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Fri, Dec 02


Driftwood Dragonfly

Drum Circle

If you have tried meditation and find it difficult, or are ready to deepen your current meditation practice, join us for the monthly Drum Circle and Journey. We’ll let go of everyday concerns and rest in a peaceful, meditational journey with the drum.

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Drum Circle
Drum Circle

Time & Location

Dec 02, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Driftwood Dragonfly, 405 W Washington St, Athens, AL 35611, USA


About the event

Around 6000 BC, our ancestors made the first musical instrument: the drum. The drum has been used throughout human history in every culture on Earth. The beat of the drum has the power to relax, energize and transport us. Science has studied the effects of repetitive rhythms on the brain, and has discovered that drumming quickly alters our brain patterns. The drum provides a rhythm and beat to help guide you into a dream-like state where you can access the subconscious parts of yourself and journey to receive wisdom.

We will begin with forming a Circle. Group drumming will follow. You are welcome to bring your own drum or rattle and extras to share. There will be several shareable instruments available if you don’t have any. Then Michelle will gently lead us in explaining the journey experience. She will hold space and drum for participants as they journey, voice guiding in the beginning to enable connection and clarity for both the inexperienced and experienced journeyers. Please bring a journal or something to write down or draw your experience. Reflecting on the experience can help facilitate growth, understanding, and action in life. Afterwards, there will be a light snack provided for grounding.

What to Bring:

  • You truly only need to bring yourself and an open heart and mind to the event
  • You can either lie down or sit to journey. If you would like to lie down, please bring a mat and whatever else you need for comfort. We have chairs if you would like to sit.
  • Bring your drums or rattles
  • Journal

Come and join the Circle! $10

Please arrive a few minutes early to get settled. Offered monthly  from 6 - 8pm.

Michelle Crawford is an Earth Medicine Woman, Reiki Master, Yoga Teacher, and Artist. She has been practicing shamanism - The Old Ways - the traditions and wisdom of many indigenous practices in its various cultural forms since the early 2000s. Though she has received certifications through the Foundation for Shamanic Studies, Otter Dance School of Earth Medicine, Theta Healing Institute of Knowledge, International Center for Reiki Training, in addition to advanced yoga certifications and a bachelor degree in Art and Biology, she feels her greatest training and experience has come from surrounding herself with amazing students, teachers, practitioners, and Medicine People who share wisdom and continue to encourage and challenge her to grow in her self practice. She has been teaching holistic wellness and energetic healing since 2008 and devoted several thousands of hours of energetic healing treatment to hundreds of clients. She is passionate about nurturing the process of personal healing and bringing these ancient healing techniques to those seeking clarity, guidance, and a holistic approach to health and wellness.


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