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Happy Beat Drumming

Beat Stress, Beat Boredom, Beat Sickness, Beat Loneliness, Beat a Drum!

Workshops ▪ Classes ▪ Corporate / Team Building ▪ Special Events ▪ Performances ▪ Private Lessons ▪ Drum Circle Facilitation ▪ Women’s Retreat ▪ Drum Reheading & Building▪ Continuing Education

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Our intensive course with Robin “Bountourabi” Leftwich

Broaden your knowledge and experiences, push the boundaries of personal success, overcome the limitations we perceive in ourselves, and embrace the diversity of West African music as we continue to foster a fun and failure-free environment that promotes learning, discovery and self-expression. Learn more about our Passport Series here.

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In Person classes!

Lynchburg African Drum Workshops: Saturday, June 29. Djembe, Dunun, Drumming for Dancers.

Asheville Passport Series: Saturday, August 17 for our Traditional Solos workshop.
Save the date: September 7 for our Improvisational Solos workshop.

Cary Passport Series: TBA

See information on our classes & events.

Connect with us on facebook for more drumming opportunities!

Read about Robin “Bountou” and Rachel, co-founders of HBD

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Caution: Side effects of drumming may include a feeling of euphoria, an enhanced sense of rhythm, improved health, a new vision of the world, heightened self esteem, fits of laughter, a new rash of friends, an itch to come back and extreme HAPPINESS. If the symptoms last for more than four hours, seek the assistance of friends to laugh it off and then repeat the dosage… Use more often than needed and share liberally with your friends.

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