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2018 Summer Rhythm Renewal Retreat

The Summer Rhythm Renewal is an invigorating, four-day experience of beginner friendly music & expressive arts workshops with a strong focus on personal development, community creation and self-care.

The Renewal is for anyone looking for a profoundly joyful and deeply immersive experience where you can:

* Learn something new without the worry of being “good” at it
* Connect with other like-minded people in a supportive environment
* Challenge yourself to expand your comfort zone
* Find regular encouragement to be yourself

Register: $349 by June 1, 2018 space permitting, or $399 thereafter, space permitting. Optional room and meal plans are also available.

Here is a partial list of the many workshops and experiences awaiting you in 2018:

  • World Drumming
  • Drum & Chant
  • West African Djembe
  • Ecstatic Dance
  • Mandala Creation
  • Whole Brain Drumming
  • Yoga
  • Hand Percussion
  • Afro-Cuban Conga
  • Didjeridoo
  • Sound Healing
  • Nature Journaling
  • Shamanic Journeying
  • Theatrical Improv for the Soul
  • Nightly Drum and Dance Jams
  • Sun King Warriors Concert


You also get:

  • Over 30 hours of meticulously designed and powerfully enjoyable experiences
  • Revitalizing, lifelong skill sets help you feel your best 
  • Rare opportunities to learn from an array of gifted and compassionate instructors
  • Membership in our private Summer Rhythm Renewal Facebook network
  • A comfortable, welcoming and accepting atmosphere where you can feel free to just be yourself 
  • First access to seats @ next year's Renewal 
  • A beautiful drum to play during drumming sessions

At the Summer Rhythm Renewal we encourage you to take impeccable care of yourself. Here you can take a relaxing walk among century old pine trees, connect and spend time with friends old and new, laugh more than you have in decades, eat well, or even just take a nap... whenever you want. At the Renewal you can expect gifted, down-to-earth instructors, great food, simple & clean lodging, and a comfortable, accepting atmosphere where you can just be yourself. All on the pristine mountain campus of Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania.