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Drumming for Health, Wellness and Fun

Drumming Circles are taking the country by storm! 

People of all ages are discovering the joy and the power of drumming either alone or with others. 

This book is for those who are interested, curious, amazed, or baffled about the sudden emergence of drumming as a way to connect with others, lower your blood pressure, melt away anxiety or even discharge some angry energy. Fads come and go and this could be a temporary phenomenon, but I don’t really think so. Even the most cursory examination of musical and cultural history will tell you that drum circles have been around for a long, long time…thousands of years.

The known benefits of drumming continue to grow and include:

  • Better communication with peers and colleagues
  • Improved health and particularly immune function
  • Improved attitude and mental health, resulting from increased flow of endorphins in brain
  • Response to rhythm is basic to human functioning, making rhythm-based events appealing to people of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Everyone can enjoy rhythm-based events regardless of ethnic and cultural background, musical preference or age, making these activities fun and positive for a wide variety of people.
  • Participation in group drumming activities has physical benefits including sustained physical activity, relaxation, and use of fine motor skills.
  • A strong sense of group identity and a feeling of belonging is created because participants are actively making music together and because the sustained repetition of the steady beat acts to bring people together physically, emotionally, and mentally (rhythmic entrainment).
  • Rhythm-based events can be undertaken with no previous musical background or training making these experiences accessible to everyone.

 Are you curious about what a drum circle would be like, but a little reluctant to pay money to attend one?  Then this ebook is the perfect solution for you!  In the ebook, I go step by step through the process of

  • choosing the best drum for yourself
  • learning to play simple, basic rhythms
  • finding a drum circle for yourself
  • health research studies and information
  • resources for learning more about drumming


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