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Soundbaths & Gong Baths - 1:1 Sound Therapy
Sound & Therapy Combinations: ACUGong - Reiki Soundbath - Shiatsu & Sound
Therapeutic Sound & Gong Baths
  • Tree of Life Centre - 143 Portland Road, Hove, BN3 5QJ (wheelchair access) Session dates/times
  • Brighton Natural Health Centre - 27 Regent Street, Brighton BN1 1UL
  • Personal 1:1 Soundbath
  • Soundbath for Two - you and a friend - both in Eley Cresecent, Brighton BN2 7FE on a day and time to suit you.

Relax as the beautiful sounds and tones of gongs, Himalayan singing bowls, crystal singing bowls, rainsticks and other therapeutic percussion instruments wash over you whilst you rest on a comfortable yoga mat with cushions and blankets (or chair if you prefer).

Sound is applied therapeutically which helps to relax the system on all levels of being; physically, mentally, emotionally, energetically/spiritually and offers the potential for deep transformation, bringing calm to the body and mind and helping brainwaves lower to levels that are similar to meditation or those experienced just before you fall asleep. Proven to relax on a deeper level than other relaxation methods.*

The sound can induce a state of deep relaxation and allow you to rest there with the effect that cortisol (i.e. the stress hormone) reduces, blood pressure and heart rates are lowered, potassium & sodium levels in the body are rebalanced and cellular regeneration can take place which, in turn, helps our autonomic nervous system to restore. The sound also initiates a 'conversation' with the system and creates a space within which an individual may see themselves and their process more clearly, through reflection and enquiry. After the session, you are invited to share your experience with the group if you wish. *The original BAST method has been shown to be, on average, 64% more relaxing than conventional relaxation methods (Cook 2009)

What to bring? We provide yoga mats, blankets pillows but please feel free to bring your own mats, blankets or pillows for your personal comfort.
Please note: If any of the following applies to you, please contact us before booking your soundbath: 1 You are in your first trimester of pregnancy or 2 You are being treated for or currently have severe/clinical depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, paranoid schizophrenia, dissociative disorder or any other serious mental health condition, many thanks, Ruth
Sound Therapy
1:1 treatments

Bespoke Sound Therapy treatments for your specific therapeutic requirements using a combination of Gongs, Crystal Singing Bowls, Himalayan Singing Bowls, Mantra, Drum, Tuning Forks and Therapeutic Percussion..

As with our soundbath sessions, 1:1 sound therapy helps to enable deep relaxation and offers many other health benefits such as relief from physical pain, reduced stress and improvement in stress related symptoms, working on all levels of being, physically, mentally, emotionally, energetically/spiritually, in a person centred way.

Sound therapy combines sound applied in a specific way with a self-reflection technique which can increase self awareness and mindfulness and provides a space where therapeutic sound can initiate a 'conversation' with the system and an individual may see themselves more clearly through reflection and enquiry through the 'Cooper Sax '5Rs' Model of Experiential Processing'.
Did you know Sound Therapy can:
  • Encourage shifts in consciousness
  • Encourage openness to new experiences and flexibility
  • Encourage sociability
  • When we process sound and music either playing, listening or even thinking about music, it is more widely processed in the brain than any other activity
Himalayan Singing Bowl Therapy
Himalayan singing bowls are often described as 'nurturing', 'warm', 'safe' and 'gentle' can be used in combination both on and/or off the body for a wonderfully relaxing treatment. Sonic Massage -
Experience a fully clothed massage using the gentle vibrations of our beautiful Himalayan bowls to help relax and relieve stress held in the body, neck, shoulder and back
Gong Therapy
Gongs can be both gentle and nurturing as well as powerful and physical. The gong's 'sonic signature' has been described as 'expansive', 'rich', 'powerful', 'relaxing', 'layered', 'dynamic' and 'deep'

Drum Therapy & Massage
We also offer Drum Therapy and Massage, as with the Himalayan bowls, a fully clothed massage for deep relaxation, muscle tension and to help balance our 'Rhythm of Life'. We also offer 1:1 or group Drum Journey. The drum's 'sonic signature' has been described as 'grounding', 'natural', 'primal', 'warm', 'earthly' and 'stabilising'
Crystal Singing Bowl Therapy
Crystal singing bowls are very unique sonically, they encourage deep relaxation and create beautiful musical intervals which can really help transform and release. The crystal bowl's 'sonic signature' has been described as 'beautiful', 'clear', 'pure', 'expansive', 'peaceful', 'ethereal', 'mellow' and 'bright'
Mantra Therapy
The repetition of Sanskrit mantra in order to balance mind, body, emotions and spirit. The practitioner chants one or more mantra as the client relaxes either laying down or seated. Mantra therapy is deeply relaxing, taking one to a state of being similar to that of meditation, softening ego and enabling a client to experience a more unified, peaceful state of being, opening up the space for the transmutation and transformation of energy from one state to another. Clients have described mantra therapy as 'deeply comforting and nurturing' and 'like a sonic cuddle'
Tuning Fork Therapy with Kinesiology
Tuning Fork Therapy has proven to have great potenial in helping those who are finding their flow of life restricted by anxiety, fears, phobias, traumatic events and is also beneficial for releasing negative/limiting beliefs and patterns of behaviour. Kinesiology (muscle testing) - A person's energy level is weakened if they come into contact with something that does not serve them, anything that does serve them will strengthen the energy system and this is also felt within the muscles. The therapist uses muscle testing to tap into the client's 'bio-computer' to identify the optimum tuning fork therapy treatment for the client
Sound & Therapy Combinations

Shiatsu & Sound
1:1 treatments
A simply exquisite and wonderfully relaxing experience with the combination of Shiatsu and sound therapy using Himalayan singing bowls, Crystal singing bowls ad therapeutic percussion. Shiatsu is a traditional Japanese healing art and is influenced by Chinese and Western knowledge. It is based on similar principles to acupuncture, but instead of needles the Shiatsu practitioner will use their hands. Shiatsu helps to rebalance the body's energy channels of vital energy (known as Ki in Japanese), to promote your well-being, support good physical, mental and emotional health and prevent illness. Shiatsu and Sound is a deeply relaxing and transformative experience. With Ruth and Angie Hell, MRSS(t) email: or tel: 07789260257


AcuGong is a deeply relaxing and unique experience combining Acupuncture and a Soundbath. Sound is applied therapeutically, helping to relax the system on all levels improving overall health for mind, body and soul. The acupunture points applied are for general rebalancing and to help promote deep relaxation. This session is provided by Rainbow Acupuncture & Dao Natural Health.

For booking enquires please contact us via: or 01273 900385 My Brighton, 17 Jubilee Street, Brighton, BN1 1GE

Reiki Soundbath

Through this Reiki Soundbath you will be supported to reflect inwards, rebalance, heal and harmonise the body so you can move forward with more purpose and clarity.
Ruth works with Sarah Taylor and Gar Lam as part of Empowered Journeys who are trained Reiki practitioners which means they have been attuned to channel greater quantities of universal healing energy. The energy is transferred to you through hands-on-Reiki. You may feel heat or tingling or sometimes cold as they place their hands lightly on different chakra energy centres in your body. Reiki works by raising your own individual energy vibrations, stimulating your natural healing response. When Reiki is combined with a soundbath it can have a powerful and profound effect as your body and mind are more deeply relaxed and offers the potential for deep transformation.

To booking or for enquiries please contact us or Sarah Taylor on 07947280098 or visit

Interested in finding out more about sound therapy?
Try the FREE BAST Sound Therapy Course!

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