Ancestral Spirit

Richard Berry
 

About

Richard Berry - Shamanic Healing Practitioner & Medium

The word shaman comes from Siberia and means "one who sees in the dark" (the hidden realities), and widely refers to those who are medicine women/men, healers, and seers. Shamans believe that all problems, physical, emotional or mental, have their root cause in spiritual imbalance. A shaman works to restore balance and wholeness by addressing the root cause of the problem. Many methods are used in shamanic healing, including retrieval of a spirit ally, soul retrieval, removal of unwanted energies, soul remembering, ancestral work, psychopomp (helping the deceased to cross over into the Light) and hands on healing.

The shaman healer moves into an altered state of consciousness to access a hidden reality in the spirit world for purposes of bringing back healing, power, and information. This is the true termanoligy but i have found over many years of doing this that as soon as i start a communication my guides are there waiting to help, I can only put this down to my mediumship abilities in which I have been developing from a very young age, this is a true gift as it helps the communication with spirit but it can also be a two-way communication between spirit and the client if this is so wished. I am clairvoyant which is the gift of sight into the spirit world without the use of trance, so when I am working with spirit I can see what they are doing and offering as a healing aid, I can then relay this to the client which can only help in there healing.

Shamans never work alone, but in conjunction with spiritual allies who guide them in providing what is needed for the client. I tell clients this is not my work, but rather Spirit working through me. My aim is always to be a clear and open channel for spirit to work through me, allowing wisdom and love to flow through for the healing of the client.

 

Healing

Shamanic and Spiritual Healing

I work on a shamanic and spiritual level, combining the two seems to work well for me as after the many shamanic process working with the energy seems to complement and enhance the healing.

 

The word Spiritual originates from the Latin 'spiritus' meaning 'breath of life'. Healing can be defined as regaining balance of mind, body and/or emotions.

Spiritual Healing is a natural energy therapy that complements conventional medicine by treating the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Healers are thought to act as a conduit for Healing energy, the benefits of which can be felt on many levels, including the physical.

The healing process can take up to an hour but I charge per session so you will always have the same charge, this can be one session or many that depends on the client and the depth of work needed.

You will be made comfortable either on rugs, cushions on the floor, a healing table or a chair, it will be preferably shoes off, but shoes on if the client so wishes, I will always try and accommodate the client in any way to make them comfortable.

The healing will normally start with a light drumming and gentle back ground music, I will ask for the presence of my healing guides and they will guide me in the best form of treatment. This is not a scary thing at all, most clients wouldn’t even know they are there, imagine working with a beautiful brightly shining Angel, most people would be happy working with them.

The Charge for Healing is £45 a session. 

Working from my healing room in Tedburn saint Mary, just out side of Exeter, off the A30 and not far from the beautiful Dartmoor rolling hills.

Payment is always made up-front before the healing as this allows the client and myself to focus fully on the treatment itself. Payment can be made in cash or cheque.  Alternatively, a payment can be made from paypal, credit and debit cards or bank transfer if you so wish, please contact me for details.

 

Drums

Handcrafted in the Native American style and traditions, honouring the animal and its medicine, making the drum in ceremony with prayer.

Ancestral Spirit offer these beautifully crafted drums in sizes from 14” to 22” hand drums. Our Ancestral drums are excellent choices for drum circles, sound healing, ceremony, rituals, and personal use. In every culture and on every continent ...the drum is or has been used for sacred ceremony. Shamans of every tribe have used the drum in ceremony, for healing, and for journeying. Every Ancestral Drum will come with the powerful energy of the Animal, the maker and artist if painted.

“Drumming connects you with your bones, your heartbeat, and your natural rhythms. You connect with the drum by holding it close to your heart and letting your feelings, transfer into the drum. When we breathe, we all beat upon a common drum."

The Artist

The artwork is created through a meditative connection to ancestry spirits. These sacred drums are calling to us to embrace the knowledge they hold and to connect with the messages and symbols the language of art brings us. Each image has been created knowing and waiting for it’s owner to connect with it’s spirit.

The signature Flute

The signature Flute

The signature flute are an all together top flight flute, crafted to the highest standards and finished in there own unique way.

