Business Hours

Mon - Fri
Sat - Sun
The Circle of the Sacred Earth
21 Aaron Street
Melrose, MA 02176-4315


About the Church

The Circle of the Sacred Earth is a shamanic church founded in 1990 by its current Director Roy Bauer, DD, Ph.D., CSC. The Circle (CSE) provides both traditional and non-traditional religious services. Most requested services are for transitional or reappraisal times in life.

Meet the Founder
Roy Bauer. DD, PHD, CSC has been involved in spiritual healing since 1975, when he had his first shamanic experience at Lourdes. He has been teaching shamanism, spiritual healing, and holistic medicine since the mid-1980s.

Shamanic Training
Roy’s shamanic training was with Don Eduardo Calderon of Peru, who initiated him. He has also trained with Michael Harner, Sandra Harner, Sandra Ingerman, and many others. He is a former member of the international faculty of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies and is the founder and current director of The Circle of the Sacred Earth.

Reiki Line
Roy’s Reiki line descends from Dr. Usui, through Mrs. Takata, and through Dr. Barbara Weber Ray, one of the first groups of Reiki masters in the United States. He is an independent Reiki master teacher of the traditional Usui System of natural healing.

Contact Us
Roy is based in Melrose, Massachusetts, about eight miles north of Boston. If you wish to contact him concerning requirements to become a minister of the CSE, or about the classes he teaches, you may contact him through any of the following:
Share by: