Reiki Level 1, An Introduction to Reiki Healing Energy  – With SHAE BARRY

A deposit of £50 is required to secure your space on either course as there are only limited spaces available.

To book your place please send your £50 deposit here:

To find out more about this course and Shae's Sanctuary please visit @shaessanctuary on Instagram or Facebook or give Shae a call on 07950783441.

A 2 day course which is an introduction to Reiki Healing Energy leaving you with a certificate of completion in Reiki Level 1, First Degree Reiki.

You will receive a Level 1 Attunement & learn level 1 Usui theory to be able to use Reiki for self-healing, friends and family.

This course is a practical introduction to the human energy field and the chakras which will give you a first-hand understanding of the subtle bodies. Some additional things covered in this course include:


  • The history of Reiki and what it is
  • The Chakras
  • Insights into the metaphysical nature of disease
  • Understanding Mindfulness and Meditation
  • Techniques for grounding
  • Hand positions for self-healing
  • The Five Reiki Principles


Price £210 per person

Reiki Level 2

A 2 day course which is an initiation to the three sacred reiki symbols leaving you with a certificate of completion in reiki level 2, second degree reiki. You will receive a level 2 attunement & learn how to set up your own professional practice as a qualified reiki practitioner. This course enables students to enhance their personal spiritual practice and awareness as well as being able to offer reiki to the general public. Some additional things covered in this course include:

  • Understanding the chakra system
  • The pillars of reiki
  • The reiki symbols
  • How to conduct a reiki healing session
  • Hand positions for treating others
  • Distant & group reiki healing
  • Working as a reiki practitioner


Price £310 per person

2 Day Birth Your Own Medicine Drum Workshop – With Dagmara Childs

Date: Contact The Sanctuary

10 Spaces Available

The drum is a powerful healing tool that has been used for thousands of years for inner healing, meditation, journeying and community ritual and celebration. The sound has the power to synchronise the brain hemispheres helping us access a state of consciousness to heal ourselves and others.

This drum birthing workshop is a two-day journey working ceremonially to allow us to deeply reconnect to; ourselves, nature, the land, the cosmos and each other.

Birthing your own medicine drum in ceremony is an inward, reflective, beautiful, life changing experience. It connects us to the deepest part of ourselves, to the first heart beat we heard in the womb, our own heartbeat, and the womb of all creation. It shows us our medicine for self-healing and sharing this with others.

Birthing your own drum is an opportunity to create in a sacred way from your heart space; to be able to witness your own story, your imprints, unravel, observe your own creative process, how you create in life, and weave your prayers and intentions into your work through this sacred gift we are all born with, to create.

To make together holds such power, come join me in ceremony as we discover, play, create and deepen our connection to nature and ourselves through birthing our drums in community.

The drum hoops are chosen for their highest quality and craftsmanship and are ethically and sustainably sourced in the UK.

The hides are ethically and sustainably sourced from Scotland. They are handmade using traditional techniques. Each hide is worked in a slow and respectful way to honour the animal’s life.

Prior to each drum birthing workshop each hide is prepared in a loving and respectful way to honour the animals life, working with mother earth and cosmic energies.

Drum Birthing

What to Expect

  • 2 days of creating your drum in ceremony, honouring the land, the deer and the tree from a place of deepest respect, love and gratitude.
  • A deepening connection to your ancestors, spirit guides, animal and plant spirits.
  • A kind, nurturing, safe space to explore a deep connection to self and nature, guided by Dagmara Childs, an experienced and accredited Shamanic Practitioner and teacher.
  • Birth a 16” drum from Deer hide
  • Create your own beater
  • After care for your drum
  • The unexpected

To secure your place a deposit is required of £150 to cover materials for the course. This is non-refundable. The deposit is required as soon as possible to enable a greater choice of wood for your hoop.

Total Cost £395

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Once booked you will receive further information on how to prepare for the workshop and what to bring.

Please confirm there’s available space on a workshop or class by Whatsapp (click here); once confirmed you can pay using the Paypal button below for payment to secure your place.

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Workshop & Classes

Classes £20 Workshops £40

Qi gong (or Chi Kung) is Chinese in origin and is a very old ‘mind & movement’ healing practice; it literally means ‘Energy Work’.

There are many different types of qi gong’s; one of my favourites that I’ll be teaching will be the: Five Elements. The origins of this method lie in Daoism and the shamanic religions of ancient China. The cycle of the five elements integrates and links the human body with the external world.

The five elements of Fire, Earth, Metal, Water and Wood correspond to seasons, climate, directions, temperature, animals, sounds, tastes, smells, colour, emotions and our organs. This is a fully integrated system that aims to balance the health of the human body by reconnecting our natural rhythms to our surroundings and the cycles of nature.

This powerful and ancient art allows you to feel and receive energy for health, relaxation, and healing via the use of symbols, meditations, postures, and movements.

