Guest, Bettina Maureenji

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Bettina Maureenji
Bettina Maureenji
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Internationally certified sound healing practitioner, teacher, traveler, unique musician and shamanic practitioner
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BETTINA MAUREENJI

Bettina Maureenji is an internationally certified sound healing practitioner, teacher, traveler, unique musician and shamanic practitioner with accreditation in sound, voice and music healing from the California Institute for Integral Studies in San Francisco, CA. Born 1971 in New York and of Germanic  descent, Bettina Maureenji grew up in Syria and Germany. She completed the University for management and administration and started working for a concert agency in Hamburg. In 1999 she left Germany and moved to Ibiza, Spain where she met the Brazilian musician Carioca Freitas who influenced her relationship to music. She decided to travel the world for a few years visiting Central and South America, Asia, Australia, Israel and England.

During a journey to Varanasi (India) in 2003 she decided to devote her life to music and began to study Indian Classical Music with Pandith Shivanat Mishra. Shortly after she discovered her love for singing and using her voice as her main instrument and  developed her own style in contemporary sitar playing. Weaving her musical expertise, her studies and her life experiences she is teaching voice opening classes and lessons and provides sound healing treatments. Together with her partner Narayan she facilitates private concerts and meditation retreats. She creates a safe space for healing to bring about transformational and positive experiences.
 
Studies
2003 Indian Classical Music with Pandith Shivnat Mishra, Varanasi, India
2006 Sound Healing Course with Nestor Kornblum, Spain
2007 Musician at CITA, Barcelona Spain
2009 Founder of Samasound Association for Healing Music, Ibiza, Spain
2012 Sound, Voice & Music Healing Program at CIIS, SF, CA