A one-hour introductory drum circle workshop
A 90-minute introductory drum circle workshop
(with drum-making session included)
A four-week course (one time per week, 1 hour
per class) designed to teach beginning group
A four-week course (one time per week, 1 hour per class) designed to enhance emotional literacy
A four-week course (one time per week, 1 hour per class) designed to target memory skill
Claudia Paige, founder of Eugene’s Octopus School of Drums and a highly-sought-after drummer, producer, and recording artist with more than twenty-five years of experience, has joined forces with Lisa Williams, a licensed clinical social worker with over two decades of field experience. Together, they offer a full menu of RhythmHealing courses and workshops designed to build a sense of connection and community while also reaping the known health benefits of drumming, including decreased anxiety and depression, improved motor and memory skill, and reduced levels of chronic pain, to name only a few.
Claudia and Lisa specialize in working with seniors, kids, at-risk populations, and clients with specialized learning needs. Claudia has designed music curriculum for inner-city kids and Special Olympics athletes, for example, and has met with great success using color and imagery to make more accessible the learning of complex rhythm patterns. Lisa, an experienced adoptive parent, has worked with kids in the juvenile justice and foster care systems and uses a variety of clinical methodologies to help her clients find their way to better self-expression and healthier attachment patterns. Together, Claudia and Lisa use their skill and experience to create a therapeutic and fun learning environment where music serves as the primer for increased emotional literacy and a greater sense of safety, connection, and self-determination.
RhythmHealing offers several different workshop and course options for clients of all ages.
Course content/frequency and class size can be adapted to suit your specific client population or situation.