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We are dedicated to offering high quality sound healing therapy training in the mainstream and complementary health fields


sound therapy training We are a small team with a big heart and a passion for using sound and music as a therapeutic tool. Over the years we have seen so many people’s lives improve with our methods and love hearing about the wonderful work our members are doing with this enjoyable, creative and effective modality.

BAST has won awards for the quality of our sound healing therapy training courses and contribution to the sound therapy field worldwide and has helped to set standards for sound therapy in the UK and overseas.  Our strength is keeping our finger on the pulse of the latest research and development in relevant areas.  We use this information to enrich our courses, inform our members and give anyone interested in using sound many ways to improve their health and wellbeing.

The British Academy of Sound Therapy was founded by Lyz Cooper in 2000 following 6 years of research and development and was the first sound therapy training establishment in the UK to offer a professional qualification in sound therapy.  BAST, now part of The International Academy of Sound Therapy has run a successful training programme in Australia for the past 3 years and will soon be running courses in other parts of Europe and the USA.