• Certification
  • Communal Experience
  • Experiential Workshop
  • Healing with Sound
  • Improvisation
  • Scientific Research
  • Sound Healing
  • Training
  • Vibrations
  • World Traditions

The Art of Improvisation: Freeing Your Musical Imagination

What You’ll Learn

*This program can be taken individually, as part of the Integrative Sound & Music Training program.

Music is one of the most natural ways through which we can joyfully celebrate our spirit. It feels enchanting when the healing energy of the human voice joins the power of collective music making without borders. Masterfully led by Silvia Nakkach and friends, participants will learn original strategies of improvisation in the oral tradition of Bhakti devotional music and spontaneous songs. By way of a musical journey, we will share sacred chants from the Afro-Brazilian Orixá tradition, shamanic icaros from the Amazon and the contemplative and ecstatic experience of the Indian ragas and mantras. 

We will explore:

  • Cultural values embedded in the music
  • The significance of a shared communal experience
  • Therapeutic dimensions of improvisation

This all-levels workshop is designed to help participants to develop self-confidence by providing a positive musical experience, where there is no need of “getting it right,” but instead the readiness to deeply listen and free our voices.

Note: This program will be offered online. Sessions of all our online programs will be recorded and shared with registrants after each is completed for a limited time only.


  • PreRequisites: No 
  • Supplies list for the class – NA
  • Zoom Software Requirements: This is an online course which requires Zoom webinar software. Zoom is easy to use. Click HERE to make sure your computer is set-up correctly.

Combo price for The Art of Improvisation & How Sound Heals:
Early Bird $295 until 9/11 | Regular Price $320 – Click here to register for the combo

A Two-Day Workshop

Sunday, October 18, 1:00 – 5:00 pm EST
Thursday, October 22, 7:00 – 9:00 pm EST

The Art of Improvisation: Freeing Your Musical Imagination

  • 2 Session(s)
  • Oct 18 2020 01:00 PM EST
  • Classes fill up fast and are offered on a first come, first serve basis. Reserve your spot today.





Silvia Nakkach

Silvia Nakkach, MA, MMT is a Grammy® nominated composer and a pioneer in the field of sound and consciousness transformation. A sought after educator, vocal artist, author, and a former music psychotherapist, Silvia has served on the faculty of the California Institute of Integral Studies where she created the premier certificate program on Sound, Voice, and Music in the Healing Arts offered by a major academic institution.


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