Sound Healing and Visionary Poetry

Friday, Feb. 7 | 6:00-8:00 PM

Please join us for a very special program. Hear and feel sacred live music, sound healing and sacred poetry combined to provide a deeply relaxing, entertaining and enjoyable program.

The evening begins with a sound healing journey performed on live instruments, creating an aural experience designed to relax and open the channels of perception and enjoyment. Next, the words of Walt Whitman, Rumi, Kabir, Pablo Neruda, and several other visionary writers—recited and performed from their perspective—allowing their amazing spiritual experience and insight to shine forth.

The evening concludes with music and with a performance from Walt Whitman’s epic expression, “Leaves of Grass.” To register for this event, call 815-758-5508 or click on the Paypal button, below (no Paypal account needed!)

Sven Oscar Hansen

Sven Oscar Hansen was born to Norwegian immigrants in the American Midwest, where he raised four children and still owns a greenhouse and florist shop. Sven has lived and studied in Norway and India, and is a certified yoga teacher and sound healer. In his personal practice he has over 20,000 hours experience with meditation and Yoga.

Sven has offered his Sound Healing Journey over 30 times throughout the United States and Europe.He also plays tablas and percussion in the band MahaRa. Sven has studied Vedic science and holds a degree in world literature from Maharishi International University in Fairfield, Iowa. You can find him at and

Sven will be joined by Joe Matyas, professional actor and instructor of acting and movement at Northern Illinois University.

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