Foundational Drum Circle Facilitators Training with Marcus Fung and Lucas Coffey

  • July 26, 2013 · 12:00 PM

WHAT

Two-day foundational Drum Circle Facilitators training!

WHO:

Lucas Coffey & Marcus Fung have provided engaging, and dynamic rhythmic events for thousands of Albertan’s.

Their insight and versatility as facilitators, comes from continued work with an incredibly diverse spread of populations, each having their own unique range of needs.

They have worked with, the well elderly, early childhood, special needs, youth at risk, schools (Kindergarten-post secondary), organizational teambuilding, Spirituality, Grief, Health & Wellness, family, ESL and a variety of youth groups.

WHY:

We are devoted to making available, the power and potential of Drum Circles with as many people as possible.

We have been waiting for the perfect opportunity to share our joy and knowledge with aspiring facilitators; to share our growing pains, and factors to success and to best assist you in finding your own unique facilitation style, creating successful, expressive events.

To illuminate and uphold, the values and principles we have learned, that we believe, truly make an engaging, empowering, and uplifting event.

WHERE: YOUCAN Edmonton

WHEN: July 26th, 27th, and 28th

INVESTMENT: $325 ($300 if you do this and the intermediate training with Cameron Tummel)

This training is for you if:
•You are looking to host your own rhythm event
•You would like to increase your inclusive art skill set
•You are passionate about arts facilitation
•You are a youth worker, teacher, camp counselor, special needs caregiver, Human Resources manager, health worker, music teachers, addictions councilors, after school activity directors, corporate facilitators.

FOUR PRINCIPLES OF A GREAT FACILITATOR

1. Teacher vs. Facilitator

A facilitator understands the difference between being a guide and an instructor. We will explore the idea that rhythm and expression is innate, and as facilitators it is our job to inspire it, rather than teach it. Your goal as a facilitator is to ALWAYS give the power back to the group.

2. Developing your facilitators radar

Using and developing all of your senses to best understand the dynamic needs of your group. This will ultimately allow you to use all of your knowledge and tools to their greatest potential and benefit.

3. Developing your tool belt

These are the games, tricks, techniques, and processes used inside and outside the drum circle. How you use your tools will be determined by the needs of your group.

4. Intention

Continuously reflecting upon, and refining your intentions are critical to your growth and understanding as a facilitator.

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  • Lucas C.
    master facilitator at Rhythm Rhythm Rhythm
    Event Host
  • Deb
    Interactive Rhythm Facilitator at MotherTree Rhythm Circles, Organizer

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