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Meditation DJ Founder, Daniel Lauter


Wellness Educator, Mindfulness Instructor, Integrative Sound Therapy Practitioner

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Meditation DJ Founder, Daniel Lauter


Wellness Educator, Mindfulness Instructor, Integrative Sound Therapy Practitioner

Daniel lauter

For over 30 years Daniel has lead an internationally recognized practice, composing for global meditation and mindfulness workshops with an eclectic, world-renown roster of musicians, healers, and teachers.

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Daniel Lauter has been facilitating workshops in Meditation, Mindfulness, and the use of Sacred Sounds for over 30 years. He is certified as an Integrative Music and Sound Practitioner within the field of the Healing Arts. Additionally, as an educator he holds a Masters in Educational Technology, and is dual certified as a Technology Integration Specialist and Music K-12. 

A consultant for top independent schools in New York City on Mindfulness Programs, he has presented conference workshops at the European Collaboration of International Schools, The National Association of Independent Schools and regionally in NY, CT, PA, NC. Daniel created a multi purpose media studio at the United Nations International School in New York City, purposed to be both a surround-sound mixing studio and meditation space. Here he facilitated Mindfulness and Meditation professional development workshops and meditation weeks for teachers, and a high school meditation club, while providing a space for students to develop new methods for managing stress and maximizing energy.

Following a classical music conservatory education in New York, he pursued further studies at the Center for Interdisciplinary and Experimental Art in San Francisco. A multi-instrumentalist, Daniel has performed with a variety of vocalists, ambient ensembles, original jazz/funk groups, and lead prominent punk band Rx in throws of the San Francisco scene. He has collaborated with and had compositions used by transpersonal awareness teachers, musicians and artists internationally including Anna Halprin, Margot Anand, Gabrielle Roth, Steven Halpern, Suru Ekeh, Burrigan Jerome and others.

Daniel founded multi-cultural gallery 'Modern Rites/Ancient Waves' in Larkspur, California in the late 1980′s. While there his practice in sound-based healing began, co-producing dreamtime workshops with indigenous elders from nations including Aboriginal Australian, Huichol, Pomo, Yoruba. He was one of the first to pioneer experiential performances with the vibrational qualities of Crystal Bells in the United States, and has developed an extensive palette and collection of Sacred Sounds which he brings to his work. This includes didjeridu, crystal bells and gongs, Tibetan and Himalayan bowls +.

More recently Daniel has branched out to incorporate his meditative writing style into poetic meditations and guided meditations. His work is online on SoundCloud, and Apps - Insight Timer, and Omvana. He has also produced meditative electronic and beat-based recordings.  His is in development with a meditation sound playback app called Meditation DJ. His writings, as part of the Illuminating Mindfulness series, include 'Abundance to Zen: A Mindfulness Dictionary, with 321 mindfulness and meditation terms, and 'Where Skipping Stones Pause'. The latter consists of twelve introductory differentiated mindfulness practices and the Mindful Child Storytellings, which are wonderful tools for both home and classroom settings. He continuously composes and produces beautiful soundscapes for Meditation and Mindfulness practices. Daniel is also featured on the modern lifestyle TV series “The Better Man Show”, as Mindful Dan.

Daniel Lauter's personal and spiritual journey has included Medicine Buddha Empowerment with Gelek Rimpoche;  received Medicine Buddha Transmission from Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje; Medicine Buddha, Tara, Sarasvati and Vajrayogini Empowerments from Lama Migmar Tseten; and Medicine Buddha, Chakrasamvara and Body Mandala Empowerments with Sakya Trizin.

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Locations


Locations


 

THE GRANITE COURT

51 Granite Court
Chappaqua, NY — 10514

Permanent sound studio and performance space.

 

Williamsburg, BROOKLYN

Grand and Driggs
Brooklyn, NY

Pop-up workshops and guided meditations.