A Sound Bath is a deeply-immersive,

full-body listening experience

that intentionally uses sound to invite gentle yet powerful therapeutic and restorative processes to

NURTURE YOUR MIND AND BODY

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What is a sound bath?

Sound has the power to change not just our emotional and spiritual wellbeing, but our physical wellbeing too. Sound baths offer the intention of healing mind, body and emotions, as well as the transformation of consciousness, itself a path to wellbeing.

When conducted with relaxation in mind therapeutic sound sessions can reduce blood pressure and heart rate and relax the autonomic nervous system. Furthermore, the session can slow down our brainwaves, taking them from an awake and alert state to a more altered, deeply meditative state. The result is a lovely, drifty feeling, like the one we might feel just before we are about to go to sleep, which brings health benefits that enable us to be better able to respond openly to the demands of everyday life.

What happens during a Sound Bath?

The experience begins with each person lying down or seated in a comfortable position, often with a blanket and an eye mask. After a few minutes of guided focus on the breath, the remainder of the experience is filled with different sounds and frequencies being introduced in succession. The sounds are created by a variety of overtone-emitting instruments including crystal singing bowls, planetary gongs, himalayan bowls, tuning forks, chimes and percussion instruments.

These sounds have the potential to relax, realign and restore you on all levels and all you need to do is get comfortable and be open to absorbing them as they take you on a magical journey. You are free to relax and drift off where the sound takes you.

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Our session was so deeply relaxing.

I literally feel like a new woman!

Wow. Just wow. 

I feel like I floated out of your house so not sure I properly thanked you. I’m gliding my way through the day.

You’re a legend!

I've never experienced anything like that.

It's so interesting and I will definitely be back for more!

I feel like I've had a weeks sleep!

I have never been to anything spiritual or meditative before, the sound bath last week was my first tentative step and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

I was at my first sound bath with you on Friday. Just wanted to say how much I enjoyed it, and how much I needed it. I was quite stressed out, had a week of no time to myself, one activity leading to another, and felt detached. The sound bath grounded and calmed me, and I had a great night's sleep that night....feeling refreshed the next day. 

When you sink into a Sound Bath and guide your awareness to your listening, you allow your brain waves to slow, shifting from a more active state to a more relaxed state, or even a dreamlike state. 

The sounds introduced during a Sound Bath are an invitation into a deeper state of consciousness, an opportunity to unplug from external stimuli and to gain perspective on what’s going on within you. The goal of the experience is to invite deep rest and relaxation, and explore self-inquiry and self-discovery.

Where are the community sound baths?

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I host a monthly sound bath in the gorgeous Billson Room at Mountsorrel Memorial Centre, 105 Leicester Road, Mountsorrel, LE12 7DB.

Please note that for the summer months we are gathering at a slightly later time to make the most of the longer days.

doors open 7.30pm

we start at 7.45pm

concluding at 9pm

Tuesday 17th May - BOOK HERE

Tuesday 21st June - BOOK HERE

Tuesday 26th July - BOOK HERE

Friday 26th August - BOOK HERE

Please bring all you need to be super comfy and warm. A yoga mat, blanket, cushion, eye pillow are recommended. I can bring yoga mats and eye pillows for you if you let me know in advance (first come first served!)

I don't want finances to prevent anyone from benefitting from a sound bath. I offer a concessionary rate to key workers and carers and those who need it. You'll find the code on the booking page.

Summer Evening Sound Retreats

An evening retreat of sound bath, aromatherapy, guided meditation and magical scenery in and around Nanpantan Hall to relax and restore you.

Come and join me for an evening of sound, aromatherapy, guided mindfulness meditation and nature at Nanpantan Hall.

The large Victorian house is private and peaceful with picturesque views, set in over 16 acres of charming Leicestershire countryside in the heart of the National Forest. You are welcome to begin your evening by exploring Nanpantan’s delightful woodland estate before we gather for a sound bath in the house. There are several walks, a hidden dell ideal for quiet contemplation, a labyrinth and beautiful garden with far reaching picturesque views of the countryside.

We will gather for the sound bath held in the spacious drawing rooms in the house.

Weaving guided meditation and the frequencies of planetary tuned gongs, Himalayan and quartz crystal singing bowls, chimes and percussion we will sink into deep rest and emerge feeling restored. There will be grounding, energising snacks available and you can savour dusk in the grounds before heading home.

An aromatherapy blend will be created especially for the evening and you will receive a rollerball wand of this bespoke blend so you can tune into the restorative energy of the evening long after you leave.

Celebration sound baths at Seagrave

Join me for special celebratory sound baths when we will step out of the "every day" and weave a magical journey of words and the sounds of planetary tuned gongs, crystal and Himalayan singing bowls, chimes and percussion instruments to honour and celebrate ancient festivals marking the turning of the wheel of the year.

The ‘Turning of the Wheel’ describes the movement through the passage of the year - the Wheel of the Year - in native European cosmology. The eight ‘hinges’ of the wheel mark the significant seasonal shifts in Earth-based, Elemental, Lunar and Solar energies, that provide gateways for deep spiritual practice and are traditionally engaged with through ritual.

When we engage with these potent cyclical gateways we reconnect with nature and our place within the whole. It’s a beautiful way to deep dive beneath the frantic, endless pace of survival and striving and take a deep pause to re-set.

