The Gaia Nomaya Wellness Center is a 7,000-square-foot music, wellness and arts space in Brooklyn, New York dedicated to using music as medicine and art as therapy. At its core is its Wellness Womb, an immersive aural space created using eight Genelec 4430A Smart IP loudspeakers.
Gaia Nomaya creates an environment where visitors can not only hear music but experience a range of healthy self-care options. The space is also used for outside events that support the neighborhood, such as concerts and weddings.
The wellness center uses the Genelec loudspeakers to play continuous streams of soothing music and sounds that evoke forests, oceans and other tranquil environments.
“It’s a truly multi-use space with the focus on healthy living,” explains Andrew Goldin, Gaia Nomaya’s founder and CEO. “The beauty of the system is that it lets the music transport people to those environments. But they’re also excellent for all of the other things we do here, from having a DJ in to hosting jazz and other types of music. The Genelec loudspeakers do it all – and sound great doing it.”
There’s one other aspect that both Gaia Nomaya and Genelec have in common.
“One of the things that makes our location special is that 90% of the space is made with repurposed and reusable materials,” Goldin explains, pointing to the venue’s bar and other elements throughout the space that use repurposed matierials.
“Sustainable is beautiful, and so is Genelec’s sound”
Gaia Nomaya founder and CEO Andrew Goldin
“We learned that the vast majority of Genelec loudspeakers are made from recycled aluminum, which is very beneficial for the environment. Once we found out about that — a major brand like Genelec that’s actually thinking about the way they’re constructing their products to actually help the planet — it made so much sense that we connected with the company, because their mission really aligns with ours. Sustainable is beautiful, and so is Genelec’s sound.”