It is not surprising that drumming, one of the oldest healing rituals is now receiving heightened interest as a complementary therapeutic strategy in the conventional medical arena. We define “EMPOWERMENT DRUMMING” as a comprehensive whole-person, evidence-based therapeutic approach based on an emerging discipline we call, “RHYTHMACOLOGY.” This approach is recommended as a complementary strategy that […]
About Laurie Martin
Laurie N. Martin is a trained Dancing Freedom teacher and HealthRHYTHMS Drum Circle Facilitator, guiding diverse groups in community for health and well-being. She trained at the Remo Drum Company with Dr. Barry Bittman, neurologist and Christine Stevens, Music Therapist in the protocol “HealthRHYTHMS” (remo.com/healthrhythms) in January 2011. Since then she has worked with ALL ages, from 2 to 100 to share Beats in Circle to promote joy and LIVElyness, inspire, reduce stress, invigorate our immune systems – whatever the participants want to improve/experience by discovering and sharing their rhythms from the inside out.