Shamanic Drum and Our Brain

Recent Science Studies

The first sound everyone on Earth heard was the sound of our mother’s heartbeat. Our relationship with rhythm began in the womb. As human beings, we are intrinsically rhythmic, and this rhythm is a potent source of well-being


The ritual use of rhythmically beating a shamanic drum is one of the oldest practices of humankind. The beat of the first drum perhaps reminded our distant ancestors of that very first rhythm we heard, the comforting heartbeat; of our deep connection to the body of our mother, and to Earth itself. Its revival and integration into modern society could bring a blessing for physical, emotional and spiritual healing that could profoundly impact ind