Foundations and FUNdamentals - 🍏🌶️
Learning Basic Tones and Positioning for Rhythm Bliss
Hailing from Santiago, Chile, Alexandra Jai is a hand drumming and yoga teacher, rhythm facilitator, accompanist and performer with over 30 years of experience. Following a transformative and deeply healing drumming immersion with Nigerian Master Drummer Olatunji Babatunde in her late teens, she plunged heart-first into the study of world percussion and rhythm culture. A lifelong student of rhythm and movement, Alexandra Jai studied traditional African, Afro-Cuban, Indian and Middle Eastern Hand Drumming from master drummers across the globe. She is the founder of Rhythm Bliss Studio (formerly Drum Mama Studios), a centre for Rhythm and Movement Meditation serving Vancouver, BC since 2003. Alexandra Jai has created Rhythm Bliss Online to spread joy, serenity and healing by blending the ancient art of hand drumming with yoga philosophy in a way that is easily accessible and relevant to our hectic, modern lives.
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StartProper Posture and Positioning and How to Hold and Anchor Your Drum (if you have one) (7:10)
StartThe Basics for Lap and Djembe/Conga & Tribute to Babatunde 🍏 (29:03)
StartHow to use a Frame Drum For Rhythm Bliss (7:33)
StartReviewing the Basics - Prerecorded Live Class with Chair Yoga Stretch 🍏 (24:52)