Tag - drumming for wellness

Peoples hand on drums in a Drum Circle

The ART of Drum Circles

Where and when did drum circles begin? Who invented this practice of drumming together in a circle? What was the ancient purpose of drum circles? Although we can never definitively answer these questions, we can theorize, and many scholars have and...

Vitamin Drum - Group of friends playing music

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...

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...

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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Explore Wellness in 2021