search

Welcome to the InRhythm Blog

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...
Continue reading
  2197 Hits
  0 Comments
2197 Hits
0 Comments

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...
Continue reading
  5416 Hits
  0 Comments
5416 Hits
0 Comments

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...
Continue reading
  2034 Hits
  0 Comments
2034 Hits
0 Comments
“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...