Shamanic Drum Birthing: 2024 Residential Full Fee Balance payment

This link is for paying the remaining balance after your £100 deposit has already been paid for a residential place on a Drum Birthing Retreat.

If you haven't paid a deposit yet then please also pay this via the separate link.

Payment Fees:

Residential full fee (paid 1 week before retreat date): £545
Deposit: £100
Balance payment (to be paid 1 week before retreat date): £445

Retreat details: 

Create your own shamanic drum & beater

Your drum

During this residential weekend you will be birthing a 40cm/16inch (approx) frame drum covered with deer hide. We will be using the energy of the burn (stream) which runs alongside my home in the process, connecting you and your drum to Scotland. 

You will also make a drum beater made of natural materials to accompany your drum.

We may be working outside around the campfire –  weather permitting! We will retreat to the bell tent/outbuilding/indoors if the weather (or midges) dictate.

The weekend

Accommodation is at my home on Argyll’s Secret Coast in single occupancy twin rooms. Simple vegetarian food is included, e.g soup at lunchtime plus breakfasts and evening meals. Drinks and snacks are included during the day.

Starting after the evening meal on Friday and working through to around 8:30pm is your preparation time.  Breakfast is at 8:30am, giving you plenty of time for an early morning stroll on the beach or in my private woodland. Then from 9:30am-5:30pm approx on Saturday you will be birthing your drum. Saturday evening will be more relaxed.... though you will still be creating! On Sunday morning you'll be finishing your beater before we awaken your drum through ceremony. We finish late morning when you'll be free to depart or if you wish you can stay for a light lunch before your journey home.

What to bring

Toiletries - towels are provided. Indoor footwear.

Waterproofs and warm layers including warm footwear. 

Something to wrap your drum in to get it home - it will still be damp at this stage. Plus, any feathers etc that you want to decorate your drum beater with.

A notebook to capture your insights from the shamanic journeys - a manual is provided :) 

For full details of the dates, times and location, please see:

£445.00 GBP

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Your first payment/deposit is non-refundable.

Should you wish to cancel after full payment has been made then a refund of the amount paid, less the first payment/deposit will be made if 1 weeks notice (or more) is given.

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