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Alessandra Belloni on Therapeutic Drumming

Alessandra Belloni is a world-renown musician, dancer, and singer who helps people overcome trauma by using and teaching traditional Italian drumming music. In this interview, she talks about the drumming traditions and teachings that helped her cope with and recover from an illness. She also talks about how she helps people, primarily woman, who […]

By |February 19th, 2015|Article, Education, Program|2 Comments|

The Healing Drum Kit

With a venerable history as a healing art, it’s no surprise that scientists are now finding measurable positive immune system changes following one-hour drumming sessions. With The Healing Drum Kit, internationally acclaimed music therapist Christine Stevens shows you how to use the art of drumming to ignite your creativity, release tension and anxiety, exercise […]

By |January 29th, 2015|Product|Comments Off on The Healing Drum Kit|


Rhythm Teacher Trainings
To further the potential of TaKeTiNa to revolutionize music education and personal evolution for future generations, Reinhard Flatischler is constantly training new TaKeTiNa rhythm teachers around the globe.

The basic TaKeTiNa rhythm teacher training is an intense, three-year-long journey during which participants gather and learn to integrate musical, educational, and therapeutic skills and knowledge. Certified TaKeTiNa teachers […]

By |January 29th, 2015|Program|Comments Off on TaKeTiNa|

Beat the Odds

From the UCLA Arts and Healing website:

UCLArts and Healing has developed a training program and curriculum materials for the evidence-based Beat the Odds: Social and Emotional Skill Building Delivered in a Framework of Drumming.  Look for a Beat the Odds training on our programs page or click on the link to the right to register for an upcoming […]

By |January 29th, 2015|Program|Comments Off on Beat the Odds|

Therapeutic Drumming CD by Janelea Hoffman

Specially metered to reduce heart rate and blood pressure. Native American drum with Andean clay flute, alto recorder, flute, cello, and recorded wind sounds.

Track 1:
Music gradually decreases from 80 to 50 beats per minute. Your body rhythms slow down as the music slows down.

Track 2:
50 beats per minute. All music.
50 minutes.

(Click the cover to […]

By |January 27th, 2015|Product|Comments Off on Therapeutic Drumming CD by Janelea Hoffman|

TaKeTiNa – Studies The Power of Rhythm

In this short video, TaKeTiNa founder Reinhard Flatischler, is shown leading therapeutic drumming and rhythm sessions for participants, some of whom participated in a clinical study.

The TaKeTiNa website features this statement about these studies:
The Association for Music in Medicine is a scientific association whose goal is researching the connections between music, rhythm and medical therapy as well […]

By |January 26th, 2015|Education|Comments Off on TaKeTiNa – Studies The Power of Rhythm|

Jim Donovan and Therapeutic Drumming

Streamed live on Sep 29, 2014

For 15 years, Jim Donovan was a drummer for the Platinum selling rock band Rusted Root. Now a father and professor of Fine Arts at St Francis University, Jim is a frequent leader and facilitator of group drumming events. He has worked with autistic children and people with addictions […]

By |January 26th, 2015|Education|1 Comment|

Therapeutc Rhythm and Mindfulness.

This video was created to offer an experience of Therapeutic Rhythm and Mindfulness (TRM™).

TRM™ is an innovative program informed by evidence-based approaches such as group drumming, mindfulness, and emotion-focused awareness. TRM™ was developed as a modality to enhance positive health and wellbeing and reduce negative mood disturbance. Therapeutic Rhythm & Mindfulness was also created […]

By |January 26th, 2015|Education|1 Comment|

HEALTH Rhythms

A program for the general public that focuses on learning a procedure (AKA “Health Rhythms Protocol”) for facilitating a group process using drums and percussion instruments. The “protocol” consists of a series of steps, each with a specific process and goal. The program may be modified to accommodate specific groups types, such as seniors […]

By |January 26th, 2015|Program|Comments Off on HEALTH Rhythms|