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Did You Know ?

  • Neurological studies show that group drumming noticeably increases the disease-fighting activity of white blood cells.
  • Drumming modulates neuro-immune and neuro-endocrine parameters away from the response to stress.
  • Drumming helps an individual reach an alpha state, when learning is most effective.
  • Drumming burns more calories than hiking, cycling or weightlifting!
  • Drumming actually lowers the number of stress hormones produced by a person.
  • Drums were made in ancient Sumeria as far back as 3000 B.C.
  • The djembe is often called a ‘devil drum’ because it was traditionally made from the Dimba or Devil Wood Tree.
  • African lore says that the djembe drum was introduced to people by a mythical creature called a djinn.
  • According to African legend, a djembe drum contains three spirits – representing the tree from which the drum was made, the animal whose skin was used for the head of the drum and the person who made the drum.
  • Drumming improves hand-eye coordination.
  • Macaque monkeys are known to drum objects to indicate dominance.
  • African 'talking' drums are used for communication over long distances.
  • In ancient China, drums were used as a motivational tool in the military.
  • In the Congo, the Lokele tribe have a language formed of tonal patterns that can be played on a drum.
  • Drumming develops focus and determination.
  • Drumming is a great way to relax!
  • The word ‘rhythm’ comes from the Greek word meaning ‘to flow’.
  • Drumming builds confidence.
  • Drumming is an excellent means of self-expression.
  • The endorphins released during drumming brighten moods.
  • Drumming can help develop spirituality.
  • Drumming can ease emotional strain – it’s very calming!
  • Drumming connects you with long-ago ancestors, whose rhythms were heard in ancient times.
  • Drumming is healing – physically as well as mentally.
  • Drumming in a group connects you with others at a primal level.
  • Drumming can help with depression, anxiety and low self-esteem.
  • Drumming offers all the benefits of aerobic exercise.
  • Drumming improves IQ in children.

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