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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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The benefits of team building and why?

Any activity that enables your staff to work together to improve their work lives and their appreciation  of each other enables them to work cohesively as a group. This results in a productive , coope...
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Amazing Feedback for our Drum Facilitator Training!

It was incredible to spend a wonderful day training with the recreation staff from Logan Hospital Qld, thanks guys! Here is what some had to say....    "I had attempted to facilitate drumming circles ...
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Positive effects of drumming

“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...
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Facilitator Training for Teachers

Would you like to understand more about the power of rhythm? Are you in need of tools to regulate the brain and capture (slow down) the busy, wandering minds of your students? Would you like to learn ...
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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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Drumming; a powerful healing modality

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...
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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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Body percussion - the art of using the human body to make sounds

Our Online Body Percussion Course   comes with a 30 day money back guarantee! What is body percussion? The human body is the instrument! Body percussion is a brilliant way to warm up and a useful tool...
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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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Babatunde Olatunji

“ If schools would only teach drumming to all the children in their community, they would soon develop a community action plan. They would realize the power of the drum to mobilize people. They will c...
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Coping with transition

Transition - how to cope What is transition, how can it cause problems and how can it be addressed through a drumming session? Transitions are times of change - moving to a new school, starting highsc...
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What is mindfulness & what does it have to do with Drumming?

mindfulness:  ˈm ʌɪ n(d)f( ʊ )ln ə s/ noun   l the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. l a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly ...
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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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An Introduction to African Drumming

What is the djembe and African Drumming? African d rumming revolves round a goblet-shaped hand drum called the djembe , and up to three bass drums that are played with sticks and, in some areas, with ...
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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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“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...