Vibroacoustic Therapy

Relax and recharge yourself using our liquid sound table during your Vibroacoustic Therapy session here at Innova Grace.

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What is Vibroacoustic Therapy?

Vibroacoustic Therapy, VAT for short, is a low-frequency sound massage that uses sound waves between 30Hz to 120Hz. These are sent out to the body via transducers that are placed within the bed. The sound will gently spread through and into your body’s cells, massaging the body both from within and without. The water will perfectly transmit the sounds and vibrations, more so because our bodies are made of 60% water. Your body will bathe in the soothing sounds and relaxing vibrations as you float in amazing comfort.

Who Benefits from Vibroacoustic Therapy?

Vibroacoustic Therapy can be done as an independent activity or be used alongside medical treatment, psychotherapy, or both. VAT is beneficial to those with chronic or special needs, as well as anyone that is looking for integrative and preventative wellness therapy. VAT is like a natural energy booster and pain reliever that can also be used as a self-management tool thanks to the many different frequencies therapy solutions.

Vibroacoustic Therapy has been the subject of study for researchers and institutes around the world, such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Many report the positive benefits of using Vibroacoustic Therapy for PTSD, anxiety, brain functions, Parkinson’s, Asthma, COPD, and others. To learn more about VAT, please email our Music Therapist, Janna, at

Noted Benefits of Vibroacoustic Therapy:

  • Reduces or eliminates effects of stress
  • Improves sleep quality
  • Manages the limbic system (emotional memories)
  • Address PTSD and somatic (physical) symptoms
  • Initiates your relaxation response
  • Decreases muscle pain/spasms and anxiety
  • Shortens healing periods

How Vibroacoustic Therapy Affects The Body

The core mechanism of VAT is the vibration of the nervous system by using specific frequencies to hit the resonance characteristics of the different muscle groups. These combinations of resonance frequencies are based on well-known effects found through experiments and further evaluated by patients and their reactions. Countless research hours have now taught us that these programs can be used to help someone relax, be stimulated, and find relief from pain.

Conditions VAT Can Help Treat

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Nightmares
  • PTSD
  • Asthma
  • Stress
  • Burnout
  • Brain Functioning and Concentration
  • COPD
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Chronic Pain
  • Physical Injury
  • Aids in Weight Loss

What To Expect at My VAT Visit

At the start of your Vibroacoustic Therapy, you will get the chance to be comfortable, either by dressing down to your most comfortable or just be removing your shoes. Once ready, you will lay down on our liquid treatment table. The table is topped with either a weighted or regular blanket. A team member will then choose the music (which you will hear through a headset) and frequencies to target your noted issues.

Once the machine is turned on, you will start to feel a gentle vibration through the water mattress. You will also hear soothing music coming from your headset. You will be left alone to enjoy your session in the room, which can last between 30 to 60 minutes. Your body’s relaxation response should begin around 20 minutes into the session.

You will begin to experience a number of pleasant sensations. Your abstract thinking will slow, while the awareness of your body and mind will expand. You may also experience going into a deep meditative or dream-like state, possibly even falling asleep. You may start to experience a level of clarity or insight whilst feeling relief from your pain or symptoms.

Once the session is close to ending, we will return to your room and gently turn everything down, like the vibrational frequencies and music, and then off.


Can I use the Vibroacoustic Therapy bed if I am not an Innova Grace patient?
  • Absolutely! We welcome you to give this amazing technology a try!
Can VAT be harmful?
  • NO. More than 30 years of research and treatment results from therapists and clients (people who have chronic diseases) have shown no harm in treating with Olaf Skille’s Vibroacoustic Therapy in the 30Hz-120Hz range.
What are Transducers?
  • Transducers create vibrations in the VAT table. They are superbly smooth and accurate. They are reliable and create very little heat. These transducers can produce accurate vibrations from below 5Hz to over 1000Hz, even sound going over 20 kHz. Because of how clean the vibrational energy is when delivered to the brain, the brain interprets these stimulating signals as sound and not shaking.
Who Is Incompatible With VAT?
  • Clients with pacemakers, a DVT or a bleeding disorder, very low blood pressure, those that went through surgery recently (unless medically approved), and those who had a recent psychotic episode (unless medically approved) should not go through Vibroacoustic Therapy.
What Is the Setting of VAT?
  • VAT is done in a private and secure place, within a quiet and calm room at Innova Grace.
When is VAT Available?
  • Vibroacoustic Therapy is available during regular business hours, from Monday to Friday, by appointment only.
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If you would like to learn more about our Vibroacoustic Therapy and experience the positive impacts it will have on your well-being, do not hesitate to call us today. Calls are strictly confidential.