A registered CIC & community well being space in Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne offering Holistic Health activities including yoga, restorative practices, massage and other complementary health therapies.
We offer affordable services because health is wealth and should not only be a luxury.
We also offer customised well being activities for organisations, groups and a bespoke 'Healing Area' at Lindisfarne Festival and an organisational partnership scheme Friends of Shanti Bee, allowing us to offer bespoke sessions for hard to reach communities.
As a group, we're committed to making alternative health accessible. Providing services to support people at risk of or suffering from mental health illness and social isolation.
Everyone has the right
to be happy and healthy...
Shanti Bee started as a way to support health practitioners in Newcastle upon Tyne provide their services to local communities.
Since then we've built links with local authorities, charities, business, health & employment services and universities across the North East.
As a group, we organise activities with an emphasis on health and well-being:
Here's How our complementary health therapies work...
Treatments are 45 minutes long.
they are priced on a sliding scale.
Or to put it another way...
You pay based on your current circumstances.
if you feel like you're taking advantage of our good nature,
JUST DO A GOOD DEED FOR SOMEONE ELSE!
costs on next pages down...
DUE TO CORONA-19 WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY OFFERING THESE THERAPIES
Our sessions are 45-minutes long, unless otherwise specified - you can choose to book a double treatment, taking two slots (90 minutes).
Booking is essential for all treatments. 07527728366, Facebook Messenger or email email@example.com to book.
Facials using Neals Yard products cost a little more and start at £20.
Mondays 10.00 - 18.00 with Lorna
Tuesdays 11:00 - 13.00 with Sarah
Tuesdays Rosie also offers one to one yoga sessions.
Tuesdays 10.00 - 18.00 with Emma
Wednesdays 10.00 - 17.00 with Lorna
As part of this scheme you can book in for a Head and Shoulder or Back massage.
Please drop us a message for more info on FoSB.
Employed and financially comfortable with dependants
Employed, financially comfortable - no dependants
Drop-in class rates still apply (£7/£5 concession)
- A ten class pass now costs £40 and can be used over a two month period.
- We now also offer a monthly unlimited class pass for £30 - this has to be used in a 30 day period or one chosen calendar month.
As a member we keep you updated with all of our news and register you for our new monthly newsletter.
The ten class pass is a card that you will need to bring to each class.
One person's name must be on the card - but it is not restricted to one person using it - sharing is caring.
Please email Rosie - firstname.lastname@example.org for a pass
classes online during lockdown
Teacher and class descriptions
WEEKLY TIMETABLED ZOOM ACTIVITIES (booking/registration via Zoom)
Mindfulness Fundamentals with Sally
A class for learning Mindfulness techniques, for beginners. All levels welcome.
Sally brings years of experience to her mindfulness sessions creating a very calm and held space. Learn to connect to the subtle layers of your mind and body.
Vinyasa Yoga with Stacey
A dynamic Vinyasa Flow incorporating the development of yoga breathing techniques.
All levels welcome.
Some experience in yoga would help, or a basic level of fitness as you will be moving for the majority of this session.
Jam, new songs, sharing music, chats with Charlie and the gang.
Yin Hatha Blend Yoga with Amanda
A gentle class - suitable for all levels.
You will move through a series of yoga postures using breath work and mindfulness practice throughout.
You will come to a deep extended practice in which you hold poses for long periods of time.
Fiery Flow with Stacey
A strong and dynamic yoga class which combines breath and movement.
All levels welcome. A dynamic class, great if you are looking to build up a bit of heat in your body mid week.
Kundalini Yoga with Lynn
Combining movement, breath, meditation and mantra, this unique and intensely nourishing form of yoga helps to relax the mind, energise the body and awaken the spirit.
Strength in Flow Yoga with Rosie
A challenging Vinyasa Flow / Power Yoga class for people who have some yoga experience. Working to some advanced positions.
A Forrest Inspired Yoga class combining teachings in Power and Hatha Yoga.
Morning Vinyasa Flow with Poppy
A Vinyasa Flow class - suitable for all levels.
You will flow through a series waking up and energising different areas of the body, bringing you breath into each movement.
a Small Team With A Big Vision
We want to build a community space where health and wellness are foremost and where individuals support each other in personal and emotional development.
A place where love and respect for ourselves and each other are the guiding principles.
