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Events

This page lists upcoming events organized by DCFG as well as events by other organizations.

Upcoming Events

    • 27 Jul 2018
    • 05 Aug 2018
    • North Shore Oahu, Hawaii

    The Mentor Experience is for advanced Facilitators ready to learn by leading. This 10-day leadership training is designed to strengthen Leadership and Facilitation skills by mentoring others through the week-long training process.

    Must be a graduate of VMC 6-day Facilitators Intensive Training in order to attend the Mentor Experience.

    Contact: VMC Office
    Phone/FAX: 831-458-1946
    email: outreach@drumcircle.com
    http://villagemusiccircles.com/calendar/usa-canada-trainings/

    • 29 Jul 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • 03 Aug 2018
    • Fredonia, NY

    Music for People - Art of Improvisation 

    Music for People’s Art of Improvisation workshop is for musicians and vocalists experienced in any musical tradition – classical, jazz, theater, rock, ethnic, avant-garde, etc. All instruments are welcome – acoustic and electric, winds and strings, hand drums and percussion, and homemade innovations.

    The Art of Improvisation workshop is a combination of large group and small group sessions, with plenty of time for jamming with other workshop participants. Each day you have the choice of participating in one of three separate tracks:  Leading Lab for developing and practicing group facilitation skills, Vocal Track for exploring vocal expression, and Performance Track for deepening your musicianship for music improvisation.

    Leaders: Dr. David Rudge and Mary Knysh

    For More Information Click Here

    • 30 Jul 2018
    • 05 Aug 2018
    • North Shore Oahu, Hawaii

    Village Music Circles ™ Week-Long Intensive Drum Circle Facilitation Training provides beginning and advanced Facilitators the skills needed to lead Rhythm-Based events for groups of all sizes and backgrounds. This week-long experience will immediately connect facilitators to a supportive international community while providing extensive opportunities to learn and develop facilitation skills in a safe environment. Participants of all levels will receive peer, mentor and advanced Facilitator support. This week goes beyond the weekend training with the presentation of more techniques, developing style, increasing depth, and extensive practical experience.

    Contact: VMC Office
    Phone/FAX: 831-458-1946
    email: outreach@drumcircle.com
    http://villagemusiccircles.com/calendar/usa-canada-trainings/

    • 02 Aug 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 03 Aug 2018
    • 4:30 PM
    • Canberra, ACT Australia

    Rhythm2Recovery present their two day training program that provides professionals working in the Health, Education and Personal Development fields with the skills to implement a wide range of fun and engaging rhythmic musical exercises linked to positive changes in social and emotional well being.

    This evidence based training will leave participants with the skills necessary to employ rhythmical musical activities, linked to reflective discussions, in their practice, in a practical and impactful way.

    No prior musical experience necessary.

    Contact us

    For inquiries about Rhythm2Recovery programs, workshops, or general information please contact:
    Simon Faulkner

    Phone: +61 (0)429 038 380
    https://rhythm2recovery.com/r2r-training

    courses/Email: simon@rhythm2recovery.com
    Rhythm2Recovery on Facebook

    • 02 Aug 2018
    • 1:00 PM
    • 05 Aug 2018
    • 3:00 PM
    • Sherman, NY

    2018 Great Rhythm Renewal

    The Revival is for anyone looking for a profoundly joyful and deeply immersive experience. At the Revival, you will experience a wide range of invigorating workshops including: Drum & Chant, Ecstatic Dance, World Drumming, West African dance, Yoga, Shamanic Journey, Afro-Cuban Drumming, Energy Medicine, Meditative Painting, Sound Healing, Women's Sacred Circles, Intro to Men's Work, Transformative Writing, Laughter Yoga and more.

    Directed by Jim Donovan

    The Heron - Home of The Heron Music Festivals & Green Heron Growers Farm
    2361 Wait Corners Road
    Sherman, NY 14781

    For More Information and Website Click Here





    • 25 Aug 2018
    • 9:30 AM
    • 26 Aug 2018
    • 5:30 PM
    • Soquel, CA

    Music, Rhythm, Movement - About this “Music for People” Workshop/Facilitator Training: This program focuses upon experiential music making activities that encourage participants to rekindle their own sense of wonder and creativity, which in turn inspires and empowers others that they may facilitate or make music with. This innovative and creative approach to spontaneous and in the moment music making can offer new musical possibilities and pathways for self-expression, self-awareness, communication, and inspiration for all.

    This Workshop/Training is especially great for: Music Educators, Drum Circle Facilitators, all levels and genres of musicians, Classroom Teachers, Music Together Teachers, Occupational and Music Therapists, and anyone who loves to create music and wants to explore and expand their own creative potential and facilitate others to do the same!

    For More Information Click Here!

