“Awakening The Senses opening the hearts, minds and souls of those ready to invest in change”

About Us

In 2018, Nancy Mattos and Christian Ravello founded ‘Awakening The Senses’ with the intention of bringing together like-minded individuals through art, music, dance, spoken and written word.

Nancy is a South American-born energetic healer. Along with her studies in Bio-Neuroemotions, she has worked in the social welfare field for over 25yrs, running meditation, developing & facilitating workshops in parenting, mindfulness relationships, healing trauma & emotional awareness, As a civil marriage celebrant she has a holistic view of how we can bring greater consciousness into our world.

Christian is an Australian-born singer/songwriter with Chilean heritage. His musical journey has seen him perform with various folkloric & contemporary groups at venues such as the Woodford/National Folk Festivals, Enmore Theatre & the Opera House.


Awakening The Senses provides a wide range of tailored services including:

– Emotional Awareness Workshops
– Parenting Workshops (Bring Up Great Kids)
– Meditation/Music Therapy
– Circle of Love / Grief Therapy
– Individual “Bio-NeuroEmotion” Therapy
– Women’s and Men’s Circles

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“Alumbra” Radio Program

In March 2020, Awakening The Senses launched their own Spanish radio program called ‘Alumbra’ (which in English means ‘To Light Up’). The program is streamed ‘Live’ via Facebook and YouTube.

Hosted by Nancy Mattos and Christian Ravello, the intention of the program is to explore the various modalities & tools which can be used to improve physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health & well-being.

We have interviewed several international guests from Spain and Latin America including Sergi Torres, Marta Salvat, Daniel Gambarte, Jose Luis Molina, Alex Garcia, Jorge Lomar, as well as Australian-based guests in the Hispanic community.

Civil Celebrant Services

Nancy Mattos is also a registered civil celebrant an offers services in both English and Spanish. She is qualified for weddings, renewal of vows, funerals, baby naming ceremonies and other special occasions.

As each couple is unique, I aim to guide them through their journey in a nurturing & supportive way.

Nancy is also qualified for Renewal of Vows, Funerals, Baby Naming ceremonies & other special occasions.

Areas covered include Sydney, Northern Beaches, Blue Mountains, Illawarra,  Melbourne & Brisbane.

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Soluna Music

Soluna is a Sydney-based duo with singer/songwriters
Nancy Mattos and Christian Ravello who through music & song lyrics bring together their unique influences of Latin American culture, sound healing & spiritual work.”

‘Sol’ (Sun) and ‘Luna’ (Moon) draws upon the beautiful blend of both divine masculine and feminine energy which is ever present in their music.

Soluna has released two independent albums:

“Narayani” (2018) – Meditation Music
“Jardincito” (2021) – Kids Music (Spanish)

Soluna is available for private functions, sound healing sessions and gigs.

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Kids Books

Christian Ravello is a poet and author of kids books. As a songwriter, it became apparent to him that song lyrics were just like poetry accompanied by a melody. Providing him with a poignant means of expressing his view of the world & raising human consciousness.

In 2021, Christian Ravello published his first kids book “If I Could Be A Kangaroo”. A dedication to all the Australian animals lost in the 2019-2020 Summer bushfires.

He has since has gone on to publish another four kids books and continues to be inspired by his love of poetry to keep connected to his inner child.

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