Michael Brant DeMaria, PhD
Workshop(s): Soul Fire and Flow: (Fire Breath Pranayama, Heart-Centered Soulful Movement & Sound Healing: All Levels): Rooster Stage
Sunday 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Michael Brant DeMaria, PhD, is a psychologist, author, speaker, sound healing artist, yoga instructor and meditation teacher. He is a four-time Grammy® nominee who has played on stage with world-renowned poets and musicians. He is also a Grammy winning contributing artist and poet. He first recognized the healing potential of music when recovering from surgery as a child, and has since incorporated original sound healing compositions into his clinical practice, presentations, and concerts. In addition to his 6 releases on the Ontos Music label, he is also a Sounds True recording artist with a Music for Emotional Healing Series, In The Flow, released in 2011, and Solace released summer of 2012. DeMaria is the author of two books of prose, Horns and Halos and Ever Flowing On; one book of poetry, Moments; and three plays that have been produced, Siyotanka, Café Mezzo, and The Maiden of Stonehenge. His work focuses primarily on the role creativity (music, poetry, movement, and art) plays in personal growth and emotional healing by fostering deeper levels of connection, flow and inner peace. You can find out more about his work at www.michaeldemaria.com and his free meditation series at www.youtube.com/mbdemaria.