I come from a long line of naturally gifted musicians, and I was introduced to the piano at a very young age. I was fascinated by how my father would sit down and play perfectly along with the theme to the TV show Taxi on our Rhodes electric piano in the living room. I wanted to learn to play like that!
In time, I began studying the flute as well as piano, and came to play the didgeridoo, medicine drum, and other instruments as well.
Here are some of the other ways I like to play through my work:
I Play Well with Others
While I can get a tremendous amount of work done at great speed while working alone, I am a natural collaborator. I can work in small teams with just one or two other people, or with large groups that would fill a room.
My adaptability, flexibility, and innate ability to see a collective vision rather than getting caught up in minutia allows me to facilitate connection and harmony no matter how big – or how diverse – the team.
I Play Like a Kid on the Playground
Have you lost your sense of humor? When was the last time you had actual fun?
Not, “we’re at the holiday picnic and I’m smiling because I’m supposed to be enjoying time with my relatives in a backyard full of mosquitoes and the scent of lighter fluid and charred hot dogs” kind of fun, but the fun that lights your whole face, your whole being up with that genuine, brilliant smile?
In this culture, we value hard work and worship “busy-ness”. Unfortunately, both of these practices can lead us away from our creative souls. Many people are so identified with work that they have forgotten how to play.
Lightness, excitement, and enjoyment are foundational aspects of the creative process. In fact, I believe that creating is a form of Divine Play that we participate in as fractal aspects of the Great Spirit, All That Is.
It’s what we are meant to do here!
One of the reasons I love working with children is that they still understand the importance of play, and that creating is meant to be fun!
While we do encounter our shadows and heavy things that need to be integrated in order to break free of blocks to your creative process, I look at these shadows as dancing partners rather than demons to exorcise. Acknowledging, accepting, and embracing our humanity and the Shadow Self help us to express authentically and bring forth inspired, compelling creations.
I Play in Multiple Dimensions
I acknowledge, accept, and celebrate the fact that there is more to life than the flesh-and-bone, brick-and-mortar realm we interact with on a daily basis.
The energy that animates this dimension of “ordinary” reality animates many others, and I work intentionally with the seemingly mystical energies that come to us from outside this ordinary world.
To me, the finest and most complete definition of art is “a surrendering to and expression of that which is beyond this world.”
I play in multiple dimensions of reality, and through multiple mediums and aspects of creativity. I move fluidly from one stream of consciousness to the next, and never question where I am being led. I trust that each twist and turn I am asked to perform is part of a dance that allows art to be born, through me and through my clients.
As we reconnect with our creativity and our ability to play, we experience the natural joy that is available to us no matter what our life circumstances. As we tap into our innate generative capacity, we can innovate, expand, and inspire, enlivening ourselves, our businesses and everyone around us.
How I Can Help You
Are you ready to lighten up, brighten up, and experience the power of inter-dimensional play?
If you would like help from me, your Multi-Dimensional Muse, in being more artistic in playing your instrument or singing, please contact me now for your free consultation!
If your child has the knack for music, and needs guidance from a playful coach who can help them reach their artistic potential, contact me for your free consultation!
If you want to remember how to play and open up to your own intuition, magic, and creativity, contact me now for your free consultation!
“I believe we are the playground and the playmates that allow the Universe to have fun! If you refuse to play, why would the great power of All That Is choose to come through you?
Carisa is one of the most multi-talented human beings I have ever met – she can write bar none, she is an accomplished musician and singer, and she facilitates deep transformation within others through her healing and artistic work.
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Carisa is a talented and gifted performer. I have always enjoyed working with her and recommend contacting her if you are so inclined to pursue your creative interests.
Carisa, is that rare professional that has a work ethic that always exceeds your expectation. She is a most talented creative perfectionist that is quite the joy to work with.
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Carisa’s services are intuitive and personal. She makes a big difference in a small amount of time, I would definitely recommend her to my friends and family if they were feeling stuck in their creative projects!
After our Reiki session, I feel much better physically. I had a nagging muscular problem in my levator scapulae that I could not make go away and it’s now gone! Thank you so much!
Not only do Carisa’s methods work, it is empowering to gain an understanding of the fundamentals of how our bodies work. It’s amazing how little most people know about these things including those in the medical profession. Why treat the symptoms when you can find the root of the problem and build from there?
If there’s any person I know who is dedicated to health and wellness across all scopes of life, it is this lady. She knows and she shares for the benefit of others. She’ll coach you well.
I have known Carisa for over 10 years her energy in her healing work is straight from the heart.
I’ve had some of the most profound healing experiences while on the table with Carisa. I have witnessed others whom have worked with Carisa, children and adults, and it’s been amazing to see their transformation.
Carisa has a strong intuition and a gentle touch, super professional and comfortable to be around. To see her perform her music is mesmerizing and inspiring.
I would recommend Carisa to anyone who would want to expand their creativity. She will work hard to give you what you need to do so in all facets of creativity – music, art, writing, speaking, and much more.
I’ve been working with Carisa Holmes for more than two years now. She has opened many doors for me to explore myself and my creativity. From songwriting to music theory and using my voice, to allow me to tap into my creativity without inhibition, and giving me more confidence in what I want to achieve as a musician.
Carisa Holmes has a beautiful gift of creating soulful music and lyrics that touch peoples souls. She provided workshops at our health and wellness center. Everyone loved it and can’t wait to have her back.”