Workshops with Jim Donovan

Drum & Chant Workshop

What is Drum & Chant?
-an enjoyable workshop experience that shows you how to use rhythm and sound to relieve anxiety, get better sleep, expand your consciousness.

You will learn:
Ecstatic Drumming.

Learn how to use drumming to raise your energy and lift your mood. Discover the power of creative group drumming to expand your conscious awareness.  Learn how to use beginner-friendly drumming to raise your energy and lift your mood. Discover the power of creative group drumming to expand your conscious awareness. Drums are provided or feel free to bring your own.

Meditative Chanting.
Feel lighter as you experience the ancient practice of vocal toning, chanting and mantra to energize your brain clear your mind and become deeply relaxed. Learn effective ways to slow your brainwaves and enter into a meditative mind.

Sound Healing Techniques.
Find out how to use powerfully effective sound healing techniques to help you easily relieve anxiety, get better sleep, unblock energetic and emotional congestion. Learn how to use sound to quickly create a calm, balanced state of mind.

 

World Drumming Workshop

World Rhythms & Songs. Music Creation. Energizing Fun. 

What is the World Drumming Workshop?

-an invigorating workshop experience that shows you how to:

(1) play the African djembe drum,

(2) traditional rhythms & songs,

(3) strategies for tapping your own musical creativity while relieving stress

(4) lift your mood through social drumming.

Learn and play exciting and beautiful traditional rhythms and songs from all over the world- from places such as Africa and South America. Yes, beginners are warmly welcomed and drums are provided. All that is required is a willingness to try.Learn how to express yourself using your drum through “in-the-moment” original music creation.

Experience creating your own rhythms and finding out how to connect them with others. Even if you consider yourself “unmusical”, group drumming is an accessible entry point into the rewarding world of music creation.

Drumming with others is scientifically proven to improve your mood, relieve stress, increase mental focus and to support social connections. Discover why people from all over the globe have been drumming together for thousands of years.

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