BY Eileen Z. Fuentes (@theSPEACHgal)
Some time ago I was invited by Bridget Murphy, founder and spiritual healer at Energy Visions, located at the Inwood Center (5030 Broadway, Suite #607) to experience a session of Color and Sound Healing. That day I had a particularly stressful day at work and rushing to get my 3 kids to their grandmother before my 7:00 PM appointment added another layer of complications that ultimately led to a pounding headache. I vividly remember the pain in my neck, shoulders, and back as well as my bloodshot eyes. I hardly ever experience this level of discomfort. In addition to that I hardly ever use painkillers, opting for warm baths and maybe a little peppermint oil on my temples. But today, I didn’t have time for that luxury and to be quite honest, I simply wanted to follow through with my prescheduled appointment so that I could get back home and rest. Looking for parking was horrendous as usual in this neighborhood. To make matters worse, the intercom was not working and now one of the class participants was forced to come open the door for me even though I was responsible for holding up the rest of the class due to my slightly late arrival. I walked in anxious and exhausted.
There were mirrors, beautiful white couches, lights, crystals and colorful posters in the intimate office space. Bridget warmly welcomed me, the other participants introduced themselves and then we got started. As a Reiki practitioner myself I understood the notion of energy healing but this particular practice was unfamiliar to me. We started with a guided meditation, worked our way up to visualization, and eventually increased the intensity by the introduction of tuning forks and harmonious sounds from Bridget and the other members of the group including myself. At first, I can admit I found it a little odd but after a couple minutes of the practice, I managed to get myself out of my own head. After the session, I was almost unwilling to leave. I talked to her about some of my very intimate thoughts and felt highly supported by the love that I felt in the room. Most important, I walked out of the office free of any pain or tension. Overall, I can say the experience was indeed therapeutic and as an added bonus, I slept like a baby that night.
Workshops are offered for all levels of experience as well as private healings and readings (by appointment only). Special discounts packages are also available. Here’s more about Energy Visions in Bridget Murphy’s own words:
Q. Tell me a little about you and how Energy Visions got started?
A. Suffice to say, I have been on this Spiritual journey for many lifetimes and presently decades. Like all life altering events, 2008 brought about many changes, which were the impetus for my earnest commitment this incarnation. I have been a Graphic Designer for several decades and was last working at Citigroup prior to the economic crisis that culminated in my position being eliminated in Dec 2008. Four and six months prior, both my mother and eldest sister passed on. For many years the guidance that I had been receiving was gently but fervently pushing me to ‘carry the message’. These three consecutive events lead me in the spring of 2009 to request admittance to ‘Delphi University and Spiritual Center’, a magical place deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia. There I begin my certification studies in Metaphysical healing so as to fulfill, what I believe to be, my divine purpose.
Q. I believe there was a benefit to me knowing little about this type of healing. Without giving away too much, what should someone expect when coming to a workshop?
A. The message of healing is made manifest in many ways but it always begins with: Setting forth your Intention – Believing in all that is possible – and being willing to release anything and everything that blocks the true expression of your Divine Self. Everything is energy– all energy resonates to a vibration– all vibration relates to color. The human energy system lives in the chakras. The Color and Sound Chakra Balancing Workshops will give you the tools to explore the chakra system and introduce you to your own energy vibrations. You will be guided through color visualization, breath and vocal expression to release faulty energy patterns that impact your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.
By encountering and addressing these faulty energy patterns, you may hope to manifest an honest appreciation of self as realized by your higher inner visions. You may expect to feel a lightness of being as expressed in the knowing and experiencing of your true energy. You may anticipate feeling expanded and energized. Simply put, you will experience a transformation and Ascension that is tangible – metaphysical in nature and spiritual in substance.
5030 Broadway Suite 607
New York, NY 10034
646 429.8520 office