Kimba Arem

Kimba Arem is a performer, recording artist, and a classically trained musician since age seven. She received a B.S. with honors in molecular and cellular biology at the University of Arizona, preparing for medical school.

After a near death experience in 1992 which drastically changed the direction of her life, she has striven to incorporate what she was shown into her healing work. Her overwhelming realization from that experience was that the direction of cutting edge healing modalities, as well as the nature of reality, incorporates the awareness that at the basis of everything is vibration.

Shortly following the near-death experience, while attending graduate school studying Chinese Taoist Acupuncture and herbs, she was introduced to sound as medicine. She has now been doing music therapy, incorporating various other subtle energy modalities, for over 20 years.

In addition to her rigorous scientific background, acupuncture training, and music therapy career, she has actively studied and been involved in shamanic practices from around the world for the last 22 years. The awareness of tapping into healing energies beyond the five main senses is thus incorporated into her work.

Kimba has developed a private practice grown out of her extensive experience and training in sound therapy, multiple forms of energy medicine, herbology, alchemy, nutrition and supplement therapy. She has incorporated these diverse elements into a multidimensional approach to healing in her practice. In a session she uses a vibrasound table tuned to amplify and vibrate her live instrumentation within the frequency range of the human skeletal system. Her main instrument is a quartz crystal didjeridu which she designed, as well as multi-chambered Native American flutes, four-chambered Celtic flute, Tibetan and crystal bowls, tingshas, tuning forks, harp, Aboriginal bullroarer, native drums and unique percussion instruments, and various therapeutic mantras from cultures around the world. Kimba is dedicated to educating and assisting the planet in gentle awakening and transformation through sacred sound and vibratory technologies.


Kimba co-founded an Integral Health clinic in Colorado called Radiance Health, and sits on the board of directors
. Her main offerings include composing and engineering music for CDs and film, group sound therapy journeys, teaching workshops, and private sound therapy sessions. Her sound therapy CDs currently in print include Waltz of the Moon, Vibrational Sound Healing, Gaearth Dreaming, Peace Journey, The Healing Didjeridu, Creation’s Tone, Psychedelic Prayers, The Way of Water, Color of Sound, and Self-Healing with Sound and Music with Kimba Arem and Dr. Andrew Weil. Her latest CD, Crossing the Great Waters, is intended to help with major transitions such as birthing and dying.

Please see Kimba’s full list of audio productions.

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science with honors, Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Arizona 1993
  • Honors thesis in Nutrition and Food Science— Enzyme secretion in response to dietary lipase regulation 1992-1993
  • Acupuncture Graduate Studies: 1994-1995
  • Medical and Nutritional Sciences—245 hours
  • Biomedical Sciences—120 hours
  • Clinical Sciences—246 hours
  • Herbal Medical Sciences—120 hours
  • Reiki I, Reiki II, and Reiki III (Master level), 1997-1999
  • Graduation with Phi Beta Kappa, with the most honors units on record at the University of Arizona
  • Member of Golden Key National Honors Society

Kimba FluteMUSICAL TRAINING

  • Classical piano training from age seven
  • Classical flute training from age eleven
  • Training in Northern Arizona University Music College, summers of 1983-1986
  • Didjeridu player since 1993, instructor since 1997

FILM SCORING

  • Secret of Water –  co-producer and musical score
  • Audio /video engineering—Logic Pro, Protools, Final Cut

Studio Session Recording

AUDIO PRODUCTIONS

(Some of these albums are out of print, but can be reprinted upon request.)

  • Crossing the Great Waters
  • Self-Healing with Sound and Music (Kimba and Dr. Andrew Weil)
  • Vibrational Sound Healing (Kimba and Dr. Andrew Weil)
  • Mind-Body Toolkit (Kimba and Dr. Andrew Weil)
  • Gaearth Dreaming CD/DVD set
  • The Way of Water
  • Psychedelic Prayers
  • Crossing the Great Waters
  • Peace Journey
  • The Healing Didjeridu
  • Creation’s Tone
  • Creation’s Overtone
  • Voice of the Earth
  • Between Blue
  • Innerdimensonal

