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HealthRhythms®  One-Hour Protocol

HealthRhythms®  is a ground-breaking, evidence-based group empowerment drumming protocol that integrates group drumming with proven health outcomes and teambuilding strategies. Developed by neurologist, Barry Bittman, M.D. HealthRhythms® can be customized to fit any organizational goals. It is a proven community building and life-enhancement tool.


  • Increases natural killer cell activity (cells that seek out and destroy cancer and virally infected cells)
  • Reduces stress levels by 46% over the course of 6 weeks
  • Reverses the effects of stress on DNA (in 19 of 46 genes studied)
  • Strengthens immune system
  • Improves mood
  • Prevents burnout
  • Boosts staff morale
  • Inspires creativity, bonding, joy & a sense of well-being
  • Reduces anxiety and depression
  • Spiritually uplifiting
  • Reduces blockages and emotional trauma
  • Restores a sense of inner balance
  • Reduces chronic pain & A1C levels
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Synchronizes brain activity
  • May help to reduce the "Columbine Effect" in at-risk youth
People Drumming, Health and Wellness in Phoenix, AZ
"Drumming melts our inhibitions, allowing everyone to experience true inner freedom".

Group Drumming is Empowerment!

Watch leading professionals talk about the health benefits of HealthRhythms®

Our program includes:
  • fun icebreakers to get the group comfortable with drumming
  • wellness exercises
  • vocals and rhythmical games to create musical fun
  • inspirational beats
  • entrainment building

            ...all in a safe and nurturing environment

HealthRhythms® is facilitated by trained Facilitator Paula Wright, Founder of Beat for Life. Programs are customized to meet specific group goals. We incorporate drums and percussion instruments to take participants to a deeper level of connection, and a collective beat is created by EVERYONE'S voice.


When you hand someone a drum, you give them the opportunity and the choice to discover their personal power.

7 evidence-based elements of Group Empowerment Drumming:

  1. Nurturing/Support
  2. Camaraderie
  3. Self- Expression
  4. Exercise
  5. Guided Imagery
  6. Spirituality
  7. Music-making

Everyone experiences drumming differently.
YOU decide, YOU choose, YOU create your part!