One-Day Introduction to Drum Circle Facilitation
October 15, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT
With VMC Global Trainer Jeni Swerdlow, MA-ATR
11 AM – 5 PM
One, Two – Let’s All Play! Learn how to build community through rhythm.
Get ready for a day packed with information and “hands-on” drum circle facilitation exercises!
Village Music Circles™ impactful and exciting learning experiences are for anyone seeking to use music as a joyful tool to empower and unite people of all ages, backgrounds and cultures.
Presented by VMC Global Trainer, Jeni Swerdlow, MA-ATR, Founder and “Chief Rhythm Activator” at DRUMMM® Rhythmic Events.
This program is designed to give you the confidence, tools, and inspiration to facilitate a rhythm-based event and build your own rhythm community. Join the fun and learn how you can make the world a more musical place!
Learn how to start and stop a groove, sculpt music in the moment, generate enthusiasm, and bring the group to its highest musical potential.
Great for beginners as well as those who’ve had some training and want to practice and elevate their skills.
What You’ll Receive:
• Facilitator rhythm fundamentals (counting in/out, pulse, phrase, etc.)
• Village Music Circles (VMC) facilitation tools, techniques, and concepts
• Hands-on practice in small and large groups
• Considerations for creating successful rhythm-based events
• Access to training slides and handouts
• Resources for continued learning
This program was pioneered by Village Music Circles (VMC) Founder, Arthur Hull, after 50 years in the field, and is co-authored by Jim Boneau. This program is taught all over the world. Learn more at www.villagemusiccircles.com.
Jeni Swerdlow, MA-ATR is a VMC Certified Global Trainer with 22+ years of drum circle facilitation experience. Learn more at www.drummm.com.
This Playshop Is For:
• Music Therapists, Teachers & Educators
• Psychotherapists, Counselors & Social Workers
• Group Leaders & Presenters
• Health & Wellness Professionals
• Musicians & Drummers
• Community Organizers
• Youth Counselors and Kids-at-risk Professionals
• Activity Directors for Seniors
• Trainers & Facilitators
• Ministers & Spiritual Leaders
• Life Coaches
• Anyone seeking inspiration & new skills!
What Playshop Participants Say:
– Engaging, supportive, infectious, life-affirming, FUN!
– I received inspiration, confidence, new ideas and approaches to share with the people I work with.
– I learned that drum circles are a great way to build community and camaraderie through an easy, quick-to-learn activity.
THE FIRST 5 PEOPLE TO REGISTER WILL SAVE $30 OFF THE REGULAR PRICE!!
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT ENDS ON 8/31. SPACE IS VERY LIMITED.
REGISTER NOW TO SECURE YOUR SPOT – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/one-day-introduction-to-drum-circle-facilitation-tickets-390184451197
Your registration ALSO counts as a $75 deposit for a 3-Day VMC Drum Circle Facilitator Training in 2023.
We have one Work-Trade position and two Partial Scholarships available. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
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