I write about this topic semi-regularly. I didn’t anticipate the health benefits when I started playing the drums but here I am 22 years later and the they are obvious. Check out this cool video by TED-Ed to see what other beneficial results have been discovered.
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Drums Not Drugs
Rhythmic stimulation has a profound effect on the human state of mind. Drumming actually induces deep relaxation, lowers blood pressure, and reduces stress, but contrary to what the 60’s taught us, this enhanced state of mind is achieved without the use of mind-altering chemicals. A study by Barry Quinn, Ph.D. demonstrates that a brief drumming session can doubleContinue reading “Drums Not Drugs”