About Us

The International Sound Therapy Association is comprised of individuals interested in the benefits of sound and vibration including but not limited to: sound therapists, musicians, healing practitioners, music therapists and medical professionals. Speakers and performers connect with other like-minded individuals & organizations. ISTA is dedicated to increasing awareness of sound healing techniques through community and educational outreach, workshops, concerts and conferences. Read our Mission Statement below and see how ISTA can benefit you!

About ISTA

Learn about our
mission and values

P.O. Box 12131
Augusta, GA 30914


Mission Statement

The International Sound Therapy Association’s purpose is to promote the benefits of therapeutic sound by providing an educational forum and activities for sound therapists, musicians, healing arts practitioners, and the general public.

ISTA provides a local forum for the dissemination and sharing of cutting edge educational information and research on sound therapy modalities and new ways to use ancient therapies, in order to advance the understanding of the therapeutic benefits of music, sound and vibration.


What is Sound Therapy?

Sound Therapy is defined by ISTA as: 

“The application of sound to the full body or to a specific part of the body, from electronically-generated sound sources, or from musical sources, as therapeutic support by a credentialed Sound Therapy practitioner.” 

– International Sound Therapy Association


Events and Outreach

As an organization ISTA is dedicated to bringing you the best in sound healing, experience, and therapy through our community outreach and events. Check out our Events page

Board of Directors

ISTA Code Of Ethics

Code of Ethics
This code of ethics is a summation and declaration of acceptable, ethical, and professional behavior by which all members, certified practitioners, and instructors agree to conduct the practice, teaching, and business of Therapeutic Sound. I agree to uphold the ethical goals set forth in the following. I will:

Conduct myself with compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth, and unique attributes of every person. The primary commitment is to the client / student, whether an individual, family, group, community, or population.

Do no harm in thought, word, and deed.

Encourage diversity actively by respecting all clients / students regardless of age, physical limitations, race, creed, gender, ethnicity, religious affiliation, politics, sexual orientation, or social status.

Be honest in all professional interactions, conduct myself in a conscientious manner, maintain honest and accurate records, hold in confidence personal information and use judgement in sharing this information.

Continue to study, apply, and advance scientific knowledge, maintain a commitment to education and personal development, make relevant information available to clients, colleagues, students, and the public.

Recognize the scope of practice, when appropriate refer clients / students to seek alternative advice, treatment, instruction, or direction.

Create and maintain a safe, clean, comfortable environment, with high standards of personal hygiene on all levels, physical, mental, emotional, and energetic.

Respect and honor all persons, refrain from words and actions that constitute sexual harassment, gossip or politics. Never engage with any sexual conduct involving clients / students.

Surrender to something greater than ourselves. Create harmony within, to relationships, to the environment, and to others. Where there is harmony (harmonic resonance), consciousness can expand, leading us to a natural revelation of insight into the nature of being, and joy naturally arises.