A healing therapy that helped British singer-songwriter Adele cope with anxiety, sound bath is a type of meditation where you listen to different types of sounds created by instruments.
Tibetan bowl, rattles, brass bowls, quartz crystal singing bowls, ocean drum and rain stick are a few of the instruments used in sound healing.
Now that you know what this technique is, tap ahead to know about the benefits of sound bath meditation.
The various sounds of this alternative healing technique help your body to relax and put you in a deep meditative state.
It creates an environment around you that reduces stress and promotes calmness. It slows down your heart and respiratory rate.
Scientifically, it helps lower the brain waves, down to theta or delta, that can help you relax, according to sound therapist Aparna Sundar. And that helps you get better sleep.
Sound baths help you manage your emotions better and may help alter your outlook towards life.
When you are calm and free from stress, you feel more centered and balanced. It helps you realign and connect better with your mind and body.
These are the most common ways in which sound bath can help a person. But Aparna points out that sound healing is subjective and the experience may different from person to person, from session to session.