“More than simply a musical instrument,
Gong Therapy Training
29-31 October 2021 – at Värmdö Yogacenter or from your home
Due to still ongoing uncertainty around international travel, Mehtab and Laura will not be able to come to Stockholm this autumn, as planned.
As we don’t want to wait any longer for Gong Therapy Training to happen, we will organize it in a different format. You can join the training via ZOOM from your own home or at Värmdö Yogacenter where we will have Mehtab and Laura projected on a large screen.
Gong Therapy Training and Certification
with Mehtab & Laura Benton
Mehtab and Laura will teach via ZOOM. You can join us online from your own home or come to Värmdö Yogacenter outside Stockholm/Sweden. A large projector screen where you can see Mehtab and Laura and with an extra camera so they can see you.
This training in Gong Therapy is for healthcare professionals, sound healers, and yoga teachers who wish to use the Gong in one-on-one therapeutic healing sessions. The training is for you who have prior gong playing experience. A background experience in working with clients and students in a one-on-one relationship is helpful but not required.
In this course you will learn:
- The Basis of Sound Healing and Yoga Therapy
- How to Structure a Gong Therapy Session
- How to Play the Gong Therapeutically
- How to Prepare the Gong Therapy Environment
- Client Assessment and Developing a Therapy Session
- The Considerations for Selecting and Using Gongs
- How to Use Mudras, Mantras, and Postures Therapeutically
- Guided Meditation and Relaxation for Gong Therapy
- The Guidelines for Group Gong Therapy
- Considerations of Using Gong Therapy with Other Modalities
- Gong Therapy as a Profession
Upon fulfilling the requirements for this training, you will receive a certificate of completion in Gong Therapy and will be ready to begin using the Gong in your own healing sessions.
Schedule 29-31 October 2021
Friday 29 October @ 14.00-19.00
Saturday 30 October @ 14.00-21.00
(incl 1 hour break)
Sunday 31 October @ 9.00-18.00
(incl 1 hour break)
Price incl VAT (moms)
At Värmdö Yogacenter incl the book
Gong Therapy by Mehtab: 4 495 SEK
From your home: 3 495 SEK
If you participate from home you will receive a Certificate when you have completed your Gong practicum and within 21 days after the online training. We will send you PDF forms for your practicum home work. At home students can review the recorded training if you cannot attend online. You have 21 days to review the recordings. This also means that there will be no online class on Sunday morning if you participate from home, when the studio students are doing their practicum. Home students can do their practicum at home with a friend during this time as well or wait and do it later.
NOTE! It’s recommended that you buy Mehtabs book Gong Therapy before the training.
You can buy it in our Yogashop at the yogacenter or order the book HERE >>
Mehtab Benton, USA
Mehtab is the originator and author of Gong Yoga, the first book and course on using the gong with the practices of yoga and meditation. He has trained hundreds of yoga teachers, therapists, and musicians in the art of playing the gong. He is a lifelong Kundalini Yoga practitioner and teacher and has trained teachers in Hatha and Kundalini Yoga for over 18 years. He is a certified Vedic Astrologer with an international practice. Mehtab is the author of Gong Yoga, Astrology Yoga, Teaching Gong Yoga and Gong Therapy.
His book, Teaching Gong Yoga, has been used in Yoga Teacher Training classes by teachers of all disciplines, and his book Gong Therapy has provided the foundation for teaching sound healers, healing professionals, and yoga teachers how to use the gong therapeutically.
Mehtab is a life-long astrologer who discovered the spiritual potency of using Indian or Vedic Astrology to guide people in finding their dharma and life purpose. He is a mentor in the American College of Vedic Astrology and has trained yoga students and teachers in the basics of using astrology with their spiritual journey. His book Astrology Yoga is the first and most comprehensive book that integrates the practice of Yoga with the wisdom of Jyotish (Vedic Astrology).
Read more about Mehtab: https://yogimehtab.com
Laura Benton (Guru Karam), USA
Laura began her life-long yoga practice at age 16 at a Kundalini Yoga Ashram in Houston, Texas. She is certified in Kundalini Yoga, Hatha Yoga, and Ashtanga Yoga and is a Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainer. She has presented classes internationally on Gong Yoga Nidra, the art of deep relaxation with the gong, and brings a feminine perspective to the art of playing the gong for meditation and relaxation. Laura is an Advanced Practice Nurse, an Ayurvedic Educator for medical professionals, and a Clinical Hypnotherapist.
With her husband, Mehtab, Guru Karam is the co-recipient of the International Kundalini Yoga Teacher’s Association “Building Communities in Yoga” award. Since many years theyr they teach yoga, the gong and astrology worldwide.
Read more about Laura: https://selfhealthcarenurse.com