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2016-2017 Programs By Listing View
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Eligibility: There are no prerequisites for this program. This course is filled for the 2016-2017 year. We will begin again this Fall in Ottawa. These dates are locations are TBD.
Location: Chester, Vermont
Module 1: September 15-18th, 2016 (
You must complete Module 1 in order to take Module 2, 3 or 4.)
Module 2: November 10th-13th, 2016
Module 3: January 12th-15th , 2017
Module 4: March 9th-12th, 2017

Synopsis: This is  to the first out a 3 year program in sound healing and sound therapy led by Zacciah Blackburn, PhD. You will receive a sound healing certificate of training after each year. We know of no other sound healing training which offers this level of in depth, comprehensive, experiential and cognitive preparation, for becoming a qualified and effective therapist in the field of intentional sound. No prior experience or musical experience is necessary. You may sign up for Level 1, Module I, independent of the other programs. For all other modules you must have completed each of the prior programs. Please click the link above to view all information about this year of study.

Eligibility: This course is filled for 2017. You must complete The School Of Sound Healing: Level 1 Year in order to take Level 2
Location: Chester, Vermont
Module 1: November 17-20th, 2016
Module 2: January 5th-9th 2017
Module 3: March 16-19th 2017
Module 4: June 15-19th 2017
Module 5: TBD, August, 2017

Synopsis: This is the second year of the School of Sound Healing. You must complete Level 1 in order to be eligible for this year. This course goes into greater depth into the nature of consciousness, healing and the use of sound in therapeutic and personal use.

Eligibility: This Course Is Open To Everyone
Location: Sivananda Yoga Center, Bahamas
Dates: Apr 9-17, 2017
Synopsis: Zacciah will be offering three presentations in the Bahamas for the Sivananda Yoga Center's Easter and Passover Symposium - "The Diamond Light" - "The Nature of Self-Realization" and "Awakening the Luminous Body."

Eligibility: This Course Is Open To Everyone
Location: Germany
Dates: May 25-28, 2016
Synopsis: This is an advanced level practice never before offered in Europe, and has only been offered to Zacciah's Advanced Students in the US. The Gateways we refer to are portals to higher dimensional states. These portals are gateways that offer deep revelation and healing, and self realization which heightens one's relationship with and participation in the Living Cosmos, the Greater Whole. In this workshop, Zacciah will lead us inwards so we may gain an intimate understanding of the gateways.

Eligibility: This Course Is Open To Everyone
Location: Switzerland
Dates: June 2-5, 2017
Synopsis: This course will cover the use of sound instruments and the voice, but as well the depths of sound healing meditation.

Eligibility: This Course Is Open To Everyone
Location: Leyden, Massachussetts
Dates: September 19-24, 2017
Synopsis:This is our current stand alone offering for the School of Sound Healing for the year 2017. We are currently putting together the full Level 1 Year of the School of Sound Healing in Ottawa and will be posting those dates soon. This is a 6 day stand alone program that dives deeply into the nature of sound healing, including both the use of instruments, and the depths of sound meditation. This program is perfect for both beginners and advanced practitioners alike, led by intuitive sound master Zacciah Blackburn, Ph.D. This will be held at the Spiritfire Retreat center in Massachussetts, near the Vermont border.


2016-2017 Programs By Calendar View




Jan 5-8,
Sound Healers Training;
Level II, Module II
Advanced Use of  Voice, Awareness, and Intent in Therapeutic Applications 

Jan 12-15
Sound Healers Training; 
Level  I, Module III:
The Art Of Sacred Sound;
   &, Creating Sacred Space



February, 2017

Feb 3-6
Advanced Level Practices

Zacciah in
private ceremony in



Doorway to the Ancestors

 March, 2017

March 9th-12th
Sound Healers Training;  Level  I, Module IV
The Therapeutic Application of Sound as a Healing Modality

March 16-19th

Sound Healers Training; Level II, Module III
Energetics of the Human Component,
Science, & Neurophysiology

Diamond Light Practices
  April, 2016
the new earth
April, 2017

April, 9-17
Easter and Passover Symposium
Nassua, Bahamas

Zacciah will be offering three presentations in the Bahamas for the Sivananda Yoga Center's Easter and Passover Symposium. 

Mary Magdalene, The Mysteries 

May, 2017

Zacciah will be offering two retreats
 in Germany & Switzerland
in late May and Early June!!

May 25-28
Continuing studies of
Heaven and Earth:
The Gateways
Revelations in
Self Realization & Earth Awareness
The nature of the Principles of the Living Cosmos, and our Relationship to It.
In the beautiful private Retreat Haus
Lindau, Germany
Near Lake Constance

Voices of the Ancestors, Madrid, Spain

Raising the Djed
Raising the Djed

June, 2017

June 2-5
Sound Healers Training
Sound, Healing and Consciousness

Basel, Switzerland

June 15-19th 2017 (tentative dates
Sounds Healers Training;
Sacred Space, Sacred Sound,
Sacred Ceremony
Awakening the Lion, Leon Spain


July, 2017

2012: The Great Awakening, the great shift in human consciousness

August, 2016

August, 2017

August, 2017 dates to be announced
Sounds Healers Training;
Earth Healing & Awareness
Outdoor Earth Ceremonies & Rituals,
    with Sacred Sound

Raising the Djed

September, 2017

September  19-24
School of Sound Healing
Sound, Healing and Consciousness
an in depth 6 day retreat
on the nature of healing with sound.
At Spiritfire Retreat Center


 October, 2017

Doorway to the Ancestors

 November, 2017

Sound Healing, Zacciah Blackburn, PhD
Mask of Sekhmet

December, 2017



great pyramids, egypt


   Potential Future Programs
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   ZacciahZacciah Blackburn, PhD, is an intuitive, teacher, and sound healer, trained in classical healing and shamanic traditions, and sacred sound cultures.  He teaches internationally, and practices in Vermont, at the Center of Light Institute of Sound Healing and Shamanic Studies.  Zacciah utilizes sound coupled with sacred intention as a therapeutic tool, in mystical settings, for personal healing and transformation.  He is Director of Education at The International Sound Healing Network, & is co-founder & Director of the World Sound Healing and All One Now Network of organizations working for global peace & transformation.   

For Zacciah's background in studies and experience, click here.

The  Center of Light
Institute of Sound Healing and Shamanic Studies
Zacciah Blackburn, PhD, Director
220 Hidden Glen Rd.
P.O. Box 389
Ascutney, VT  05030  USA

Phone: (802) 674-9585    Fax:  (802) 674-9586

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Shakuhachi, Native American Flutes, Didgeridoos

   A Wide Selection of Drums of the World, World Percussion, Concert Band and
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