Digital Book: Drum Circle Leadership: Learn To Create and Lead Your Own Transformational Drum Circles by Jim Donovan M.Ed.

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Digital Book: Drum Circle Leadership: Learn To Create and Lead Your Own Transformational Drum Circles by Jim Donovan M.Ed.

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Drum Circle Leadership: Learn To Create and Lead Your Own Transformational Drum Circles by Jim Donovan M.Ed.

Drum Circle Leadership is an accessible, step-by-step system that shows you how to create and lead your own transformational drum circles. 

Jim Donovan M.Ed, an award-winning educator, and 3 time-platinum recording artist from the percussion-infused band Rusted Root guides you through an enjoyable array of tested methods, games and concepts designed to give you the foundation you need to begin leading drum circles right away.

There are no prerequisites to becoming a Drum Circle Leader. Musical training and the ability to read musical notation is not required. If you do have musical training, you will be delighted to learn how to use your existing skills in exciting new ways. Jim shows you how to get your drum circle started, and keep it exciting for years to come. 

In this comprehensive self-study book, you will learn how to:
•Build your drum circle from the ground up
•Create fail-proof events for your participants
•Use rhythm as a tool for personal and group transformation
•Foster a safe, comfortable and welcoming atmosphere
•Inspire collaboration within your circle
•Lessen and eliminate resistance from your groups
•Create an infinite source of rhythms with "Rhythm Seeds"
•Lead social drum circle games for all ages
•Integrate percussion and budget friendly instruments
•Lead and shape drum circle music
•Develop confidence leading and speaking with groups
•Gain the trust of your group
•Use drumming & sound for wellness and stress relief
•Connect with the science and research supporting drum circles

Drum Circle Leadership also guides you in how to: 
•Make creative group music-making accessible to anyone who is willing to try
•Empower each person with information that can help them beyond the drum circle
•Nudge and inspire people to reach beyond what they think is possible
•Encourage authentic expression by eliminating the worry of perfection

By using these four concepts you will create an important opportunity for your participants to create deeper connections, friendships and lasting understanding. In essence, you’ll learn to use the Drum Circle as a way to participate in building strong communities.

Pick up your copy of Drum Circle Leadership today to learn how to confidently bring your community together through the power of drumming.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: My First Drum Circle

Chapter 1: Foundation and Philosophy

Chapter 2: Rhythmic Exercises & Warm Ups

Chapter 3: Drum Circles- Origins, Benefits and Questions to Consider

Chapter 4: Drum Circle & Music Making Techniques

Chapter 5: Shaping the Music

Chapter 6: Participant Leadership (PL)

Chapter 7: Drum Circle Games for Social Interaction

Chapter 8: Introduction to Melody Seeds

Chapter 9: Rhythm and Relaxation: Stress relief techniques

Chapter 10: Introduction to Sound Empowerment

Chapter 11: Teaching Tips and Techniques

Chapter 12: Strategies for Self-Refinement

Chapter 13: The Care and Feeding of Challenging People

Chapter 14: Logistics and Post Event Concerns

Appendix I: What Kind of Instruments Work Well for Drum Circles?

Appendix III: Additional Training Opportunities with Jim Donovan

Appendix IV: Articles.

Appendix V: Research Citations and Quotes About Drumming from Peer Reviewed Literature

Appendix VI: How Do I Set Up the Circle?

The Final Word

About the Author

Contact and Opportunities