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Creating A Sound Environment: Drumming For The Childbearing Year
Drumming has a rich and long history rooted in ancient cultures. Drums were used for communication and primeval expression in virtually every area of the globe. Drummers were healers. Drummers were women. Women and their clans drummed for many occasions including both spiritual and physical rites of passage. The drum was an empty shell to be filled with expression, the birthplace of healing sounds, a womb.
About Author: Mirine Dye
Mirine Dye, CCE, CD, CLE, is a childbirth teacher and mother of two. She enjoys drumming, writing, homebirth assisting and helping mothers and babies in the fabulous Florida Keys. View all posts by Mirine Dye