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Foundations in Sound Healing with Rhythm and Drums: 2 Day Immersion

(Byron Shire, Australia)

Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th January, 2021

Times: 10:00am to 4:30pm each day

Venue: Lakshmi Sound Healing, Myocum, near Mullumbimby, Byron Shire, NSW, 2482, Australia

With Annie Ridgway, Associate Teacher & Tutor with the Sound Healing Academy.

A Powerful Sound Healing Journey!

Learn advanced skills and techniques to give sound healing, sound therapy, vibrational sound massage and mindfulness meditation with Rhythm and Drums!


This 2-day workshop takes you on a deep dive into sound healing with Rhythm and Drums and is ideal for people at all levels of training, skill and experience:

1) If you are new to sound healing with Rhythm and Drums, this workshop course will take you quickly through the foundations and onto more advanced skills and techniques. 

When you complete the workbook following the workshop, you will receive a Level 1 Foundation Certificate in Integral Sound Healing with Rhythm and Drums.                     

2) If you are taking (or have already taken) our Level 1 multi instrument course either online or with a workshop, you will learn advanced Rhythm and Drums skills and techniques not covered in that course.

3) If you are taking (or have already taken) our Level 2 multi instrument course either online or with a workshop, you will have the opportunity to refresh and practice the advanced Rhythm and Drums skills and techniques that are covered in that course.

If you have taken either our Level 1 or Level 2 courses, by attending this workshop you will be awarded a pass (what we call a 'Credit') for the Drum Module in our Level 2 Practitioner Diploma. 

This means that you will not have to complete the Drum workbook in the Level 2 multi instrument course.  You will still need to complete the other elements in the Level 2 curriculum.

To join this workshop course, please select one option from the choices below:-

Course Fee

The Course Fee covers:

2-day Workshop + Online Learning Centre + Coaching & Mentoring + Live Webinar & Recordings + Assessment & Certificate

Price: $449 (deposit $135)

The course fee does not include accommodation or meals. We are happy to provide details of local places to stay and eat.


For further information, please contact us:

Email: [email protected]

Tel: + 44 (0)1208 873 974

Alternatively, please contact Annie:

Email: [email protected]

 Tel:  0417242978

There are a limited number of places available, and this workshop is likely to sell out.

Secure your place to avoid being disappointed later.



If you are eligible for a concession, you can get this course at a discounted price

If you are a student, have a healthcare card or a pension, you can get this workshop for the discounted price of $395. Proof of concession will need to be emailed to Annie.

To join this workshop course with a discount, please select one option from the choices below:-

Explore the Healing Power of Sounds for working both 1-2-1 with Clients and with Groups!


Overview, Benefits of sound healing with drums, connection and intention, Grounding, Simple rhythmic drum patterns,
heart and brain entrainment, Rhythmic trance induction, Space clearing


The Medicine Wheel and the Four Directions, Balancing the chakras with drum rhythms, Practice giving and receiving rhythmic drum healing, Variations in drum rhythms, Shamanic Journeying

What people are saying about Annie's workshops:

"The drum workshop was a very enjoyable and informative couple of days. I have gained much knowledge of the history of drums and how it has been used for centuries in many different cultures for healing. It is fascinating to learn the many different drum patterns that can help with deep healing the physical body, mental body and emotional well being. I really enjoyed being able to play a variety of different drums and percussion instruments that you have. My confidence in my drumming has increased, and am looking forward to showcasing my new skills with family and friends."

Rebecca Hubbold

"Very amazing! Loved it so much!"

Gabriela Loureiro

"Fabulous Course for everyone!"

Jenny Wren

"I loved the experiential nature of the workshop. Annie's facilitatation style was very warm and engaging and allowed me to practice the skills I learned with a sense of calm and confidence"

Brooke Shakspeare

"Thoroughly enjoyed the course as an introduction to all sound healing modalities. Alot of this was new to me and it was structured in a way that made sense and was easy and fun to participate"

Amber Roberts

"So enjoyed the course! Have learnt so much...thank you.."

Catherine Rose

"I have been blown away by this experience. I had no idea what to expect and have been totally overwhelmed. I have felt things shift and move in myself and gained confidence in connecting with others."

Vicki Billing

This course is ideal for:-

Holistic therapists and healers, bodyworkers, energy medicine practitioners, psychotherapists, counsellors, nurses, doctors, yoga and meditation teachers, musicians, plus anyone else wanting to work with healing sounds.

Course Content

2-Day Workshop

On this intensive, you'll dive deeply into the healing vibrations of drums!

You'll spend 2 days in an interactive learning environment, with talks and demonstrations from an expert teacher combined with hands-on practice sessions.

