ThunderBeat is a gifted shamaness, a World-Bridger, who melds tonal and tribal elements into multidimensional soundscapes. Her harmonies soothe the spirit. Her rhythms awaken the soul.
The name “ThunderBeat” was bestowed upon her by the Native American elders. This special name personifies her life, and her ability to heal and awaken, through the power of sound.
She is of Native American descent; of Choctaw and Shawnee heritage, and an international recording artist and performer. She studied at the prestigious Eastman School of Music, and with Joe Franco and ritualistic drummer, Layne Redmond. ThunderBeat has researched sound frequency therapy since 1993. In 1997, she advanced her unique sound healing techniques, following her spiritual initiation in the Great Pyramids of Egypt.
She is best known for her Activational music and melodic drumming methods. She is also an accomplished author, teacher, composer, and a pioneer in sound healing. For over two decades, she has recorded and toured with national and international artists on major labels; “Mind's Eye”- on CBS Records; “The Debs”, on A&M Records; “Toys”, on Secret / Atlantic Records. She has also performed with Gregg Braden, and Steven Halpern. (Native American Music award winner) Robert Mirabal, and William Two Feather.
She has been toured with Mayan Shaman, Jose Arguelles; “The Mayan Factor”. In 2005, she was nominated for five Native American Music awards, and won “Best World”, and “New Age Recordings”.
She works with and openly embraces Great Spirit. She has traveled to many sacred sites, receiving and bringing back, the ancient knowledge of healing and Activational sounds. She has initiated ceremonies in the great Pyramids, and temples of Egypt, including: Mount Sinai, the vortexes of Sedona AZ, Native American sacred lands, and the Mayan Temples in Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala.
ThunderBeat has taught drums at the world famous; “Sam Ash Music Store”, and at “Long Island N.Y. Drum Center”, for 10 years. Her healing concerts have empowered many people around the world.
A Shamanic practitioner and certified Reiki Master, her teachings include: (all natural healing modalities) such as; Sound Healing, Chakra Awakening, Color/Sound-Light Therapy, and herbal treatments, crystal healing, tuning forks, drum workshops, sacred breath work, house healing, and aura repair. In 2005, she won a “Beacon of Light” award for her inspiration, creativity, wisdom, and compassion, for transformational music, and her service to the community and the world!
“FLY HIGH” - ThunderBeat’s solo debut in 2000 –(ThunderVision Records)
An innovative recording of ethereal trance-dance music for empowerment.
“CHAKRA JOURNEY” THE SERIES - Includes a healing meditation CD, full-color Chakra poster. Chakra DVD, “Visual sound Healing”, and her Chakra Journey book, “Awakening the Chakras”. This Series have become a best seller.
“MAYAN LANDING 2012” - ThunderBeat’s third solo recording and #10 on the “World Beat charts”, winning two “Native American Music Awards”, for “Best World”, and “New Age Recordings”. “Mayan Landing 2012”, is highly recommended by Mayan Shaman, Jose Arguelles.
“COSMIC DREAM”- ThunderBeat’s fourth solo CD is a multidimensional Ascension journey for the soul.
HAND DRUMMING BOOK “RHYTHMS FROM AROUND THE WORLD”
An instructional drum book by ThunderBeat, includes: traditional African, Middle Eastern and Caribbean Rhythms. Also a drum circle section which creates A oneness. An instructional CD is included.