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Improving Your Mental Health with Group Drumming

Many people are now turning to music therapy as a way to soothe their pain instead of looking to other forms of traditional treatments. Group drumming in particular, an ancient practice people have be...
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Men inRhythm: making the connection

  Do men have rhythmic cycles in their lives, as women do? As we know there are all types of cycles of life from morning to night, the ebb and flow of the tide, life and death. Women have very obvious...
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Drum Therapy Training

"Drumming taps into the inner most soul, our inner most being.    Drumming makes us aware, draws our attention to ourselves and our present moment." We are all born with rhythm, it exists in us from t...
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Harmony and Rhythm

InRhythm Community Drumming   l   Testimonials    l     Book Now “ Music is a lady that I still love because she gives me the air that I breathe. We need all sorts ...
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Drumming aids mental health

How can drumming aid anxiety, depression and stress? Studies have shown that drumming lowers both blood pressure and stress hormones. The active component of drumming helps reduce stress in a number o...
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The Power of Rhythm!

Our world is changing faster than anyone could have imagined, there are growing tensions as there have been unexpected election results, there is protest to some of the greatest injustices we have eve...
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Drumming School Incursions

   Teachers have an amazing responsibility, shaping young minds, teaching them about culture and the world around them. Trying to create a positive learning environment where students can work as a co...
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Drumming - an absolute beginner!

How does drumming affect the mind? I have quite a busy mind so I was curious to see where the drumming brought me. I had heard stories of how it takes you to another space, how it makes you feel relax...
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Women making the connection

Women in Rhythm: Making the connection to life through natural rhythms Natural rhythms  exist in life to guide us in every aspect of our existence . Our breath and heartbeat are constant reminder...
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Corporate Investment in staff Mental Health

Why invest in your staff mental health and well being as a company CEO? Mental health conditions come at a huge cost, not only to individuals and those closest to them, but also to businesses that fai...
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Drumming Heals Anxiety and Depression!

Researchers in London have found evidence of a surprisingly effective treatment for anxiety and depression, one that even alters the inflammatory immune responses that may underlie these disorders. Ch...
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Drum Therapy - an oldie but a goodie!

Drum Therapy  is, in some ways seen as a new powerful expressive therapy, a new type of modality in the fight to improve mental health in our people. But this ancient method has been around for m...
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What is drum therapy? Where can I get meaningful training?

‘We moderns are the last people on the planet to uncover what older cultures have known for thousands of years: The act of drumming contains a therapeutic potential to relax the tense, energize the ti...
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Benefits of Group Drumming for Community Building

Group drumming is both an ancient practice and an enduring one. When you think of community drum circles, you may think of patchouli and dreadlocks. However, community drumming is commonly enjoyed by ...
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Group Drumming Better Than Prozac, Study Suggests

A new study published in PLoS scientifically validates what so many drum circle participants have already experienced first hand: group drumming produces significant changes in well-being, including i...
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Drumming Meditation and its Therapeutic Effects

Drumming and meditation both have a somewhat large and growing amount of research that reveal numerous therapeutic effects. Both are powerful catalysts for healing and personal growth. Many of the ben...
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Rhythm Regulates the Brain

We have been blown away by the transformative power of drumming and rhythm for the past 15 years and it is no wonder to us that neuroscience and psychiatrist Dr Bruce Perry are finding its efficacy in...
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Djembe: More than just tones & slaps

Anyone who has ever heard a djembe played will have noticed that there are a lot of different sounds that come out of that one drum. Sometimes it’s hard to see how they are being made, especiall...
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The History of African Drumming: Origins

It is widely believed that the Djembe (pronounced JEM – Beh) has its origins with the "numu", a social class of professional blacksmiths from the Mandinka (Maninke) people of western Africa in a...
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Drumming and Meditation

Musicians and mystics have long recognized the power of rhythmic music. Ritual drumming and rhythmic prayer are found in cultures throughout the world and are used in religious ceremonies to induce tr...
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“When people drum, something happens to their brain that only happens when people are drumming together or when people are in deep meditation,” he explained. “The brain usually operates with either th...
Hear the beat of the drum and notice the tapping of your feet, your hands your body to the rhythm. When you hear a drum beat….you automatically entrain to its rhythm! What a powerful healing tool. Rep...
On World Mental Health Day and in Australia we spend a whole week (a month in NSW) sharing awareness and education around the effects of mental illness and the profound impact positive mental health c...