The Healing Power of the Drum

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The Healing Power of the Drum is an authoritative yet easy to read book that shows how everyone can achieve health benefits from the increasingly popular activity of hand drumming. The raison d'etre for the book is to raise awareness of the hand drum from merely a musical instrument to a tool that can be used by individuals to attain psychological, physiological and spiritual well-being.

The book explores the drum from a multidimensional perspective, explaining the drum's ability to release anger, create joy, alter brain rhythms, induce trance, and create empowerment. Research and anecdotal reports provide validation of the benefits of personal drumming.

The Healing Power of the Drum provides a springboard for readers to use the drum in exciting and innovative ways to enhance their own wellness. The book reflects the very qualities of drumming. It is easy to read and non-technical, fun, and yet it provides depth, meaning and purpose for the reader. As the drum provides seemingly limitless ranges of emotions from deep relaxation to extraordinary aliveness, the book accordingly explores the vast range of experiences offered by drumming, from its ability to create euphoria to its deep and sacred power to heal.

Contributors of world renown include:

Dr. Michael Thaut, Director, Center for Biomedical Research and Music, Colorado State University.

Dr. Kenneth Aigen, Co-Director of Research for the Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy at New York University. Dr. Connie Tomaino, Director of the Department of Music Therapy, Institute for Music and Neurologic Function, affiliated with Albert Einstein Medical Hospital, Bronx, New York.

Barry Bernstein, Music Therapist.

Christine Stevens, Music Therapist.

Jim Greiner, Latin Percussion™ artist and drum facilitator, who shares some of the most eloquent stories of the hand drumming experience ever written.

Heather MacTavish, founder of New Rhythms Foundation, who discusses how hand drumming helped her survive and heal from Parkinson's disease.

Arthur Hull, leading drum circle facilitator.

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From the Publisher:

Drums and their rhythms have brought joy and self-expression to mankind since the dawn of time. In The Healing Power of the Drum psychotherapist and drum facilitator Robert Lawrence Friedman weaves an extraordinary tapestry of personal experience, fascinating anecdotes and compelling research, demonstrating the hand drum's capacity to provide significant health benefits for everyone. This breakthrough book examines the use of hand drums in treating at-risk adolescents, stressed-out employees, Vietnam veterans, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis and more. Find joy and self-expression in the Healing Power of the Drum.

About the Author:

Robert Lawrence Friedman, MA, Remo Artist, drumming facilitator, psychotherapist, Certified Psychosynthesis Practitioner, is affiliated with the St. Mary's Hospital Complementary Therapy Department in New Jersey. He has provided his programs to major corporations, hospitals, nursing homes, detention enters and conferences and has appeared on numerous radio and television shows.

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Descrizione libro 2000. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Paperback. An authoritative perspective on the psychological, physiological, and spiritual benefits of drumming and hand drumming. An authoritative perspective on the psychological, phys.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 189 pages. 0.272. Codice libro della libreria 9780941677875

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