The Collective Power of Intention

At this time in history, there is an amazing opportunity for groups of people to come together in the heart with the collective intention to create beneficial changes for humanity and our planet. However, many people are feeling helpless looking at the world situation. The ongoing turmoil of the Ukraine war,  political and religious polarization and hatred, climate change, inflation, the pandemic, gun violence and more are challenging their ability to sustain hope. The upside of these challenges is that more and more people are going to their hearts to …

Sound Healing and the Vagus Nerve

The Vagus nerve is the longest nerve in the body. It originates in the brain and travels all the way down to the lower internal organs. It is a fundamental regulator of the parasympathetic nervous system, which controls all the involuntary processes such as digestion, heartbeat, respiration, etc. and is responsible for restoring relaxation after a response to stress or danger (the sympathetic nervous system’s activation). The strength of the vagus response is called “vagal tone” and it is determined by the variations in the heart-rate that can be measured …

Welcome to The Herdman Healing Sanctuary

In a beautiful cottage and grounds in the South Downs National Park, Martin and Libby offer a wide range of practices such as Healing, Yoga, Meditation, Sound Healing, Hypnotherapy, Shamanic Healing, Reiki, Nutrition, Naturopathy, Kirtan Groups, Drumming Circles, Healing Training and Courses, Mandalas, Pujas and Ceremonies, Gong Baths, Pujas and Boxing Therapy.

Herdman Healing Sanctuary

Healing Courses 2022

We are very happy to be offering a six month healing course. This will run one weekend a month for the duration of six months. At the end of the course you will have developed the basic skills and understanding a healer needs to start the journey into helping others. The course is intense with homework between each session and requires an openness of self-reflection. We cannot begin to heal others until we have healed ourselves.