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As someone who spent the first 25 years of her life known as the “shy, quiet one,” Heather Houston has devoted her life in service to supporting others on the path of vocal empowerment. She is passionate about uplifting hearts, freeing voices, transforming lives, and building strong, loving communities through the power of singing. She spreads her love and magic through her 20+years of international song circle leading, private vocal coaching, and her on-line offerings - The Art of Mindful Singing, S.H.E. Sings, and Sisters in Harmony Song and Chant Leader Training. You can now join her every Monday night on Zoom for a 2-hour Sisters in Harmony Global community song circle with guest artists!
Heather recently released her second solo album Sisters of the Moon which features the ethereal voices of her 40 voice women’s choir Yala Lati. Her first solo album, Prayers for the Water is a ZMR Top 10 album! You can find Heather’s music on all of the streaming platforms. Heather is one of the featured song circle leaders at the annual Singing on the Edge retreat at the Esalen Institute, Song Village in the Santa Cruz Mountains, SongFest in Los Angeles, and offers annual Sisters in Harmony Retreats at Skyote Mountain and Om Oasis in the Santa Cruz mountains.
Heather can also be found on the ecstatic dance floor, at the yoga studio, in the ocean, or on one of the many hiking trails of the Santa Cruz area where she grew up and has continued to deepen her roots. She loves to give back to her community, and has donated thousands of dollars to Santa Cruz non-profit organizations. Heather’s deepest intent is to be an expression of Love and she is dedicated to being an integral part of the healing movement on the planet.
Entries by Heather
Songs that Heather taught at LA SongFest Hello beautiful people! It was absolutely delightful to spend the weekend singing together; opening our hearts, freeing our voices, and uplifting our lives! I’m truly grateful for all we shared. As always, you are welcome to sing and share my songs. All I ask is that you give […]
A dreamy song that I learned around the campfire at Song Village. It can be sung just as is, or in a round. I loved it so much that I tracked down the composer and asked his permission to use it in my song library. © Doug Vankoss All rights reserved Recorded with permission from […]
My a cappella quartet, SIRENZ, and my Yala Lati Women’s choir love to sing this beautifully uplifting song from Macedonia! With my song circles, I will just teach the first verse. A song of hope and a vision of normalcy in a war torn part of the world. Tight harmonies and a 7/8 rhythm keep […]
An inspirational multi-layered song inspiring us to open to the love and trust in the Source. © Heather Houston All Rights Reserved Lyrics: Part 1: Opening to the love, trusting in the Source, moving with the flow of the water. Part 2: Listen Deeply Part 3 & 4: Let the light shine in, Hallelujah Part […]
A song for these uncertain times. Inspired by one of Joanna Macy’s talks at a Bioneers Conference. © Heather Houston All rights reserved Difficulty Level: 5 Lyrics: And we will care for each other As the world around us unravels And we will tend to the spark of hope that lives within our grieving hearts […]
A fun multi-layered song in Spanish with latin rhythms that Megan wrote for her mama. © Megan Hawk All rights reserved Difficulty Level: 5 Lyrics: Part 1: Ay Yai Yai! Mi mama tan linda Ay Yai Yai! Mi mama quarida Part 2: Mi mama es un flor Tan bella divina Un estrella de amor Brillante […]