Change Your Life through Rhythm!


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Rhythm resonates so deeply


It transcends barriers imposed by culture, language, ability or position. Beat for Life leverages the stunning power of rhythm to engage people quickly and emotionally. We love what we do because at every turn, we find great meaning behind our work. We facilitate health and wellness, shift attitudes and effect change.

Whether you engage Beat for Life for teambuilding, health and wellness initiatives, or community events, the experience will inspire you and everyone who takes part.

Founded in 2012 by Paula Wright, Beat for Life is dedicated to bringing the joyful and life-enhancing benefits of rhythm-events to individuals and groups. We incorporate drums and percussions to take participants to a deeper level of connection and wellness. 


Our Mission:
To promote health, wellness and personal growth through group empowerment drumming.

Paula Wright, Health Rhythm Drumming in Phoenix, AZ
Founder, Director, Rhythm Facilitator

About Paula


Paula Wright is the Founder, Director and Rhythm Facilitator for Beat for Life. She is a passionate and creative drummer who is dedicated to helping others discover their dynamic creative potential and to serving her community.  She believes rhythm is innate in everyone – and that drumming is not only a natural and joyful experience, but also a powerful tool for transformation. 
Paula is a trained HealthRhythms® facilitator. She has trained with internationally renowned percussionist and drum circle facilitator, Arthur Hull, and trains regularly with drumming master, Frank Thompson, Founder,
AZ Rhythm Connection.  She holds a B.S. in Organizational Sociology and Masters of Public Administration from Grand Canyon University. She's held professional leadership positions serving diverse communities in the human services field for over 20 years.

Paula is a proud member of the AZ Rhythm Connection Drum Facilitation Team, a professional member of the Drum Circle Facilitators Guild, the Percussive Arts Society, and the Global Network of Expressive Arts Facilitators. She currently serves on the
AZ Governor's Commission for Service and Volunteerism.

Besides drumming, Paula’s passions are music, dancing, traveling, hiking, and Christ-centered yoga. 

“Be the Change”