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Gong Yoga Nidra Training Online

June 1

gong yoga nidra training online

Gong Yoga Nidra Training Online

with Mehtab and Laura Benton

June 1-2 and June 8-9 • Saturday-Sunday

10am to 2pm Central US 

5 to 9pm Central European Summer Time

Payment in full $495 USD

Live Worldwide and Recorded

The course may be taken on your own if you miss or cannot attend classes on the scheduled days and times.

Learn how to use the Gong therapeutically for deep relaxation and transformation in this certified sound healing course.

Mehtab Benton, the originator of Gong Yoga and Gong Therapy and Kundalini Yoga Teacher trainer, brings a unique perspective to using the gong with the ancient practices of Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep) and Sound Healing.

Who’s it for?

This certification course is for sound healers, therapists, yoga teachers and students, and everyone who wishes to use the gong in their practice, teaching, and healing modalities.

What to Expect:

In this certified training course with Mehtab and Laura Benton you will:

  • Discover how to use the sound of the Gong to sustain an extended period of relaxation
  • Practice playing techniques and create patterns to activate the parasympathetic nervous system and create healing through sound
  • Explore and adapt different Yoga Nidra scripts to use with the Gong 
  • Practice different gong playing styles for relaxation and transformation
  • Learn how to create and deliver Gong Nidra sessions for individuals and groups

Participants Receive:

  • A 40-page Manual with scripts and guidelines
  • Qualification to offer Gong Nidra Healing sessions 
  • A Certificate of Completion for Professional Study
  • Continuing Educational Credits through Yoga Alliance

What You Will Learn in This Training:

First Weekend June 1-2

  • Introduction to Gong Nidra, Sound Healing and Relaxation
  • Yoga Nidra and the States of Consciousness
  • Five Levels of Healing through Sound
  • Origin and Development of Gong Yoga Nidra
  • Physiological Benefits of Yoga Nidra
  • Therapeutics of a Gong Nidra Session
  • The Sound of the Gong in Healing and Transformation
  • Structure of a Gong Yoga Nidra session
  • Setting Intention: Selecting a Sankalpa
  • The Role of the Guide in Gong Yoga Nidra
  • The Role of the Gong Player in Gong Yoga Nidra
  • Gong Mallet Techniques for the Practice of Gong Yoga Nidra
  • Methodology and Practice of Gong Nidra

Second Weekend June 8-9

  • Gong Playing Styles for Nidra and Relaxation
  • Trance Gong Playing
  • Transitional Gong Playing
  • Expressive Gong Playing
  • Transformational Gong Playing
  • Preparation for Gong Yoga Nidra Sessions
  • Guided Relaxation Techniques
  • Playing the Gong for Body Awareness
  • Playing the Gong for Breath Awareness
  • Playing the Gong for Visualization
  • The Nidra Gong Journey
  • Finishing Sequences and Integration
  • Selecting Mallets and Gongs for Nidra
  • Practice Playing Sessions
  • Preparing and Offering Your First Gong Yoga Nidra Session

Live chat screens, individual questions, and interaction with the teachers and other students in breakout rooms.


Recording links are sent to all enrolled students at the end of each class day.

You may take the entire course with the recordings if you are unable to attend during the scheduled times.


$495 paid in full

Pay in Full

Payment Plan Available

3 Monthly Payments $185*

Payment Plan

*Must select “Payment Plan with Credit Card” option for Payment Type and you will be redirected to the Partial.ly payment portal page.

Prior gong playing experience and access to a gong is required to complete the course. 

If you are new to the gong, please consider taking the online self-paced Gong Practitioner course by Mehtab.

Refunds can be issued for requests received 30 days before the event begins.
No refunds can be issued for requests received less than 30 days before the event.
(A 10% processing fee is deducted from all refunded amounts.)


Mehtab and Laura Benton have taught Gong Yoga Nidra together for 25 years. They have trained gong players in over 20 countries how to use the gong with yoga for healing and relaxation. Mehtab is the author of the books Gong Yoga and Gong Therapy. Laura is a long-time yoga teacher trainer and clinical hypnotherapist.


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