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Sacred Sound and Indigenous Studies, Sound Workshops and Retreats, Philosophical Programs


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Distinctions in understanding the Science of Sound Therapy, presented in a clear transmission. This program examines all the latest information drawn from cognitive neuroscience, brain studies, psychology, music therapy, acoustical physics, wave phenomena, behavioral neurology, harmonic theory, understanding musical terminology, and more. This is the how and why sound influences the mind-body complex. This program goes far beyond the current 'talking points' found in most sound healing studies; and stretches the boundaries on how to train the Sound Therapist of tomorrow.

We are not an instrument based program like so many training's that are offered worldwide; and we see the student as the instrument that requires tuning. Teaching sound therapy with instruments is simply musical instrument lessons disguised as theory, this approach leaves the student unprepared for dealing with many issues including trauma. Sound is the motivator behind the transformation of consciousness, and this is the basis of our training protocol.

Our program is considered a college level...

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This is the final module in the 9ways Sound Therapy Certification Program.

Teachers for this module are: Mitch Nur, PhD, Ratsa Geshe Tenzin Dargye Rinpoche, Sista Coni (Madrina) Lopez, and Wendy Young, M.Mus

Prerequisites: The first 2 modules of Sonic Theology and completion of the reading list.

We are now on a Wait List for On Site Lodging


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Harmonic Therapy is a non invasive, translational based treatment, where the direct, live, presentation of indigenous sound, rhythm, and melody is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and societal needs of individuals. Employing the over and undertones of sound through the use of transcultural instruments, they allow the listener an enhanced firsthand experience, which can produce extraordinary states of consciousness; and can initiate the Relaxation Response. Sessions can also lead to a higher sense of self, and create an entry point for self discovery.

Session Times: 11am, 2pm, 3:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm

Circles of Wisdom, 90 Main St., Andover, MA 01810 • 781-474-8010 • Website

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Our conclusion to our studies is an examination on how to work with groups and one on one session work. In some cases people just want to work on themselves as a way of resolution or personal growth. People have a very personal relationship with these instruments in many cases, which is the reason they were originally drawn to them in the first place. This entry point brought the experience of enrichment, an unfolding of insights and awareness. How to share this with others, or to go deeper in oneself is the focus of this program. It also includes a review of our previous work, and offers reflection and encouragement. Mitch will be demonstrating how to use these instruments in one on one Sound Therapy

➤ This program will run from 7pm on Friday evening to 9pm, and 9am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday. Program cost is $249, class size is limited to 20 students only.

➤ Prior attendance in one or more of the other modules of this program not necessary for admittance into this program.

Circles of Wisdom, 90 Main St., Andover, MA 01810 • 978-474-8010


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We will explore Chau Gongs, Feng Gongs, Heng Gongs, Meinl Gongs, Paiste Gongs, original Zildjin Gongs, Ufip and Bosphorus Gongs, Burma Bells, Ascending and Descending Opera Gongs, Bao Gongs, Xiang Jia Gongs, Jing Gongs, Bertoia Studio, Matt Nolan Custom, Nipple Gongs, Floor Gongs, Cloud Gongs, Gongs from Indonesia, Turkey, Italy, Thailand, Korea, Vietnam, and rare Gongs from Nepal. Big Gongs to tiny Moon Gongs and glass Gongs. Every type and style. This is the world's most complete Gong program and advanced training syllabus PERIOD.

The Gong is one of man's oldest therapeutic instruments, and is used in yoga, sound meditation, and vibrational therapy from the distant past to present. The Gong is an ideal tool for stress reduction, stimulation of the glandular system, and as a facilitator to break up emotional blockages. This training program is meant to take you through the world of the Gong which makes this an ideal course of study for those who own Gongs, or are thinking of purchasing one. Aspects of this program will cover...

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Limited to just 5 students! Small intimate learning and mentoring experience. This will be a 5 day event, and the combined prior studies, makes this a 200+ study hour program, far surpassing any program on the planet.

◆ Prerequisites for Admittance Into This Program Include:

1- Prior Attendance at a 9ways Gong Camp ( Science of Metals included )

2 - Completion of the Sound Therapy training module ( Distinctions in Sound, Sonic Theology, and Harmonic Practicum)

3 - Instructor Approval

Students will receive a Gong Certificate - a real Gong with their name laser engraved, denoting 200 plus hours of study and inclusion into the Guild of the Zildjin. Students will also be endorsed as Gong Teachers from the 9ways Academia.

The Art of the Zildjin is composed of 6 modules of instruction, they are:

1). The Address

2). The Lesser and Major Degrees

3). The Charge of the Electi

4). The 5 Elements

5). The Circle of Perfection

6). Gong Aarti

❉ Art of the Zildjin is the 'inner' element of being a...

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