About us



Elaine Mackle, Sonic Wellness Institute 

The Sonic Wellness Institute is a school of transformation through study in sound meditation and movement located in the Shaolin Temple in Northport Long Island , 

Elaine Mackle is the founding director of programs, trainings and seminars. She has written multiple programs and holds trainings in theuse of sound therapy with Chinese meridian theory, Marma points, lymphatic circulation and meditation.  Her written Tibetan Tones®️programs are used in India and Dubai. She trained with Bikram Choudhury in 2001 when she opened first Bikram yoga College in Marseille, France. In 1995 became a student of Zen with Kyozen Joshu Sasaki Roshi intil his death in 2014 at age 107.  In 2005 she lived in the Osho ashram in India to learn Dynamic, Kundalini and drum meditation and studied in the Ayurvedic Research Treatment Center in India She is currently finishing her degree for doctorate in Chinese medicine. 




Associate Directors: 

Tammy Kohlschmidt

THERMOGRAPHY FOR HEALTH OF NY & Holistic Dentist, Dr. Reid Winick and Director of Thermography Tammy Kohlschmidt,RDH, CCT, CBP.

Tammy Kohlschmidt is a Certified Clinical Thermographer and a frontrunner as a Licensed Dental Hygienist. She has a special interest in the Oral Systemic Link and in Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy using Lasers. By combining Thermal Imaging and Periodontal Therapy she has made connections between the mouth and body that address The Oral Systemic Link. Tammy believes the mouth and body share an ecosystem that must be treated as a whole to obtain sustainable health.

 Tammy has intertwined her intuitive healing abilities and her love for energetic medicine as a Certified Body Talk Practitioner. She has also trained in Nutritional Evaluations using the Zyto technology. She has integrated Thermal Imaging, Periodontal Therapy, Energetic and Spiritual Healing with Nutritional Evaluations, as a better way for sustaining health and well being. Tammy believes that health and well being is a reflection of spirit, belief systems, energetic fields, body structure and body chemistry.

Tammy is a founding member of the American Academy of Oral Systemic Health. She is a member of Dentistry for Diabetics, Centers for Dental Medicine, Thermography Unlimited, and the International Body Talk Association. She has co-hosted a national radio show on Sustainable Dentistry, she teaches and lectures on Thermography and is currently co-hosting the show Sustainable Dentistry- A Better Way with Dr. Reid Winick on Manhattan Cable, channel 57.


Christine Cyriacks, DAOM. Master Tibetan Tones Teacher has offices in Manhattan and Westchester, NY where she treats al chronic illness and is a Fertility specialist for both men and women using acupuncture and Chinese herbal, nutritional and Tibetan Tones techniques for over 24 yrs. 






Our Mission  

The Sonic Wellness Institute in India and US is working to bring the sound vibration therapy and the ancient practice of Qi Gong to the community in E. Northport, NY on Long Island. We are here to offer a new approach to health and vibrancy to everyone. Our NYC office is available by appointment. See schedule.

Whether you’re a holistic practitioner seeking to add sound vibration therapy to your list of services, or simply looking for Tibetan Tones® singing bowls for personal use, we invite you to learn more about our methods and techniques in Sound meditations and other modalities for transformation.


      Ashram's for Autism   Instructor BRIAN AUBIN                           

Brian  Aubin is a 24-year-old Long Island native, who was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome in his late teens. Prior to and immediately following his diagnosis, Brian struggled with anxiety and depression, as well as alcohol and drug addiction and suicidal tendencies. Brian is now sober and healthy.

Over the last few years, Brian discovered yoga and wellness, attending classes and retreats at various studios across the island. Through exposure to these new ideas, Brian began to explore holistic health, such as Ayurvedic diets, spirituality and loving-kindness. This has benefited him profoundly.