You'll learn the knowledge, skills and techniques to work effectively with hand-held frame drums (Shamanic Drums) in sound healing with both individual clients and with groups.

You'll also learn advanced techniques that you can integrate into an existing therapy or healing practice.

By the end of the intensive you'll have the confidence to immediately start working at a high-level with hand-held frame drums

Dates: Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th January, 2021

Times: 10:00am to 4:30pm each day.

Location: Lakshmi Sound Healing, Myocum, near Mullumbimby, Byron Shire, NSW, 2482, Australia

Day 1

  • Overview: sound healing with drums for one-on-one sessions and with groups, such retreats; sound meditations; sound baths etc
  • Benefits of sound healing with drums
  • Working with connection and intention
  • Grounding using drum and other percussion tools
  • Simple rhythmic drum patterns to entrain the heart and brain to relax
  • Inducing deep states through rhythmic trance induction
  • Space clearing

Day 2

  • The Medicine Wheel and the Four Directions
  • Balancing the chakras with drum rhythms
  • Practice giving and receiving rhythmic drum healing
  • Variations in drum rhythms
  • Shamanic Journeying

On each day of this practical, hands-on workshop course there will be some gentle warm-up exercises and a sound bath meditation.

You will have the opportunity to practice the techniques taught in the workshop.

What You Will Get:-

2-Day Workshop With Expert Tuition Plus World-Class Online Learning Center


This hands-on workshop will give you plenty of time to practice sound healing with hand-held drums (Shamanic drums).

The aim is for you to gain the ability and confidence to work with hand-held frame drums effectively using a wide range of techniques.


The workshop provides the practical skills training of the course. Before and after the workshop, you'll get access to our world-class online learning center. This provides the background knowledge of sound healing with hand-held drums. The video tutorials also cover the techniques taught on the workshop, so you can revise what's been covered and develop your skill!

The online learning center includes:

  • 20 video tutorials
  • Audio recording
  • Handbook
  • Workbook to guide your learning and development after the workshop


1 x 30-minute personal coaching and mentoring session with your course tutor 


Assessment of your workbook with personal feedback from your course tutor (for people new to sound healing with Rhythm and Drums)


PDF Certificate: Level 1 Foundation Certificate in Sound Healing With Rhythm and Drums – upon successful completion of the 2-Day Workshop and the Workbook for the course. This will qualify you to give sound healing to your friends and family. If you are a therapist, it will enable you to integrate sound healing into your current practice. Any of our Level 2 Diploma courses will qualify you to become a professional Sound Healing  practitioner, and get insurance for this work.


Credit for the Rhythm and Drums Module in our Level 2 Diploma course

What you need to do and the timeframe:-

For people new to sound healing with Rhythm and Drums :

To qualify with our Level 1 Foundation Certificate, you must attend both days of the workshop and complete and return the course workbook.

This involves carrying out some practice exercises plus 3 sound healing sessions and answering a few questions that test your knowledge. 

You have 3 months to do this, although you can complete the course more quickly if you wish.

You will need to have some drums to complete the workbook. 

For people who have joined our Level 1 and / or Level 2 course:

To qualify for the Level 2 Credit, you must attend both days of the workshop and complete the practice sessions to a high standard.

Please note that taking this 2-day workshop does not qualify you to work as professional sound healing practitioner with Drums.  

However, having taken this workshop course, you will be able to join one of our Level 2 Diploma courses.


About Annie

Annie Ridgway is a fully qualified Sound Healing Practitioner, a musician, and singer/songwriter who, has led workshops on singing and sound for over 10 years both in Australia and Overseas. With a Diploma in Sound Therapy through the Sound Healing Academy in the UK, Annie uses her skills in music and sound healing for the health and well - being of others.

As an accomplished musician, she has conducted many singing and song writing workshops and performed at many Australian Folk festivals including the National and the Blue Mountains Folk festivals. Annie has produced 4 CDs over the past decade including; “Chakra Swoon” – which is a seven - track meditation on the Chakras, comprised of sounds such as Tibetan Singing bowls and voice for stress management and relaxation.

Annie runs a flourishing Sound Healing practice in the Blue Mountains in Australia and is also an Associate Teacher with The Sound Healing Academy, delivering both Level 1 and 2 Courses.

In 2011, 12, 13, and 14 she was invited to conduct Singing workshops and Sound therapy sessions at the renowned health and wellness Spa, Kamalaya, in Koh Samui Thailand. She was invited to return again 2015, performing music concerts and conducting mantra workshops for the 10 year Anniversary.

“I believe in the innate ability for people to heal themselves with the help of the transformative power of healing sounds along with loving intention”.


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