Drum Circle Facilitation with Peta Minter
“My intention is to inspire and empower people to impact the world through the healing power of music, sound and rhythm. ”
— Peta Minter, Facilitator Trainer
Two Day Facilitator Retreat 2022 - Transform your life through RHYTHM
This drum circle facilitator training retreat is perfect for anyone wanting to work with rhythm, sound and music to empower community or personal growth for health and well-being.
Get back to nature and retreat for an experiential two days in the Australian bush of music-making, exploration, connection, learning, having fun, sound-bathing and healing!
- DCF basic skills, tools and techniques
- How to build rapport
- Musicality and storytelling
- Fun rhythm games
- Sculpt songs
- Mindfulness, music and meditation
- Free form jump time
- Healing rhythms and chants
- Four healing elements of music
- Improvise musically and vocally
- Optional workshop hand drumming skills
In the day program you'll have demonstrations, teachings and lots of experiential learnings, so you'll have lots of opportunity to practice. There's also handouts and certificate for attending Positive Music Drum Circle Facilitation Training.
Who's the training for?
No need for any prior musical experience, just a desire to reconnect rhythmically. If you already use rhythm in your practice this is an opportunity for you to go deeper into rhythm and build knowledge for personal growth or facilitate rhythm within all kinds of groups.
This training is for all kinds of people, such as:
- Wellness facilitators
- Health care professionals
- Community leaders
- Music therapists
- Stay at home mum's & dad's
- Recreational drummers
- Life coaches
- School teachers
- Occupational therapists
- Personal development and self help
Drums and healing instruments, books and CDs will be for sale on the day.
What to bring: BYO food/drink (there is a big kitchen with everything).
Instruments are provided, however you can bring your favourite acoustic instrument such as Native American flute, (string instruments), harps, guitar, drum, percussion. Pen and paper.
About the retreat area: On the doorstep of nature! Surrounded by lush Mountain Grey Gum trees and teaming with native bird-life of wrens, honeyeaters, crimson rosellas, wombats, butterflies and lots more.
Directions from Melbourne.
Under an hour away from Melbourne's CBD. Take the M1, turn left onto Wellington Road, turn left Belgrave-Hallam Road (C404), turn left onto Colby drive. Traveling from interstate? Map for Melbourne airport arrivals.
Staying over night? Looking for some personal time out? More information here on lovely Dandenong Ranges cottages, BnBs and nature.
Through commitment to reconciliation Positive Music acknowledges traditional custodians The Wurundjeri people of Melbourne and surrounding lands where Positive Music provides services, and further acknowledges and pays respects to past, present and emerging Elders.
New Dates for 2022
TWO DAY Rhythm Wellness Facilitator Training Retreat April 2022
Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm
Where: Melbourne, venue TBC
Earlybird Fee: $460
Earlybird Deadline: Sat 7th Aug
Standard Registration Fee: $510
(this includes $15 transaction fee)
ABN: 86719089677 (Peta Minter)
Have a question? Contact Peta.
Percussionist, Peta Minter has over 35 years' experience, certified in rhythm, personal coaching and meditation, she calls herself a creative communicator. She is a pioneer in bringing healing elements of music, rhythm, sound and meditation together. Peta works with people from all walks of life, teaching therapeutic tools for health and well-being.
She is a certified:
- Remo Endorsed Rhythm Facilitator
- VMC Drum Circle Facilitator
- Sound Practitioner
- Personal Coach
- Meditation Teacher
Terms and Conditions
Written request for refunds must be emailed 21 days prior to the workshop commencement date and will be refunded (less $90 processing fee). Cancellations received within 21 days of the workshop commencement date will not be refunded. Late withdrawals may obtain a credit for future workshop. Refunds will not be provided for no attendance, ‘No Shows'.
If you are unable to attend the training, you can nominate someone else to attend in your placement. Within 21 days of the event, you may transfer to another workshop.
In the event of unforeseen circumstances, Peta Minter reserves the right to change or cancel this training. If the Event is cancelled, you will be notified by the email address you provided and receive a full refund.