There are weekend workshops on offer, and Monday night classes.

***Please also follow me on Instagram @mileskempton35 and The Upminster Sanctuary Facebook page for updates & any timetable alterations.

Hope to see you soon for some Qi gong!

Crystal Bowls and Sacred Solfeggio Chime Pipes Sound Bath with Karen

Sound Bath with Karen

Cost £16

These sessions are very popular and spaces are limited.
Please contact Karen before booking to ensure your space: 07808 167270

Next dates:
11th Feb, 23rd Feb, 3rd March, 22nd March 2024
Friday 7.30 to 8.45 pm and Sunday 11.00 am to 12.15pm

Enjoy a deeply relaxing and nurturing experience

Allow stress, tension and anxiety to dissolve, whilst being fully immersed and supported by High Vibrational Soundwaves, created with beautiful Crystal Singing Bowls, Sacred Solfeggio Chime Pipes, Light Language (Multidimensional Language of Love) and other instruments

Sometimes I will collaborate with other healers, therapists and musicians

Bring a Yoga mat, blanket and pillow and dress to be comfortable and warm
Please stay hydrated before and after session

I look forward to welcoming you and co-creating Sacred Space together ♡

Please contact Karen 07808167270 if you have any questions.

NOTE: Also, coming soon Alchemise stress and Quieten the mind with Tuning Forks

First Saturday of the month @ 7pm

A Gong Bath is a form of Sound Healing Meditation growing in popularity as a modern healing technique. It is referred to as a bath due to participants being immersed in the vibrations of the instruments during a session. No knowledge or experience is required and it can be viewed as a form of meditation accessible to everyone.

The gongs are gradually introduced and the vibrations of the gongs are absorbed throughout the entire body, which can help shift stagnant energies.

Gong Baths are often described as having transformational effects on body, mind, and spirit.

The best way to understand it is to experience it, but if you have any questions please call Jag on 07872 177193

Gong bath with Jag

Session cost is just £20 Book your place here.

Once you have purchased your ticket please contact Jag to confirm your attendance on 07872 177193. 

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24th Feb, 23rd March, 20th April, 18th May, 22nd June, 20th July, 17th August, 21st September, 19th October, 16th November 2024

Drumming Therapy Workshops benefit your whole being.
We bring the mind to focus, immerse ourselves in vibration and enjoy creating rhythmic harmony.
It’s fun, invigorating and instils a sense of tribal community.
These workshops are run monthly, come join our tribe.



  • 14th April 2024
  • 12th May 2024
  • 9th June 2024

Plus: Further Consultation Evening Included With This Course To Review Case Studies And Receive Your Certificate.

Julia derives enormous pleasure in teaching this in-depth course in which she introduces you to the 38 Flower Remedies which are the key to healing Spiritual, Chronic and Acute states of emotion. 

Mindfulness and Meditation technique

This course with Amar Sanghera will enlighten you in a way where you will learn ways of changing your processes in life.

We are accustomed to doing things without realising and they become habitual.

It will show you how to become empowered by changing patterns in your life.

You can reach your fullest potential without any negative thought patterns to make you achieve your fullest potential by working on yourself and building on the techniques you learn.

We will be looking at your goals, being open to visualising your goals, and finding ways to get to achieve your dreams.

We can look at ways to adapt a mindful way of thinking and how to meditate alone in your own space which will support you to focus on those goals you wish to achieve.


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Due to the overwhelming interest in the first course, we are delighted to bring you this popular course for the second time here at The Sanctuary in Upminster, Essex.

Pellowah connects all 12 strands of DNA – ready for activation.
It unblocks and realigns all the meridians within the body, giving a feeling of well-being and connection which allows for a Radical Shift in Consciousness.
Level 1 & 2 will include atunements and enable you to be a Pellowah Healing practitioner.

The venue

The teaching room on the first floor is spacious, light and airy creating a warm friendly atmosphere.

It benefits from having windows to every aspect, heating and optional piped music with 3 volume settings and is equipped with a number of folding chairs and tables.

The room is versatile and adaptable and is used regularly for a variety of classes, workshops and courses Hatha Yoga, instruction in complementary therapies, Stress Management and Meditation to name just a few.

This is also an ideal environment to bring your people for a team-building meeting a calm and pleasant atmosphere away from the distractions of the workplace. Facilities are available for you to supply refreshments.

Whats on a the UpminsterSanctuary

Act fast, Limited Spaces Available

Please note: The Teaching room is situated on the first floor and therefore noise levels must be kept low for minimum disruption to those using the treatment rooms below.

Visitors are therefore required to remove their outdoor shoes when entering the room clean socks are provided, if required.

MONDAY TO FRIDAY: 8.00am to 10.00pm
SATURDAY: 8.30am to 8.00pm
SUNDAY & BANK HOLIDAY: 9.00am to 6.00pm

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