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Music Medicine Professional Training Retreat & Certificate

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Joshua Tree Retreat Center

59700 Twentynine Palms Highway

Joshua Tree, CA 92252

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Join us for a very special weekend in Joshua Tree National Park, led by music therapist and internationally acclaimed author, Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC.

Combining ancient indigenous wisdom with modern science, Christine has designed a professional training retreat that empowers you deeply and holistically through the path of music medicine.

Whether you want to use Music Medicine for you personal growth or to infuse it into your career, this training will transform your life.

What you'll experience:

EMPOWER YOURSELF: Connect to your inner music and the music of the earth

- Identify the four elements of music medicine and the practical application in wellness for mind, body, spirit and soul
- Release judgements limiting you from creating music
- Embrace sound more deeply for self-care. Identify the music area most missing in your life to reduce and prevent burn-out.
- Listen more deeply to yourself, others, and nature.
- Free your voice and find your inner rhythm
- Experience nature through a mini vision quest, deepening your relationship to the earth’s music

LEAD AND EMPOWER OTHERS: Learn how to lead, facilitate, and serve others with music medicine

- Learn a protocol to lead musical experiences for community building, wellness, and uplifting consciousness.
- Learn specific rhythms for life, spirit, and the world to use in your programs with groups and individuals.
- Break out into smaller groups to practice leading and following

BUILD COMMUNITY: Meet like-hearted individuals serving with music

- Meet other educators, therapists, coaches, and musicians who are bringing music into the world to uplift humanity and orchestrate change
- Join a global community of Music Medicine Practitioners with similar intentions of applying music to uplift humanity from Scotland to Japan to the USA
- Integration call 10 days after the training retreat to check in and provide support for each other, facilitated by Christine
- Added to a private social media group after the experience for continued community building (opt-in)

COME PLAY with us in the labyrinth under the stars!

Recommended pre-reading: "Music Medicine: The Science and Spirit of Healing Yourself with Sound". Amazon link: http://a.co/f45FuVH.


Learning Objectives

***specifically for counselors, therapists, educators, and coaches***

1. Identify the four elements of music medicine and the practical application in wellness for mind, body, spirit and soul

2. Demonstrate ability to lead a wellness music protocol using all elements of music for community building, health and wellness.

3. Identify the music area most missing in your life to reduce and prevent burn out.

4. Learn specific rhythms for life, spirit, and the world to use in your programs with groups and individuals.
Music Medicine Professional Training Retreat & Certificate


- Pricing -

Weekend Experience (April 5-8, 2018)

- $495 for workshop **Early Bird** ($595 regular price after March 14)
- $200 for housing and two daily meals (breakfast & lunch + 3 nights accommodations at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center: shared occupancy)


OPTIONAL: Participants of the weekend experience can choose to become certified in Music Medicine Facilitation (MMF). Music Medicine certificate is provided by UCLArts & Healing

Music Medicine Facilitator certification exam fee is an additional $95 and is payable to UCLArts and Healing. The exam takes place Sunday from 2-3pm immediately following the weekend. Please make sure you meet the requirements to sit for the exam.

Requirements for certificate exam:

- 20 hours of training in music faciliation (Health Rhythms, Beat the Odds, Arthur Hull, etc.)

- 20 hours of experience facilitating drum circles, music circles, music ceremonies for healing and wellness

Not sure if you qualify? Contact us with any questions at info@ubdrumcircles.com


Venue and Accomodation:

Joshua Tree Retreat Center. 59700 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, CA. Rooms are double occupancy. Please contact us for single occupancy upgrades (+$200) or lower priced camping options (www.jtcampground.com).

Also includes: Training Manual, access to global community page, follow up call 2 weeks post training, and dedicated Sound Cloud page with weekend recordings

Survey: Please complete a pre event survey to help us plan meals and activities.

What to bring:

- Instruments are provided. Bring an instrument you love to play; Native American flute, guitar, drums, hand percussion, etc.

*This training is for advanced facilitators, who have taken facilitation training with Christine Stevens, Arthur Hull, HealthRHYTHMS or Beat the Odds. Online courses count as well; including Drumming for Healing, Drum Circle Facilitation 101, and Clinical Applications of Group Drumming

Contact us with any questions - info@ubdrumcircles.com



The Music Medicine Team:


Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC, MA holds masters degrees in both social work and music therapy. She is author of Music Medicine, The Healing Drum Kit and The Art and Heart of Drum Circles. The founder of UpBeat Drum Circles, she has appeared on NBC, PBS, KTLA, and is a featured speaker in the DVD Discover the Gift. She has trained facilitators from more than twenty-five countries in the evidence-based REMO group drumming HealthRHYTHMS program. Christine has worked with many Fortune 500 companies, survivors of Katrina, students at Ground Zero and most recently, led the first drum circle training in a war-zone in northern Iraq.

Christine


www.ubdrumcircles.com
Christine@ubdrumcircles.com
(310)770-3398


With co-facilitators:

Malcolm Moore

Malcolm

Mina Lee

Mina

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