Music also can have a calming effect. Certain songs can distract us while also decreasing our levels of stress hormones.
Musical training doesn’t just improve your ear for music — it helps your ear for speech. That’s the takeaway from an unusual new study published in The Journal of Neuroscience. Researchers found that kids who took music lessons for two years didn’t just get better at playing the trombone or violin; they found that […]
Dr Barry Bittman, a neurologist, and CEO of the Yamaha and Wellness Institute in Pensylvania, believes one of the great potential benefits of employing drums in therapy is that they are so easy use.
“It’s such an eclectic scene,” says local trombone player J.P. Furnas, “We’ve got rock, blues, pop, classical, funk, jazz, hip-hop, electronic—we even have a metal band called Sex Knuckle—so you can’t pigeonhole us. Asheville is a melting pot.”
Nearly three dozen drummers wrapped up three consecutive days of playing for the Drumming Up Hope 2016 fundraising event in Loveland.
stress reduction techniques that include a drumming circle, meditation and mindfulness.
The festival will also feature a series of wellness workshops focusing on music therapy, a Friday night community drum circle around a fire…
The only annual of its kind in festival in North America, the Muhtadi International Drumming Festival features two days of family-friendly festivities with live performances, workshops, vendors, food, and a beer garden.
drumming offers a host of benefits, like increased mental alertness and improved muscle coordination.
Though not prescriptive, research is evolving to show the multiple applications of drumming and how far its healing capacity goes. One study with over 100 participants found that drumming boosted cellular immunity.