    Contact Mary Knysh (maryknysh@gmail.com)

    • 15 Sep 2018
    • 16 Sep 2018
    • Lafayette, CO

    HealthRHYTHMS® Group Empowerment Drumming Facilitation Training (Basic Training) teaches a fun, evidence-based whole person strategy which promotes socialization and ensures a healthy non-strenuous workout. On a deeper level it builds bridges while fostering nurturing, support, camaraderie, self-respect and respect for others. It is not really about drumming, but uses the drum as a tool for communication and personal expression. This system can be integrated as a therapeutic strategy in group counseling sessions, support groups, rehabilitation centers, schools, hospitals, aging facilities and more.

    Trainer: Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC

    Host Location: Colorado Center for Musical Arts


    Registration: HealthRhythms

    • 22 Sep 2018
    • 10 Nov 2018
    • Los Angeles, CA

    The Certificate Program in Social Emotional Arts (SEA) empowers educators, community arts professionals, mental health practitioners, and others interested in maximizing social-emotional benefits of arts experiences, which includes minimizing self-judgment and anxiety that can impede learning.

    Training is interactive and experiential. It features the use of sound, rhythm, movement, and other creative approaches in group behavior management, verbal and nonverbal communication, managing special needs and integration with typical students, managing traumatic responses and self-care, strengthening personal presentation skills, and evaluating program outcomes. SEA also offers best social-emotional practices in the multiple disciplines of art, dance/movement, drumming, music, poetry/writing, and theater because of their symbiotic benefits.


    For More Information Click Here

    • 06 Oct 2018
    • 07 Oct 2018
    • Nashville, TN

    HealthRHYTHMS® Group Empowerment Drumming Facilitation Training (Basic Training) teaches a fun, evidence-based whole person strategy which promotes socialization and ensures a healthy non-strenuous workout. On a deeper level it builds bridges while fostering nurturing, support, camaraderie, self-respect and respect for others. It is not really about drumming, but uses the drum as a tool for communication and personal expression. This system can be integrated as a therapeutic strategy in group counseling sessions, support groups, rehabilitation centers, schools, hospitals, aging facilities and more.

    Trainer: Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC

    Host Location:  Integrative Life Center


    More Information: HealthRhythms

    • 06 Oct 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Los Angeles, CA

    Beat the Odds® Facilitator Training: Social and Emotional Skill Building Delivered in a Framework of Drumming
    Beat the Odds® (BTO) integrates the power of contemporary drum circles and group counseling to build core strengths such as focusing and listening, team building, leadership, expressing feelings, managing anger/stress, empathy, and gratitude. It is inclusive, culturally relevant, and does not bear the stigma of therapy.

    Click here for More Information


    • 11 Oct 2018
    • 14 Oct 2018
    • Silver Springs, FL

     Paralounge is a weekend music retreat full of workshops and drumming in central Florida. It is a family friendly event that promotes music and hand drumming. There are workshops, vendors, and performances that promote a mutlicultural approach to music. Camp in the Ocala National Forest. Enjoy nightly drum circles and Sunday Rhythm Church. Family Friendly.

    Contact and Information: Paralounge.net
    • 13 Oct 2018
    • 14 Oct 2018
    • Buffalo, NY

    HealthRHYTHMS® Group Empowerment Drumming Facilitation Training (Basic Training) teaches a fun, evidence-based whole person strategy which promotes socialization and ensures a healthy non-strenuous workout. On a deeper level it builds bridges while fostering nurturing, support, camaraderie, self-respect and respect for others. It is not really about drumming, but uses the drum as a tool for communication and personal expression. This system can be integrated as a therapeutic strategy in group counseling sessions, support groups, rehabilitation centers, schools, hospitals, aging facilities and more.

    Trainer: Frank Thompson


    Host Location: Lake Shore Behavioral Health

    For More Information: HealthRhythms


    • 26 Jan 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

    Beat the Odds® Facilitator Training: Social and Emotional Skill Building Delivered in a Framework of Drumming
    Beat the Odds® (BTO) integrates the power of contemporary drum circles and group counseling to build core strengths such as focusing and listening, team building, leadership, expressing feelings, managing anger/stress, empathy, and gratitude. It is inclusive, culturally relevant, and does not bear the stigma of therapy.

    Click here for More Information

    • 04 May 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • TBD

    Beat the Odds® Facilitator Training: Social and Emotional Skill Building Delivered in a Framework of Drumming
    Beat the Odds® (BTO) integrates the power of contemporary drum circles and group counseling to build core strengths such as focusing and listening, team building, leadership, expressing feelings, managing anger/stress, empathy, and gratitude. It is inclusive, culturally relevant, and does not bear the stigma of therapy.

    Click here for More Information


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