Heart Rhythms

Heart Rhythms

Do you find yourself drawn to drumming when you lead a “heart” focused session? Whether focusing on heart health, topics of the heart, or love drumming seems a fit. Here are a few lesser used songs to consider including in your heart rhythms sessions....
Jump into planning

Jump into planning

Jump into planning your future sessions. From short cuts for preparing to hacks to speed you on your way, many resources are here to support you in planning older adult (and intergenerational) sessions. Session planning has a rhythm: plan, prepare, provide, appraise....
Get to the Heart of our Work

Get to the Heart of our Work

While like many of the posts found on this blog site, you’ll find a few songs. Unlike many of the posts, this is more a challenge for you to reflect on the heart of your work. We as music therapist, performers and music specialists have at the heart of our work...
Add a little warmth to sessions

Add a little warmth to sessions

Add a little warmth to your sessions. Warmth is… Clothing, drinks, food, shelter. It is the way we keep ourselves warm. The way a space is designed. Decorators refer to some colors as warm. Other times it comes from a variety of textures especially the inclusion...

Fire-up a fun session

Fire-up your sessions. Adding enthusiasm and energy comes in many ways. This posts explores injecting fun with an old fire song  “Mrs. O’Leary’s Cow”. Whether the lyrics tell the true cause of the October 8-10, 1871 Chicago fire matters not....