I've been playing around with beta and theta waves and guided meditations in recent months, so it's about time I pushed the boundaries and tested some new ground.
Enter iAwake Technologies.
Positioning themselves as a “Brainwave and Biofield Entrainment” project (more on biofields later) they say that through the use of their products we “will be guided toward deeper and deeper levels of happiness, joy, peace, prosperity, and emotional freedom.”
Headed up by two master’s degree holders in Transpersonal Psychology, the company certainly has the credentials to back up what they are saying.
The trouble is, a lot of what they are saying will probably go right over your head 🙂
So this is why, like me, you should take the leap of faith and click here to try their free audio track.
How Does iAwake Work?
iAwake uses a multi-layered approach to brainwave entrainment.
In addition to binaural beats, they use biofield entrainment.
According to the theory,
“When two energy fields enter into resonance with one another, this is called the universal language of resonance. What happens is an interchange―as two fields interface, they exchange energy and information.”
As we are all made of energy, and so is everything around us, these subtle energy fields can be manipulated- like when we practice Qi Gong or tai chi.
iAwake go on to link it up with Sattva, sacred geometry and technology to amplify the subtle energies that already exist in… err… everything, to play with our biofields.
Biofield entrainment works on the electric field of the device you are playing the track on, so even if the volume is set to zero, the electric field manipulation will continue.
This means you can have it playing on your phone, on silent, and still get the effects!
Yeah, it's pretty deep.
Up until today, I had no idea what biofield entrainment was, and I’m still getting to grips with it.
iAwake uses other sound techniques too, such as Psychoacoustic Entrainment. This uses multi-layered sound frequencies that create musical and organic entrainment effects through the musical soundtrack itself, producing deep, relaxing trance states.
Through hypnotic cues and textures of musical phrasing, vibroacoustic frequencies (low resonating tones), and psychoacoustics (sounds that spark mental and emotional responses in the listener), this technology is designed to create a more organic entrainment for the listener.
This is all very exciting and something I'm keen to continued testing.
So, as mentioned, there’s a free track, which will give you a full taste of the full program that accelerates progress into deep meditation states, increases your creativity (always good news for a hobby writer to hear) and deepens your compassion for self and others. Which, I think I’m doing ok at, but you can never have too much compassion, I suppose.
Co-founder John Depuy says, “I suffered from severe depression and emotional trauma, found healing through the application of this technology – and now use it as a core part of my work as an addiction recovery professional and teacher.”
It seems a little like iAwake is claiming to be a cure-all to almost all things and turn me simultaneously into an ascended super being.
Normally this is where I’d turn on my bullshit deflectors to double-front, but that would be unfair without giving the sample at least a fair crack at convincing me.
Twenty Minutes Later…
Well, that was interesting. I feel chilled, and mentally clean as usual after meditation.
Initially, the relaxing rainfall soundscape triggered a psychosomatic urge to pee, this subsided as my mind became more channelled. Note that these symptoms can happen when you experience a shift in consciousness, particularly in meditation.
Some people experience some trembling, twitching, racing thoughts or of the heart. This is basically all part of the release, negative energy, pent-up tension, frustration, aggression, stress, and anxiety from everyday life that we seldom ever expelled from our bodies.
It's this same negative energy that can cause the immune system to weaken, and for us to feel tired, lethargic, and sometimes depressed
So the background chatter of my mind settled down pretty swiftly.
It was surprising, as I had thought that it would harder for me to slip into a meditational state while in the back of my mind I knew that I had to take notes to write this section of the review.
Clear your mind, but remember everything. Don’t think of anything, but don’t forget anything either. Ugh!
Was it a good meditation?
Hell yeah, and an interesting experience and been enlightening to learn what iAwake is all about.
Their products range in price between around $15 and up to $65, and there is a vast array of programmes to follow, with over thirty separate packages designed to entrain brainwaves, heartwaves, improve your golfing or workouts, and many more.
If you're unsure which of their tracks to start with, go for the starter kit like me and see how you get on from there.
Whether it does all the stuff it says about balancing my electric fields, I couldn’t tell you quite yet, but my first encounter has been promising.
If you're still on the fence, check out this customer testimonial, which really struck a chord with me.
I've been using your product for several months. I started using shortly after I ended a 7 year business relationship. It was a very stressful time in my life. Yet, with the help of your program, I felt more relaxed and centered than normal.
I find that I am more focused on peace, and better able to resolve conflicts during intense negotiations. I find that when problems arise, I tend to just breathe, re-center myself, and start thinking of creative solutions.
My progress in the gym also seemed to accelerate and I believe there is a correlation. I find that I am sleeping better through the night, and more awake and alert during the day. – Michael Halbfish
iAwake, in Summary
Some of the tracks I have listened to in the iAwake catalogue are quite experimental and an acquired taste, but it is certainly progressive and pushing the boundaries of brainwave entrainment, and it's already doing good things in my head space.
They have different producers on board creating the music, so you may find the tracks really differ in style and experience you get from them. And then there's the fact that they use different types of sound technology for different tracks.
So one track might be just using binaural beats, and another track might be using as a isochronic tones and biofield entrainment.
They have a really broad range of musical, addressing many issues ranging from improving focus, energy and mood, to letting go of emotional blockages and negative habits.
At the end of the day, is always my advice to go into this realm of music with an open mind and to truly let go and listen and allow yourself to get lost in the music.
You have to open yourself up to change and positivity to receive it, exactly the same way you do with normal meditation – you must let go and just allow things to be as they are.
The good thing is that you can try the music before you buy anything and they give you more than one sample to try too. You now get three downloads to try (click the link below to get yours).
Let me hear all about your iAwake Technologies experience in the comments section below.