Join us for this intensive Level One gong training course that will start you on your gong journey whether you wish to just use the gong to enhance your own personal meditation practice, to incorporate the gong into your existing work, or to run gong baths. This course will be limited to a maximum of 10 students to maximise gong playing time and to ensure personal attention. There will be several different gongs to try and two tutors overseeing the training.
Babacool is a registered CMA (The Complementary Medical Association) college and our gong training is accredited by them. On completion of the course you will be awarded a certificate and will be eligible for membership of the CMA. Our courses are also fully insurable and underwritten.
Our Level One course balances theory with lots of practical work. It consists of a full day of training with no more than five students per instructor to maximise your time playing the gong playing. Certification will be given upon successful completion of the whole course and written reflections submitted after the course. The course is open to and accessible for people from all backgrounds. No previous musical training or experience of playing the gong is required to take this training course (we do suggest that you have experienced a gong bath or sound bath prior to the course).
Level One includes the following topics:
• The history of the gong
• How gongs are made
• The use of gongs and sound in healing (physiological effects)
• Playing techniques
• Types of gongs and stands
• Selecting suitable venues for a gong bath
• Creating a healing space
• Care and maintenance of your gong
• Ethical practices
• Business Considerations (insurance, marketing etc)
• Introduction to other instruments used in sound healing
Some refreshments will be provided. Lunch not provided but there are a number of cafes and shops nearby offering reasonably priced food options.
Alex and Suzanne are a husband and wife team who have been running gong baths in Hertfordshire and beyond for a number of years.Alex loves nothing more than channelling his Viking roots through the Thor gong. An experienced gong master, he has travelled twice to Oetken Gongs in Germany to make his own gongs. Away from playing gong, he is an advanced Tai Chi Qigong instructor.Suzanne is a fan of transporting people to different states of consciousness via hypnotic gong sounds. Away from the gongs she is a yoga & meditation teacher, and a Reiki master.
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