participants will then take a look at the effects of the Western lifestyle and how it impairs the mind/body connection from occurring effectively or in some cases at all. Discover the impact of stored negative emotion and energetic stagnation and how various blockages in different regions of the energetic and physical bodies can lead to specific illnesses.
History of Mind Body Medicine
Examples of "mind/will power" to heal the body
The conclusion of the workshop will cover the importance of regular meditative practices and how to use meditation as a manifestation tool for stagnation release and the maintenance of optimal health by participating in a 45-50 minute didgeridoo journey.
Sound Healing Yoga Class
This didgeridoo sound healing yoga class supports an existing yoga practice with the addition of sound to promote a deeper connection with the energetics of the body. The yoga class is conducted normally and led by a studios instructor.(*)
Joseph offers a brief introduction to the didgeridoo and his sound therapy practice. He plays a variety of didgeridoos throughout the class selected to support the flow. Sound healing yoga classes help open students chakras and/or clears energy blocks as they move through postures/asanas. Joseph stops playing during Shavasana, unless asked to continue to play for the first part of it.
Didgeridoo sound healing yoga classes can be modified to support all styles of yoga from Vinyasa, Mysore/Ashtanga, Power, Kundalini, Yin to Restorative.
(*) Offered with an instructor from the studio/venue or organization sponsoring the class.