GONG Level 3 Training with Martha Collard
June 29 @ 9:30 am - June 30 @ 5:30 pmTHB12000
GONG TRAINING Level 3 with Martha Collard of Red Doors Studio
Prerequisite – Completion of Level 1
2 days certification
(Incl. refreshments, hands-on gong practice & certificate).
June 29th 9:30am-5:30pm @ Lotus Reiki & Yoga
June 30th 9:30-5:30pm
*To ensure personal attention, attendance is limited to 15 students.
Those who make payment in full will be given first priority.
PAY: Melanie Giles-Clapp
BANK: Krungthai Bank (KTB)
“The gong is the sound of Creativity itself. One who plays the gong plays the Universe.”
– Yogi Bhajan
Join us for a two day intensive Level 3 gong training with Martha Collard, Founder of Red Doors Studio in Hong Kong, home of the largest collection of meditation gongs in Asia. She is a long time yogi, founding Chairman of the HK Yoga Society, KRI Instructor, professional facilitator and trainer.
Martha is a catalyst for emotional wellbeing. Modern man is in a constant state of stress and monkey minds prevent centring and grounding. The gongs allow us to find that quiet space within, offers deep relaxation and rejuvenation at all levels so that we may respond rather than react to the stressors in our lives. Conducting large events and teaching others to play, she aspires to reverse the tidal wave of mental ill health affecting the world today by offering simple, elegant, effective solutions that are ancient in origin.
Teaching with empathy and humor she shares her knowledge through a highly interactive workshop designed to empower you to facilitate a state of being that elicits healing and rejuvenation. She offers a variety of workshops including a 3 day Level 1 Gong Training; and 2 days of Level 3 – Playing With Others
Level 3 – Team Cat – Playing with Others, a two day workshop designed to introduce you to multi-gong, mulit-player sound experiences using advanced gong playing techniques as well as incorporating other sacred sound instruments.
This module prepares you for playing with others to offer a multi-player, multi-sound experience. Learning to play other instruments and to create a collection of your own is a natural extension of your sound music journey. From now on you will build upon the tools and skills of this workshop to further enhance your offering thereby elevating and enlightening your audience. An open beginner’s mind is all that is required. Let go and let it flow and like magic, you will be surprised. Enjoy the journey.
Upon completion of this course, you receive a Red Doors Certificate of Attendance documenting you have been trained in the necessary skills to play the gong with intention for individuals and small groups & will be invited to play in the all-night Gong Puja.
*Gongs are provided however you are free to bring your own should you possess one.
– ABOUT THE FACILITATOR –
Throughout most of her adult life Martha pursued alternative practices initially out of curiosity, and then as a means of self-development. Her journey stretched from Reiki to TM, from Iyengar yoga to Vipassana, from labyrinths to gongs and much more. She was the founding Chairman of the Yoga Society of Hong Kong and has recently completed a Sound Therapy certification in the USA. She is expanding her knowledge by pursuing higher levels of yoga therapy training and sound healing. Her current focus is on the ancient practices of labyrinths, gong meditation and Kundalini yoga. Through these practices she found balance, strength and understanding. Leaving the world of corporate management consulting behind she founded Red Doors Studio in 2015 as a platform from which she shares her skills and knowledge with the community. Currently the studio serves as a bridge between old and new offering ancient practices such as yoga, walking meditation on labyrinths and deep relaxation with gongs to communities to uplift and transform by facilitating a sense of calm and peace.
– CANCELLATION POLICY-
Should you pay in full and then cancel 2 weeks prior to the first day of the workshop you will be refunded 75% of the total fee paid. 25% is withheld for administrative costs.
Should you pay in full and cancel one week prior to the first day of the workshop, you will be refunded 50% of the total fee paid.
Should you cancel less than one week to the first day of the workshop, you will be refunded 25% of the total fee paid.
Cancellations must be made in writing and received by us and their receipt confirmed. Refunds will be paid within 30 days of the completion of the workshop.
– ABOUT THE HOST-
Melanie / Ajeet Nam is a certified Radiant Child & Kundalini Yoga instructor, Reiki Master Teacher, Gong & Tibetan Bowls Therapist offering her services to those seeking balance and wellness within their lives. Born in Hong Kong to a Cantonese mother and British father, she has lived, studied and worked in the UK, Paris and Singapore, settling in Bangkok in 2000.
Melanie is mother to two young children, holds a BA in French & German from London University and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education from Keele University. She spent a decade in the music business, has taught English, French and Yoga at St. Andrew’s Dusit International School, Bangkok, and continues to manage a family hotel and property business alongside two community studios: Lotus Reiki & Yoga in Bangkok’s Old Town as well as Esmeralda Apartment 4A in Sathorn. Here, she offers weekly Kundalini Yoga classes, Gong Baths and private healing sessions in 5 languages.
Inspired by gratitude towards her many teachers and all those who have helped her through life, she has decided to dedicate hers to the service of others through teaching and holistic therapy. She welcomes all visiting students and teachers to Lotus Reiki & Yoga + Esmeralda and is happy to open her space to host workshops / courses / classes offered by visiting teachers.