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DRUM CIRCLE WORKSHOP is or to be notified of this, please email Jaqui
Classes now being held in Warkworth.
- Learn the basics of playing hand drums and percussion instruments.
- Improvisation, African and Native American rhythms and songs.
- Experience playing a wide variety of ethnic drums and percussion instruments.
Contact Jaqui for details of the current classes.
“The Sound of Healing”
This workshop shows how to include rhythm based activities for rehabilitation and play.
Suitable for health professionals, therapists, teachers, youth workers, aged care workers and group facilitators.
No musical experience is necessary; rhythm belongs to us all regardless of age, culture and ability.
Rhythm based activities -
- Can be used as a powerful stress release and team development experience.
- Encourages coordination, social skills, cooperation, communication and self expression. Interactive, creative and fun. Suitable from toddlers to seniors.
- A powerful therapeutic intervention for cognitive and neurological conditions, physical disabilities, addictions, brain injury, behavioural issues.
- Rhythm Therapy involves physical, emotional, cognitive, intuitive, and social components.
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“A fun and relaxed experiential workshop packed full of information and useful tips for working with different populations. I would thoroughly recommend it for anyone working with the concept of rhythm in either a therapeutic or educational environment."
Tania Blomfield -
Agency Manager, Counselling Services Centre
"Your percussion/ drumming finale was brilliant and gave everyone such a buzz! The feedback from the conference has been totally positive and the drumming was a highlight!"
Steph Gowan -
Chairperson Auckland Reflexology Group RNZ
"The workshop generated much discussion and laughter, was relaxing and challenging and served to bring our team together in a really positive way."
Simon Easton -
Service Leader, Specialist Services
"I attended your workshop at Whitecliffe for the Master of Arts therapies students and it was one of the most fantastic experiences I have had. I went straight out and bought a drum."
"The Garden Wing at ParkHaven Hospital is a 24 bed unit of severely demented patients with behaviours ranging from continuous screaming to patients who are violent both physically and verbally. You have a special way with people which shows not only in the way you respond to our very challenging environment, but seeming to know when a situation is likely to become dangerous."
Sue Stuart -
Garden Wing Unit Coordinator.