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Why Should You Drum?

Did you know that the first sound any of us heard was the beating of a drum -- our ​mother's heartbeat? 

That's why the rhythm of the drum always brings us back home.

The drum is the oldest instrument in the world and has been used for centuries in so many aspects of life: celebration, rituals, connection, communication. Drumming lights up the whole brain and its vibration creates new neural pathways.  It connects the left and right hemispheres of our brain, moving us out of anxiety, trauma and PTSD, and into peace. 


When we drum together, our minds, bodies, and spirits benefit  -- feelings of calm, deep relaxation, increased intuition and clarity, deeper spiritual connection, heightened creativity, the easing of chronic pain, and a boost to the immune system!

My first drumming experience took away my anxiety in a week, and the peace stayed with me for months afterwards.  I felt light and free.  The drum built a community in a matter of days.  No matter what was happening in our lives, the drum connected us all without saying a word. Everybody belonged.  Everybody mattered. 

I knew I had to share this amazing healing with others, and since I started, I have yet to meet a human being who cannot keep a steady beat. 


The beat is what connects us all.

The beat is Change in Motion!


Drumming has long been a community building activity, whether used in ritual, song and dance, or participating in a live session provides a great sense of belonging. When we share rhythms, we open our hearts and minds to connecting both with ourselves and others.  Drumming moves us forward so we can break free from fear, anxiety and feeling self-conscious.


Drumming together is both healthy and FUN for everyone!  Group drumming brings people together in a way that no other activity can.  No words are needed, just a willingness to try something new.  I come to you and provide the drums.  Great for all groups -- ladies' nights and retreats, private parties, family gatherings, and more.  Recreational drumming brings people closer together, breaks communication barriers, and helps us let go of our fears, frustrations, and stress.

 Healing Drum Series 

This is a 6-week series that focuses on physical, mental, and emotional wellness.  I will guide you on a journey of personal healing with rhythms and exercises specifically tailored to decrease stress and anxiety, heal trauma and PTSD, and encourage personal transformation at a cellular level.  Research indicates that consistent drumming for a minimum of 6 weeks can also increase your killer T-cell count, the cells that fight cancer and boost immunity!  A great wellness program that delivers results!


Daria's energy was contagious.  Our staff really felt connected and unified after drumming together.  It was so nice to see them let go, be silly and come out of their shells.  Thanks so much Daria!


  ~ Lisa, YMCA Director, Toronto Canada 


Would you like your team, group, or organization to work together better, to be more productive, and be happier in their roles? Drumming sessions for corporate and business groups are a great way to increase staff motivation, productivity and efficiency and reduce stress, engaging everyone on your team in discovering their individual roles and contributions within the greater whole.

Quotes are based on number of participants, distance traveled, and rental of additional equipment.  Contact me now to get your free quote!


Daria, thank you for being a big part of my team's day... I now notice how cohesive  we really are --

We will have you back!


  ~ Cindy, BCG Group, Toronto Canada  


What an enjoyable and wholesome experience! It was exhilarating... at one point I was working up a sweat and doubted I could keep up but it was no problem!  There were 142 ladies and we ALL had a blast.  Thank you!


 ~ Mary, AWARE Conference, Buckhorn, Ontario


Nervous to try drumming for the first time?  Grab a bucket or tupperware container and check out my Drumming Basics video to see just how easy it is!  You'll be hooked in no time!

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