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Gong Bath - nearly full and waning moons on 9th & 23rd April

There are two sessions as usual one from 5-6.30pm and the second from 7-8.30pm.

  • 9th April:

Although a day and a half off the full moon, we will still feel its effects and see its luminosity.

What are the phases of the moon? It takes the Moon 29.53 days to orbit completely around the Earth in a full lunar cycle. During this time, the Moon will go through each phase. Since the Moon’s orbital journey takes a little less than a full month, we cannot always have a specific moon phase on a Sunday and a Full Moon occurs a day or two earlier each month.

It’s the Moon’s journey as it orbits around Earth that creates the predictable dance between light and shadow. And while the changes may seem slow, on any given day the amount of Moon illuminated by the Sun can vary by as much as 10-percent. 

The four main Moon phases are the New Moon, First Quarter Moon, Full Moon and Last Quarter Moon. These phases occur at very specific times and are measured by both the Moon’s luminosity and how far along the Moon is in its orbit around Earth. We will always be on or near one of these phases duirng a gong bath. The remaining four Moon phases occur at halfway points between the main phases. They have wonderful names -Waxing Crescent Moon, Waxing Gibbous Moon, Waning Gibbous Moon and Waning Crescent Moon.

  • 23rd April:

On this day the Moon will be in a Waning Crescent phase. The Moon’s illumination is growing smaller each day until the New Moon. During this phase the Moon is getting closer to the Sun as viewed from Earth and the night side of the Moon is facing the Earth with only a small edge of the Moon being illuminated. This is a good time to make a new intention and to feel the energy of the earth as Spring is now in full flow. 

Please book and bring a cushion for your head and anything else you need to be comfortable. Refreshments afterwards. £10/session.


Earlier Event: March 26
Gong Bath on Mothering Sunday
Later Event: May 8
Gong Bath, waning moon