Yoga Vacation Program
January 11 — 14, 2025

Sound Medicine

Healing Sounds Practices of Ayurveda and QiGong

Yuval Ron

Breathing techniques and chanting meditation practices have been shown to impact the structure and function of the brain in ways that enhance memory, cognition, and awareness, and can also promote healing by lowering anxiety, depression and anger. Learn tools for breathing and chanting meditation practices from the Ayurvedic medicine tradition of India and 6 Healing Sounds of Qigong, and Brain Entrainment sound modalities that may promote well-being, resilience, inner peace, reduced anxiety and stress.

The course is based on Yuval Ron’s collaborations with neuroscientists Dr. Andrew Newburg and Mark Robert Waldman (fellows of the Center for Spirituality and the Mind in Penn State U and authors of How God Changes Your Brain), psychotherapist Dr Sanjay Manchanda, pioneer healers Dr. Richard Gold, pioneer Brain Entrainment researcher Robert Monroe, and Ayurvedic healers. This course is experiential and includes live music, chanting, simple movements and references to some of the latest research in music therapy and Neuroscience, mostly when such research confirms earlier mystical traditions.

Offered as 3 satsangs and 3 workshops (subject to change).

The presentations associated with this Yoga Vacation Program begin with an 8pm satsang on the first day of the program and conclude with a 90-minute noon workshop on the last day of the program.  Click here to read more about the Yoga Vacation Program details and view the ashram schedule for yoga classes and meals during your stay. We suggest you arrive at least one day prior to the start of your program for the optimal experience.

Yuval Ron is an award-winning composer who has been involved in the world of music therapy since a commission in 1990 from researcher Robert Monroe of the Monroe Institute for hemi sync music composition using binaural beats. He has collaborated with neuroscientists Mark Waldman, and Dr. Andrew Newburg, psychotherapist Dr Sanjay Manchanda, pioneer healers Dr. Richard Gold and Gail Lynn, Sufis, Kabbalists and Ayurvedic healers and is the founding director of the record label Metta Mindfulness Music which produces quality intentional healing music for use in clinics and treatments centers worldwide. He is the founder and executive director of the charity non-profit organization Inspired Sound Initiative, dedicated to providing free-of-charge educational performance arts programming to under-served communities and youth-at-risk worldwide.


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