Madalena Banha

Madalena Banha

Madalena is available for:

  • One to One Sekhem Healing.
  • One to One fusion of Brainspotting & Sekhem Healing
  • Working in retreat settings with the following roles: admin, coordination, practitioner support

Madalena is an energy medicine practitioner.
Since 2018 she has been on a deep energy medicine journey having been initiated into Reiki and Sekhem lineages, being a Sekhem Advanced practitioner.

Her connection with plants has deepened over the years, working closely with them since 2019. She worked extensively with hemp for 2 years – being a plant alchemist at 7 Sister Portuguese Hemp project – and in 2022 she was initiated into Tobacco – a sacred master plant teacher – by her teacher Padma Khandro.

For the past 3 years, Madalena has been extensively training in trauma and in understanding its fundamentals, multidimensional and metaphysic approaches. To be a more comprehensive trauma-informed healing practitioner.

Since 2021 she’s been working in retreat settings where she’s assisted with things like administration, registration, logistics, cooking, and since her more extensive training in Space Holding she’s having further responsibilities in those settings such as co-hosting the annual Mystery School activities in Glen Lyon and being a retreat coordinator at the Burren Yoga and Meditation Retreat centre (since early 2023).

In 2023 she supported her teacher Victoria Padma Khandro assisting tribal activities with Toltec elders from Mexico, Irish wisdom keepers and the druids, both in Amatlán, Mexico and in Glastonbury, UK. Part of these activities, Madalena was spaceholding at the sacred fire at the Fireside Stories at the Common area of Glastonbury Festival 2023.

Madalena is a practitioner of Kalachakra Tantra – the Tantra of World Peace with Kentrul Rinpoché from the Jonang Lineage.

She’s been working in pioneer and visionary projects, and intergenerationally for over 5 years, being a co-founder of Dharma STARS. Some of the previous projects she was part of are Self-Worth Academy, Raiz de Portugal, 7 Irmãs, Lotus Consciousness, Dharma STARS.

Madalena is a bridge between the youth and the elders.

Trainings and Qualifications

currently training – Quantum Transfiguration Level 1 with Padma Khandro Victoria Sinclair

2023/2024- Applied Sekhem add on I for Death, Dying and Spiritual Midwifery course with Padma Khandro Victoria Sinclair
2023 – Vedic Astrology with Sherab Gyalmo
2023 – Sekhem Advanced with Padma Khandro Victoria Sinclair
2023 – Brainspotting Level 1 with Mark Grixti
2023 – Fundamentals in Trauma-Informed Approaches II with Padma Khandro Victoria Sinclair
2022 – Sekhem Level 1 & 2 with Padma Khandro Victoria Sinclair
2022 – Senior Multidimensional Space Holding Training with Padma Khandro Victoria Sinclair, with practical components in Belfast [N.] Ireland and at the Healing Bridges Festival, Cavan, Ireland
2022 – Plant Alchemy and Alchemical Tincture Workshop with Luciano Stella, Alquimia Andina
2021 – Practitioner Ethics with Padma Khandro Victoria Sinclair, Dharma STARS
2021 – Energetic Hygiene, with Padma Khandro Victoria Sinclair
2021 – Death, Dying and Spiritual Midwifery, with teachings from the following main lineages: Tibetan Buddhism, Celtic Shamanism, Andean traditions, traditional shamanism and combined teachings from Ancient Mystery School traditions – which references to Kemetic, Mayan, Original ‘Australian’, Native American and Vedic cosmologies woven together, by various teachers through DharmaSTARS
2021 – Fundamentals in Trauma-Informed Approaches I with Padma Khandro Victoria Sinclair
2021 – Foundations in Divination training, with Padma Khandro Victoria Sinclair
2020/2021 – Foundational Course for Conscious Practitioners with main tutor Victoria Sinclair and team, Lotus Consciousness. Accreditation by Active Health Group
2021 – Metamorphic Technique Workshop with Sérgio De Luiggi, Reflexology Institute Portugal
2020 – Awakened Astrology course with Katie Emma, Temple of Cosmic Astrology School
2020 – Garden in Permaculture certificate training with Isabel Castanheira
2019 – Theta Healing Basic Training with Valéria Alves
2018 – Reiki Level 1 with Jonathan Benavides
2012/2015 – Bs Marketing and Advertising in Escola Superior de Comunicação Social
2014 – Minor in Global Trendwatching in Hogeschool van Amsterdam