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SA Bliss organizes and facilitates Gong Sound Space events in Canada and internationally to promote holistic embodied sound experiences.

Events in Toronto and Calgary include Gong trainings, Gong baths (Gong sound immersions), Gong with yoga classes, as well as informative and experiential workshops – curated for all who are interested in creating internal and external holistic soundscapes.

Upcoming Events:


 

Concert ADCALGARY – THURSDAYS, APRIL 11th, 18th, 25th, 2019

Blissful Gong & Kundalini Yoga: Open the Heart

Three classes of pranayama with Gong, Kriya to Open the Heart Centre, and Gong Meditation. Ahhhhh classes for you in Calgary at The Sanctuary Space. Sign up here for April 11th only or ALL 3 classes.

Sign up here for April 18th only.

Sign up here for April 25th only.


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CALGARY – FRIDAY, APRIL 19th, 2019

Full Moon Gong Bath (Sound Immersion) in CALGARY, AB

On the Full Pink Moon, we welcome spring and Dr. Lynne Murfin’s new yoga and wellness studio: The Sanctuary Space in Calgary, Alberta. Gong bath by Lynne (Sundri Tera) & SA Bliss.

This Full Pink Moon Gong Bath (Sound Immersion) includes the holistic resonance of multiple Gongs – the 8 Corners of Heaven Gong, Jupiter Gong, Synodic Moon Gong, and more! April’s full moon heralds the appearance of the “moss pink” energy and the first flowers of spring.

 

 

 


CALGARY – THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2019

Restorative Yoga with Holistic Gong Sound

Restorative Yoga is perfect for all levels and bodies. Each posture is held, supported with blankets, bolsters, or blocks for 4 minutes or longer. Deep supported holds allow rest and a mindful stillness of physical and mental agitations. Once you are in the postures, S.A. Bliss plays Gong in order to saturate every fibre and cell of your being with holistic resonance.


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CALGARY – SATURDAY, MAY 4th, 2019

New Moon – Workshop and Gong Bath (Sound Immersion)

New moon is the perfect time to set your intentions for the coming moon cycle. What would you like to see come to fruition over the next month? On this new moon for springtime, what would you like to nurture and blossom? Join in for some humming, chanting, a little MEM Gong Yoga, setting your intentions for newness, and a 62-minute Gong Bath. Ahhhhhh!

Click here to reserve your spot for May 4, Calgary.

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TORONTO – SATURDAY, MARCH 30th, 2019

Springtime Alchemy: Restorative Yoga, Thai Massage, and Gong

Join for a super relaxing sequence for spring rejuvenation supported with sounds of the 8 Corners of Heaven Gong. Oh, and a little chanting, too. Sign up here – at Lotus Yoga Centre in Toronto. Mar 30th from 6:30 – 9:00pm

 

 


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SATURDAY, MARCH 23rd, 2019

Gong Bath at Lotus Yoga Centre

A little Sound theory, a Gong Bath (Sound Saturation or ‘gong meditation’) with Multiple Gongs and You! Saturday from 7:30 – 9:00pm

 

 


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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15 – TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26

12 Nights of Gong

Come for 12 nights x 45 min per night of Gong. 9:15 – 10:00pm nightly at Lotus Yoga Centre. Drop in for one night, or sign up and do all 12, or 8, or however many you can. Ba-zing!

 

 


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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH – SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH

Gong Yoga of Holistic Resonance Training with Master Don Conreaux

S.A. Bliss hosts Don Conreaux’s 3-day Training in Toronto: Gong Yoga of Holistic Resonance in Toronto, Canada. In this 3-day training, attendees learn yoga exercises in combination with Gong that target meridians (energy lines), muscles, and emotions in order to provide pain relief and release stagnant energies. 

Gong Yoga of Holistic Resonance is a system that consists of 39 simple exercises. In skillful balance of simplicity and complexity, each exercise employs targeted muscles and energy lines. Exercises are combined with breathing, body locks, and the sounds of the Gong. These exercises with Gong are suitable for any level and body-ability.

Note: Don’s 3-Day Training is FULLY BOOKED – email gongsoundspace@gmail.com to be placed on the waiting list.


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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH

Concert for Peace with Gong Master Don Conreaux and Local Musicians

An evening of music inspired and conducted by Gong Master Don Conreaux. This is an improvised concert with local Gong players, musicians, and performers. Don begins with songs for Peace on the shruti box, followed by an improvised in-the-moment curation of holistic Gong sounds, bowls, tabla & hang, oboe and more. A performance artist also joins in to respond to the gong and musical vibrations. This event precedes York University’s All Nations Pow Wow.  Attendance at College Street United Church from 7:30PM – by donation with proceeds to Indigenous student initiatives at York University. Event is organized and sponsored by SA Bliss of Gong Sound Space and co-sponsored by YGSE (York Graduate Students in Education), Daya Kaur, and Lotus Yoga Centre, Barb McIntosh, Paiste Gongs, and The Wellness Path.

Click here and get your tickets – Concert for Peace – at eventbrite.


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SATURDAY, JANUARY 19th, 2019

Monthly Gong Bath at Lotus Yoga Centre

A little Sound theory, a Gong Bath (Sound Saturation or ‘gong meditation’) with Multiple Gongs and You! Saturday from 7:30 – 9:00pm

 

 

 

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 12th, 2019

Restorative Yoga, Thai Massage & Gong

Workshop to unwind your body and mind. Elizabeth Ewanchuk works her magic leading you in Restorative postures and applying light Thai massage techniques while S.A. Bliss plays the Earth Gong, a Wind Gong, and a Tibetan Water Bowl. Ahhhh from 6:30 – 9:00pm at Lotus Yoga Centre.

 

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8th, 2018

The Body As an Instrument

Workshop to play with our voices, drums, and bowls at Lotus Yoga Centre 7:00 – 9:30pm with S.A. Bliss, Annie Keshishian, & Barb McIntosh. We conclude the workshop with a multiple-player Gong Bath and chanting Ang Sang Wahe Guru.

 

 

 

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9th, 2018

Yin & Gong

A two hour workshop beginning with yin yoga, led by Sunny Smith. The Yin sequence focuses on the kidney/urinary bladder meridian. The class will include massage and essential oils. Yin is followed by a 62-minute multiple Gong Bath by S.A. Bliss.

 

 

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 10 – SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2018

10 Nights of Gong

  Join nightly from 9:15 – 10 pm for a 45-minute Gong relaxation. You’ll be bathed in the sounds of 4 gongs at once – 2 Paiste Symphonic Gongs, a Synodic Moon Gong, and the Uranus Gong. Rest on your back or in a restorative posture, and immerse yourself in holistic vibrations.

 

 

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SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2018

The Body as a Gong

Your voice, your body, and your internal hum effects your experience and all those around you. You are a Gong! Join for an exploration into internal vibrations, resonances, and subtleties. This special workshop features the Sacred Sounds of the 8 Corners of Heaven Gong, designed by Gong Master Don Conreaux.

 

 

Contact: gongsoundspace@gmail.com