A collaborative arts experience in Yoga and Drumming, designed to strengthen your body, free your mind and inspire your soul! Facilitated by Kathy Armstrong and Victoria Lynes. See how the patterns in drumming and yoga connect in this exciting integrated workshop! Drums provided, please bring a yoga mat. No experience necessary!COST is $45 per personSpaces are limited. For more information or to reserve your spot, please go to…See More
What is your personal relationship to or connection with mindfulness?
I value it as a form of wellness for everyone and would like to know more, and connect to others who are interested in different forms of mindfulness.Have practiced it a bit in group leadership workshops, but no formal training as of yet.
What is your professional work? As this is a mindfulness-based professional's network we require each member to disclose his or her profession (i.e. teacher, psychotherapist, MD, lawyer, etc.)
I am an educator and percussionist. I teach part time at Carleton U in the Music and African Studies departments. I am the founder/director of Baobab Tree Drum Dance Community, a non profit arts education organization and I also freelance in schools giving drumming workshops & performances.
Using mindfulness-based techniques in professional work
I've been using West African drumming, dancing and singing in my work with students of all ages for over 25 years and have observed the many parallels with mindfulness. Just finished writing a thesis at Carleton U on the positive effects of drumming on the mental, social and physical health of adolescents.
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