The Practice of Vedic Healing Chant
Pat Moffitt Cook, PhD,
Certified Vedic Chant Teacher (Trained in South India)
This beautiful vibrational program is for all those who wish to learn and begin practicing
the ancient sound science of Vedic Healing Chant. The program is offered to deepen your experience in chanting and to refine the knowledge you may already have. The approach to teaching is traditional through oral transmission, repetition, and with the aid of chant-texts, transliterations and English translations from the original Sanskrit.
This 3-module program - Consists of 2 nonconsecutive 2 day module intensives and Module II a 3 hour Zoom between intensives to support participants in their practice. In addition there are available private Skype and zoom-lessons between modules (optional with extra fee). Participants are required to participate in the whole program to absorb and learn the foundations and applications of Vedic Healing Chant. All texts and recorded materials are provided.
MODULE I: July TBA (Friday and Saturday 10-5 & Sunday 9:30-1:00), Module II September TBA Zoom Webinar & MODULE III: November TBA (Saturday & Sunday 10:00-5:30).
No previous experience in singing, chanting, or the practice of Vedic Chant is required—only interest and a desire to learn and practice vibrational healing through sacred sounds inherent in Vedic Healing Chants.
Location: Seattle, Washington
Vedic chanting supports the integration of body, voice, mind and emotions.
Develop mental dicipline and focus
Regulate your energy through the vestibular system & bone and air-conduction stimulation
Improve listening and communication skills
The specific vibrations that are produced while chanting enhance physical and mental health.
Increase breath capacity
Supports meditation and calming the mind
Can be effectively used in healing and yoga therapy.
Facilitate deeper connections to your spiritual life.
Who can register?
No previous experience in singing, chanting, or the practice of yoga or Vedic Chant is required.
What is required is curiosity and a desire to learn about and practice Vedic Healing Chant!
Program fee - Please email email@example.com for more information and a registration form. Includes both Fall and Winter module intensives and all training materials,
ABOUT PAT MOFFITT COOK, PhD
For over 40 years, Pat has traveled throughout the world recording and participating in musical rituals and the daily life of other cultures. She studied six and half years with a Chinese/Indonesian grand master of martial and healing arts in Indonesia and the United States. Afterwards, Cook researched, studied with and practiced, musical healing with a North Indian Hindu village healer for over a decade. Pat trained with two institutions in South India in the Tradition of Sri T. Krishnamacharya. She is a certified teacher of both Vedic Chant (KHYF) and Vedic Healing Chants (KYM). She travels extensively each year for professional research into musical and sound therapies and to enhance her personal dedication and practice of sacred sound.
Pat Moffitt Cook, PhD, is the founder and director of the Open Ear Center originally in Washington State (1994-2011) and Santa Fe, New Mexico since 2012-2021. Returning to Washington Spring or Summer 2022. Cook is an early pioneer in the research and education of cross-cultural sound and music in healthcare, wellness and education. Her research in crosscultural musical healing paralleled with extensive training and certification in auditory stimulation and sensory integration methods including the Tomatis Method and the Listening Fitness Program (LiFT) and in cross-cultural methods using sound and music-evoked imagery for healing technologies from Southeast Asia and India. Pat is certified in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) and a Fellow of the Association of Music and Imagery (FAMI) in the United States. Her doctoral work at the University of Washington in Seattle, synthesized ethnomusicology, systematic musicology and music education. She is a Cross-Cultural Musical Healing Practitioner (CCMHP) and senior trainer for the Open Ear Center now based in Austin, Texas & Seattle, Washington.
Dates and Time:
Dates in July, September and November: TBA
Module I and III in person in Seattle Saturdays 10:00-5:00 Sunday 9:30-1:00
Module II September on Zoom TBA
Limited to 25 Participants
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for registration form and more information