How to Play the Gong and Gong Therapy Certification Training with Mehtab Benton
5:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Soul Body Ojai
206 N. Signal St. Suite M
These events are SOLD OUT – Contact Tara to be added to a wait list in case there are cancellations.
HOW TO PLAY THE GONG~ OJAI With Tara Matthews & Mehtab Benton – *** SOLD OUT ***
August 31st 5-8pm
September 1st 8:30am to 11:30am
This is a complete course in How to Play the Gong, from the beginning level to intermediate playing techniques. No prior musical or gong experience is required, and the course is suitable for beginners. In this certified training course, you will learn:
Techniques for single and combination mallet strikes
The effects of playing different areas and percussion points of the gong
How to create a full experience of sound with rhythm, volume, and playing patterns
How to build playing sequences to create a gong session
How to select and take care of your gong
The role of intuition and meditation in gong playing
The use of the gong in yoga and healing.
Upon completion of this course, you receive a certification of completion that demonstrates you have the necessary skills to play the gong in yoga classes and healing practices.
This course is a prerequisite to Mehtab’s other gong trainings, Gong Therapy & Gong Yoga Teacher Training.
GONG THERAPY CERTIFICATION with Mehtab Benton. *** SOLD OUT! ***
September 1 @ 12:30 pm – September 3 @ 12:30 pm
Spirit House, Ojai, CA
The Gong Therapy training is a certification course in using the gong and the practices of yoga to create a therapeutic environment and transformational experience for physical, mental and spiritual excellence. The training is suitable for sound healers, yoga teachers, gong players, and therapists from all backgrounds, and will give you the tools and information to conduct one-on-one private sessions for individual clients as well as suggestions for using the gong as a therapeutic instrument in a group setting.
This course will teach you:
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
The Methods of Client Assessment and Development of a Therapy Session
The Considerations for Selecting and Using Gongs
How to Use Mudras, Mantras, and Postures Therapeutically
Graduates of this training receive a certificate of completion in Gong Therapy.