OTHER PRODUCTIONS

  • Music for the movie Secret of Water, a GAIAM release
  • Music for The Creative Me– art therapy website
  • Music for Once in Time, audio production and performance series
  • Music for Cardiac Coherence CD with Dr. Alan Watkins (HearthMath)
  • Music for the movie The Raven—The Chosen One
  • Music for opening sequence on Kaua’i Astrocartography informational video
  • Music for The Art of Playing the Didjeridu teaching video
  • Music for KKCR radio show The Joy of Learning opening sequence
  • Music for opening sequences of Healing Stories audio tape series
  • Music for meditation– Eclectic Sojourner, audio production
  • Music for Mothership audio production
  • Music for Feng Shui audio production
  • Producer and musician for Kaua’i Poetry CD
  • Producer and musician for Suzanne Kennedy Sacred Union CD series
  • Music for You are the Gift audio CD
  • Music for Conquering Math Anxiety mediation tape to accompany book—Brooks/Cole 2002
  • Music for Soothe Your Soul, Seven Masters, and One Path CDs– John Selby
  • CD release August 1998, Creation’s Tone, audio production
  • CD release June 2000, Heartherapy—Hear the Earth, audio production
  • CD release September 2000, Innerdimensional, audio production
  • CD release January 2001, Heartherapy CD Compilation, audio production
  • CD release October 2001, Creation’s Overtone, audio production
  • CD release April 2002 Voice of the Earth, audio production
  • CD release February 2003 Earth Kundalini audio production
  • CD release May 2003 Peace Journey audio production
  • CD release June 2003 You are the Gift audio production–Angel Farms
  • AO CD–Hokulea
  • Magazine articles published in 2003: Star People (Japan), Inspirations, The Kaua’i, Natural Spirit (Japan)

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Private practice, music therapy, 1994 – present
  • Didjeridu workshops, 1997-current
  • Sound as Medicine workshops 2004-current
  • Autism consultant, skills trainer, music therapist 2001-2007
  • Recording artist, 1995 – present
  • Circles of Light workshop presenter 2000- present
  • Concert performer, 1997 – present
  • Workshop presenter, 1995 – present
  • Recording artist, 1995 – present – 11 CDs released
  • Research associate, University of Arizona, Dept. of Nutrition and Food Science, Enzyme Secretion in Response to Dietary Lipase Regulation (thesis paper)
  • Research associate, University of Arizona, Dept. of Anatomy, Study of Endosomes and their Function in the Cell (NIH-funded project with U.B.R.P.)
  • Certified college tutor in biology, chemistry, math, health, psychology, and physics– University of Arizona, S.A.L.T. program (Strategic Alternative Learning Techniques)
  • Veterinary technician, Tucson Humane Society, anesthesiology and surgery assistant in spay and neuter clinic
  • Recording Artist, Virgin Interactive Entertainment, original music for the soundtrack of the movie The Raven
  • Nutritional Advisor: New Life Health Centers, Tucson, AZ
  • Nutritional Advisor: Reay’s Natural Foods Market, Tucson, AZ
  • Nutritional Advisor: Kokua Health Foods Cooperatives, Oahu, Hawaii
  • Office supervisor, Dr. Yarema Center for Integrative Medicine 10/98-5/99
  • Medical Records Specialist and Birth Certificate Registrar, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tucson, AZ
  • University of Arizona Science Connection project coordinator, educating and involving primary and middle school students in fun experiential science projects

SOME EVENTS KIMBA HAS ORGANIZED AND PRESENTED AT

  • Workshop presenter at 14th annual ISSSEEM conference–June 2004
  • Instructor for Dr. Andrew Weil’s Integrative Medicine Program—October 2002, 2006
  • Workshop presenter at 12th annual ISSSEEM conference– June 2002
  • Entertainment coordinator for Earthfest Kauai, 1997-2002
  • Workshop presenter at Omega Institute, July 2002
  • Coordinator/instructor, Didjeridu as Sound Therapy and Meditation workshops in Hawaiian islands and mainland, 1996 – 2016
  • Coordinator of weekly/monthly Sound as Medicine gatherings on the Hawaiian islands and on the mainland, 1995 – 2016
  • Didjeridu and Sound as Medicine Workshops at the Integral Living Society, San Francisco, 1999, 2000
  • Circles of Light workshop presenter, 2000-2003
  • Workshop presenter in Second Annual Spirit of Learning Conference 2001 sponsored by Findhorn, October 2001
  • Coordinator and sponsor of Jonathan Goldman workshops in Kaua’i– February 1999, September 2000
  • Coordinator and sponsor of Dr. Masaru Emoto presentations in Kaua’i– 2001, 2004
  • Hospice Subtle Energy Medicine Workshop, May 2000
  • Coordinator/founder/facilitator of weekly Goddess gatherings, 1998 – 2002
  • Coordinator/presenter at Holland Wise Woman Gathering, May 1998
  • Director of Music for Starry Night theatre production, 1999
  • Coordinator, sponsor, and performer– Shulamit workshop on Kaballah, March 2002

EXAMPLES OF SOME EDUCATIONAL / MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

