Trance healing is an important part of indigenous cultures around the world. For example, Tarantism in southern Italy during the 16th and 17th century, the Vimbuza Dance in post colonization in northern parts of Mawali, the Spirit possession hospital in Zambia with Ruth Chabala, Shamans practices in Korea and Candomble religion in Brazil. Music and community together creates a resonant field to allow the healing to takes place with singing drumming in a circle.

Perhaps it’s because most of these rites have been persecuted or kept as taboo.

Trance healing is a powerful modality to help us heal especially in instances where we are unable to understand the root of our dis-ease, having a community to support that is even more powerful.

While doing this project, I have gained a deeper understanding as to why I am drawn to make trance inducing music, and I have gained more insights on how to support my audience during my performances.

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