Sounding Bowls, Gongs, with 'playtime' with Ocean Drum, Rainstick, Porotiti, Blugles, Windwands, and more.
This instrument based approach, goes far beyond just an introduction, but offers insights from the traditional uses culled from long years of Field Research and experience with working within the cultures the sound tools originate from. This hands on approach is necessary in developing confidence, and learning how the cultures worked with these sound tools in a traditional manner, rounds out an effective learning process that will propel you in grasping the subject material. High academic standards are critical, and being mentored by experienced sound workers is the best way to start training in a serious manner.
In many cases no sound therapy program being offered today, showcases these unique sound tools. Used for centuries by indigenous cultures, their re-awakening in modern times signals their usefulness for stress reduction, relaxation, sleep disorders, and their effectiveness in an integrated approach to well being has been accepted by mainstream healthcare; clinical studies worldwide support this.
Nicholas Ryan Gary