Pittsburgh, PA: Drum Circle Leadership Foundation Training w/ Jim Donovan

Pittsburgh, PA: Drum Circle Leadership Foundation Training w/ Jim Donovan
Event on 2017-10-20 18:00:00
Drum Circle Leadership | Foundation TrainingLearn to Lead Your Own Transformational Drum Circles Fri. Oct 20 & Sat Oct 21, 2017 Training Schedule: 
 Fri. Oct. 20, 2017: 5:45 PM Check in
 6 PM-9:00 PM  Module 1: Foundation, Instrument Lessons, Resistance, Pulse, Rhythm Seeds Module 2: Social Rhythm Seeds, Anxiety exercise 1
Sat. Oct 21, 2017 9 AM-11:30 AM – Module 3: Movement, Social Games 1, Small Groups, Anxiety exercise 2
11:30 AM-12:30 PM – Please pack a Lunch 12:45 PM-3:00 PM – Module 4: Social Games, Drum Circle RolesModule 5: Mock Drum Circle, Program Design Drum Circle Leadership is a system created by Jim Donovan M.Ed. designed to show you how to create and lead your own transformational drum circles. This foundation training is for anyone interested in learning Drum Circle Leadership techniques, games and methods in a way that works with your own ability. In this 2-day experience, you will receive 13+ hours of hands-on training designed to teach you the skills you need to create and lead meaningful, effective and successful experiences with any group. Foundation SkillsAt Drum Circle Leadership Foundation Training, you will discover how to create and lead your own transformational drum circles. You will learn enjoyable techniques, games and methods in a way that works with your own ability. Beginners are warmly welcomed. There are no prerequisites for this training. Creative Group Music MakingHave fun learning how to quickly and effectively get groups of people making great music together with our unique Rhythm Seeds music making protocol. Find out how to inspire collaboration, engage challenging groups and how to connect people with a variety of social drum circle games. Inspire your group to make their own musical creations. Practice & SupportDiscover how to create "fail-proof" drum circles with a supportive group of peers. Get the practice and feedback you need to be confident leading your groups. Graduates receive access to our private DCL Facebook network to ask questions, get ideas and offer support to others. Get 13 contact hours, a Certificate of Completion, and an electronic version of the 300 page DCL manual. Learn Valuable Skills for Your Personal and Professional LifeDiscover…How to create fail-proof events by empowering participantsHow to take your drum circle from good to transformationalHow to inspire collaboration in your circleHow to lessen and eliminate resistance from your groupsHow to create an infinite source of rhythms with "Rhythm Seeds"Social drum circle games for all agesHow to integrate percussion and budget friendly instrumentsHow to lead and shape drum circle musicHow to gain confidence leading and speaking with groupsHow to gain the trust of your groupHow to use drumming & sound for wellness and stress reliefHow to design your own effective drum circle programsAt Drum Circle Leadership | Foundation Training, you can expect:A comfortable, welcoming and accepting atmosphere.To have the opportunity to choose how you interact13 contact hours of training.A Certificate of Completion denoting your contact hours.Your own Drum Circle Leadership eManual PDF 300+ (.99 Value).Special Discount Codes for DCL Online Training Library.Handouts and written documentation.Significant amounts of optional, hands-on practice time.Feedback and constructive guidance.Tried and tested step-by-step foundation methodology.Marketing resources, templates and tips for those wanting to create programs to sell.Free lifetime access to our private Drum Circle Leadership Training Facebook group.Specific effective techniques to help you manage nervousness.Who should attend? Anyone interested in utilizing the power of rhythm & drummingMusic TherapistsMusic TeachersDrum Circle FacilitatorsTherapeutic music makersAnyone who works with people with PTSD and returning veteransAnyone who works with childrenAddiction and recovery counselorsCamp CounselorsGrief CounselorsSexual abuse and domestic violence counselorsAlternative healersAfter school activity directorsPeople who work with disadvantaged youthSocial workersDisaster relief workersChurch and spiritual group leadersElementary educatorsCorporate facilitators seeking new tools for their activity toolbox Learn about: Inclusion regardless of abilityLetting go of perfectionismBeing present as a leaderServing the groupFinding ways to flow with changeLearning the value of collaborationHow to manage mistakesHow to empower your participantsHow to create fail-proof drum circlesA wide variety of malleable drumming and voice methodsHow to build your own event from the ground upHow to inspire and hold the attention of the most unruly groupsHow to play the various drums and percussion commonly used in rhythm eventsHow to use rhythm as a means to enhance personal developmentHow to use rhythm to lead health and wellness experiencesHow to use rhythm to lead educational experiences About your instructor: Jim Donovan M.Ed., Assistant Professor and Chairman of Fine Arts at Saint Francis University, is a master facilitator, inspirational trainer and multi-platinum recording artist with over 25 years of leadership, teaching and performance experience. Donovan has presented hundreds of events across the US and Europe where he has helped many thousands of people learn effective ways to consciously lead, connect and live healthier, more productive lives. Donovan was voted "Drum Circle Facilitator of the Year" by the readers of Drum! magazine. He holds a Masters in Educational Leadership from Saint Francis University and a BA in classical music performance from the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of the book “Drum Circle Leadership” and regularly offers trainings to organizations that teach people how to facilitate creative group music-making as a way to enhance wellness and social connection. These trainings include specialized, evidence-based programs for people who work with individuals with disabilities such as Autism and with those in the addiction and recovery environment. He regularly works in the corporate and university environment where he offers team building and wellness programs. A short list of clients include Johnson & Johnson, Bayer, and Vanguard. As a member of the 3-time platinum band Rusted Root, he co-wrote and performed “Send Me on My Way,” a song whose unforgettable whistle has been featured in both Matilda and Ice Age. His touring work with Rusted Root provided ample opportunity to share the arena stages with rock legends such as Carlos Santana, members of Led Zeppelin and Sting, among others. In addition to his music and education credentials, Donovan holds the position of “Head Dishwasher” at his home in Western, PA that he shares with his wife and three amazing kids.

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