Sound Healing Training | Sound Baths Training | Sound Therapy | Certification

Level 2 Diploma: Integral Sound Healing

For Working With Groups

5 Day Immersion

Iowa, USA

Monday, July 22 to Friday, July 26 - 2019

Times: 9am - 4pm each day

1268 Ivanhoe Road, Mount Vernon, Iowa 52314, USA

With Natalie Brown, Associate Teacher and Tony Nec, Principal of the Sound Healing Academy

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Who is this course for?

This Group Sound Healing course is one of our most popular courses.

This course appeals to holistic health practitioners; yoga and meditation teachers; musicians and singers; psychotherapists and other health-care practitioners.

It is packed full of knowledge, skills and techniques to enable you to build an exciting and diverse portfolio of group sound healing sessions.

You’ll be able to successfully launch and develop an effective group sound healing service with multiple income streams.

The prerequisite for taking this Level 2 course is that you have completed one of our Level 1 courses (either entirely on line or with a workshop).  Alternatively, you can join this course if you have completed a similar level of prior training with another academy / college. You will need to send us a copy of your Certificate.

What People Are Saying About This Workshop Course

"A great grounding in the mechanics of Group Sound Baths. Great experience and learning opportunity. Confidence building."


"The course was well structured, supportive. highly knowledgeable and a great foundation from which to build a business and career. Very inspiring, fun, engaging, informative and incredibly helpful and motivating in going forward."


"Very glad I came. It was wonderful to work with this group."


"Absolutely amazing week. Tony and the tutors held a great space."


"I liked this course a lot. The atmosphere was amazing. "


"I enjoyed the course a lot, the heart felt energy. It was inspiring seeing people doing the sessions and I got lots of ideas and it allowed me to start thinking outside the box. The group was great and the teaching professional, allowing us to experiment and be ourselves. "


"I would highly recommend this course to anyone interested in any form of sound healing or wishing to go on a journey of self-discovery through sound. Tony is a warm and emphatic teacher who makes you feel completely comfortable and confident with the information that is being given.

The videos and webinars are easy to follow and give a wealth of both practical and theoretical information. I felt fully supported by the course content and my personal tutor. Tony's unique 10 steps approach to integral sound healing means that you not only receive a complete and well-rounded training as a sound therapist but that you are also taken on a personal journey of self-healing and self-discovery.

This course is a perfect blending of the scientific and spiritual aspects of sound healing. It has truly changed my life for the better. I am very confident at the end of this course to go out into the world and help others through the healing power of sound and vibration."

Angie Latham

Course Content

On this 12 month course you'll learn how to give relaxing sound baths, gong baths, sound meditations, sound journeys, sound healing ceremonies and more!

You'll learn how to work both solo (on your own) and with others in small teams, using acoustic sounds and recorded music.

We cover how to work with healing sounds in 10 different types of group events: 

  • Public Sound Baths, Sound Journeys & Sound Meditations with Gongs, Singing Bowls, Drums, Voice and other easy-to-play instruments
  • Yoga & Meditation Classes / Retreats
  • Teachers and Students (Education Groups)
  • Corporate / Other Organisations
  • Transformational Ceremonies & Rituals
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders (staff, service users, carers)
  • Pregnancy (pre and post natal)
  • Palliative Care (Cancer Support)
  • Elderly / Dementia Care (staff, service users, carers)
  • Fairs and Festivals, for example MIND, BODY, SPIRIT events


This course also covers the advanced skills and techniques needed to play 6 main instruments:


Learn effective techniques for Integral Sound Healing with Gongs, both hand-held and on stands, using a variety of mallets and flumi. 

Rhythm and Drums

Learn simple, effective techniques to help yourself and others with hand-held frame Drums, including heart / brain entrainment, and working with the Rhythms of elements and directions to balance the chakras.

Tibetan Bowls

Learn to work effectively with Tibetan Singing Bowls to induce relaxation, a calm mind and to balance chakras.

Crystal Bowls

Learn effective techniques for integral sound healing with Crystal Singing Bowls, including working with the healing effects of musical intervals and triads.


