Drumming in the Feminine
Spirited Drum Practices that Heal, Awaken and Empower Women
This program is designed to awaken the heartbeat of the divine feminine by studying ancient to modern day practices of frame drumming in combination with other transformative musical and spiritual healing modalities.
We will explore energizing traditional world rhythms, frame drum playing techniques, shamanic drum- journeys and drum rituals. We will experience the powerful healing medicine of music through chanting, sound healing, composing, music meditations, and Kundalini breathe work and dance to live drumming.
In the ancient world, women predominantly played the frame drum. Shamans and High Priestesses drummed during rituals, sacred rites of passages and for healing. Today, such formal rituals and rites are no longer a recognizable part of modern living, but we can incorporate these ancient practices into our daily lives to help heal our communities and ourselves.
This program is deeply inspired by the teachings of Layne Redmond, frame drum scholar and one of Marla’s mentors. This workshop includes selections of Layne’s “When the Drummers Were Women” slide show presentation that was given to Marla by Layne’s company after her passing, to help continue forward these teachings.
Connect back to the rhythms of your true feminine power by joining us for this extraordinary healing musical adventure!
TOGETHER, WE WILL EXPLORE:
- *Frame Drum Herstory
*Frame Drum symbolism
*Mind Body Integration through drumming
*Learn to play traditional rhythms from around the world.
*Vocalizing and Chanting while drumming
*Drum & Sing Shamanic Medicine Songs
*Learn playing strokes
*Grounding rhythm combinations
*Basic Music Fundamentals
*Group drumming pieces
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT OUT OF THE PROGRAM:
- Develop a personal daily self-care practice that includes drumming, yoga, meditation, dancing and chanting!
- Replace habits and behaviors that stop you from being your greatest self with empowering ones.
- Connect to your innate feminine power and to a beautiful community/sisterhood.
- Learn about the law of attraction through a series of drumming rituals, and become magnetic to attract the things you need in your life.
- Become stress free, passionate and excited about sharing your gifts.