Beat the Odds: Classroom Experience Testimonial

Beat the Odds: Classroom Experience Testimonial 6th Grade teacher Mr. Soqui of the Newhall School District in Santa Clarita Valley, CA, gives an impromptu testimonial regarding his class’s experience and outcomes with the program, Beat the Odds: Social and Emotional Skill Building Delivered in a Framework of Drumming. Beat the Odds Teacher Trainings are offered . . . Learn More

Beat the Odds: 4/3/11 Facilitator Training

Beat the Odds: 4/3/11 Facilitator Training At our April 3, 2011 training, we managed to capture footage of three trainees with entirely different facilitation styles. This footage shows the infinite possibilities for nonverbal communication, self expression, and individual creativity in the process of drum circle facilitation. None of these individuals had ever previously facilitated a . . . Learn More

Beat the Odds: Facilitator Training

Beat the Odds: Facilitator Training This edited clip shows a wide variety of participants at a training for Beat the Odds: Social Emotional Skill Building Delivered in a Framework of Drumming, as they share their reasons for being there and demonstrate how they learn to facilitate some rhythmic activities. BEAT THE ODDS Beat the Odds . . . Learn More

American Rhythms: Beating the Odds Documentary Film Trailer

American Rhythms: Beating the Odds Documentary Film Trailer American Rhythms: Beating the Odds is a film about a group of students at an inner-city elementary school who experience drumming as a life-transforming tool. A community struggles to assimilate with the “American way” while holding fast to their cultural heritage enduring gang violence, poverty, and a . . . Learn More