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About this Facilitator Training: This “next step” DCF training features an innovative approach to group facilitation through a unique synthesis of melodic instruments, voice and movement. Mary shares an engaging array of strategies and activities designed to transform your drum circles into an exciting adventure of new possibilities, which include integrated melodic and movement experiences and great ways to tap into group potential. Knysh’s five-step sequential pathway toward transformation offers tools for expanding self-expression, self-awareness, communication, and inspiration for all.

This Training is especially great for: Drum Circle Facilitators, Music Educators, all levels and genres of musicians, Classroom Teachers, Music Together Teachers, Occupational and Music Therapists, and anyone who loves to create music and wants to explore and expand their own creative potential and facilitate others in the fields of community service, education and healthcare to do the same!

Rhythm2Recovery present their two day training program that provides professionals working in the Health, Education and Personal Development fields with the skills to implement a wide range of fun and engaging rhythmic musical exercises linked to positive changes in social and emotional wellbeing.

This evidence based training will leave participants with the skills necessary to employ rhythmical musical activities, linked to reflective discussions, in their practice, in a practical and impactful way.

No prior musical experience necessary.

March 2
March 3


Flourish, Australia – 3 Station St, Wollongong, NSW, 2500
3 Station St
Wollongong - Mary Kynsh Drum-Circle Training, NSW 2500 Australia
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(02) 9393 9000


2 Days of practical and fun exercises for use across a wide range of settings, and with diverse populations, for social and emotional development.

Day One, 9am – 4.30pm

The Rhythm2Recovery model – linking the evidence of what works in therapy to rhythmic activities for individuals and groups.

  • An introduction to the Rhythm2Recovery model
  • Rhythm exercises and strategies to cement the therapeutic alliance
  • Exercises that examine values & boundaries
  • Rhythm exercises for fun and focus
  • Rhythm exercises for teamwork and healthy relationships
  • Rhythmic mindfulness
  • Exercises for physical balance
  • Teamwork & coordination exercises
  • Key Analogies linking the musical exercises to life experiences & encouraging reflection
  • Exercises examining managing change

Day Two, 9am – 4.30pm

The Rhythm2Recovery model – key principles of effective practice, and a flexible template for client centred, rhythm based practice.

  • Rhythm exercises for better communication
  • Listening exercises
  • Exercises for managing adversity
  • Exercises promoting responsibility
  • Rhythm exercises for the safe expression of feelings
  • Rhythmic exercises for identifying feelings
  • Emotional regulation exercises
  • Grounding exercises
  • Rhythm exercises for coordination
  • Strategies for effective implementation

Contact us

For enquiries about Rhythm2Recovery programs, workshops, or general information please contact:

Simon Faulkner

Phone: +61 (0)429 038 380

Email: simon@rhythm2recovery.com

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