SOUND HEALING & THERAPEUTIC MUSIC TRAINING
with Joshua Leeds and guest presenters
IBIZA, November 16-21, 2017
This Joshua Leeds course offers a Certificate of Completion
Join sound researcher Joshua Leeds in a dynamic and immersive exploration of intentional music and sound.
ABOUT JOSHUA LEEDS
Joshua Leeds is a sound researcher, educator, composer, and music producer.
He specializes in the field of psychoacoustics, the study of the effect of music and sound on the human nervous system, and bioacoustics, how human sound affects other living beings.
Current fields of interest include the use of music and sound for health, learning, and productivity, and the study of sound/music from a cross-species perspective.
Joshua teaches the therapeutic applications of music and sound to musicians, healthcare, and education professionals.
Since 2003, Joshua has directed BioAcoustic Research, Inc., dedicated to clinically-researched auditory solutions for canine/feline behavioral issues.
Since 2008, he’s served on the faculty at “The Sound and Music Institute” at New York Open Center (NYC). As an international presenter, Joshua’s seminars focus on the impact of Resonance, Tempo, and Pattern Identification as common threads in sound and music therapies.
He is the author of “The Power of Sound” (2010, 2001) and “Sonic Alchemy” (1997). His 50+ recordings are used in homes, clinics, and classrooms worldwide. Joshua resides in Ashland, Oregon, USA.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Musicians, artists, therapeutic professionals and educators , anyone looking to define or refine their use of music and sound.
This workshop is designed for people interested in the role of sound in their personal and professional lives.
This is a gathering of the tribe , those recognizing music and sound as tools for transformation.
ABOUT THE TRAINING
This workshop is academic, highly experiential, and fun!
In this 4-day music gathering, we dive into Soundwork: neuroscience, music and sound therapy, sound healing, song, chant, body rhythm, history, future, spirit, psyche, and emotion , all facilitated with music and sound!
In this Ibiza training, we mix academic, experiential, and practical applications of Resonance (Tone), Entrainment (Tempo), and Pattern Identification. We also work in groups, where we process, practice, create and present.
For participating is recommended reading:
• The Power of Sound: How to Be Healthy and Productive Using Music and Sound,
Joshua Leeds, August 2010
• Sound as frequency medicine
• Core principles of Dr. Alfred Tomatis (1920-2001)
• Psycho- & bio-acoustic principles
• Resonance, entrainment, and pattern identification
• Frontiers of soundwork
• Research overview
• How to create positive soundspace
• Toning, song, and chant
• Sound and animals
• Soundwork community (Sangha)
Mornings will be spent in academics, afternoons with experiential, evenings in non-linear programs and networking.
There will be body percussion and singing/chanting modules each day.
Additional activities include sound baths, ecstatic dance, meditations, yoga, videos, and community performance.
Afternoon Arrival in Casa Naya
6.00–7.00 Welcoming ceremony (Joshua & Deva)
7.00-10.00 Introduction to Tone, Tempo & Pattern (Joshua)
10:00-11.00 Sound Meditation (Deva)
7.00–8.00 Yoga (Lena)
9.00–11:45 Tone, Tempo & Pattern (Joshua)
12.00–1:00 Voice Practices - Breath and Voice (Jon del Vas)
2.30–5.00 Core Principals of Dr. Alfred Tomatis (Joshua)
5.15–6.15 Body Percussion (Joshua and Tanya)
8.00–11.00 Community performances
7.00–8.00 Yoga (Lena)
9.00–11.00 The Building Blocks of Therapeutic Sound (Joshua)
11.15-12.30 TT&P Groups (Joshua)
12.30–1.00 Voice Practices - Bijas as a chakra path (Deva)
2.30–4.30 Musical instruments and TT&P (Deva)
4.45–5.45 Body Percussion (Joshua and Tanya)
7.00-9.00 TT&P Groups (Joshua)
9.00-11.00 Sound Bath Meditation (Deva & sound/music therapists guests;includes more than 150 sound/music instruments)
7.00–8.00 Yoga (Lena)
9.00–12.00 TT&P Groups (Joshua)
12.00–1.00 Voice Practices - Experimental Breath
(Dr. David Del Yerno)
2.30–4.45 TT&P Group demonstrations
5.00-6.00 Body Percussion (Joshua and Tanya)
6.00–8.00 Dinner Evening Program
8.00–9.00 Sound movies
9.00-11.00 Ecstatic dance (Live music by Deva and guests)
7.00–8.00 Yoga (Lena)
9.00–12.00 Soundwork Employment (Joshua)
12.00–1:00 Voice Practices – Chanting
2.30–4.45 The Neuroscience of Music and the Brain (Joshua)
5.00–6.00 Body Percussion (Joshua and Tanya)
8.00–11.00 Closing Event TBA
Optional 1-day seminar with Joshua Leeds
Psychoacoustic Music and Recording Techniques
7.00–08.00 Yoga Lena
9.30–12.30 Tone, Tempo & Pattern in Musical Performance
2.00–5.00 Psychoacoustic Music & Recording Techniques
OPTIONAL ADVANCED COURSE:
Psychoacoustic Techniques for Performance and Recording
1-Day Training on November 21, 2017
(This extra seminar include accommodation and breakfast , check out on the 22nd November before 12:00)
Joshua Leeds: Producer, Sound Researcher, Author of The Power of Sound (USA)
This intensive post-workshop seminar is a continuation of the study of resonance, entrainment, and pattern identification. These auditory components are triggers in the psychoacoustic application of music and sound. In this course, we focus on practical applications of tone, tempo, and pattern, emphasizing live performance and studio techniques.
Pre-requisites: Attendance at Ibiza Sound Sangha and/or strong familiarity with Joshua’s book, The Power of Sound (Healing Arts Press, 2010).
Curriculum (based on competence level of attendees)
I. Illustrated Principles of Tone, Tempo, and Pattern
Explore refining choices and discernment in what we listen to for ourselves (music hunger).
II. TT&P in Music Performance
• The Anatomy of Psychoacoustic Music Creation
• Music Therapy (including Music Thanatology)
• Sound Therapy (Frequency-based)
• Therapeutic Musicians
III. Psychoacoustic Music & Recording Techniques:
• Filtration & Gating (Tomatis)
• Binaural Beat Frequencies
• Simple Sound (TT&P)
• Tempo Mapping
ABOUT THE VENUE
Casa Naya is a touristic relaxing holiday home, placed in the heart of Ibiza surrounded by nature, tranquility and panoramic views.
In this well kept landscaped ground and spacious gardens you can enjoy the common areas; swimming pool (covered and heated during the winter months), children pool, tennis court, indoor and outdoor jacuzzis, with free timetables. Conference and meeting room, fully equipped with Internet facilities, also free Wifi connection, and Satellite TV. Winter living room.
For more information about the accommodation check their website
Standard registration : 970 Euros
Non-residential (limited places/including all meals,only for Ibiza residents) 500 Euros
From 16 to 21/11, includes accommodation in a sharing double room with en-suite bathroom, and all meals.
Single occupancy has a supplement fee of 40% from the total price.
Optional seminar from the 21st to the 22nd November:
“ Psychoacoustic Music and Recording Techniques”
Price: 130 Euros ( includes an extra night and all meals)
CONTACT AND RESERVATION
+34 690 167 637 (DEVA)
+34 627 0479 908 (LENA)