Course: Vibrational Sound Therapy (VST) - Introduction
This workshop is designed to immerse the student in the science and theories behind why Vibrational Sound Therapy works. We will start off by building a strong knowledge base which gives our students the confidence to master the techniques used to provide Vibrational Sound Therapy. This course kicks off with information about the bowls, sound and sound therapy, and the basics of the VST technique. We will also discuss how to select a bowl and the proper tools to go with it as well as the care and cleaning of those bowls and tools. The VST training includes information about personal use of the bowls for meditation as well as further techniques for using the bowls in a therapeutic session. Each student will have the first hands-on training in using the bowls in a predescribed manner to provide a predictable outcome.
Objectives of the Introduction section of this course:
-To provide background knowledge about the use of sound and Vibrational Sound Therapy.
-To provide the history of sound therapy and the use of singing bowls to strengthen the knowledge base of the practitioner. The history of Himalayan singing bowls is discussed, including information on the differences between traditional Himalayan singing bowls and modern Therapeutic singing bowls.
-To offer demonstrations and hands-on instruction for using therapeutic singing bowls in the basic VST session.
-To cover the placement of bowls on the body, assignment of bowls to locations, use of tools, and techniques.
-To provide practical demonstrations in the physics of sound and the basic Sound Therapy session.