Psychological Benefits of Rhythm (by Heleniq Argyrou M.A.)

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)

  1. Emotional and creative expression: develops and encourages expression of all kinds of experience non-verbally; then enhances creative self-expression; develops creativity.
  2. Emotional release: helps us let go of troubled feelings, physical tension, frustration & sadness.
  3. 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]

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