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The Wisdom Of Rhythm Retreat

11/22/2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Wisdom Of Rhythm

On Nov 23-24. 2019, Jim Donovan will offer a very special Autumn rejuvenation retreat called “The Wisdom of Rhythm” at the Center of Harmony Opera House.
This brand new experience is for any who loves the spiritual side drumming and sound healing and is looking for a immersive experience.

During the experience you’ll discover how to use rhythm and sound for better health and personal transformation.

There are only 60 total seats for this event which will be sold on a first come -first serve basis.

Fri. Nov. 22 , 2019
5:30 PM – Arrival and registration
6 PM- 9 PM – Program Part 1

Saturday, Nov 23, 2019
9 AM- 11:45 – Program Part 2
Lunch Break 11:45 AM -1:15 PM
1:30 PM- 4:30 PM Program Part 3
4:30 PM – 5 PM Social time
5 PM – 6:30 PM Potluck Dinner Break, community connection – (bring something to share)
7 PM Music and Dancing with The Sun King Warriors

We recommend bringing a lunch. There is a coffee shop downstairs that serves food as well.

Pricing: $99 by Aug. 26, 2019 or $149 thereafter (Space permitting)

In the event of a weather related event, the event will be rescheduled.
No refunds, however, tickets are transferable.

Wisdom of Rhythm Retreat
Drumming. Sound Healing. Mindfulness.
with Jim Donovan M.Ed.

At the Wisdom of Rhythm Retreat, you’ll have an opportunity to take part in an array of enjoyable and beginner friendly musical activities including:

  • Group Drumming & Expressive
  • Music Creation
  • Brain Building Rhythm Exercises
  • Sound Healing Techniques
  • Drumming and Meditation

Experience the camaraderie of a safe, supportive and friendly group of people where you can feel comfortable to just be yourself- without the pressure of being “good” at music.

The program is composed of three interconnected concepts that will focus on:

  • Developing and practicing creative drumming skills
  • Personal wellness and becoming the next best version of you
  • Renewing and deepening your connection to your inner wisdom
  • Learn a balanced array of evidence-based techniques that will help you to:
    Relieve stress & anxiety
    Get deep, more restful sleep
    Gain mental clarity
    Increase and sustain your energy

A clear purpose
Actionable steps
Activities to do and feel
Inspiration to go further
Social connection opportunities

A limited number of drums are available to borrow. We recommend bringing your own to be assured of having one to play. Beginners are warmly welcomed.

Jim Donovan M.Ed. is a professional musician, Assistant Professor at Saint Francis University and TEDx speaker. His mission is to share the healing power of music through education and performance. He specializes in placing music and wellness programs in organizations who focus on people with disabilities and people recovering from addiction. Donovan performs with his band Sun King Warriors and was a founding member of the 3-time platinum band Rusted Root. There he co-wrote the song “Send Me on My Way” featured in the movie Ice Age and became the first song on Mars where it “woke up” NASA’s Mars Rover.

View his TEDx Talk How to Trick Your Brain Into Falling Asleep: https://youtu.be/A5dE25ANU0k



Center of Harmony – Opera Hall
253 Mercer St
Harmony, PA 16037 United States
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