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Facilitator Trainings

Community Drumjam Foundation and Village Music Circles are proud to present 3-Day Basic Facilitator Playshops in India. Our founders, Roberto Narain and Vasundhara Das are two of a 34 member elite Certified International Trainer Team for Arthur Hull’s Village Music Circles Global.

The first Drumjam VMC India Playshop was held from 9th – 11th June 2017 at Rangoli Metro Art Centre, MG Road, Bangalore and was co-facilitated by Arthur Hull and Roberto Narain.

In 2018, the Playshop was held from 26th – 28th October at Our Native Village, Hesaraghatta, Bangalore and was co-facilitated by Arthur Hull and Vasundhara Das. This was a residential Playshop.

Drumjam VMC India Playshops were held in February 2019, October 2019 and January 2020 trained by Roberto Narain & Vasundhara Das as well as visiting international certified trainers - Paul John Dear (UK Playshop), Myoung-Hun Song (Korea Playshop), Dr. Jane Bentley (UK Playshop) and Tomoko Tomtom Yokota (Japan Playshop).

Drumjam VMC India Playshop are attended by psychologists, psychotherapists, music therapists, arts based therapists, play therapists, medical doctors, Neuro surgeons, healers, homeopaths, teachers, special needs educators, music teachers, students, wellness practitioners, musicians, dancers, theatre professionals, corporate trainers, leadership coaches as well as individuals on an introspective path or at a transition point in their lives. These Playshop are not Drumming Classes. They are experiential workshops which help participants learn how to use interactive rhythm as a medium to work, or play, with different populations.

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Village Music Circles certificates of Participation are given to those who satisfactorily complete the training.

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