Accepting. Welcoming. Incredibly positive experience that feels as though each class is customized to meet me exactly where I am at that moment spiritually, emotionally and physically.
Kelvin Young is Sound Healer and a person in long-term recovery which means he hasn't consume alcohol or any other drug to cope with emotional distress since March 6th 2009. The first time he was exposed to sound healing, Kelvin discovered the sounds of the crystal and Tibetan singing bowls and gongs calmed his mind, relaxed his body and nourished his soul. He went on to study sound healing with Master Sound Healers, Paul Hubbert of the Holographic Sound and Inner Balance and Satya Brat Jaiswal of the International Academy of Sound Healing, Kelvin has also studied with Brian Luke Seaward of Inspiration Unlimited, a renowned international expert in the field of holistic stress management and received his recovery coach certification from CT Community for Addiction Recovery.(CCAR)
Kelvin has presented around the country in diverse settings, including Yoga Reaches Out, Newtown Yoga Festival, Indie Yoga in San Francisco, CA, Alex Grey's Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, yoga studios, retreat centers, conferences, colleges, prisons, addiction treatment centers, psychiatric inpatient units at state hospitals and mental health agencies. Kelvin also was presented with the 2017 Dr. F. Marcus Brown Memorial Integrative Medicine Award for exceptional commitment to incorporating integrative medicine within CT Valley Hospital, a state psychiatric hospital. Kelvin was featured in a powerful documentary on trauma, addiction and recovery called Uprooting Addiction. He also serves on the board of directors at Manchester, CT HOPE Initiative, Eat The Sunlight Health Inc. and an active member of the Sound Healer's Association.
Kelvin sustains his health and recovery by eating a vegan/plant-based diet, practicing sound healing, deep breathing exercises, essential oils, listening to uplifting and relaxing music, body movement, massages, being in nature, journaling, reading, resting and spending quality time with loved ones.
Today, he continues to share his story of finding freedom from alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, heroin and prescription drugs and facilitates group sound healing sessions for holistic stress management at yoga studios, wellness centers, ecstatic dances, festivals, retreat centers, businesses, corporations, non-profit organizations, schools and addiction treatment centers throughout the United States.. He is passionate about holding space for people to heal with sound and is known for his warm, loving and down-to-earth way of connecting with people.