Sound Therapy

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The New Vitamin D: Vitamin Drum

"Sound" is within the very definition of health. According to Webster's Dictionary, health is "being sound in mind and body." Other terms, such as being at a "higher vibration" and being "in tune" point towards the role of music in wellness. The...

The New Vitamin D: Vitamin Drum

A young woman sits in a circle of empty chairs playing her djembe, a West African healing drum. Gradually other women arrive. They join the song, playing their own rhythms on a variety of different drums. No two rhythms are alike, and yet somehow...

What is a Community Drum Circle?

The Community Drum Circle, in the context of how we are using it within our non-professional hand drumming culture, is the most basic and simple use of the drum and rhythm. It is the use of a rhythm based event as a tool for unity. A community drum...

Music: Now More Than Ever

Four thunderous roars crack the silence. Cacophony ensues. The noise begins to settle and so does the dust…as the tragic symphony progressively unfolds. The first movement is easily discernableæ New York, Washington D.C. and rural Pennsylvania...

Rhythmaculture: The Roots of Community

According to Arthur Hull, father of the drum circle movement in our nation, "You won't find the word, 'rhythmaculture' in your dictionary." This Rhythmical Evangelist refers to it as an "Arthurian" word, based upon the fact he coined the term to...

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