Welcome to the UK School for INNER SOUND

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View our current listing of training courses in the School's Calendar. For US-based courses please click on the link provided.

INNER SOUND was founded in 1978. Since then, its co-creators Arden and Jack Wilken have been teaching the INNER SOUND system of sound healing in Europe and America and expanding their educational program to establish practitioner trainings in the UK, Holland, Spain and the USA.

The INNER SOUND method

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The SCHOOL FOR INNER SOUND, is devoted to the education and preparation of sound therapists who are certified to work with the INNER SOUND system. Courses are available at the School's locations in the UK, Europe and the USA as well as through distance learning.

We offer a range of courses, seminars, workshops and practitioner trainings (some by correspondence) in sound therapy and therapeutic music that cover many aspects of this new and exciting field of alternative medicine. Sound and music healing/therapy have a rich tradition in the West which has lain dormant for over 2000 years. The SCHOOL FOR INNER SOUND breathes new life into sound and music as a therapeutic medium in the world today.

INNER SOUND Motifs

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The basis of the INNER SOUND techniques taught at the school are a collection of motifs (short melodies) and intervals, the uses of which have been defined by Arden and Jack Wilken. The motifs and intervals can be found in the work of Pythagoras, in classical music, and Gregorian and Sufi chants among others.

Anyone can learn to apply these techniques of sound healing/therapy using their voice, tuning forks, and most musical instruments or recorded healing music. No prior music education is required. You can learn how to create unique 'personal' compositions for clients, friends or family using the specific elements of the motifs and a variety of instruments from an extensive collection of musical sound bites. Whether you want to produce the sounds yourself or use recorded material, the SCHOOL FOR INNER SOUND provides a wide range of sound healing tools.

Our method is especially applicable to all areas of music education as well as use by professional and/or budding musicians to improve their contact with and expression of their music and their ability to improvise.

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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Our educational program provides health practitioners with the opportunity to gain continuing education credits/points in Europe and the USA. For further information about any of these organizations, click on the links provided.

FENACO Member Our courses are accredited by La Federacion Espanola de Profesionales en Naturopatia (FENACO) in Spain.

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In the USA, Inner Sound International is accredited by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider (CEU credits available).

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INNER SOUND is a founder member of the International Association of Sound Therapy, which is a non-profit organization providing informational resources to all those interested in or involved in the field of sound therapy.

Our Practitioner Training Courses

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The School for INNER SOUND offers professional training and experience-based workshops for everyone.

No experience is necessary to attend our basic level trainings or workshops.

Our practitioner trainings help you create a step by step process for working with others - starting with the creation of your working space and skills, the development of client/practitioner relationships, a concise theory of emotions and their release and integration through sound and music, a set of diagnostic tools to determine what sound or music to use to create ongoing treatment programs which offer your clients a process by which they can integrate sound and music into their lives. (Some of our practitioner trainings are available as correspondence courses).

We offer certification to practitioners who complete case study requirements. Our certificates are recognized by both national and international organizations. Through our practitioner courses it is possible to become a trainer or teacher in sound healing/therapy with the voice and sound healing/therapy with tuning forks.

Our current training program includes:

  • Autophonetics Voice Workshops
  • Tuning Fork Practitioner Training
  • Sound Touch Introductory Course
  • Introductory Course in Sound Therapy
  • Sound Therapist Practitioner Certificate - Attendance Course
  • Sound Therapist Practitioner Certificate - Distance Learning

School for INNER SOUND is a dba of Inner Sound International, 2542 Westlake Ave N#9, Seattle, WA 98109, USA. School for INNER SOUND does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin and complies with the American Disabilities Act (ADA) wherever possible without undue burden to the School or its instructors