Forge Your Own Singing Bowl
Working predominantly in brass and bronze,you will scribe and cut the metal, working closely with the fire and all of the elements to sink and shape a finely crafted sounding vessel; an instrument that will outlast many generations to come. Instruction in the use of the tools and one to one support will be available throughout the workshop.
You will be guided not only in the physical, but also in the metaphysical implications of making a singing bowl. Modern science has come full circle to rediscover the wisdom of the ages - all matter is in essence, pure vibration, and that intention colours form. Throughout the workshop we will co-create and hold a focused space in order to bring forth your instrument. This act of bringing consciousness to how we perceive and experience sound, and our developing sensitivity to resonance, will underpin all that we do.
There are no pre-requisites. Contact us if in any doubt about skill set or fitness.
The workshop is open to all ages from 14 and up.
We also create bespoke workshops. These are geared towards groups who are working in or with a specific project eg a group of yoga practitioners, those who are training in hospice work. This work is small group oriented and can provide immeasurable growth and expansion in all areas of family, group or community work, through the shared experience of conscious transformation assisted and facilitated through soundcraft.
We welcome approaches from those who are inspired to have our facilitation in this regard.
"The possibility of making your own healing instrument is rare.
The experience of forging with your own hands is transformational in itself.
The instruments that result are exceptional.
Book this course, bring your soul-spirit into your hands."
Tobias Kaye –Devon – Director of Sounding Bowls – Tuning the Circle
I loved every moment of the time I spent with you, and am profoundly grateful to you all for following your callings the way you do. My, what a difference it makes to the world….My bowl has been instrumental in some really transformational work on many occasions. It has become iconic in our participatory leadership gatherings in the Commission. People’s eyes and souls light up when they hear that I made it with my own hands. It’s like a miracle’.
Helen Titchen Beeth, EC Brussels, Belgium
2016 Workshop Dates
30th April - 2nd May:
The Clophill Centre,Bedfordshire www.clophillcentre.co.uk/
Create a Singing Bowl
A three day workshop to craft your own singing bowl at a land based centre that works in
harmony with nature and celebrates and nourishes life.
Sat 30th April - Monday 2nd May
In addition to the workshop there will be a
Sound Weaving - open to all
The Clophill Centre Friday 29th April 7 30 - 9 30
Pricing for this workshop
£330 includes full tuition, lunches and snacks.
Materials extra - usually between £15 - £35 based on size and type of material used
Camping and other accommodations available. Please enquire.
For more details download the Clophill pdf (above) or email us for more details
31st May – 7th June:
Isle of Orkney / Scotland – Retreat and Workshop
Forging Sound and Self – A Communion with Earth and Cosmos
Craft a Singing Bowl in co-creation with the sacred sites and land of Orkney.
A 6 days and 7 nights Fully Residential Retreat with exploration of the Island, the stone circles
and ancient sites.
For details and booking information see: http://resoundingearth-on-orkney.weebly.com/
Heather and Gabriella welcome Janine Greaves as a co-facilitator for this Orkney week.
For more information about Janine and her potent work with
sound and the wider Cosmos go to _ http://www.light-horizon.com/
The summer we will be in different locations throughout Europe –
Coming into Resonance through Forging a Singing Bowl
at the Schweibenalp Community http://www.schweibenalp.ch/
The workshop will be conducted in English. Please let us know if translation is required.
Full details and all information about this workshop in the pdf above
17th – 22nd July
at the Obenaus community: http://www.obenauscommunity.org/
Obenaus, Berghausen Steiermark, Austria
Sun 17th July: Sound Weaving Concert
18th – 22nd July 2016
Resounding Peace Within Resounding Peace Without
Create a Singing Bowl – workshop/ retreat
18th – 20th 3 day option
18th -22nd 5 day option
Please note that this workshop will be facilitated in English with German translation available
Italian and French may also be available if required.
For full details and booking click here https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0BwwG5AbSATdpYXRnUElrQ2NVRkk&usp=sharing _
For more details download the Obenhaus Workshop file from above - available in English and German
26th – 29th August
What is the Sound of Peace?
At: Allanton World Peace Sanctuary
Allanton House, Auldgirth, Dumfries DG2 0RY, Scotland
Inspired by the work of the Goi Peace Foundation and the 250,000 Peace Poles that have been planted all over the earth we are offering a special focus four day event to craft a Peace Bowl. The work will be fully integrated into the working day at Allanton where daily meditation and prayer ceremonies are maintained and underpin their lives and work in the world.
Come and join us to create a Peace Bowl
Allanton House provides a beautiful setting for crafting the bowls and setting the tone for this work. Set in beautiful gardens and woodlands, the atmosphere is crafted and maintained by a small team of people dedicated living from the principles of the co-creation of peace with all of life.
For this unique workshop at Allanton we will be bringing a special awareness to the field that has been co-created with residents and land at the European Sanctuary for the World Peace Prayer Society.
Their message 'May Peace Prevail on Earth' is visible on more than 250,000 Peace Poles that have been planted throughout the world. We are moved to bring a resounding earth wave of acknowledgement and gratitude to the Society and the impulse at large.
The energy field of 'May Peace Prevail on Earth' and life at Allanton will underpin and inform our crafting in the beautiful and nourishing environment in South West Scotland.
A 3 day residential and non - residential workshop:
Fri 26th August at 2 pm – Mon 29th August early afternoon
Workshop and Retreat prices
£475 Fully residential shared accommodation and full meals
£370 non-residential with lunch each day as part of workshop
£400 camping and meals.
more details to follow - please email to enquire and book
PAYMENT and PRICES
Please follow the link to details for each workshop.
We value the contribution that returning bowl makers bring to each workshop and where the venue expenses allow it we very happily offer a discounted rate for experienced makers.
Please let us know that you're interested when booking.
We are also happy and able to offer several ways to pay including by instalments.
For ALL Bookings and enquiries please contact Heather at email@example.com or through this website unless a local host has been advertised.
Courses with Ton Akkermans and Carolina Schomper:
February 27 - 4 march 2016 A GONG workshop
(advanced workshop for those who have already made singingbowls)
Create your own GONG in complete tranquility.
in the North of Spain. Sound trip to the Pyrenees
For details see link below
5 March - 11 March 2016
Create your own sound bowl instrument in complete tranquility.
both gong workshop and bowl workshop at:
Rectoria de la Miana (see: www.lacolina.nl)
Address: La Miana, s / n 17 850 Sant Ferriol, Girona
At the village of Sant Jaume de Llierca
for more info and details: http://odebaer.jimdo.com/school-of-sound-engelstalig/
or contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat 15 Aug – Wed 19 Aug Create a Singing Bowl Summer School
at Hawkwood College , Stroud
for more info go here: