According to Navajo Elders, the Drum is the Creator’s favorite instrument. This, they tell us, is why we each have a heartbeat. For shamans from various cultures, the rhythm is a powerful spiritual element, enabling the shaman to ride the rhythm to other worlds in order to collect healing wisdom and other messages and assistance
Category: Sound Body
The use of rhythm as a healing tool is not a new concept. In fact, it is one that has been around for as long as we can tell. Cutting-edge research in psychoneuroimmunology and mind-body medicine now shows us that rhythm can also enhance our immune system at the cellular level. In 2000, Dr Barry
In one of my favorite books about sound healing; Music Medicine – Christine Stevens tells us that Rhythm is medicine for the body. Rhythm organizes time and sets the beat allowing all the other musical elements to coexist. Pulse, Tempo and duration (time) are the aspects of rhythm that move music along. Rhythm moves us.