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Lyz Cooper

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UK, WEST SUSSEX - Soundbath, Gong Bath and Sound Relaxation Session Training, Lyz Cooper & The BAST Team, The University of Chichester, 17 May 2018

This course is perfect for anyone wanting to give soundbaths and/or gongbaths to groups. During the course we will be working with Himalayan singing bowls, crystal bowls and gong as well as the 5Rs process to help with deeper self-reflection and mindfulness. Once qualified, you will be able to delivery soundbaths, gongbaths and relaxation classes to groups.

Day 1 – Himalayan Singing Bowls and Therapeutic Percussion Sequence

Playing techniques for the Himalayan singing bowls and how to apply in a soundbath setting. Giving a soundbath with the Himalayan singing bowls and how to incorporate the therapeutic percussion sequence.

Day 2 – Gongbaths – All about the Gong

How to write a ‘gongscore’ (a composition for your gong session), different playing techniques, how to give a gongbath and the therapeutic percussion sequence to go with gongbaths.

Day 3 – The Crystal Singing Bowls

We will learn that there is nothing sonically quite like the crystal bowls. We will explore the use and application of music intervals and discover that, according to research, each interval affects mind, body and emotions in different ways.

Day 4 – Putting It All Together

Today we will fine tune our techniques and give sound and gongbaths with different combinations of instruments, comparing and contrasting the different techniques.

Home Study and Coursework

Following the 4 day intensive you will complete 9 case studies and use the online learning zone to access your coursework materials. You will immerse yourself in therapeutic sound through interactive exercises on the Learning Zone as well as practical exercises with your instruments. There is also further information including articles, videos and quizzes.


At the end of your case study period you are required to submit your portfolio of 9 sessions for assessment. You will also be required to video 1 of each type of session (gongbath, soundbath) and submit on a USB stick along with your portfolio.

On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a Professional Diploma in Sound Relaxation Therapy. You can achieve a ‘pass’, ‘merit’ or ‘distinction’ in this qualification.

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