As a special gift to mark the occasion you will also receive a downloadable hypnotic meditation celebrating the festival to continue to support you in your own practice.

SUMMER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION : Sunday 19th June - BOOK HERE

doors open 7pm

we start at 7.15pm

concluding at 8.30pm

Seagrave Memorial Hall, Green Lane, Seagrave LE12 7LU.

Please bring all you need to be super comfy and warm. A yoga mat, blanket, cushion, eye pillow are recommended. I can bring yoga mats and eye pillows for you if you let me know in advance.

I’m offering an introductory discounted rate of £15 per event (usually £20).

I don't want finances to prevent anyone from benefitting from a sound bath. I offer a concessionary rate of £10 per bath for those who need it. You'll find the code on the booking page.

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Gift a sound bath

Gift a sound bath

Gift the experience of a sound bath to a loved one with a gift voucher.

Tickets are £15 each and you will be emailed a pdf you can forward or print out to give to the lucky recipient. They can then select the date that best suits them.

Gift vouchers are available here

Sound Bath FAQs?

Am I listening to music?

You aren’t listening to music in the formal sense. Though the sounds come from instruments, they don’t incorporate melody, harmony, rhythm and arrangements like music does. The less-structured sounds in a Sound Bath help you listen without judgement.

Sound Baths remove the desire for reaction and analysis that you might have with a pop song, and allow the listener to go deeper into their own experience.

Is it meditation?

It is not meditation as you may traditionally think of it, but the Sound Bath experience can be helpful for anyone who wants to access the benefits of meditation or a period of relaxation. Instead of a meditative practice that requires you to sit up straight or have a point of focus or recite a complicated mantra or count your breaths, all you have to do during a Sound Bath is listen.

Sound is ephemeral – this particular sound is only happening right NOW – and thus an awareness of each sound helps you connect to the present moment, and explore mindfulness.  

This experience can be beneficial for both beginners of meditation and experienced meditators. 

What's the point of a sound bath?

Listen to Kat answer this question posed by the BBC ahead of her first sound bath at Seagrave Village Hall.

Will a sound bath help me sleep?

Most people report of a “good night’s sleep” after a Sound Bath which often extends into a calm, centred feeling the next day.

A Sound Bath can help you access a reflective, self-healing state and invite calm into your daily life, and further promote healthy sleep.

What should I wear / bring?

PLEASE DRESS COMFORTABLY. Bring your own yoga mat, and a cushion; a blanket, eye pillow or anything else that will help you to feel more comfortable is most welcome. I can bring mats and eye pillows for anyone who needs them, just let me know in advance (I have 10 of each and will allocate on a first come first served basis)

I am not comfortable lying on the floor, can I still come to a sound bath?

Lying on the floor is one way to experience a Sound Bath. If this is not possible, you are also welcome to sit on a cushion or chair.

Who is a sound bath NOT suitable for?

Please contact me before booking if you are pregnant, have epilepsy or tinnitus, are recovering from surgery or have an implanted heart pacemaker, stent or shunt.

We will talk through any contraindications and explore whether a sound bath is right for you.

Can I buy a sound bath for someone else?

Yes!

Sound bath gift vouchers are available in the shop so you can gift the power of sound to a loved one.

Private Sound Baths

Private sessions for you, your family, a group of friends or even at your workplace are possible.

I am happy to host a well-being event for your organisation, a ceremonial sound bath for your sister circle or a private healing session at my home.

Just drop me a line with your thoughts and I will do what I can to create a bespoke experience for you.

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Personal Sound Healing

90 minute personal integral sound healing sessions are available near Barrow Upon Soar in Leicestershire.

Integral sound healing integrates modern science, ancient wisdom and the healing arts. Healing with sound has been widely used throughout the world for thousands of years. It is a form of vibrational medicine that helps to balance all aspects of being human - physical, emotional, mental and spiritual.
When using sound intentionally within a therapeutic context it can balance the nervous system, help reduce stress and shift emotional blocks, many of which manifest as physical ailments and dis-eases.
The vibrations from sound healing instruments penetrate down to a cellular level (especially when placed directly on the body) relaxing tense muscles and tissues. This allows better blood flow and lymphatic circulation to aid detoxification. Pain and inflammation can be relieved and regulation of the autonomic nervous system can be achieved. Sound healing has the potential to strengthen the vagus nerve and activate the parasympathetic nervous system helping recipients feel calmer and more balanced.
On a mental and emotional level it allows one to surrender and let go of negative thought patterns which no longer serve. As we become witness to sensation and thought we achieve a new perspective and access greater possibilities and opportunities. On a spiritual level, it can both help reconnect to our true selves and also know we are not separate and thus re-connect to a greater whole.

Bring mindfulness + sound to the workplace

Kat can customise SOUND BATH experiences for your company and small groups of executives and/or employees to improve focus, creativity and communication, as well as increased productivity and peace of mind.

As our culture and society continues to recognise the importance of health, wellness, mindfulness and holistic practices in their everyday lives as well as the workplace, we provide our programming to your work force and your executives to improve focus and creativity and communication as well as increase productivity and peace of mind.

Benefits include:

Build awareness of self and environment

Develop strong working relationships

Facilitate compassionate communication

The ability to calm the mind

Release of undesirable thought structures and habits

Considerable diminishment of anxiety and depression

Access to inner peace and calm

Increased self-confidence and ability to connect to others

Enhanced ability to listen and pay greater attention to details