It is believed that gong therapy can reduce stress and liberate emotional blockages. There are also some studies that gong therapy encourages the human body to naturally repair itself, managing various types of ailments.
Gong Therapy is usually done lying down on meditation mats, resting in a comfortable position as the instructor guides you through the session. The going is initially played very softly and as the meditation session progresses, the volume is gradually increased. Since the purpose of gong meditation is healing, it is assured that the volume is never increased to uncomfortable levels.