Shamanic drumming is considered one of the oldest methods of transcendence and healing. A Shaman or shamanic practitioner may use the drum to address any number of health issues including trauma, addiction, and disharmony. Additionally, the shamanic techniques of journeying, shape-shifting, and divination can all be performed with the drum. Shamans have acquired the realization of the universe as made of vibrational energy; a single, flowing, rhythmic being. As such, the entire universe can be influenced through the tuning and rhythms of shamanic drumming. The Shamanic drum is a tool for altering the vibrational state of the Shaman and /or the patient or community. It is said that the effects produced on the brain are those of the low bandwidth theta waves, the same brain rhythms have been studied in association with hypnosis and dream states. Lani Rocillo is a sound healer and Shaman who performs sound baths, gongs and vocal 'channellings' to extraordinary effect.