Christine Stevens

Christine Stevens, MA, MSW, MT-BC is author of Music Medicine, The Healing Drum Kit and The Art and Heart of Drum Circles. The founder of UpBeat Drum Circles, she has appeared on NBC, PBS, KTLA, and the DVD Discover the Gift. A world percussion artist for Remo, the world’s largest drum company, she has trained drum circle facilitators from more than 25 countries. Christine has worked with survivors of Hurricane Katrina, students at Ground Zero and led the first drum circle training in the war-zone of Iraq. www.ubdrumcircles.com  

Upcoming Programs by Christine Stevens

Healing Sound Retreat: Personal Transformation and the Joy of Creativity

August 24–26, 2018

Explore music and rhythm as gateways to spiritual consciousness. Learn practical tools and creative practices for using sound in healing, spiritual practice, and community building. Discover the 3 secrets to drumming for healing, reaching back thousands of years. Greet the day with morning song, drum around a fire under the stars, and ignite your creative […]

Music for Peace Ceremony at the Great Stupa

August 25, 2018

We will offer a special Musical Peace Ceremony at the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya at 7pm on Saturday, following dinner.  This ceremony includes a preparation gathering, community drum processional, encircling the Stupa and honoring the 4 directions, and musical offerings from around the world as prayers for universal harmony. Dinner included.  We will join in a processional that carries the heartbeat […]