Learn how help yourself and others with your Healing Voice - humming, toning, chanting, mantras and more..!

On This Course, You'll Also Learn Advanced Other Skills & Techniques covering:-

Multiple Types of Groups

By working with multiple groups you can generate diverse income streams for a richly abundant life with healing sounds.

Group Dynamics

A critical success factor for sound healing is the quality of the relationships you hold with the people in your groups.  

Music Medicine

Applying key musical concepts and techniques, such as intervals, triads, amplitude & rhythm enhances the healing process.

Many Instruments

Gongs, singing bowls, drums, your healing voice and other easy-to-play instruments can be combined to create rich, relaxing soundscapes.

Integral Sound Healing

The 5 elements of consciousness: sprit, soul, mind, emotion and body can be integrated holistically with integral sound healing.

A workshop only version of this course is also available. Please note with this option that you will receive the in-person training only, this does not include the online resources or diploma.

What's included?

Our unique, comprehensive course includes:


5-Day Intensive - a dynamic workshop focused on developing your practical sound healing skills and techniques.

Access to our on-line Learning Centre, which includes over 150 high quality video tutorials, audio recordings, briefing sheets, workbooks plus other learning resources.

A series of live, interactive Webinars and Group Coaching Sessions to support your learning and development before and after the workshop, with questions & answers.

4 x live, 30-minute personal coaching and mentoring sessions by phone or Skype to help you to get the most from this training and support you with the case studies.

Coaching tips by email and in our on-line learning center to ensure you fly with the course!

The assessment process with personal feedback on your workbooks and case studies.

Opportunity to network and collaborate in our global sound healing community.

The 2 teachers on this workshop are: Tony Nec and Natalie Brown. For your ongoing support, mentoring and coaching after the workshop, Natalie will be your tutor.

Tony Nec

Tony is the Principal of the Sound Healing Academy.  He graduated with a Diploma in Sacred Sound Therapy when the Academy was called the Colour of Sound Institute and took over as it’s Principal in 2010. He has over 25 years experience with healing, coaching and teaching. 

He first trained in Shiatsu and Oriental medicine in the 1980s and then qualified as a Meta Coach with a focus on Health and Wellness Coaching in 2005. 

He runs a busy practice from a purpose-built studio located in a 3-acre smallholding with chickens, horses and cats.  He is a keen organic fruit and veg gardener and is a member of Madrigali Choir in Cornwall, UK.

Natalie Brown

Natalie Brown is the founder and operator of Sounds Heal Studio. She is a musician, music educator, ethnologist and sound healer.

She has a Bachelors in violin performance from the University of Iowa; a Masters in Music Education from the University of Northern Iowa; a Masters in Ethnology & Folklore from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland; and a Diploma in Integral Sound Healing from the Sound Healing Academy in Cornwall, UK.

As a lifelong musician and longtime music educator, music and sound Natalie has always been passion of hers. By journeying into sound and holistic healing she has discovered a rich and powerful tool to help others and hopes to share this knowledge, empower individuals and the community. She also offers sound healing sessions, Yoga of Sound and healing house concerts through her practice.

What's Required?

To qualify with our Diploma, you will produce a case study portfolio involving 10 Group Sound Healing events.

You can do 10 events for any one type of sound healing group that we teach on this course (see list above).

Or you can do a mixture of groups up to a maximum of 5 different types..  

For example you could do: 

  • 10 public sound bath / sound meditation events
  • or 10 soundscapes for a particular group, for example dementia / pregnancy etc
  • or a mixture of group work types, with a maximum of 5 different groups having 2 events each

You must do a minimum of 2 events for each type of group that you select.

You will produce a video recording of one group sound healing event for the practical exam.


Further information

Course Fee:

5-day Workshop + Online Learning Centre + Coaching & Mentoring + Assessment & Certificate + 3 Bonus Gifts:

Special Offer Price ends May, 31 - 2019: $1599

(From June, 1 - 2019: $1999)

Book now with a deposit: $480

The course fee does not include accommodation or meals.  We are happy to provide details of local places to stay and eat.

Most people stay in a shared house on-site.  This turns the workshop into more of retreat experience.

