*Please note individual weekend workshops of the Sound & Music Training which began in October 2012 are open to the public (see below). The next Integrative Sound & Music Training will begin in October of 2013, for details click HERE.
A 190-Hour Certification Training:
October 5, 2012-June 9, 2013
Wendy Young MMus• Thomas Amelio • Dorinne Davis MA RCTC • Louise Montello PhD • Ginger Clarkson MT-BC • David Darling • John Beaulieu PhD • Pat Moffitt Cook PhD • Nacho Arimany • David Hykes • Silvia Nakkach MMT• Robert Notter •
The Integrative Sound and Music Practitioner certificate program is a multicultural, multi-disciplinary and highly experiential approach to the study and practice of sound, music and voice and its powerful effect on the human organism. Our faculty is composed of prominent international sound and music teachers, researchers and practitioners. Our program offers students a skills-based and in-depth study of the therapeutic power of sound and music to transform consciousness and improve well-being. A certificate of completion is given to those who meet the program’s requirements in becoming an Integrative Sound and Music Practitioner. No previous experience in music or sound work is required.
“I am overwhelmed by the generosity and the quality of our teachers and the community that has developed among my fellow students in this truly astonishing course.”
—Thomas W. student
Click here to read testimonials about the program.
WHO SHOULD ENROLL IN THIS PROGRAM?
This program is designed for anyone interested in learning about the transformative and healing power of sound, including healthcare professionals, psychologists, clinicians, educators, musicians, clergy, music therapists, yoga practitioners, body workers, and anyone seeking innovative ways to use intentional sound to engender wellbeing in themselves and others.
THIS PROGRAM WILL HELP YOU:
• Open doorways into deep states of healing and transformation
• Enhance therapeutic relationships between client & therapist
• Gain insights into physical, psychological and spiritual dimensions of life
• Receive continuing education credits
• Build networks of practitioners with like-minded interest in the power of intentional sound
• Develop knowledge and skill sets in using sound and music to help reduce stress, depression, anxiety and induce relaxation
CORE ELEMENTS OF OUR PROGRAM
• The technical and theoretical dimensions of musical expression including Sound, Voice, Rhythm, and Music
• Therapeutic use of sound and music including psychoacoustic music, auditory stimulation programs, creative arts/music therapies and scientific research applications
• Sacred Sound and Music—including shamanic, mantric, sound ecology and transformational sound techniques
Oct. 5–7—Wendy Young MMus and Thomas Amelio
Understanding Therapeutic Sound
and Music/Sound Meditation
An introduction to the certification program, and an overview of the fundamental
concepts of music vocabulary and styles. Sound Meditation for healing and awakening: mantra and energy practices to establish a sound meditation practice
for yourself and to offer to others.
Oct. 26–28—Dorinne Davis MA-RCTC
Foundations of Sound-based Therapies
An education and exploration of soundbased therapies, based on the Davis Model of Sound Intervention. Students will learn various methods, such as AIT, Tomatis, Bioacoustics, the foundation of those therapies and how they impact
Nov.16–18—Louise Montello PhD MT-BC
Discovering Your Essential Musical Intelligence
Develop your own and your clients innate ability to use sound as a self-reflecting tool to facilitate health and well-being on all levels, including transforming stress into dynamic energy for creative change.
Dec. 14-16—Ginger Clarkson MT-BC
Guided Imagery and Music
A practical and experiential introduction to the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music, a music-centered form of psychotherapy used to resolve psychodynamic issues, elicit spiritual insights, and clear blocks to creativity.
Jan. 11-13—Pat Moffitt Cook, PhD
Indigenous Sound Healing
An immersion into the use of sound and music as diagnostic tools, healing agents and connectors to spiritual domains in indigenous and cross-cultural traditions.
Feb. 8–10—John Beaulieu, ND, PhD
Biosonics: The Use of Tuning Forks in Healing
Practical methods of using tuning forks to tune the nervous system, stimulate trigger points, and align posture to visual harmonics. Learn to develop systematic evaluation methods based on structural analysis and the five elements.
Feb. 11—John Beaulieu, ND, PhD
Certification Student Clinic
Individual sessions to learn how to assess a client’s needs, drawing upon various sound healing systems (tuning forks, toning, five element theory, etc.), grounded in science.
March 8-10—David Darling
Improvisation as a Healing Tool
- *Please note this workshop has been canceled.
How to use creativity and spontaneity to create a healing environment for clients so they can come face to face with their own wondrous capacity to heal by using their own unique sounds and rhythms.
March 9- Mitch Nur, PhD
Sound Therapy Applications with Himalayan Singing Bowls and Gongs: Theory and Demonstration Master Class
This workshop will use the sounds of metal singing bowls, gongs and indigenous instruments to build a solid foundation and proficiency in their use in self-healing and work with others. Combining science and Tibetan shamanic practices, Mitch will present critical components of the use of these ancient instruments through numerous demonstrations and in-depth analysis. MORE
March 10-Kevin Nathaniel -SOLD OUT-
The Soul of the M’bira: Crafting, Tuning, Healing
The Mbira (or kalimba), a 2000 year old African instrument played with the thumbs and fingers, serves a very important place in the history of African music from both a cultural and therapeutic point of view. MORE
March 11—Nacho Arimany
Elemental Sounds & Rhythms™– Integrating Inner Balance
For thousands of years, patterns and circles in nature have been generating and regenerating life. Discover the rhythmic patterns of nature and entrain with them using your own body and movement.
April 12–14—David Hykes
Through harmonic (overtone) chant, meditative mindfulness training, and guided exploration of the harmonic series, we will transform our listening awareness and ability to harmonize with others and ourselves.
May 17–19—Silvia Nakkach, MA, MMT
Medicine Melodies: The Music that Healers Hear
An in-depth study of the world’s cultural traditions through healing songs. How melodies and rhythms are used as healing tools.
May 20—Silvia Nakkach, MA, MMT
Certification Student Clinic: An Integration Laboratory
Individual sessions in methods and strategies to integrate the use of all of the healing systems taught in this training into a healing practice, as well as for personal enrichment.
June 7–9—Wendy Young MMus and Robert Notter
Certification Student Weekend: Applying Sound
and Music to Your Life and Practice
Review of entire course content, applications, and practices. Setting up your business, the ethics of caring, and creative approaches for the integration of student interests.
Wendy teaches music at Princeton University, is the director of the Princeton Sound School, and is a sound therapist specializing in Cymatherapy, Himalayan Singing Bowls, Helen Bonny GIM, and sound meditation. She will provide the integrative structure of the program, monitor student insight and understanding of the course work, and help students apply their studies to become an Integrative Sound and Music Practitioner to their personal and professional lives.
REGISTRATION AND FEES
A 9-MONTH PROGRAM
(Friday sessions for certificate program registrants only)
Saturdays, 9:30am–12:30pm, 1:30–5:30pm
Sundays, 9:30am–12:30pm, 1:30–4:30 pm
Sundays, 4:30-5:45 (for certificate program registrants only)
For CEUs click here
Full Payment: 12SHH55SA $3,575
Payment Plan: 12SHH55SB $3,950
A non-refundable deposit of $970 is due upon registration. Four further payments of $745 are due Nov. 30, 2012, Jan. 25, 2013, March 22, 2013, May 2, 2013 (automatic credit card payments only).
Individual Weekends only: $365
Certain weekend programs are open to the public and non-certificate students. (Does not include Fridays, final weekend or extracurricular offerings, which are for certificate program registrants only.)
For general inquiries, please email: