About Sonic Yogi
Sonic Yogi was originated in 2012 after Jonathan Adams experienced extreme anxiety. As a professional musician he knew the potential of music to entertain and move our emotions, now following this experience he discovered its power as a healing force. Since then, Jonathan has put his intention and focus into the exploration of the healing potential of music and has given talks and workshops on vibrational sound therapy at TedX, national spiritual living conference and more. His vibrational sound therapy tracks, can be streamed on Spotify, Pandora, SoundCloud, YouTube and the InsightTimer app. They are also used by Golds Gym nationally in Centergy and yoga classes. He continues to explore ways in which sound as therapy can to help people to relax, de-stress, enjoy deeper meditations and feel great.
Jonathan Adams started his career as a professional musician recording albums for classical guitar with albums for Pamplin, Intersound Records, and his own label. He later co-founded the classical fusion group, "Montana Skies", and toured with the group nationally as performing artist for over a decade. He currently creates healing music and performance music and performs at the Atlanta airport.
His debut CD release in 1998 entitled simply "guitarist" explores repertoire ranging from Bach to the Beatles and was met with high acclaim. New Age Voice magazine praised the release as a "... sensational debut ..." and dubbed the guitarist as "... a young virtuoso with high polished technique, energetic personality and style..." while the Charleston Post and Courier described Jonathan's live performance as "... entertaining ... clever and touching ..." To date, Jonathan has also produced five more full length CD recordings. These include releases for Intersound records, Pamplin records and Mel Bay publications as well as independent releases on Sonic Grapefruit Records. Jonathan’s original music has also been featured on PBS and NPR, and most recently in a score for a West Virgina Public Television documentary.
Sheet music for Jonathan's guitar compositions are published by Mel Bay publications and his compositions and articles have also appeared in Fingerstyle Guitar Magazine. In 2000, Jon's music was included in the collector's edition Anthology of the "World's Finest Fingerstyle Guitarists". Mel Bay also publishes Jonathan's instructional book "Getting Into Fingerstyle Guitar".
Sound Therapy for Anxiety and Stress at TEDx
In this TEDx Talk Jonathan Adams talks about music for anxiety and how he used the power of music to cure his extreme anxiety.