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Gretchell Yaneza
Gretchell Yaneza is an award-winning singer-songwriter, multidisciplinary artist, holistic voice coach, meditation teacher, and Consciousness Development Facilitator.

Her life changed when she took a break from her music career and lived in remote temples as a 'modern Buddhist nun' to cultivate refined meditative states. She became a certified meditation teacher and has trained in various alternative healing modalities such as Pranic Healing, Usui Reiki, Tibetan energy healing, Yuen Method, MJD Angelic Reformation, conscious movement, voice activation, and more.

For eight years, Gretchell has led workshops in private, corporate and retreat settings. Her teaching style is known for the union of playfulness and disciplined effort necessary to succeed in the realm of personal development and higher consciousness. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned practitioner, Gretchell is here to share practical insights to enhance your practice and help you maintain inner peace in the busy city.
Classes & private trainings
Journey Into the Soul — Universal Transcendental Meditation
1 hr
Gretchell Yaneza invites you to a unique journey inward, guiding you and all of your senses into complete relaxation. This will allow you to experience the effortless flow of peace and stillness that is already available within all of us. Through proper guidance, you will learn how to improve your in-the-moment muscles and release deep-rooted stress. With practice, your awareness will begin to expand as you connect with deeper levels of yourself.
''To strengthen the body we move it. To strengthen the mind we gently still it.''

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Melt into Oneness — Inner Balance Meditation with Gretchell Yaneza
1 hr
The class starts with an introduction to Inner Balance Meditation. The facilitator will intuit the needs of the participants and utilise natural movement, breathing, energy healing facilitation and relaxation techniques to gently guide participants into relaxation and inner silence. This creates the space for meditation to happen naturally. Suitable for all levels.
''The practice of silent meditation allows you to discover deeper aspects of yourself as you get to know the natural characteristics of your own mind.''

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Rest. Release. Rejuvenate. — Conscious Breathing & Movement Meditation
1 hr
In this class, the teacher will intuit the needs of each individual in the room. Participants will be guided into gentle yogic breathing and introduced to different types of pranayama and movement exercises to help you slow down and tune into the moment. Release any stress and tension in the body; increase oxygen supply to the brain; and prepare the mind for deep rest and rejuvenation. Suitable for all levels, it is a perfect "pick me up" and a gentle re-charge.

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Meditation for Beginners
This class is perfect for beginners who are looking for simple and practical ways to kick start their meditation practice. The session starts with an easy introduction to meditation followed by some gentle relaxation techniques to help you slow down the mind and release any tension. You will be slowly guided into relaxation and begin to cultivate deeper ''in-the-moment muscles'' for inner stillness, awareness and clarity.

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Buddhist Meditation for Beginners
This class is an introduction to a Buddhist transcendental meditation practice also known as ''The Middle Way" technique. The practice combines several meditation techniques simultaneously in one sitting, including: tranquility through concentration (Samatha), insight (Vipassana) and accessing higher states of consciousness (Samadhi). No matter where you are with your meditation practice you can rest assured you will be guided each step of the way, increasing mental peace and promoting spiritual progress.

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New Moon Meditation
The new moon represents the start of a new cycle, welcoming new energy and opportunities for those ready to embrace transformation. Be guided through movement, breathing and energy healing to ease the mind and release any tension, creating a safe space to slow down and clarify our intentions for the month ahead. Letting go of anything that no longer serves us makes space for renewed energy in this powerful time of transition and transformation.

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Full Moon Meditation
The full moon is an auspicious time when spiritual energies are at their peak, supporting spiritual development and manifestation. Be guided through movement, breathing and energy healing to ground and balance. Through guided meditation, we will activate divine connection and inner wisdom, anchoring abundance and soul-bliss into our lives.

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Loving Kindness & Forgiveness Meditation
Loving Kindness & Forgiveness Meditation is a powerful form of healing and self-love. Through regular practice, this meditation is a transformative tool towards building healthier, happier relationships and connection with ourselves, others and all of Creation.

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Loving Kindness & Forgiveness Workshop
1.5 hr - 2 hr
Loving kindness and forgiveness starts with ourselves. As we re-member, rediscover and get to know the different aspects of ourselves we build deeper awareness and create space for transformation and healing to occur. During the workshop, you will be guided through embodied movement, meditation, conscious creative expression and journaling to help you cultivate deeper self-awareness, self-care, and self-compassion. Loving Kindness & Forgiveness is a powerful form of healing and self-love. During the workshop, you will be guided into meditation as we practice forgiveness and positive intentions toward our relationship with ourselves, others and creation.

MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP
The Art and Science of Meditation and Mindfulness Workshop Series
1.5 hr +
This workshop starts with an introduction to meditation and mindfulness and how we can apply that into our daily lives. With more than 8 years of refined meditative training and teaching experience, Gretchell will share practical techniques custom tailored to your lifestyle and personality to help you kick-start your meditation practice. Each week she will introduce different styles of relaxation practices and offer meditation tips to help enhance your inner experience and tackle any questions or hindrances about meditation and mindfulness.

MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP
Vocal Healing & Activation
An experience designed to help you free your voice, own your sound and express from your inner truth. Gretchell utilises natural speech, sound, breathing, movement, energy healing and vocal exercises derived from more than 20 years of professional vocal training, performing experience and vocal sciences. We will playfully explore the different facets, textures, and vibration of our voices as we gently awaken to our natural, beautiful and resonant sound. This clears any energetic blockages and balances the Throat Chakra to encourage healthy authentic communication.

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Sacred Sound Chanting Meditation
Universal sounds and mantras can bring about inner peace, harmony, and healing to ourselves and to the planet. Gretchell will guide you in vocalizing sacred universal sounds that have the ability to affect both our physical and subtle energetic fields, releasing emotional, mental, physical tension and energetic blockages.
Experience the unifying presence of sacred sound while invoking blessings within and around us.

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Transcendental Sound Healing Meditation
This class combines the practice of Universal Transcendental Meditation and the heart-opening power of the voice. Through cultivating inner stillness, invoking divine presence and singing sacred sounds, we invite you to a unique journey that will transform you on the cellular level and beyond. You will be guided each step of the way through sacred sound and transcendent singing as you discover states of stillness and inner bliss.

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Free Your Voice — Express Your Soul Workshop Series
1.5 hr - 2 hr
This is a vocal healing and voice activation workshop where Gretchell utilises various speech, sound, breathing, movement and vocal practices derived from more than 20 years of professional vocal training and performing experience. We will playfully explore the different facets, textures, and vibration of our voices as we gently awaken our natural, beautiful and resonant sound. This workshop can be custom tailored; it is suitable for business professionals, performers, speakers, teachers, or anyone who desires to express their true voice.
''Our sound is the reflection of our emotional, physical and spiritual state of being. Many of us become disconnected to our voices and forget the natural healing powers that it possesses.''

SOUND WORKSHOP
Music for the Soul — Concert & Ceremonial Gathering
1.5 hr +
Through the universal language of music, Gretchell gracefully transports her audience into serenity with her enchanting voice and mesmerizing meditative hums. She is known for her poetic and soulful performances that create heart connection. Each song is created in the moment and embodies a deep and powerful message, inspiring self-realization and the betterment of souls.
Find her latest album at: https://gretchellyaneza.bandcamp.com/album/the-offering
*Bespoke and tailor-made experiences are available for private or public events, group classes, workshops, retreats, gatherings, or corporate events.

SOUND EVENT