  • Tour– Dr. Weil book release Healthy Aging October-December 2005 (six-city tour)
  • Facilitator/sound therapist at Jonathan Goldman’s Healing Sound Intensives 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Opening for Dr. Weil Healthy Aging weekend at Miraval, Tucson, Arizona Fall 2006
  • Dr. Emoto Message from Water tour, Februrary 2005 and 2005, Kaua’i, Hawai’i
  • Music for Gregg Braden / Kryon event, Boulder, CO, January 2015
  • Ongoing Kundalini yoga / sacred sound journeys
  • Presenter at the Globe Sound Healing Conference 2014, workshop and closing panel
  • Presenter and Shamanism Conference in Boulder 2014 l
  • Music for Joe Dispenza workshop 2013
  • Red Rocks performance 2011
  • Scoring/co-producer of The Secret of Water
  • Opening for Dr. Richard Gerber, Choices Expo, Tucson, Arizona
  • Performance at Choices Expo, Tucson Arizona
  • Tucson Soundings Concert, Nov. 2006, Tucson , Arizona
  • Workshops at Kauai Peace Project November 2004
  • Concert at Stonehenge, England, July 2003
  • Concert at Glastonbury, England, July 2003
  • Performance at Chalice Well, England, July 2003
  • ISSSEEM Conference, Musical meditations, June 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • INATS Conference in Denver Colorado, musical presentation Sept 2002
  • Borders Bookstore Union City June 2003
  • Earthfest Kauai, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003
  • Alan Cohen retreat conference Maui, May 2003
  • James Twyman peace troubador concert, Kaua’i, January 2002
  • Arun Gandhi opening, Kaua’i, March 2002
  • David LaMott concert, Kaua’i, March 2002
  • Harnessing the Power of Creation conference, Kaua’i, March 2002
  • Shulamit—Sacred Sounds of the Kaballah, Kaua’i, March 2002
  • Earth Magic concerts, Kaua’i, April 2002
  • Japan tour March 2003
  • Church of the Pacific concert, February 2003
  • Europe tour October-November 2001
  • Peace Through Music Tour May-August 2002
  • Open Secret, CA concert, May 2002
  • Fort Bragg, CA Concert, May 2002
  • Mendocino, CA Concert and workshop, May 2002
  • Tucson, AZ Concert and Workshops, February- May 2002
  • ISSSEEM closing ceremony, Boulder, Colorado, June 2002, 2003
  • Various inter-island tours Hawaii 1996-2003
  • Musical presentation for Dr. Andrew Weil and Interns/Fellows, Tucson, Arizona June 2002, October 2002, June 2003
  • Various wedding ceremonies, Kaua’i, 1999-2003
  • Monthly Sufi dance, Kaua’i (and Arizona) 1998-2003
  • Unity Church Services (Hawaii and California) 2001-2003
  • Lydia Ruyle Goddess Banner art opening, Kaua’i, January 2001
  • Millenium Celebration, Kaua’i, Holiday Inn Sunspree Hotel, January 2000 and 2001
  • Big Island concert tours, April 2000, July 2000, December 2001
  • Tara Trance Dance with Stephen Halpern and Jonathan Goldman, Boulder Theatre June 2001
  • Concert with Christian Bollman, Numbrecht, Germany, November 2001
  • Musical attunement for Dr. Patrick Flanagan lecture, Kaua’i, December 2001
  • New Age Conference/Trade Show, Denver 2001
  • Princess Cruises 1997 and 2001
  • Performer/ workshop presenter at Spirit of Learning conference Kaua’i, May 2001
  • Kauai International Theatre Benefit, Sept. through November 2000
  • Maile awards ceremony at Borders Bookstore, Kaua’i, October 2000
  • Gallery 2000 Benefit, Kaua’i, November 2000
  • New Millenium Conference, Kaua’i, March 2000
  • Kalani Honua concerts, Big Island, April 2000, July 2000
  • St. Michael’s concerts, Kaua’i, December 1997, December 1998, February 2000, April 2000
  • Once in Time live performance and audio production, Kaua’i, November 1999, December 2000
  • Lost at Last concert, Kaua’i, July 2000
  • Kauai International Theatre, April 2000, August 2000
  • Dave Stringer concerts, Kaua’i, August 2000
  • Irina Mikhalova concerts, Kaua’i, Big Island, California, 1998-2002
  • Lisa Moskov concert, Kaua’i, June 1999
  • Latif Bolat concerts, Kaua’i and Maui, 1997-1998
  • Kukui Grove Artist Gallery Opening, Kaua’i, June 2000
  • Borders Bookstore Sound as Medicine presentation and CD release, Kaua’i, October 1999
  • Veterinary Conference, Kaua’i, November 1998, upcoming November 2003
  • Future Fair, Kaua’i, October 1998
  • Trance Ecstatic Dance workshop, Kaua’i, February 1998
  • L.A. Expo, November 1997
  • Phoenix Lover’s Fireshow, Oahu, April 1996
  • Hotel at Manele Bay, island of Lanai, July 1995
  • Ala Moana Shopping Center concert, Oahu, June 1995
  • Tai Hsuan Cultural Performances, Oahu, 1994-1995

INVOLVEMENT IN ORGANIZATIONS

  • Director of Healing Arts –Circles of Light non-profit agency
  • Vice President — Radiance Health
  • Member of SEDS program—Students for the Exploration and Discovery of Space
  • Member of Golden Key National Honors Society
  • Member of the Association of Healing Arts Practitioners
  • Founder of Heartherapy and Gaearth, dedicated to using music and frequency to alleviate suffering and facilitate change, growth, and transition for personal and global transformation

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