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FREE! - Wellbeing Drumming + Tribal Circle Dance Evenings Jan/Feb 2019
"WELLBEING DRUMMING + TRIBAL CIRCLE DANCES" 4 x Tuesday Evenings Course from Jan. 15th to Feb. 4th 2019, 7pm-9pm TO CONFIRM YOUR *FREE* PLACE you must book in advance with Swavesey College [see below for details] and complete an enrolment form. Suitable for beginners and for experienced 'frame drum + beater' drummers. Drums & Rattles provided + Full instruction & Support. Inside each of us is a repressed 'wild child of nature' struggling, rebellious and miserable in a frustrating world of constant constraints... rules, regulations, demands, pressures, responsibilities & expectations! Occasionally we need to find a safe way to express our creative, free spirit 'wildness' with like-minded others! Occasional breaks out of the strait jacket of civilised living greatly restore vitality, passion and aliveness!... Drumming helps us to experience being in harmony with the natural rhythms of life and helps us to release negative feelings, energy blocks and emotional trauma. Drumming brings you more fully into the present moment [mindfulness training] and provides a medium for individual spontaneity, creativity & self-realisation. Rhythmic drumming when accompanied by chanting & simple symbolic circle dance movements, has the power to calm anxiety, centre if off-balance, lift depression, release anger & other toxic emotions, boost the immune system, enhance health and stress-resilience. Co-creative group-drumming builds self-confidence & self-esteem & a stronger sense of connectedness to oneself [self-integration] & others [partnerships & team-building]. Meditative and cathartic pow-wow drumming [multi-person drums] sessions are woven into your wide-ranging day of magical, therapeutic drumming experiences . Venue: Swavesey College [A14, between Cambridge & St. Ives] TO BOOK YOUR FREE PLACE call Swavesey College Adult Education on[masked] or email: [masked] Course Brochure: Drumming Circle website: Related Events: ---oOo---

Swavesey Village College

Gibraltar Lane · Swavesey

What we're about

Do you want to feel more peaceful and joyous? - Less Sad, Weary or Stressed?


REGULAR SACRED DANCE & WALKING MEDITATION SESSIONS in Cambridge & occasional events elsewhere in East Anglia and London.


Rhythmic drumming, especially when accompanied by chanting and movement, has the power to calm, centre, lift depression, release anger and stress emotions, boost the immune system, enhance health and stress-resistance. We provide drums and rattles on free loan or there is an option to make your own.

Since the beginning of time, communities have come together in a circle to dance, sing, share eternal wisdom, join hearts and express the irrepressible divine nature of the human spirit. Beginners welcome! Full instruction given. No partner required. You can be from any religion, spiritual path - or none!

We dance simple steps and movements (including sacred hand gestures called "mudras") which symbolise sacred wisdom and divine-connection themes. The movements promote health and wellbeing because they energise and balance the body energy centres (chakras) and engage heart, mind, body, soul and emotions in a holistic synergy.

As we dance we repeatedly chant brief sacred, or other wise, healing or inspirational, "Mantras". These mantric phrases come from a range of languages and sacred traditions or moving, inspiring poems. Apart from the wisdom, love and uplifting spirit contained in these phrases, the vibrations of their sounds have the capacity to resonate in particular areas of our energy system - potentially clearing energy blocks and bring energy to "deadened" areas of our energy system, physical and emotional body.

The overall effect of the dances and chants is to promote relaxation, clear negativity, relieve depression or anxiety, and uplift mood.


More about the Cambridgeshire groups, venues and DUP in general is here:

Free-access videos of some popular DUP dances can be accessed here:

See upcoming events listed here on Meetup, or go to: Cambridge Healing & Holistic Lifestyle Group on Facebook:

Or [for 'Dances of Universal Peace' events]:

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