For further information, please contact us:

Email: [email protected]

Alternatively, please contact Natalie:

Email: [email protected]

Tel:  (319) 530-7449

There are a limited number of places available, and this workshop is likely to sell out.

Secure your place to avoid being disappointed later. 

Book now!

Thank you!

Please note: the deposit is non-returnable and non-transferable.


Book on this course and the "Level 2 Diploma: Integral Sound Healing Working 1-2-1 with Clients - 5 Day Immersion" course also running in Iowa the previous week, and get 25% off.

This means  you get BOTH courses for $2798 - (deposit $840) - offer ends May, 31 - 2019.

Workshop Location

A beautiful, clean and spacious property on ten acres with wooded area and walking trails. It has a fully furnished living room, seating area, dining area and fully stocked kitchen and bathroom. Upstairs is a loft with bunk beds and plenty of space. BBQ grill, surround sound, and fire pit. A perfect and comfortable environment for working with healing sounds and immersing yourself in learning.

There is accommodation on site for an additional fee. Please contact Natalie at [email protected] if you are interested in onsite accommodation. If you prefer your own space, there are accommodations, such as the Sleep Inn in Mt. Vernon about 4 miles away.

There will be a mid-week special rate during the time of this workshop at the DeSoto for for attendees that would like to stay at the hotel. There are many excellent hotels, B&Bs and AirBnBs in the area as well.

The Eastern Iowa Airport is 20 minutes from Mt. Vernon and has non-stop flights to and from Chicago, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Charlotte, Denver, Las Vegas, Dallas, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Orlando and other major airport hubs.

Mt. Vernon is about 20 minutes from Cedar Rapids, IA.

Cedar Rapids is home to the NewBo Cultural Area, unique restaurants and breweries, a live music and art scene, beautiful nature trails and parks, several museums. The venue is 30 miles from the active and lively University of Iowa town, Iowa City.

A workshop only version of this course is also available:

Level 2 Diploma in Integral Sound Healing with Groups


Our unique Integral Sound Healing process is tried and tested as a highly effective healing modality.

Integral sound healing can support and be easily integrated into other therapeutic modalities such as massage, osteopathy, chiropractic, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, acupuncture, acupressure / shiatsu, kinesiology, reiki, reflexology, aromatherapy, emotional field therapy, hypnotherapy, etc….


By the end of this course you’ll have the experience, confidence and resources to quickly and easily create a richly rewarding career, doing work you love, helping others with healing sounds.

The Diploma in Integral Sound Healing certifies you to practice with the general public and get full professional indemnity insurance as a Sound Healing Practitioner.

Taking our Level 1 course, either entirely on line or with a workshop, is a prerequesite for this Level 2 course.

We are an approved training provider with the International Institute for Complementary Therapists.  This means that you can get professional insurance to practice as a sound healer in most countries.

The 2 main factors that cause 80% of physical and mental health challenges are chronic stress and suppressed emotions associated with past trauma.

Integral Sound Healing deals effectively with these underlying causes of pain, dis-ease and illness.

This has been documented in thousands of written case studies carried out by the teachers, practitioners and students of our Sound Healing Academy.

Sound Healing is going Viral

Sound Baths & Sound Meditation events are happening in towns and cities across the Globe every day of the week.

These attract large groups of people who love to regularly de-stress and feel more calm & peaceful with healing sounds!

Hospitals, day care centres, geriatric centres, yoga studios, corporate businesses, children’s health centres, community centres, churches, holistic health centres are all embracing healing sounds……the list goes on….

The demand for Group Sound Healing is spreading rapidly, and opportunities flourish for people who are properly trained and qualified.

Now you can learn how to be a professional sound healer, doing work you love, making a difference and manifesting abundance in your life!

Join our next Practitioner Diploma in Integral Sound Healing With Groups course blending an amazing 5-Day Workshop Intensive with World-Class Online Learning.  

This is a 12-month course involving the workshop and home study with case studies and a practical exam.

This course is UNIQUE – there’s nothing else like this one – see below for more details!  

We’ve been running sound healing courses since 2003, and we now have students, practitioners, tutors and teachers in over 40 countries.


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