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The Practitioners

Emily Foulkes (BA hons, PGcert, ITEC Dip, Trauma and Mental Health Practitioner Dip) 

Emily is a Qualified in Holistic Massage Therapy, Reiki and Dynamic on-site Chair Massage. Emily has a degree in Dance (Performing Arts), has completed a PGCert in Singing/Voice for Health and is currently undertaking an MA to further her research and practice in this area. She has delivered training in Voice Healing for the Sound Healing Academy International. Emily has trained with some of the leading Voice Experts and is involved in national steering groups and Think Tanks for Singing for Health and Social Prescribing. Emily is a Trauma and Mental Health Informed Practitioner and a trained with Trauma Informed Schools UK, delivering training to teachers and practitioners. Emily holds insurance and enhance DBS check. Alongside Jane, Emily runs Sounds Like Healing, offering regular Sound Baths and Mantra evenings at The Meadow. She also works with Jane to deliver Mindfulness through Music and Movement in Schools in Cornwall. Emily is a one to one Music Mentor, supporting vulnerable children in Schools.

Emily is dedicated to helping people and promoting well-being. She loves working at The Meadow because it has such a strong positive energy which people comment on when they enter the building. It is an unexpected sanctuary tucked away on the industrial estate. As well as working at The Meadow, Emily is the Director of a charity in Cornwall (Cymaz Music) which uses music and singing to support education and learning and promote health and well-being. She is also part of the Back Rub team providing Chair Massage at The Eden Project. Emily runs (with Jane) a singing group (Meadow Voices) at The Meadow and Singing for Health groups. 

Jane Staffieri (Diploma Youth and Community Worker, Diploma in Integral Sound Healing) 

Jane has been working in Music and Sound for most of her career. She has been training with the Sound Healing Academy International since 2013 to fulfill her dream of becoming a Sound Therapist, using therapeutic instruments to target particular needs in a holistic and highly skilled way. 

Former Director of Cymaz Music, Jane was responsible for building a music programme underpinned by inclusion. Her passion and drive is to promote equality and to help people to achieve their potential and enjoy optimum health and well-being. 

Jane teaches Taiko drumming in Schools in Cornwall and is a one to one Music Mentor, using music and creativity with children and young people who have had adverse childhood experiences. This work takes her to schools across Cornwall, working closely with Teachers, SENDCOs and TAs to best support some of our most vulnerable children. With Emily, Jane delivers a Mindfulness through Music and Movement programme in Schools in Cornwall. This has been created to support children with regulating their emotions, boosting co-ordination and connection and reducing cortisol (stress hormone).  Jane is a Thrive and TIS Practitioner (Trauma and Mental Health Informed). She holds insurance and an enhanced DBS check.

Jane feels passionate about the power of Sound as a healing modality. Her collection of therapeutic instruments are used in one to one treatments and in group Sound Baths. There is something quite magical about how the instruments sound at The Meadow, so you are in for a real treat if you experience a one to one treatment or a Sound Bath.

Jane and Emily run a singing group (Meadow Voices) at The Meadow and also run Singing for Health sessions, which incorporate Sound Healing and Meditation. 

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