As the nights start to draw in, some people do not look forward to the darker days of winter. Some people with mental health issues find winter particularly difficult, which has prompted me to write about the boomwhacker session we delivered at a major mental health conference last month.
Whether your school has experienced one of our workshops before or not, you might never have considered the many ways that African drumming and dance can benefit children’s health, well-being and ability to succeed.
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This month our two fabulous facilitators Dimitri and Laura showed how to come on stage with a bang! Here they are both in action - giving a loud drumming entry before a wonderful boomwhacker icebreaker session for REL Field Marketing.
What a wonderful time we have had this month delivering drumming team building for Timberplay in Sheffield, the Bakkavor group in Peterborough and the Specsavers branch in Chesterfield. They were such fantastic teams who were so good at listening and connecting with one another.
What do you need if you are a drumming teacher and you wish to provide a banner to teach a group the words to an African song, but want to use the same hands that are holding up the banner to play a backing rhythm on a djembe? Well, you need the new ‘Song Helmet’ of course!
We spent five whole days last week at the Chapel en le Frith primary school. This is a lovely little town in Derbyshire, just on the outskirts of the Peak District, and we had a brilliant time working with the children.
One of our biggest recent corporate drumming events was for the Charter Housing Association in Newport, Wales. This was a fantastic drumming session: it took place in an absolute wonder of a room - a big wide space, just perfect for a drum circle.