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VIDEO: Boomwhacker ESCAPE!

VIDEO: Boomwhacker ESCAPE!

Dang. Those boomwhackers tried to escape this weekend when I went out for a run, and... THEY SUCCEEDED! They had quite an adventure: set to the tune of David Guetta's Memories Ft. Cudi Kid. More sweet boomwhacker videos here: Lady Gaga's Just Dance, Black Eyed Peas' I...

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VIDEO: Introducing Online Zen, A New Series

VIDEO: Introducing Online Zen, A New Series

I'm new to the Cloud-Computing, too. I started a year ago. Online ZEN is just a little bit about how I'm using the Cloud more efficiently to make my life in the physical realm easier. Thanks for joining me in unveiling my rhythm online! =) Do you know what it's like...

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Land a Job at a Retirement Community

Land a Job at a Retirement Community

On Facebook, Crista Orefice asked about how to land a job at a retirement community. As a self-employed independent contractor, I have lots of little jobs (contracts) and lots of little bosses (administrators), so the setup is a bit different than the traditional job...

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Creativity in Music Making

Creativity in Music Making

I had so much fun writing 9 Crazy Ideas for Playful Spontaneity During the Work Day. I remember that while I was writing, I put myself through all the suggestions (pretty intensely, too): sculpting in the air, hand-dancing on the desk, etc. Here's another...

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2010 Year in Review at Rhythm For Good

2010 Year in Review at Rhythm For Good

Rhythm For Good is approaching the first year anniversary, and wow, what a ride it's been! I'm very thankful for the collaborations and community that have played such a huge role in making this site possible. Here is the month-to-month play-by-play of more popular...

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VIDEO: Christmas Boomwhacker Special

VIDEO: Christmas Boomwhacker Special

This video is the result of a boomwhacker song suggestion contest I ran in November. I was in Cleveland at the AMTA Conference at the time. My most favorite boomwhacker song suggestion came to me anonymously in the hotel room. All they said was: "David Bowie's Let's...

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4 Rhythma-tastic Holiday Goodies for Facilitating

4 Rhythma-tastic Holiday Goodies for Facilitating

Here's a post about some of my favorite holiday music-making experiences. I love writing on this topic because inspiring residents to actively engage in music-making is only one technique that can distinguish music therapy from entertainment. Most of my...

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Minimize Life, Minimize Practice

Minimize Life, Minimize Practice

I'm not talking "minimize" as in making it unimportant 😉 I'm talking "minimize" as in making it SIMPLE! As a music therapist and business owner, I have a GINORMOUS amount of instruments, mail, paperwork, post-its full of the millions of ideas I come up with on...

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Tribute to my Grampa

Tribute to my Grampa

After the 2010 AMTA Conference last weekend in Cleveland, I had the good fortune of visiting my grandfather, whom I hadn't seen in 16 years! I  stayed with my aunt and uncle and rented a car to drive out to the country to visit him. He is 90 years old, lives by...

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AMTA 2010 Presentation Points and Highlights

AMTA 2010 Presentation Points and Highlights

I have a confession. Most (but not all) of the presentation points I made in Cleveland last Friday can be found here at Rhythm For Good via video and written content! Here are some helpful links to supplement what you might've seen live in my presentation at the...

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We have a DVD winner!

Big congratulations to Melita Belgrave, PhD, Assistant Music Therapy Professor at UMKC in Kansas City! Thanks to Melita, the next boomwhacker video will be I Wanna Hippopotamus for Christmas! Runners up were Kim Thompson from Rochester, NY for James Brown's I Feel...

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Win a free DVD by suggesting the next boomwhacker song!

Win a free DVD by suggesting the next boomwhacker song!

Roll the dice, take a chance, and suggest a song to win a free Drumify™ DVD! Here's the game: If you suggest the song that is chosen for the next boomwhacker video arrangement, then we will ship one Drumify™ DVD to you at no expense to you! Expected video release date...

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The Story Behind Drumify

The Story Behind Drumify

It's finally here! You can either click the buttons to purchase the DVD now, go to the sales page to read more, or check out the story behind Drumify in this post! "Drumming is dancing with your hands." -Arthur Hull, Author of Drum Circle Facilitation, Father of the...

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Track me down between now and April.

Track me down between now and April.

A few months ago, I wrote a post stating the reasons why I'm a member of the American Music Therapy Association. Now, the conference is coming up next week, and I'm very excited to fly out to Cleveland, attend some meetings, and make a presentation! Please, come find...

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Humbled and Thankful

Humbled and Thankful

I facilitate music therapy and drumming sessions with a variety of people: kids, support groups, medical sub-acute units, wellness groups, team-building... But most of my day-to-day clients are older adults. I especially enjoy drumming with older adults because I find...

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You are special, and I want to hear your opinion.

You are special, and I want to hear your opinion.

On my Facebook and Twitter pages, I sent out a survey, and guess what I found out: Half of the voters would like to see more personal experience stories as a music therapist here at Rhythm For Good. Group drumming ideas in various formats (written content, videos,...

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VIDEO: Music Experiential for Couples

VIDEO: Music Experiential for Couples

I was In the Den with Dr. Jenn two years ago, and the episode has just recently been released online! Dr. Jenn is a relationship and intimacy doctor, specializing in counseling with individuals, couples, and groups in San Diego. In this episode, we talked about music...

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Iphone Apps for Music Therapists & Musicians

Iphone Apps for Music Therapists & Musicians

Personal news: My car was broken into Saturday night, and my iPod Touch was stolen! Who knew my car would be broken into while I attended a wedding in a town of population <7,500? But, all is well now, and I'm only out $165 for the replacement window plus $230 for...

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10 Fast Ways To Build Rapport and Uplift Adult Groups

10 Fast Ways To Build Rapport and Uplift Adult Groups

Whether you are facilitating a music and movement session for older adults, corporate team-building, or support groups (cardiac, cancer, Parkinson's, COPD, chemical dependency, or other), these short, easy tricks will help you build rapport fast while uplifting the...

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