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Natural Awakenings Lehigh Valley

Rhythm Revival

Oct 05, 2012 11:44AM


Jim Donovan, award winning teacher and founding member of the multi platinum selling band Rusted Root, is returning to the Lehigh Valley to host the Rhythm Revival Drumming Retreat, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., October 6, at Walking Winds, in Palm.

The Rhythm Revival Drumming Retreat is a highly energetic and cathartic retreat designed to give participants the opportunity to experience the inspiring power of collective rhythm and drumming through a variety of vibrant traditional world rhythms, songs and chants. Participants will also experience the joy of creating and expressing themselves musically in a supportive group setting. Attendees will use tools such as traditional ecstatic world drumming rhythms, traditional song, chanting and toning, creative expression, visualization and group support and community creation. Donovan provides a large selection of authentic African drums called djembes for participants to use during the workshops.

The event is open to anyone over the age of 17 regardless of prior drumming experience. Advance registration is recommended. Cost is $69 by Sept. 21/$89 after. Walking Winds is located at 1962 Tollgate Rd., in Palm. For more information or to register, call 215-679-7091 or visit

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