Portia Diwa is the Healing Harp Clinical Faculty at the Institute for Health & Healing. She teaches Healing Harp classes, private lessons, and Healing Harp certification.
Portia’s healing presence, infectious enthusiasm, and passion for teaching creates the perfect atmosphere for students to develop an appreciation and love for the harp. Her knowledge of traditional music from around the world, relaxed harp technique, and improvisation provides the foundation for her healing harp work.
Portia has played the harp since 1992, and provided healing harp music for many years at hospitals, nursing homes, and labyrinth walks throughout the Bay Area. She is a faculty member of the Sound, Voice and Music Healing certificate program at California Institute for Integral Studies. Portia has also played integral roles in the Multi-Cultural Music Fellowship. She performs as a soloist and member of Triskela Celtic Harp Trio, and has released three CDs - Early Light, Voice of Tara, and Ocean Song.
Classes and private lessons offered at IHH San Francisco:
Downloadable MP3 file: Listen to Portia Diwa playing her composition "Ocean Song” [MP3] (6 minutes) from her CD "Ocean Song: Gentle Harp Music for Healing". (Used with permission, copyright Portia Diwa 2011 ).