• 2003 Backroads Music Best Meditation/Healing Album
• 2004 Backroads Music Best Album of 2003
Experience Inner Peace...Relax and renew with this ultimate music for Yoga, Spa Treatments and the Healing Arts, created by award-winning composers, David & Steve Gordon. Soothing atmospheres of abundant peace, serene piano and ambient guitar artfully blend with sounds of ocean waves, birdsong and streams. This specially designed music enables you to easily access the inner peace at the core of your being - ideal of meditation.
Please note: a section of the song Flow of Harmony appears on the album Reiki Healing Light as Flow of Harmony (Beaming Mix).
New Age Retailer
From The Art of Healing Series, Heart of Peace, provides an ideal backdrop for massage therapy, acupuncture, or even a pampered day at the spa. Beginning with the soothing sounds of waves washing up on shore, this hour-long album mixes ambient synthesizer with calming echoes of nature. The first track, "Healing Ocean," is wonderful. It slowed and deepened my breath while turning off the chatter in my head. "Flow of Harmony" continues this meditative space with bird song and easy uninterrupted keyboard notes. Finally, in "Awakening Peace," clear piano and lively stream help ground listeners and refresh their mental state. I recommend Heart of Peace to all those in the healing professions for a creating a peaceful atmosphere.
— Mara Applebaum
soothing atmospheres of abundant peace, serene piano & ambient guitar artfully blend with sounds of ocean waves, birdsong and streams for the 1st release in their new "Art of Healing Series," Experience inner peace with this ultimate music for Yoga & the Healing Arts.
— Lloyd Barde
I just drift away on an island beach. This is how I felt as the album begins with the ocean surf. After the first few waves the delicate sounds of celestial realms began to wash over me. This beautiful combination is the theme of the first track that runs for over 30 minutes. This is excellent meditation or healing music. The second track flows with the sounds of birds and a gentle breeze. These nature sounds, together with gentle synthesizer, continue the smooth theme of this album almost to the end. The last track is a shorter combination of the first two. I will definitely use this album while doing healing sessions. It is a soothing blend of nature and music. I look forward to the next release so I can keep the tranquility flowing during long sessions. I recommend this album to body workers, healers and anyone who enjoys long peaceful works of sound and beauty.
Music In Design in Review
Relax into bliss and treat yourself to the ultimate music for yoga, spa treatments and the healing arts with this album by award-winning composers David & Steve Gordon. The album, which was recorded while the Gordons were in a state of meditation, was designed to induce peace and stillness within the listener. In addition, its 60-minute running time was chosen to give listeners enough time for a complete yoga or healing arts session.
The Gordons are visionaries in search of the ultimate experience of definitive peace... combining the natural sounds of waves crashing and birds chirping with a synthesizer-created atmospheres that harkens the dawning of a new reality. Aural landscapes are developed with wide sweeping sonic strokes that blend majestically with the natural Earth sounds. The waves began to touch my toes as I sat there surveying the ocean of life around me. Then I realized I was no longer in my room, I understood then, that the Gordon's vision of the "Heart of Peace" was transcendental and transformative. They take the listener beyond the conventions of 9 to 5 reality where a world of serenity and awe exists. Somewhere between our own imagination and the Gordon's utopic view of freedom, the "Heart of Peace" awaits inside of us all.
Sage Woman Magazine
David and Steve Gordon created an album that enables the listener to easily access the inner peace at the core of your being. Their artful combination of serene piano and ambient guitar blends with the sounds of nature to enhance relaxation and promote a sense of well being. The length of the three sections, Healing Ocean, Flow of Harmony, and Awakening Peace make this a perfect choice for yoga and healing sessions.
Experience inner peace with this ultimate music for Yoga, Spa treatments and the healing arts, created by award-winning healing masters David and Steve Gordon.
— Sarabeth Hearon
New Witch Magazine
Most of the time I had set aside to write my review had been unexpectedly devoured by a telephone call. Feeling pressured, I put Heart of Peace by David and Steve Gordon of Sequoia records on and sat down. Silence. Oh yes, turn up the sound! As the swoosh of the ocean mingled with the soothing melodies I found myself more and more comfortable. My tense shoulders began to relax, my breathing slowed. Fearing I might turn into a complete puddle, unable to type or even to do anything but loll in my chair, I turned off the player and made myself continue the review. This is not music to play if you want to get anything done - unless of course you are giving a massage or doing some relaxing yoga. Were I immersed in mud or a seaweed wrap at a spa, I would surely welcome these soothing sounds.
Sequoia Records is committed to creating music for body, spirit, and celebrating life. Definitely on the side of the Good Guys, they donate a portion of their proceeds from each sale to the SEVA foundation.
David and Steve Gordon have done what they set out to do: Created an album that enables the listener to "Easily access the inner peace at the core of your being." Their artful combination of serene piano and ambient guitar blends with the sounds of nature to enhance relaxation and promote a sense of well being. The one-hour total time of the three sections, Healing Ocean, Flow of Harmony, and Awakening Peace make this a perfect choice for yoga and healing sessions.
David & Steve Gordon Sequoia Records In a world where war, turmoil, and strife are constantly and incessantly shoved in our faces you have to wonder where the "heart of peace" may be found. Furthering my preponderance, I also have to wonder why peace always has to be paired with war. Peace, as far as I can tell, is a natural state of being that is only dependent upon our ability to trust in, and love ourselves. From the above perspective, we can understand what David and Steve Gordon’s vision of the "Heart of Peace" is. The Gordons are visionaries in search of the ultimate experience of definitive peace. David (piano, keyboards) and Steve (guitar, guitar synthesizer) have combined the natural sounds of waves crashing and birds chirping with a synthesizer- created atmosphere that harkened the dawning of a new reality. Aural landscapes were developed with wide sweeping sonic strokes that blended majestically with the natural Earth sounds. The waves began to touch my toes as I sat there surveying the ocean of life around me.
Now I realized I was no longer in my room, I understood then, that the Gordon's vision of the "heart of peace" was transcendental and transformative. They took the listener beyond the conventions of 9 to 5 reality where a world of serenity and awe existed. Somewhere between our own imagination and the Gordon’s utopic view of freedom, the "Heart of Peace" awaits inside of us all.
— Chuck Diliberto