• Doctor, naturopath,psychotherapist, singer, singing therapist , teacher, choir director

  • Founder and director of the ISGT- the Institute of Holistic Voice-work and Singing Therapy

  • Since 1986, Carien Wijnen has held countless seminars in Germany and abroad on the healing and strengthening powers of chanting and singing.

  • A pioneer in the field of holistic sing therapy, she leads further training courses in voice work and sing therapy.

  • Producer of CD's with healing songs and world music.


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  •  Born in the Netherlands in 1956

  • Professional training in classical singing in Nijmegen

  • Studied medicine in Nijmegen and Berlin, qualified as a medical doctor

  • Focus of studies: naturopathy and psychosomatic medicine

  • Worked as a doctor in a psychiatric clinic

  • Professional training in naturopathy: 3-year full-time training in classical homeopathy, Chinese medicine and acupuncture, phytotherapy, massage ( classical massage, shiatsu), astromedicine etcetera

  • Further training in psychtherapy, breathing therapy, body therapies, energy medicine, theory of breathing types, overtone singing, conducting choirs, circle dancing, improvisation, yodeling etcetera

  • Teacher of anatomy, physiology, foot reflexology

  • Performances as a singer ( jazz, classical, sing-along concerts)and conductor ( women’s choir “Chorabella”)

  • Own record label: Rainbow Woman Productions, production and distribution of 7 CDs with healing songs and world music

  • Founded the ISGT, the Institute for Holistic Voice-work and Sing Therapy in Berlin in 2004. Leads further training courses

  • Teaches in many different further training institutes

  • Leads sing-along concerts and performs as a soloist