Embark on a transformative journey as you discover the rhythmic essence of hand drumming, unlocking its profound meditative dimensions for holistic wellness. Immerse yourself in the primal beats of the Djembe drum and explore the diverse world of percussion instruments. This is not just a class; it’s an invitation to join an extraordinary community that shares a deep connection to the therapeutic and meditative power of drumming.
Under the expert guidance of Jared Bistrong from the Miami Sound Institute, this 6-week program is tailored to introduce you to the fundamental artistry of hand drumming. Experience the rich history of different drums, learn specific techniques and exercises for each instrument, and delve into an array of traditional and non-traditional rhythms from around the globe. As you navigate the rhythms, you’ll naturally absorb the nuances of drumming etiquette.
Joining this powerful drumming community extends beyond the classroom. It opens doors to opportunities to participate in live wellness and music events alongside the esteemed South Beach Sound Healing Orchestra. Regardless of your prior experience, whether a seasoned drummer or a newcomer, all are welcome to join this unique musical voyage.
No drumming experience is necessary, but what you bring is crucial. Participants are encouraged to bring their own hand drum, and for those without, Jared will offer guidance in finding or purchasing one. This isn’t just about learning; it’s about cultivating a personal meditation and wellness practice through the rhythmic language of drums.
Become part of a vibrant community that resonates with the therapeutic heartbeat of drumming. Join us in this extraordinary exploration of rhythm, meditation, and community building. Your drumming journey awaits—tap into the power of the beat and join this incredible community today.
Date and Time:Monday, March 4, 2024 · 6:30 – 8:30pm EST
About this event:
- Embark on a rhythmic journey with Jared Bistrong of the Miami Sound Institute in this 6-week introduction to hand drumming program. Dive into the basics of drumming, with a primary focus on mastering the Djembe drum, while also exploring various facets of percussion instruments. Develop a potent cultivation practice around drumming, intertwining the meditative and wellness aspects of this ancient art form. Discover the history of drums, specific techniques for each instrument, and a diverse range of traditional and non-traditional rhythms from across the globe. Navigate the do’s and don’ts of drumming etiquette and become part of a vibrant drumming community, offering opportunities to perform at live wellness and music events with the South Beach Sound Healing Orchestra.
Total Duration: 2 hour
- 6-Week Program: Ideal for beginners; complete the program and enjoy a discounted drop-in rate of $35 thereafter.
- Drop-In (Single Session): Available for experienced drummers at $50.
- Modern ŌM Members: Enjoy a special drop-in rate of $40.
- Duration: 6 weeks, every Monday from 6:30 – 7:30 pm.
- Check-in: Begins at 6:15 pm; please arrive on time.
Essentials to Bring:
- Drum: Participants must bring their own hand drum. Jared will provide sample drums for the first class and assist in finding/purchasing one.
- Metered parking available on NE 2nd Avenue and NE 50th Terrace; avoid residential zones to prevent towing.