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Sound Bowl Mastery and Level 1 Training

Dear friends,

We’re delighted to announce visiting practitioner Rj Noble, who will be leading sound bowl Level 1 and 2 singing bowl training workshops here in August and September. Having experienced 1:1 sessions, group sound meditation journeys and training with Rj, I can personally highly recommend him and am thrilled that he is able to join us!

29th August – 2nd September

(3 Days, 4 Nights) from $500

Every sound is a vibration and every living cell responds directly to vibration. Singing Bowls produce sounds that evoke a deep state of relaxation and restore the normal vibratory frequencies of the mind, body and soul.

Join Rj Noble in a hands-on experiential weekend training-retreat. Learn to master the techniques required to truly play a sound bowl and make it sing, then apply these techniques to the beautifully gentle, yet powerful practice of sound bowl healing.

About Rj Noble

A natural carer with 30 years’ experience in healing arts and a wealth of master certifications, Ramjai known as Rj, is passionate about helping people from all walks of life.

Working intuitively with the elements of earth and wind, he combines sound vibrations and sweeping movements with grounded loving energy and deep compassion to offer healing for the body, as well as environments.


About the training

29th August – Introduction and Meditation

Arrive from 2pm, and ground in the beautiful Gratitude Vietnam villa. Meet your fellow-retreaters and sound bowl masters to be at a welcome introduction followed by dinner. After dinner, enjoy a soothing sound bowl meditation journey with Naomi Rowan in the stunning meditation space.

A photograph of the Meditation Room at the Gratitude Vietnam, retreat centre Vietnam

Day 1: History and Sound Bowl Techniques

Learn about the history of sound bowls, their manufacture, the tools used to play them and the healing benefits of sound meditation.

In a hands-on day of guided experimentation, gain familiarity and mastery of the various techniques used to create healing vibrations on the bowls.

Day 2: Four Bowl Energetic Balancing

Following a question and answer session, you will have the opportunity to refine the playing techniques gained on day 2. Today you will also learn about the importance of sound in bringing balance to emotional and physical issues, and how sound healing can be utilised to retrain cellular memory.

You will master the correct alignment of bowls for healing and become proficient in the four bowl balancing techniques and patterns, utilised in 1:1 balancing healing sessions. You will also gain a basic grounding in energetic feng shui.

Day 3: Seven Bowl Healing

Following a second question and answer session, this morning will focus on practising the four bowl balancing healing technique. You will then extend your awareness of the importance and powerfully curative properties of sound healing.

The afternoon will be spent in advancing your skills to the seven bowl healing pattern with time to practice the application of this new technique.

End this wonderful weekend training-retreat with a closing discussion before receiving your certificate and enjoying a final sound bowl meditation journey.

Day 4: Breakfast and Depart

Enjoy a delicious breakfast before checking out any time until 12pm.

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We seek to offer nutritious and delicious, farm-to-table food with minimal processing and optimal flavour!

All meals and soft drinks are included. Just let us know of any dietary requirements in advance so we can adapt the menu accordingly.


With private ensuite accommodation in our eco-friendly retreat centre, you will not only gain new skills, but leave feeling refreshed and energised after a relaxing stay.

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What’s included

  • Sound bowl mastery and Level 1 weekend workshop

  • Welcome pack and training booklet

  • 4 nights’ accommodation

  • 4 dinners and breakfasts, and all snacks / soft drinks

  • Lunch on 30th/31st August and 1st September

  • Transfers to / from Danang International Airport or City

  • Pool / use of communal facilities

  • Use of bikes throughout your stay

A view of the pool at the Gratitude Vietnam Yoga Retreat Venue

What’s not included

  • Flight costs

  • Alcoholic drinks

  • Additional 1:1 sessions or in-house massage

  • Excursions

  • Visas

  • Health / Travel Insurance

  • Extra nights – you are welcome to extend your stay at an additional cost.

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Investment: Enjoy our Early Bird discount until 29th July!

Single Occupancy $750



Shared Occupancy (Twin or double) $650



Shared Occupancy (Triple) $600



Drop-in rate for Hoi An residents: $370

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Payment Options:

1. Deposit and Payment: 50% deposit / 50% (due 29th July)

2. Payment in Full: Pay 100% upon booking to receive a $20 discount

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Cancellation policy

  • All payments are non-refundable.

  • Any additional costs will require cash payment at the villa upon departure.

  • In the unlikely event we have to cancel the retreat for any reason, a full refund of payments made to us will be refunded (this does not include any additional expenses incurred for flights, travel or additional accommodation).

With gratitude and love,

Signatures of reiki masters Hannah and Naomi at the Gratitude Vietnam retreat venue in Hoi An
“If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.” - Nikola Tesla

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