The Shamanic Drum

The Shamanic Drum

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by Michael Drake
     
 

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Shamanic drumming is an ancient approach that uses rhythm to promote healing and self-expression. Trained as a ceremonial drummer in the Mongolian shamanic tradition, Michael presents the first practical guide to applying this ancient healing art to our modern lives. Through a series of simple exercises and lessons, he teaches the basic shamanic methods of drumming.… See more details below

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Shamanic drumming is an ancient approach that uses rhythm to promote healing and self-expression. Trained as a ceremonial drummer in the Mongolian shamanic tradition, Michael presents the first practical guide to applying this ancient healing art to our modern lives. Through a series of simple exercises and lessons, he teaches the basic shamanic methods of drumming. The focus is on creating sacred space, journeying, power practice, power animals, drum therapy, drum circles and the therapeutic effects of drumming. Whether you are an accomplished percussionist or a total beginner, this user-friendly book will help you harness the power of drumming. Recent studies demonstrate that drumming is a valuable treatment for stress, chronic pain, cancer, stroke, trauma, addictions, mental illness, emotional disorders and a wide range of physical disabilities. The benefits include relaxation, healing, more energy, greater mental clarity, enhanced creativity and deeper self-awareness.

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Editorial Reviews

Dhyani Ywahoo
The Shamanic Drum expresses things as they are, and it's indeed true that the drum and the proper ceremonies are the way in which we balance and harmonize the energies of the Earth, its creatures, and our relationship with all realms.
author of Voices of Our Ancestors
Julia Cameron
A clear and practical work.
author of The Artist's Way

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780962900204
Publisher:
Talking Drum Publications
Publication date:
07/09/2009
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
130
Sales rank:
1,412,432
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.28(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

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