Get Your Flu Shot in a Drum Circle?

By:  Judy Atkinson Living Well Between the Beats Last Friday night I attended the first Circles of Rhythm drum circle in 2019 and the following quote, which was written after my very first drum circle in 1997, came to mind and became a reality once again: “I walked into the drum circle sad and weary, I walked out on fire!” The …

Culture and Drumming

I had the honor of drumming with some Japanese students on their visit to Canada. Twelve drum circles over the course of three days. Intense! Each group was a class of 25 students all learning the English language. They were visiting Canada and came out to Canmore area to spend time in the Canadian Rockies. They spent one of their …

Planting Seeds

Story from a Drum Circle On Saturday September 26th, the Springbank Hill Community Association had its first annual Cultural day. The clouds over the open field began to clear as we unloaded the drums and set up the chairs. By the time the circle was scheduled to begin the sky was blue! One grandmother was standing proudly behind her two …

Volunteer Weenie Roast and Drum Circle

  We had a blast!  Nothing like drumming in the great outdoors in Calgary’ s parks.  I celebrate our volunteers, without them the Friday Night Circles would not happen!  THANK YOU!!!!!!

Parkland Music Festival!

We had a lovely morning warming up the people from the Parkland community for their annual music festival.  Kids and their parents showed up to play drums, connect and enjoy the creation of recreational music together.  We were happy to have a break in the weather to play.  The sun shone on us this morning!

Three Festive Season Drum Circles!

Join us in Airdrie, Calgary and Cochrane for three Festive Season Drum Circles before Christmas! We will serve Hot Apple Cider, Ginger Cookies and light lots of candles to celebrate the coming of light, longer days, and gratitude for all the abindance in our lives.  Mostly lets all celebrate unconditional love, tis the season of love and light, so lets …

Volunteer Christmas Party!

We drummed, we ate and drank, we painted the wall with our hand prints, all in all a splendid event!  Merry Christmas and much gratitude to all the wonderful volunteers who make our Friday drum circle possible!