Jim Donovan to lead Drum and Chant Stress Relief Workshop

January 16, 2014

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Center for Ethics and Religious Affairs is hosting Jim Donovan on Thursday, Jan. 23, for a Drum and Chant Stress Relief workshop at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center. It begins at 6:30 p.m. in Memorial Lounge, and is free and open to all. 

Combining the power of sound and its impact on health and wellness, Donovan will lead this workshop, teaching the audience how to decrease stress and anxiety and optimize sleep through ecstatic drumming, toning and relaxation.

A musician, teacher, trainer and motivator who seeks to inspire and connect people, Donovan was a founding member of the band Rusted Root. He was also voted Drum Circle Facilitator of the Year by readers of Drum! Magazine. Travelling throughout the United States and abroad, Donovan records, performs, writes and offers workshops that concentrate on using rhythm, drumming and the voice as vehicles for personal growth, healing and the creation of community.

He has appeared on David Letterman's and Conan O'Brien's shows, and his music with the band is featured major motion pictures such as "Ice Age," "Twister," "Mathilda" as well as on network TV shows "American Idol" and "Party of Five."

No music experience necessary. Drums will be provided. Space is limited. RSVP at spiritual@psu.edu or call 814-865-6548.

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Last Updated January 16, 2014