At Inspirational Rhythms we pride ourselves on flexibility. In late June 2016 leading ground works company, Ground Control held a conference event in Essex. “Could we help with warming up the clients after lunch?” I would think so. So, we went along equipped with a radio mic and hands fresh for clapping! The timing was very tight so there wouldn’t be enough time to set out 350 Boomwhackers. So there I am standing in front of 350 mostly male, ground workers and wondering if they really would respond to a jolly session of happy clappy! Well, I am pleased to say they all joined in with some gusto. Dividing the theatre style room into four, we had four in-time rhythms kicking off and then a great body canon – a bit like London’s Burning, but with stomping and clapping. We provided two very short sessions, one of ten minutes and
We are proud to support local charities and we offer a limited number of charity events each year. Kent Wildlife Trust were holding a summer event and we were approached to supply some entertainment. We used djembe drums and an assortment of percussion which had normally reserved people taking to the centre of the circle and leading some rhythms. This is why drum circles are so effective in bringing people together. The beautiful forecourt at KWT provided an amazing setting and the evening sun raised spirits even higher.