Looking for a celebrant? Someone with the presence and experience to help you, and your guests, feel comfortable and relaxed on your special day?
My clients describe me as warm, friendly, respectful and knowledgeable. They tell me that I was a reassuring, steadying presence as I guided them through the entire process from planning to delivery of the ceremony. If this sounds good to you, please get in touch and let's have a chat.
What my clients have said..
My wife and I would like to thank Ishara for all of her help and assistance on and before our wedding day. During meetings with Ishara, everything was so clearly explained and followed up with detailed emails covering all that was required. We asked for advice on a number of items and value the feedback received. The wedding day was a great success and we have had a lot of positive comments from all of the guests. I can highly recommend Ishara and can’t thank her enough.
Every person who came to our wedding ceremony loved how Ishara created a warm and friendly atmosphere. She was truly amazing and looked beautiful as well. Ishara incorporated rituals such as hand washing, four elements, handfasting and ring gifting. Our guests told us it was really interesting to watch and totally ‘us’.
Most of all we wanted to create a happy and fun vibe. Ishara was the perfect choice for us- a meaningful personalized ceremony which captured our fun loving spirits.
“I knew from the moment we decided to get married that I wanted Ishara as our celebrant.”
“I have seen her hold a few different spaces and she always made them feel completely safe and special. I was thrilled when she agreed to be our celebrant and travel the distance to our ceremony space in Margaret River. She helped us plan our day perfectly and I couldn’t be happier with it.”
~ Taryn Keetley-Miles
Photo courtesy of Rae Marie Photography
Ishara made planning our ceremony easy, she was attentive and understanding and created a ceremony that was beyond perfect for us. She was professional and calming throughout the whole process. We would highly recommend her.
Ishara helped my wife & I renew our vows recently after 10 happy years of marriage and also carried out a naming ceremony for our 2 year old daughter.
From the initial contact via email; the planning meeting; the emails back and forth to arrange the details and finally the ceremony itself, Ishara worked out exactly what we wanted and provided it to us in a sincere, friendly and professional manner.
Ishara’s experience and thorough knowledge of all the different possibilities allowed us to personalise our ceremony and make it something special for our family and friends who attended. Something that we will never forget. Ishara was able to provide many items to complement the ceremony and add to the experience for the day.
Finally, when our next baby is ready for a naming ceremony, we won’t hesitate to contact Ishara to help with that too.
Thank you, Ishara, for designing and delivering a beautiful, meaningful and magical wedding ceremony for us yesterday. Miranda and I honestly loved it, enjoyed it and found it really spoke for our love and our commitment to one another. And our guests enjoyed it immensely, too – even the Rotto garbo, uninvited, but who waited to empty the bins till we’d finished!
Miranda and I both agree that it simply couldn’t have been better. Thank you so much Ishara.
Blessings to you from us.
Thank you SO SO much for our beautiful wedding ceremony. It was amazing. Most of our guests were moved to tears and we are still being told that our ceremony was the “best” ceremony they had been too. We cant thank you enough for all you did for us Ishara, you truly are a beautiful soul.
Kev and Jo Bowman. 🙂
We have found Ishara very much friendly and helpful from beginning till closure of ceremony. We are grateful to her that she has been guiding and advising us from her rich experience. She understands the value of marriage and she gives valuable advise to new couple (like us) irrespective of culture or tradition.
Thank your so much Ishara for helping us in creation of our marriage vows.
Thank You Ishara.
We loved our whole experience….. from the cute little caravan office to the amazing ceremony. The way Ishara helped us through the process of choosing the elements we would like to include in our ceremony with the suggestion cards and her knowledge of the rights/ ritual and customs made it very easy to create our fantastic wedding ceremony and her very Professional and confident delivery of the ceremony was fantastic. We could not have asked for more, our guests all commented on how moving, expressive, witty and different our ceremony was. It was a lovely touch to get a copy of the ceremony in with our marriage certificate.
A huge big thankyou from our guests and ourselves for making our day so beautiful.
Chris and Lola
“Thank you so much for helping us to celebrate the birth of our son Morgan. His Blessing and Name giving ceremony was very special. It was such a memorable day for everyone.”
Name-Giving & Blessing Ceremony for Morgan Oswald Wray held at 11am on Friday 13th November 2009
on the lookout platform overlooking Blackwall Reach on the Swan River
We appreciate the planning of the ceremony and the way it was conducted. It met all our wishes and we were very happy to have had a pleasant time
From start to finish Ishara made my family and I feel comfortable. I especially was overwhelmed and as soon as she introduced the ceremony and made us feel the wind and take in the surroundings I felt at ease. Ishara is such a calm and beautiful spirit and we loved her being at the naming ceremony. Guests commented on how nice and professional she was. I hope to have her as our celebrant for our wedding. Thank you very much Ishara for such an amazing day it wouldn’t have been as special without you.
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I have been involved with designing and facilitating meaningful ritual and ceremony in a variety of contexts for over 25 years. In 2008 I became a registered marriage celebrant out of desire to share the benefits of my personal experiences with the power of ceremony with others in my community.
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I am a lesbian, and I welcome clients who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex, whatever your ceremony needs.
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