Feel the rhythm, mind the beats

Mindful practice of West African drumming. Watch anywhere. Anytime.

Watch our videos at home to immerse yourself in West African culture. Develop a mindful practice while having fun and learning a new skill. 

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Mind the Beats

Always wanted to learn the djembe? We have developed some rocking content which you can access with a monthly subscription, giving you the flexibility to come and go as you please.

Prefer a structured program? Check out our videos which have been tailored to every level of djembe and dun dun player. Bonus information and practice tips will be also be included. 

By paying attention to the present moment with openness, curiosity and without judgement we can improve our well-being and mental health. 

Drumming provides a range of benefits: brings joy, relaxation, stress relief, improves focus, keeps your brain active, reduces anxiety and calms the mind. 

And above all, it’s fun!

 

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Our Programs

Drumming for individuals

  • Unlimited access to all content on the site with monthly subscription.
  • Browse all content, without restrictions.
  • Djembe lessons for beginner and intermediate levels.
  • Access to West African dance and mindful activities.
  • From 5 mins to 1 hr lessons.
  • Additional content added regularly.
  • Subscribe for a year to save!

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Sessions for groups

  • Drumming and dance classes for kids and other community groups.
  • Use various percussion instruments including kitchen utensils!
  • Simple fun exercises to improve co-ordination, knowledge of music and rhythms.
  • Structured lesson plan to build skills.
  • Percussion brain breaks and fun activities.
  • All sessions online and on-demand.

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Finding inner peace

Benefits of a mindful practice

More and more evidence is available on the beneficial effects of a mindful practice. It can help across all facets of life and one of the ways to practice mindfulness is through drumming. Key benefits are: Reduced stress, anxiety, improved sleep quality, improved mental health and overall well-being.

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