DoubleNova

DoubleNova

Our double flutes are as easy to play as the single flutes, they take just a little bit more breath. With a double flute you play the melody on one side and the other side provides the drone in the root note of the flute - it sounds like two people are playing! These Double Nova Flutes are handcrafted from domestic Spanish Cedar, which gives them a warm, full musical voice

Double flutes

Double flutes

The double flutes are as easy to play as the single flutes, it just take a little more breath. On a double flute you play the melody on one side of the flute, using the six fingering holes, while the second flute plays the root note known as a drone side. The musical voice of our double flutes is magical because as one person plays, it sounds like two flutes playing together.

Earth tone flute – 432Hz Frequency Tuning

Earth tone flute – 432Hz Frequency Tuning

In the world of music there has been a revival of tuning instruments to lower frequencies of sound vibration. Until recently, most musical instruments have been tuned so that the “A” note (of the middle octave on a piano) is tuned to 440Hz (Hz = cycles per second). This is known as Concert Pitch and was established as a standard at the beginning of the 20th century. The EarthTone wooden flutes use a 432Hz frequency for the “A” note and all other notes are aligned accordingly

Spirit Flute

Spirit Flute

The Spirit Flute 440 Hz Traditional Bass flute in the key of 'E' minor is handcrafted from Spanish Cedar, a softwood that gives the flute a rich bass voice, warm high notes, and the versatility to be played as a contemplative bass flute or a lead instrument. The short mouthpiece is convenient for travel, it provides ample back-pressure to accentuate clarity on the higher register notes and minimizes moisture buildup.

CONDOR BASS

CONDOR BASS

The Condor is a bass flute with a bigger bore, giving the flute a deeper mellow tone

Redtail Hawk

Redtail Hawk

Red Tail Hawk in the key of "G" minor has a soothing, melodic voice. Because it is deeper in tone than the Sparrow Hawk "A", first time players are attracted to this key. Best suited to those with medium size hands.

Sparrow Hawk

Sparrow Hawk

The Sparrow Hawk - key of "A" minor is one of our most popular flutes. It is easy to play and is ideal for first time flute players and those with smaller hands. Made from domestic aromatic cedar, a softwood, the flute is sealed with non-toxic oils which give it a warm, resonant and full voice.

 
 

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Drums

Testimonials

Healing

aproval26 on 03 Nov, 2016 
Wattleup Australia

Absolutely beautiful drum, beautifully illustrated, sound just resonates, a pleasure to be able to own one. So many compliments, Richard and co are truly talented. When not in use has pride and place on my wall ....

Hilary Miles
Taunton, Somerset.

I was immediately at ease with Richard and was in no doubt that he was very sure and confident in what he was doing. Afterwards I felt calm and renewed, the whole experience was very reassuring and different to what I have experienced before. 

wildheartzohar on 03 Apr, 2016 Hastings UK

PERFECT in every way. A beautiful drum with incredible sound. Love it so much. Many thanks!

Sue Edwards
Taunton, Somerset.

I found Richard to be a very approachable, reassuring healer. His drumming techniques are quite unique combining his mediumship skills in a very professional way.

c s on 12 Jul, 2016 Putney, London UK

Totally awe struck by the sound and beauty of this drum x

Emmalee Royse on 09 May, 2016 Marysville, USA

A beautiful drum with amazing sound.

Get In Touch

Richard Berry 

Tel: 07977 213339    Email: ancestral.spirit@yahoo.com

Working from my healing room in Tedburn saint Mary, just out side of Exeter, off the A30 and not far from the beautiful Dartmoor rolling hills.

 
Earth tone flute – 432Hz Frequency Tuning

In the world of music there has been a revival of tuning instruments to lower frequencies of sound vibration. Until recently, most musical instruments have been tuned so that the “A” note (of the middle octave on a piano) is tuned to 440Hz (Hz = cycles per second). This is known as Concert Pitch and was established as a standard at the beginning of the 20th century. The EarthTone wooden flutes use a 432Hz frequency for the “A” note and all other notes are aligned accordingly

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