The Ethics of Drum Making

After much research, I am finally ready to let you know about the drum making workshop I have scheduled.  I am ridiculously excited about this. I have several frame drums, but the one I made ten years ago is the most precious to me. However, this post is less about the workshop and more about the ethics of drum … Continue reading

Mala Making Workshop

mala and mantra

I’m delighted to introduce this new mala making workshop.

Mala are used to count repetitions of mantra. They have 108 beads, plus a centre bead called the meru (or guru bead). Beads come in a variety of materials, although it is common to find them made of rosewood beads. Shell, bone, and semi-precious stones are also popular.

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Win a Gong Bath with Earthtones!

Would you like to win a gong bath?

That’s right. I’m giving away a gong bath. Not a place at one of my gong baths but a gong bath of your own, for you and up to eleven friends. You choose the date and time and whether to have a relaxing gong bath or an energising gong bath.

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My Job as a Sound Therapist

I’ve pondered over the last few days just what my job is as a therapist. I think a lot of people think that the role of a therapist – any therapist – is to make people better. To heal their ailments. I don’t see that as my job. I don’t heal people.

Instead, I’m a facilitator. I help my clients … Continue reading