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Raymond Powers – Musician and Artist

Raymond Powers – Musician and Artist - for two decades, as one of the pioneers of "ambient" and East/West fusion, Raymond Powers has been exploring his unique blend of multi-cultural music, using both traditional instruments and modern technology to accompany his passionate, exotic vocal stylings and instrumental music. He has studied with Western, African, Native American and East Indian music masters. Uniting audiences, his performances inspire the message of peace through music.

Immersed in the cutting edge of music as a transformational tool, he has also collaborated in the creation of sound environments for theater, ceremony, ritual and rites of passage for all ages. He has also is a researcher and practitioner of alternative therapies that utilize music, sound and light as healing modalities.

As a transformational coach, spiritual mentor and consultant, Raymond Powers has been studying, practicing and teaching for the past 20 years. With a focus on mentoring the art of "presence" he can assist you to move beyond your past-based beliefs, perspectives, and traumas, creating a container to vision and realize your living truth. This leads to more confidence, joy and peace of mind. The result being the unleashing of dormant creative forces that can be powerfully directed into your own unique life purpose.

Teaching workshops, such as Singing Your Dream Awake and The Way of the Open Heart, since 1978, he has taught hundreds of people how to discover their well Being and become beacons of peace and serenity. He has also brought his work into corporations to assist in team building and communication.His background includes experience and training in East Indian studies, Shamanic ceremony, meditation, sound healing, massage, spiritual counsel, permaculture, system theory, and business development. He has gained national recognition for his expertise in these fields, consulting and contributing to both print, such as GQ and Maxim magazines, and Internet publications. Most recently he has developed an advanced approach to living as love and compassion and is writing a book, entitled Simple Brilliance, that offers practical exercises for personal development and shares with you anecdotes from his extraordinary life. A free sample chapter is available from his website Simple as a pdf download .

His expertise has been sought after by individuals and businesses who want to empower themselves or their organizations with cutting edge technologies. As an advocate of socially responsible business and fair trade practices, he assists in strategies that will develop sustainable models and maintain a thriving environment. He maintains a strong vision and lifestyle for an economy that supports the needs of the earth, it's inhabitants and all future generations.