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The Simple Use of Tuning Forks

Zacciah's Sound Tools Recommendations!

I have worked with healing sound conscientiously since before making my first bamboo flutes in 1974.
An excellent beginning, and very simple tool for sound therapy, is Biosonics Body Tuners.  (Not just for beginners!!  I am fascinated, after nearly 40 years of instrument use, with the benefit many experience remarkably easily with these tuning forks!)  These are a set of two tuning forks composed in a perfect fifth interval, a C and a G.This is called a 'perfect fifth' because, to the human ear, this interval creates a perfect harmony, deeply relaxing and restorative to the human ear.
Modern science confirms what the ancients knew, and why they composed much music with this sacred interval.  Listening to it is shown to create deep relaxation, which can lead to a state of homeostasis (causing self repair in our neurology and physiology,) oxygenation of the blood, as well as to stimulate natural cycles of the release of nitric oxide in the blood, known as 'puffing'.  It is a natural tendency, as we age, for this cycle to deplete.  And, modern medicine believes the depletion of the cycle contributes to many chronic diseases, as well as the overall depletion of tissue we see in aging.
The work of John Beaulieu, ND, PhD, founder of the Biosonics Tuning Forks, shows the 'puffing' cycle is invigorated through simply listening to this harmonic interval for a few minutes morning and night.  His studies also show significant mood elevation and other notable factors, as he uses the interval in his therapies for depression and other psychological and physiological disorders.

The forks can be used by simply striking them gently together, on one's palms or knees, or a sturdy surface (one that won't be scratched,) such as a table top (We use a hockey puck, a perfect tool for this.)
One then simply listens to the gently stimulating sounds of the harmonic fifth tuning forks, or moves them around the 'energy field' of one self or others.  One can dance or move rythmically with them to further invigorate one's system.  But, simply sitting and listening can create deeply relaxing and restorative states, as well as the added benefit, scientifically proven, of stimulating the natural release of nitric oxide in the blood, with its many proven benefits.

Many blessings,

Zacciah Blackburn, PhD
The Center of Light institute of Sound Healing and Shamanic Studies

One can purchase these tuning forks at our web site, where we offer musical instruments of the world, and sound healing tools to assist in private and professional use, with decades of experience to help guide you in your selections, and use.
We also teach how to use these instruments in sound healing applications.

2010 Zacciah Blackburn

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Zacciah Blackburn is a gifted intuitive, therapist, teacher, and sacred sound channel, trained in classical healing and shamanic traditions, and sacred sound cultures.  He teaches internationally, and practices in
Vermont, USA, at the Center of Light Institute of Sound Healing and Shamanic Studies.  Zacciah shares authentic trainings in the nature of human consciousness, explorations into the Shamanic worlds of Earth Energies & awareness, and teachings on the nature of sound, and sacred sound practices, as a therapeutic healing modality.  His in depth understanding provides life transforming experiences into the authentic nature, being, and wellness of who we are as spiritual beings.  He is Director of Education at the International Sound Healing Network, & co-founder & Director of the World Sound Healing and All One Now Network of organizations working for global peace. See for further information.  He also offers musical instruments of sacred sound cultures, & sound healing tools, at

Zacciah Blackburn, PhD

The Center of Light Institute of Sound Healing and Shamanic Studies
Ascutney, VT  05030   USA

2010 Zacciah Blackburn    


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