BEFORE YOU DRUM: Learn the 3 Contraindications of Drumming

Drumming. It’s an effective therapeutic tool – accessible, powerful, relatable. But did you know that drumming can cause harm? There are specific instances when drumming is contraindicated.

It’s so important to choose the right drum for the right person. For example, loud, sudden sounds for those who have PTSD may cause more harm than good. But there’s so much more to consider!

Make sure you arm yourself with all the right information so that you stand as a leader in healthcare when educating decision-makers.

Christine Stevens

Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC, MA holds masters degrees in both social work and music therapy. She is the author of Music Medicine, The Healing Drum Kit and The Art and Heart of Drum Circles. The founder of UpBeat Drum Circles, she has appeared on NBC, PBS, KTLA, and is a featured speaker in the DVD Discover the Gift. She has trained facilitators from more than twenty-five countries in the evidence-based REMO group drumming HealthRHYTHMS program. Christine has worked with many Fortune 500 companies, survivors of Katrina, students at Ground Zero and most recently, led the first drum circle training in a war-zone in northern Iraq.

Kind Words About Christine

Christine can introduce you to the magic, fun and healing power of drumming.

Andrew Weil, MD

Christine’s work is anointed with the kiss of heaven’s inspiration, celebration and joy.

Michael Bernard Beckwith, Founder, Agape International Spiritual Center