Event Date: 2018-11-28 11:30AM
Living in RHYTHM!™: Optimum Wellness is a therapeutic group drumming program developed for life-enhancement and self-empowerment and to meet specific physical, emotional and wellness goals. Today’s world has a need for innovative programs to help us respect differences while encouraging collaboration, allowing us to work together at a greater potential, and most importantly, to create a healthy balance in our personal lives.
Living in RHYTHM! encourages a safe, relaxing, and nourishing environment. Participants will be guided through an introduction, defining the goals of the session, wellness exercises, ice-breakers, rudimentary drumming techniques, rhythmic improvisation, inspiration, interaction, and reaction. Each step is designed to build upon the previous step allowing individuals to feel more relaxed.
No prior musical experience necessary, our facilitators will create an atmosphere designed to encourage verbal and non-verbal communication, as well as promote creative self-expression, while participants gain an enhanced sense of well-being and the positive physiological benefits of Living in RHYTHM! By giving people permission to play, group drumming and rhythm exercises have been scientifically shown to boost the immune system, improve mood, and reduce stress and burnout.
Living in RHYTHM! utilizes the evidence-based protocol, HealthRHYTHMS® Recreational Music-Making (RMM) program developed by REMO®, Inc., Dr. Barry Bittman and Christine Stevens MT-BC. If you have a heartbeat, you have RHYTHM! What to Expect: Reduces stress levels by 46% Reverses the effects of stress on DNA Increases natural killer cell activity Lowers blood pressure Reduces anxiety and depression Reduces emotional trauma Strengthens immune system And more… No prior musical experience necessary! All levels of music skills are welcome. All drums and hand percussion will be provided by Positive RePercussions.
* Free onsite parking!
Space is limited! Please RSVP or Purchase Tickets in Advance!
*No outside instruments, please!
5049 Ocean Boulevard