Sat, Nov 04|
Drumming Circle with Negus M at Ignite Your Soul Wellness Spa
Time & Location
Nov 04, 2023, 6:20 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. EDT
Ajax, 527 Kingston Rd W, Ajax, ON L1S 6M1, Canada
About the event
African drumming is a vital aspect of African culture, traditionally used for communication, celebrations, and rituals. It comprises various styles, each with a distinct history: 1. **Djembe:** A West African drum played with hands. 2. **Talking Drum:** Mimics human voice tones using a curved stick. 3. **Ashiko:** A West African hand-played drum with a tapered design. 4. **Conga:** An Afro-Cuban hand-played drum, tall and narrow. Beyond its musical significance, African drumming is a tool for cultural preservation, influencing global music genres such as hip hop, jazz, and reggae. Additionally, it offers numerous benefits: 1. **Stress Reduction:** Calms the mind, reducing cortisol levels. 2. **Immunity Boost:** Increases natural killer cells production. 3. **Enhanced Focus:** Improves cognitive functions and attention span. 4. **Better Coordination:** Boosts hand-eye coordination and motor skills. 5. **Community Building:** Encourages social connection and mental health. 6. **Physical Activity:** Offers cardiovascular benefits. 7. **Creative Expression:** Enhances well-being through artistic self-expression.