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DRUMMING FOR FUND RAISING GROUPS

DRUMMING FOR THE LAKOTA

We have drummed and given demonstrations at Fund raising Events  such as the

the one here A Fund raising event with The One Spirit.

 Grizzly Waking Thunder began the evening with Flutes Drumming and Chant.

We followed With a drumming Circle for those o have not experienced drumming we asked them to Join in if they Wished . This gave people The chance to try drumming some for the first time

All on aid of  the Lakota people.

Because we have learnt so much it is lovely to give a little back where we are able

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   OTHER DRUMMING  ACTIVITIES

DRUMMING Circles

We have been asked many times to create a drumming circle  for events

We tend to drum within a circle creating a place where all are equal.

and we like to do this within sacred space . This allows those who wish to use that space and Drumming to Meditate , Journey or connect with spirit. But for others who are not spiritually inclined it allows them to put the everyday world behind, Take some time for themselves and relax.

Although Del and I tend to be from the Celtic Traditions ,We try to make this sacred space an area for all , for those from other Traditions  backgrounds and for those who don’t have a particular .  So It's an area where all can come along and Drum.

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 DRUMMING GROUPS AND CIRCLES

We have Drummed at Rituals, Party's, Handfastings, Weddings, Funerals, Christenings and Sainings.

For Fund Raising Events such as the Lakota one above.

We have delivered Talks on Drumming and given demonstrations.

We Make & sell our own Drums and Rattles.

If you would like us to come and drum with you or for you, an Occasion or fund raising event.

To have your own Drumming circle or to discuss setting up a drumming group.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us.

 

Tel Pat or Del on 01332 880984 or dunnwooddrums@live.com

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We have drummed for others whilst they have done performances like the poi show here. Also we have drummed for others whilst they have performed Ceremonies, Rituals .

For people whilst they Journey, meditate, or receive Riki and/or healing

EARTH HEALING

ceremony For a specific cause,

Drumming circles can be used for healing and creating energy for specific reasons . One of the ceremonies we do is to create energy for earth Healing . Weather it be a particular area you know or for the whole earth.

Although we don’t own the land we are it's guardians and need to care for it . Re energise areas that need that little extra help .

 Wherever you live you will see nature at work trying to replenish the land and turn it back to how it should be .

What can we do to help. Whether you have a large piece of land or the smallest plot we can all do something to help. Hold rituals in that place , create sacred space. Even in the smallest spot it can make a big difference to how the land feels.

Give something back .We often go to one of the local fields ,take a rubbish bag and pick up some of the litter. Not only does it make the place look better but you are doing a bit for the community, even if it is just clearing the bit around your property.

Recycling Every little helps. Or looking after your bit of land

In creating ceremony in this way it allows one to meditate on what action we might take to promote healing for a specific place But also what you wish to do to help put something back for the Planet and Future generations

DRUM PARTIES

Drumming can be done for the sheer enjoyment ..We often organise drumming parties and events just for the Drumming

and Partying

CEREMONIES RITUALS AND CEREMONIAL DRUMMING

Drumming can be a ceremony within itself. Used to change and cerate sacred space it can be used for all kinds of Rituals and ceremonies. From calling in Quarters or the powers , to accompanying  Chant ,  connecting with spirit to Trance dances .

Along  with the drumming We can Create ceremonies for specific Rituals and Occasions.

we can help to connect with the spirit or simply help create and hold that sacred space.

We have created many Rituals and ceremonies for different Occasions. including Ancestor rituals , Seasonal and celebratory Rituals

Handfastings , Weddings and Funerals  all Rites of passage

  • DRUMMING CAN BE FOR THE SHEER ENJOYMENT OF THE RHYTHM ; FOR DANCE, MEDITATION , TO CONNECT WITH SPIRIT .

  • FOR JOURNEYING ,TRANCE DANCE .SOUL RETRIEVAL

  • TO CHANT AND SINGING ALONG WITH ,TO PARTY TO .

  • IT CAN BE USED TO HELP CREATE SACRED SPACE  AND TO HOLD THAT SPACE.  IT CAN BRING ABOUT ALTERED STATES; CHANGE THE ATMOSPHERE AND AMBIANCE

  • IT CAN BE USED TO CLEANSE , HEAL , CONNECT WITH THE DIVINE

  • DRUMMING IN ITSELF CAN BE A CEREMONY,PART OF A CEREMONY OR RITUAL

  • WHEN YOU CONNECT WITH YOUR DRUM IT CAN CHANGE YOU LIFE

 HEALING

Drumming can be used in many ways to aid Healing.  As an aid in sound therapy to soul retrival.

Medical research study indicates that drumming boosts the immune system.. Other studies have demonstrated the calming, focusing, and healing effects of drumming on  patients and  valuable treatment for stress, fatigue, anxiety, hypertension, headaches, asthma, chronic pain, arthritis, and sleep and emotional disorders.

As well as the numerous benefits of drumming that are associated with empowerment, communication, confidence, community and team building, the drum has an amazing ability to facilitate healing and therefore there are also many health benefits associated with playing a drum and participating in a rhythm-based event.

Modern research can also show us exactly how our brain waves are affected by rhythm and drumming. The research has shown that the drumbeat alters brainwave patterns, increasing Alpha (a light meditative brainwave), and dramatically reducing stress

 

We have held drumming circle for different Groups to aid with Therapeutic activities for  relaxation and Healing.

TALKS AND DEMONSTRATIONS

Were happy to give demonstrations, Talks and discuss on drumming .

You will often find us at Camps , Fairs and Events where we will demonstrate Drumming circles . It's a chance to have a go, see if you like drumming and if it's for you.

If you wish to come along keep an eye on the Events page which will tell you where our next appearance is . But also the next drumming circles and related events

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