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In this module you’ll learn about the sound, a deepening of meditation through vibration. This will include practice with mantra, japa, voicework, environmental and instrument sound, and deep listening.  Intentional sound is a powerful meditation tool and this training offers an introduction to how to use both live and recorded sound in your mindfulness practice.





  • Mantra for meditation

  • Bandhas, mudras and yoga asana (mudras as meditation, asana as one of the 8 limbs)

  • About mantra and how mantra work to impact our body/mind

  • 6 simple japa mantras for meditation (recordings available)

  • About Om and the power of Sanskrit sounds

  • The benefits of sound as a multi-dimensional vehicle for bio-psycho-socio-spiritual wellness

  • How instruments and sound tools (metallic singing bowls, tingshas, shruti box) can be used in meditation

  • Hands-on practice with instruments 

  • Tips and for selecting recorded sound for meditation

  • How to practice and lead mantra 

  • Several instruments and sound tools (including your own sound) will be presented and discussed with opportunities for some hands-on experimentation.


This module is designed for all levels, from the seasoned practitioner to the curious beginner looking to deepen their practice, experience and understanding of meditation from a yogic perspective, as well as incorporating movement and sound as they relate to meditation. This module includes both discussion, practice and teaching opportunities. You will be given plenty of support and mentorship as you gain the confidence to share your unique voice, style and passion for the practice.

To help deepen the practice the following will be offered:

  • A YogaMCC Teacher Training Manual

  • Recommended readings and a reading assignment

  • Homework including a 28 day dedicated personal practice

  • Personal Practice Journal

  • Group process web calls with teachers


The Yoga of Sound by Russill Paul


This course will count toward your 200 Hr or 300 Hr YogaMCC Meditation Teacher Training Certification.


Tiffany Sparrow, BMT, MTA

Tiffany Sparrow is an accredited music therapist, singer-songwriter, kirtan artist and yogi.  She currently specializes in music therapy at bedside in medical settings, weaving the power of music with breath, movement and meditation to facilitate pain reduction, emotional balance, relaxation and wellness. Sparrow studied yoga and mantra in India, obtaining her 500hr yoga teaching certificate in Akhanda Yoga through Yogrishi Vishvketu as well as recording two mantra/kirtan albums with local traditional musicians.  She has traveled extensively around the world and brings her awareness of global music and holistic spiritual and health practices to her work as a clinician and educator.

Erin Taylor

Erin began her journey into health and healing 27 years ago at the University of Calgary. It was during her degree that she had the great fortune to receive an in depth study of human anatomy and physiology and received a BSC in Kinesiology. In her studies, she was mesmerized by the intelligence of the human body and mind, and how the entire system was coordinated together like a giant symphony. Her curiosity about this intelligence led her to study Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture in Calgary, Canada. It was here that she learned the name of this intelligence that was coordinating all the biological rhythms - Qi or Life Force energy. In her years working with the meridian system and Qi, she was able to understand that she was working with vibration. This is where she found her way to the Acutonics® program. Erin became a certified Acutonics® teacher in 2013.

Her curiosity did not stop there. She had devoted her life’s work into understanding a more esoteric meridian system, the 8 Extraordinary Vessels. Erin could see and feel that these 8 vessels behave very differently from the 12 main meridians. To get a better understanding of her experience with the 8 Extraordinary Vessels, she enrolled at the Quantum University PhD program in Integrative Medicine. It was here that she was able to better understand the strange behaviour of these vessels and develop a quantum lens to deepen her experience with the 8 Extraordinary Vessels. Presently Erin resides in Calgary, Canada. She has a part time clinical practice and teaches part time at the Calgary College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture. Beginning with her studies of the physical body to the quantum field of the 8 Extraordinary Vessels, Erin has deepened her understanding of the multidimensionality of the human bio-spiritual-ecological system. She has made it her life’s work to point people in the direction of their Soul and the remembrance of their multidimensional nature.

Cesar Balestrini

Cesar's profound journey has led him to encounter the wisdom of indigenous tribes through transformative pilgrimages in Mexico with the "Wirarikas." He immersed himself in their ancient ways within deserts, jungles, and communities, reverently embracing their sacredness. In Canada, First Nations warmly welcomed him, imparting their sacred teachings as he engaged with the medicine wheel, Native ceremonies, drum journeys, and vision quests. A pinnacle of honour was reached when the Cree bestowed upon him the privilege of dancing at the Piyisew Sundance. These immersive experiences now empower Cesar to infuse his ceremonies with the garnered wisdom, an honor he ardently shares, rekindling the sanctity of this age-old culture for all to embrace.



Friday, January 12 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday, January 13 - 9
:30 am to 5:30 pm
Sunday, January 14 - 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Friday, February 9 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Saturday, February 10 - 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Sunday, February 11 - 9:30 am to 5:30 pm


50 Hour Module: $888

Save $100 by registering before December 12, 2024.

RPAYMENT PLAN: Pay a $300 deposit, then pay the remainder before or on the first day of class. Email for payment plan.

Register for the entire 300 Hour YogaMcc Meditation Teacher Training for the best value.

CLICK HERE for more information on the YogaMcc Meditation Teacher Training.

Cancellation Policy: Refunds (minus a $300 Administration Fee) are available up to 14 days before the starting date. Send your written cancellation notification to No refunds on or after the course begins. Deposits are non-refundable.

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