Soundbath Relaxation Therapy Training

(Certification Course) 6 weekly classes

This course is perfect for anyone wanting to deliver relaxation sessions in the form of soundbaths and/or gongbaths only. During the course we will be working with Himalayan singing bowls, crystal bowls, tuning forks and gongs. Therapeutic percussion will be used to bring people gently back from a meditative state.

This course is particularly suited to anyone dipping into therapeutic sound for the first time.

A distance learning option is available for this course.

  • No previous experience needed
  • Easy and comprehensive learning platform
  • Case study 'test' sessions
  • Video recordings & further study materials
  • Recorded learning sessions for case study period
  • Supported by on-going scientific research

Payment option available. Contact us for details

Course Contents

  • Exploring our growing body of research as well as neuroscience and the psychology of sound
  • Exploring the ‘sound signature’ of each different instrument and how and why it affects us in certain ways
  • Discovering the application of sound to maximise relaxation Playing techniques for the Himalayan and crystal singing bowls and gong
  • How to write a ‘gongscore’ (a composition for your gongbath)
  • Creating stillness and emotion with your crystal bowls – how each interval affects mind, body and emotions in different ways
  • Transitioning between instruments – enjoying the ‘bridging’ places
  • Musicality, ebb and flow – making your session ‘live’
  • Reflective practice – the 7Rs method of experiential processing – a way to understand ourselves more deeply

Course Modules & Timeline (with distance learning Option)

Equipment Webinar (pre course video intro)

  • Videos and presentations introduce the instruments (Himalayan bowls, gong, crystal singing bowls, tuning forks and therapeutic percussion)
  • Choose the best instruments to suit your needs – help will be provided
  • Playing technique tutorials will get you started and practicing at home

Foundation Module – launches week 1

  • An introduction to sound and the use of sound throughout history
  • Explore current research in sound and music psychology and neuroscience to support how and why sound can be so effective at improving health and wellbeing

Classroom Week 2 –  
 We will unpack the Method of Sound Relaxation Therapy in more depth

  • Take part in experiential exercises and small group sessions
  • Practise playing techniques and experience sound-bath sessions
  • Understand how different instruments affect mind, body and emotions in different ways
  • Discuss the application of the instruments and techniques in more depth
  • Quizzes and interactive exercises help you check your understanding and deepen your knowledge

 Classroom Week 3 – 

  • Explore current research in sound and music psychology and neuroscience to support how and why sound can be so effective at improving health and wellbeing
  • During this session we will check all is well with your coursework and answer any questions you may have.
  • We will check playing techniques
  • There will be a Q&A session with your tutor

Virtual Classroom Week 4 – 

  • Final check-in before your intensive module

Classroom Intensive Module Week 5 –  

  • Exploring the practical sessions in more depth
  • Hypothetical case studies are explored and discussed
  • Learn how to transition between your instruments and create ebb and flow
  • Put together what you’ve learned with your peers
  • Get in-class support from the tutor team
  • Gain confidence and hands-on experience with your instruments

Classroom Intensive Module Week 6 – Final Qualifications

  • Case Study check-ins
  • Check in with your peers and tutor
  • Discuss your case studies and practical techniques in more depth
  • Discuss research and ongoing business/professional development
  • Technique evaluations

Day 1: 10am –4pm (staggered class times max 2 students per hour)
Day 2: 10am – 2pm Final Qualification Quiz


On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a Certificate in Group Sound Relaxation Therapy

Full Course Fee: $1599

Payment plans are available on request


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