Excerpt from Psychological Benefits of Rhythm
by Heleniq Argyrou M.A.
“…the drum has been used since time immemorial as a regular part of healing traditions…” (Klower, 1997)
- Emotional and creative expression: develops and encourages expression of all kinds of experience non-verbally; then enhances creative self-expression; develops creativity.
- Emotional release: helps us let go of troubled feelings, physical tension, frustration & sadness.
- Develops memory and increases concentration and attention: by learning to play structured rhythms, long & short-term memory skills are exercised and extended…. [click HERE for the rest]