WHYTE NOISE "Free Spirited" Drum Circle
WELCOMES EVERYONE! To join our gently facilitated Drum Circle where you are invited to heal, release stress, change your mood, feel and contribute to a positive flow of energy, develop your creativity through self expression, enhance 'focused' meditation, trance, share, learn and listen, access your personal spiritual power, improve timing and co-ordination, build endurance and confidence, boost your immune system and be part of a non judgemental group of engaging individuals. We are are a gently woven group of inter-connected, creative spirits. All levels of drummers come together once a week, introductory and experienced, to play in-the-moment, improvised rhythms originating from our hearts.
We are a playful group who encourage and support everyone wishing to participate. Our gracious host, JAKE, provides us with a 'sacred space', Cha Island Tea House (aka the Island) where 'Free Spirits' gather to experience the joy of rhythmical beats while enjoying a unique blend of tea, coffee or beverage of your choice.
Everyone is invited to share their love of drumming by making suggestions, to take part in a variety of events offered by the Edmonton community; Fringe, Homefest, Flash mobs, Street Festivals, Earth Day, Solstice celebrations etc.
Who: Regardless of experience, everyone is welcome.
What: Community Group - Gently facilitated Drum Circle
Where: "The Island"-Cha Island Tea House - a relaxing, tropical themed tea and coffee lounge located at[masked] Ave. NW, in the heart of Edmonton's trendy Whyte Ave. and Old Strathcona district. (indoors during winter and on the patio during warm weather)
Why: Individual reasons: relaxation, recovery, de-stress, healing, trancing, learning, sharing, enjoyment etc.
When: Every Wednesday night from 6 ish to 9 ish.
For Drum Circle Etiquette: see pages for detailed info or visit http://j2k.com/drumminfun/articles/dcetiquette.html by Janet Planet
$5.00 per week ($18 per month regardless of the number of weeks in a month payable in cash) plus the mandatory purchase of a tea or coffee.
NOTE: Extra drums and a variety of percussion instruments are available, but on a limited basis.
If you have a drum or are able to borrow one, please bring it or consider renting one for a minimal fee from one of the local music shops. (talk to facilitator about rentals)
"Whyte Noise" Drum Circle has the tensile strength of spider silk-strong, yet flexible!"
Carol Fraser, Facilitator