People have the need to belong, be part of a group of individuals who share interests, and come together for a common purpose. Such needs are as important to children and teens as people in mid-life and senior adults. and this is where Drum Circles help
Peter (Bones) Rathbone Born in the UK educated at Drumtech London part of the Power House music schools and Thames Valley University. Playing live and sessions for the past 35yrs touring in the US and Europe with the Bone Project, Max Aloisi Trio and numerous signed and unsigned bands after finishing with UK top function outfit Off the Record Pete moved to Cyprus and was contracted to play for Greek X Factor and Pop Idol winners Valando Tryfonos and Stavros Michalakakos. Later started The Decoys and Multi award winning Function band The Cover Up. Along with this Pete owns and runs Wraith Drums the only Custom drum maker in Cyprus making Drums and Cajons and is also the part of the team that runs two of the biggest Rock and Pop festivals on the island. Party in the Park years 2010 to 2019 and Cyprus rocks 2017,18, 19. Pete Now runs DrumGeek.info the largest drum community network on the planet covering 80 countries and 1100 manufactures.
The course is always adapted to the needs of the student, combining entertainment with practicality, providing him with a particularly pleasant and exciting learning experience.
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Drum Circles lead to an improved state of well-being for everybody, they energize, elevate a group, and leaves the participants with a positive and happy feeling, as drumming releases endorphins, encephalin, and Alpha waves to the brain, which is associated with general feelings of well-being and euphoria. Drumming is a means to integrate mind, body, and spirit as it Induces deep relaxation.
In one study, blood samples from participants who participated in an hour-long drumming session revealed a reversal in stress hormones. Drumming is a self-expression tool where You can literally drum out your feelings. When held, negative emotions can form energy blockages, the physical stimulation of hitting the drums can help remove those blockages. Researches on drumming have shown that Drumming Reduces blood pressure and stress hormones and helps people Boost their Confidence.
Drum circles and group drumming classes provide an opportunity for “synchronicity” in that you connect with your own spirit at a deeper level which helps align your body and mind with the natural world.
While drumming you are moving your awareness toward the flow of life, and while flowing with this rhythm you cannot be caught up in your past or thoughts of your future.
Drum Circles stimulate creative expression, When you drum in a group, you get to express yourself. It is a great way for people to explore their creativity, which leads to greater bonding and understanding of themselves, it also improves communication skills and encourages people to listen and communicate effectively with each other.
Drum Circles bring everyone together, Breaking all the barriers of age, gender, ability, language, and religion.
The Therapeutic Benefits of Drum Circles are tremendous, Group Drumming has positive effects on our health and has helped to remove conditions of stress, fatigue and anxiety, hypertension, autism, asthma, chronic pain, arthritis, mental illness, and even addictions.
Drum circles therapies are widely used across the world as interventions for Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and lots more. Studies show that drum circles boost the immune system. Doctor Barry Bittman, MD, neurologist and President of the Yamaha Music and Wellness Institute, has shown that group drumming actually increases natural T-cells, which help the body combat cancer as well as other viruses.
You owe it to yourself to try drumming and feel the benefits, [sPause sec=1 ePause] plus you instantly become the coolest dude in town.