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.  

Upcoming Programs by Christine Stevens

Healing Sound Retreat: Personal Transformation Through Sacred Drumming & Chant

Also Jonathan Crowder

August 23–25, 2019

Explore music and rhythm as gateways to spiritual consciousness. Learn specific tools for using sound in healing, spiritual practice, and ceremony. Learn the 4 elements on the frame drum, chanting to greet the day, and radiant poetry in group experience. Take a deep dive into the 4 elements of music medicine; rhythm for the body, […]

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Music for Peace Ceremony at the Great Stupa

August 24, 2019

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 […]