Intro to Hand Drumming Program with Jared Bistrong

Intro to Hand Drumming Program with Jared Bistrong


December 26, 2023    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Modern ŌM Bungalow
5020 Northeast 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL, 33137

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Embark on a rhythmic journey and delve into the profound meditative aspects of hand drumming for your well-being. Immerse yourself in the art of percussion, uncovering the fundamental techniques that make drumming a powerful tool for cultivating mindfulness and wellness. This isn’t just a class; it’s an invitation to join an extraordinary community that shares a passion for the transformative nature of drumming.

Under the guidance of Jared Bistrong from the Miami Sound Institute, this 6-week program is designed to introduce you to the captivating world of hand drumming. Explore the primal beats of the Djembe drum and discover the rich tapestry of percussion instruments. Beyond the rhythms, gain insights into the history of drums, specific playing techniques, and a diverse array of traditional and contemporary global beats.

Whether you’re a seasoned drummer or a complete novice, everyone is welcome. No prior experience is necessary—just bring your own hand drum, and Jared will be there to assist, ensuring you find the perfect rhythm to synchronize with your journey into drumming meditation.

As you participate in this immersive experience, not only will you master the do’s and don’ts of drumming etiquette, but you’ll also become part of a vibrant community. Picture yourself contributing to live wellness and music events with the esteemed South Beach Sound Healing Orchestra, further enhancing the collective energy of this drumming fellowship.

This isn’t merely a class; it’s an opportunity to tap into the transformative power of hand drumming—a practice that goes beyond the beats to nurture your personal meditation and wellness journey. Join us, and let the rhythms resonate within, creating a symphony of serenity and self-discovery.

Date and Time:Monday, February 26, 2024 · 6:30 – 8:30pm EST

About this event:

  • Join Jared Bistrong of the Miami Sound Institute for a 6-week introduction to hand drumming program. Participants will learn the basics of drumming, primarily focusing on playing the Djembe drum, and explore various aspects of percussion instruments. The class aims to cultivate a powerful practice around drumming for personal meditation and wellness, covering the history of drums, specific techniques, traditional and non-traditional rhythms, and drumming etiquette. No prior experience is necessary, but participants must bring their own hand drum.Upon completion of the program, participants can continue attending classes at a discounted drop-in rate of $35. Drop-ins are available for $50, with Modern ŌM Members paying $40 per drop-in.

Total Duration: 2 hour

Ticket Information:

  • Beginners are recommended to join the rolling 6-session program.
  • Experienced drummers can opt for a drop-in (single session) ticket.
  • Exclusive rates for Modern ŌM Members with various plans: ŌMIE PLAN ($49 per year), PRACTICE PLAN ($99 per month), ACCESS PLAN ($199 per month), all offering a 10% discount on the intro to drumming session.

Workout Session Details:

  • Duration: 6 weeks, with sessions on Mondays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm.
  • Instructor: Jared Bistrong, director of the Miami Sound Institute & The South Beach Sound Healing Orchestra.

Essentials to Bring:

  • A hand drum (participants must bring their own; Jared can assist in finding/purchasing one).

Parking Options:

  • Metered parking is available alongside the streets of Upper Buena Vista on NE 2nd Avenue and NE 50th Terrace.
  • Avoid parking in residential zones as they are subject to towing.

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