Director, Therapist/Yoga Teacher
Rosie has been practicing yoga for over fifteen years and teaching for ten. Her Yoga studies began in India where she lived for three months studying Hatha Yoga in an Ashram in Varanasi. She has since trained with teahers inclusing Ana Forrest, Anne Marie, Brian Cambell, Jambo Truong, Jason Nemer and Julia Weis.
Rosie teaches a Vinyasa Flow Yoga and Partner Yoga, incorporating some Acro Yoga moves.
She is also a therapist, for over five years and practices massage and reflexology.
Director and Sessional Yoga Teacher
I have spent the last fifteen years in finance, commercial and operation teams. Five years ago I decided to move back to Newcastle after living in London for nearly a decade, I wanted more peace in my life. Teaching mainly Yin yoga as I love the mental benefit this can bring. I came across Shanti Bee and just loved it straight away so I am super excited to be on board and help Shanti Bee grow from strength to strength.
Nina is a qualified massage therapist and beautician who specialises in holistic therapies. She has had experience working in a luxurious spa and believes that healing begins with the mind and the importance of essential oils and organic products that work from the inside out. As a therapist she tailors each treatment to the specific needs of the client to create a relaxing and comfortable experience.
"I believe in the importance of looking after yourself and believe that massage is the perfect therapy to promotes this. I like to create a truly relaxing experience that leaves the client with a renewed positive energy and a sense of well being My treatments include: Swedish massage Indian head massage Aromatherapy massage Hot stone massage Deep Tissue Holistic facial with organic essential oil infused products and scalp massage."
Lorna Gray is experienced practitioner in aromatherapy, massage and reflexology and is a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists and is registered with Ascension Aromatherapy Massage and Reflexology.
Lorna uses wildcrafted essential oils.
Grown wild, native and organic the oils retain the positive attributes of plants grown in their normal habitat. Lorna is passionate in providing a nurturing and healing experience attuned to raising energy and promoting wellbeing. She has over 15 years working with people with additional needs, including learning disability and autism/Asperger spectrum - those clients have greatly benefited from use of essential oils and massage.
Holistic Therapist and Reiki Master
Reiki Master/ teacher, Holistic Facial Practitioner and Indian Head Masseur Sarah offers a warm and friendly yet professional service in a relaxed atmosphere where you are encouraged to be kind and respectful of yourself.
Sarah uses Neal's Yard Remedies Award Winning Ethical Skincare Products and aromatherapy oils.
All facials are vegetarian and vegan and gluten free facials are available.
Mindfulness Facilitator and Yoga Teacher
Sally Roach Trauma Sensitive Yoga Teacher & Mindfulness/Compassion Facilitator Sally began teaching Yoga in 2001 and has wealth of teacher trainings under her belt, including Scaraveilli-inspired Yoga. Following 4 years of training in Mindfulness & Compassion with the Mindfulness Association, she is on the UK listing of Mindfulness Teachers and regularly teaches Mindfulness and Compassion. Other trainings include: Trauma-Sensitive Yoga, Yoga for Chronic Pain and Nervous System Regulation for healing trauma. An experienced teacher of Chair Yoga she specialises in holding safe spaces to build resilience for people with chronic illness, pain, fatigue and PTSD. Her passion for this work has grown out of her own experience of chronic fatigue and being a Women’s Project Worker for Stoke on Trent City Council. Sally runs Mindful Chair Yoga and workshops at Shanti Bee. For more information see www.yogaisforlife.co.uk
As a Community Interest Company we reply on volunteers - we are currently reaching out for volunteers to get involved. If you like what we do and think you'd be suited, please get in touch.
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Newsletter and Updates
Drop us your email via the form below and we will contact you with more info and also add you to our mailing list.
our friends of Shanti Bee scheme
Organisations in the North East we collaborate with to reach those more isolated communities
We work closely with organisations in and around Newcastle who support individuals experiencing or at risk of mental health illness and social exclusion. If you are an organisation and would like to connect with us please get in touch - we can accomodate a range of well-being needs and can offer your service users discounted and bespoke services.
Some of the organisations we are partners with: Tyneside Women's Health, Streetwise, Building Futures East, Age UK, Chilli Studios, Mind. You can read more about them on the next pages (more info coming soon).
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