Women’s Ceremony, San Rafael, CA
Women’s Healing Drum Ceremony
There is something so powerfully nurturing, ancient and sweet when women gather in the spirit of healing and the drum.
Connect with the sacredness of women as creator and nourisher through sacred drumming, and connection to the heartbeat of the Divine Feminine;
The sound of our mothers heartbeat is the first sound we hear;
History shows us that WOMEN were the first drummers in various cultures worldwide .
In ancient times, rhythm helped shamans, priestesses and seekers find sacred trance state necessary for healing.
The path of the goddess offers a channel for spiritual energy, a sacred connection, unity through rhythm.
Rhythm music was imprint in the rights associated with ancient goddesses.
Because new life came from women , women were celebrated as embodiment of the divine..
Celebrating this ancient lineage of women drummers, we will experience a dynamic ritual, where will evoke the Divine Feminine through exploring:
- Shamanic Inspired Drumming – Frame Drum Playing Techniques
- Trance-inducing rhythms from around the world
- Breathework & Pranayama
- Ecstatic & Trance Dancing
- DruMeditation Ritual (a meditation that combines drumming, numerology, meditation &, creative visualization)
- Closing Healing Soundbath/Concert by Marla
- Sharing Circle- Please bring a drum or rattle.
- Frame Drums are provided
- Open to women of all ages and musical backgrounds, beginners encourage
- Offered as a two -full day or weekend program. OPTIONAL COCOA (*CHOCOLATE *) Ceremony
- Have you ever noticed how happy CHOCOLATE makes women?
- Inspired from the traditional Cocao ceremonies – experience a wonderful celebratory ceremony with her homemade organic, raw superfood chocolates;
A DELICIOUS way to close this special day.
You will leave this ceremony TRANCE-formed and nourished with the healing nectar of the divine SHAKTI
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Women & The Frame Drum…
Past to Present..
History shows us SO MANY inspiring stories of ancient Women, priestesses, Shamans, healers – playing the frame drum in cultures all over the world. For example:
- Egyptian Goddesses who played the Frame Drum - Hathor, Innana, Osiris, Dionysos , Hathor, Aphrodite and Cybele
- The Prophetess Miriam played the Frame Drum in the Torah
- Priestess Drumming Rituals were painted on ancient Italian and Greek Vases
CURIOUS TO LEARN MORE…
- Please read “When the Drummers Were Women” by the wonderful Layne Redmond (pictured above left) for a incredible, detailed explanation.
- Please join our “Women’ Frame Drummer” Page on Facebook, - join the Women Frame Drum Family, we would love to stay in touch with you..
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