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Susy Manning holds Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science degrees.
The founder of Drum Circles 4 All Seasons, she is an acclaimed musician, educator and wellness facilitator. With a background in science and medicine, she started her new encore career, offering drum circles in Arizona for health & wellness. From performing in Palindaba Ensemble to private lessons, to leading drum circles, Susy brings out the music in all people.
As a trained facilitator in the evidence-based HealthRHYTHMS group drumming protocol, Susy leads programs for those facing a health challenge, veterans, charter schools, libraries, and women's empowerment. She brings an intuitive spark and joyful enthusiasm to her programs, custom-designing special events for clients.
WHAT EXACTLY DO I OFFER ?
There are many kinds of drum circles. What is your need?
Let me custom tailor your Drum Circle. Allow me to gather information. What is the goal of your event?
*Are you wanting just a fun RECREATIONAL drumming event? GREAT!
*Or maybe you want to bring people together from different backgrounds, cultures , and help them to feel UNIFIED yet also appreciate their differences.. .
*Drumming is very therapeutic for GROUP EMPOWERMENT
and can be very healing for those who have addictions or special needs.
*Perhaps Health & Wellness drum circles at your medical and wellness centers & senior living facilities?
*Drumming and singing as a group can help ALLEVIATE LONELINESS and help those DEALING WITH GRIEF to feel that they are not alone.
*It is a great tool to help caregivers and medical staff reduce their stress, and there is research showing that with a regular drumming program at work, "burnout" is reduced and the turnover is lessened!
Let's work together to create a great wellness event! Instruments provided, I will come to your facility.
I look forward to helping others find their beat...
Won't you embrace YOUR passions? Come listen to the drumbeat...calling YOU home...
Get "R.E.A.L." ...
"Rhythm - Acceptance - Encouragement - Love"
I bring people together, get them drumming, and let the magical journey begin!
Drumming helps us to feel, acknowledge and express emotions.
AWESOME stress reliever, helps with relaxation, empowerment, supportive, and so much more!
I am a HEALTH RHYTHMS Drum Facilitator.
Trained using REMO'S HealthRhythms evidence-based research/protocol.
SO...What IS HealthRhythms?
This is a global method of therapeutic drumming.
It was founded and initiated by Remo Belli CEO/Founder of Remo,inc and Dr. Barry Bittman, MD Neurologist.
Evidence-based research has determined that the health benefits associated with this type of
Group Empowerment Drumming
(also known as Recreational Music Making),
are very cathartic.
NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED
IT IS ALL ABOUT EXPRESSION!
I've done drumming with 89 year olds, 1 year olds, and all those "..year olds" in between.
I've been privileged to customize sessions and drum with numerous focus groups: (partial list below)
Women 's groups
Groups with Special Needs
After school programs
Adult Library sessions
Cancer support groups
Veterans support group
AARP Drum night
SUU session for students
HOA "Honor Fallen Heroes" Nightwalk
Basic African Youth drumming
THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST WAYS TO RELIEVE STRESS, RELAX, ENHANCE CREATIVITY, STRENGTHEN THE IMMUNE RESPONSE, SUPPORT COMMUNITY, AND CREATE INCLUSION.
So what are you waiting for......
COME ............... DRUM..................
Notice your heartbeat, your breath, your pulse... the sounds and sights of the world around you. The fan, the creaking desk, the refrigerator humming, the frog, the bee, laughter in the park... BE...Just be
Now...NOTICE the drums, FEEL the excitement and anticipation start to bubble over as each person chooses a drum.
Magically, the rhythms start, hearts are beating, and the group is moving towards relaxation, a feeling of community, laughter, and so much more.
Just experiencing, ...free expression ...just BEING...it's a beautiful feeling.
Don't be shy...just give it a try.
__*ALL INSTRUMENTS PROVIDED!