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Guided Imagery Drumming - Discover the Ancient Drummer Within You

Broadcast on August 13, 2021
Hosted by Phyllis Anne Douglass
With Christine Stevens

Christine Stevens covers the healing properties of four types of drums; frame drum, hand drum, djembe style drums, and ambient percussion — followed by a 20-minute guided imagery drumming, where you can play your drums, tap along on a desk, or use a found sound. The intention is to connect to your rhythmic DNA through imagery, and discover which drums speak to your soul and why.

In This Session:

  • Learn the four types of drums and their healing properties
  • Experience a guided imagery drumming session
  • Discover which drum resonates with you and why
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Christine Stevens

Speaker, Author, and Music Therapist

Christine Stevens is an internationally acclaimed speaker, author, drummer, and music therapist. Holding master’s degrees in both social work and music therapy, Christine inspires people all over the world with her message that music promotes holistic health, spirituality, and wellness. Christine is the author of Music Medicine, The Healing Drum Kit, and The Art and Heart of Drum Circles book and DVD. She’s recorded three play-along albums: Reviving Rhythms, Drumming Up Spirit, and Drumming Up Diva. A leader in the music and wellness movement, Christine also serves on the editorial board of Explore: A Journal of Science and Healing.

Christine is the founder of UpBeat Drum Circles, offering training programs and global online courses. She’s trained facilitators and led workshops around the world, from Iraq, Hong Kong, and Brazil to South Africa, Japan, and Western Europe. Through Remo, the world’s largest drum company, Chrsitine co-created the HealthRHYTHMS evidence-based group drumming protocol, used in schools, medical centers, and veterans hospitals worldwide.

Christine’s work in Iraq was featured in the book and DVD Discover the Gift. Televised media credits include PBS, NBC, KABC-Los Angeles, KTLA Los Angeles, Tournament of Roses Parade, London Tonight, Living Better TV, Discovery Health, and Hong Kong News. As a contributing writer, Christine’s work has been featured in Fitness magazine, Spirituality & Health, Body & Soul, Fast Company, First for Women magazine, The Oriental News, The Christian Science Monitor, U.S. News & World Report, Yogi Times, and Natural Beauty and Health.

Christine Stevens