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Group Voice Arts Therapy Training

Group Voice Arts Therapy Training

The British Academy of Sound Therapy

Bognor Regis, United Kingdom

There is a growing understanding of the positive impact that arts- based therapeutic sessions can have on health and wellbeing. By supplementing medicine and care, the voice-arts can improve the health of people who experience mental or physical health challenges.

This course is particularly beneficial for people working in (or wanting to work in) the following areas:

  • Education

  • The arts/drama

  • Mental health

  • Health Humanities

  • Complementary and mainstream healthcare

  • Personal development and self help

  • Spiritual health and development

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Sonic art/art installations

  • Community Arts or Health Projects

  • Where?

    University of Chichester Bognor Regis Campus, Upper Bognor Rd, Bognor Regis, PO21 1HR

  • When?

    13th June – 16th June 2019

  • Cost


    Earlybird Fee £860 

    Earlybird Deadline 28th Feb 19

  • Qualification

    Dip.GVAT (BAST)

  • For Groups


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Full Course Details In Depth

The intensive module will run 13th June – 16th June 2019.

Day 1 – The Therapeutic Power of Vocal Connection and Expression

We will explore different exercises to develop the voice and uncover hidden vocal potential. We will also work with fun, creative and interactive vocal games, warm-ups and ice-breakers to enable groups to experience the therapeutic power of vocal connection and expression. Improvisation is an important part of life – we will look at what’s going on in the brain when we improvise and the therapeutic benefits of vocal improvisation.

Day 2 – ‘Songlines’ – Telling Stories Without Words

Tone Poems are a modern-day representation of the ancient practice of sharing language. We will discuss the therapeutic application of tone poems and also looking at singing our stories and bringing gentle movement and voice together as a creative and expressive therapeutic art-form.

Day 3 – Voicescapes and Voice Art

Voicescapes are a way of painting pictures with the voice and can be direct representations of an art piece or they can tell a deep and meaningful story. During this day we will be learning about the therapeutic application and bene ts of voice-scaping including notation and how to translate two-dimensional art pieces into a four-dimensional voice-art pieces. We will explore different types of voicescape from abstract vocal pieces to dynamic and creative spectacular performances.successful and transformational groups.

Day 4 – Performance and Project Creation

Today we will be looking at performance and project creation and discussing the next part of the journey together – the case studies and community project.

Community Project

This course requires you to take part in a community project. Together we will work on our chosen project coordinated and supported by Nicola Kelly, a BAST graduate Mentor with 20 years experience in Community Work specialising in the Arts for Health and Wellbeing. There will be webinars, meetings and templates to support you on the Learning Zone. BAST will collate the final audio files, visuals and data that you’ve gathered individually and create a final project presentation to benefit all.


Earlybird Fee: £860

Full Course Fee: £985

To Qualify For The Earlybird Price, Enrol Before 28th February 2019. After this, full fees apply.

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