Introduction to Rhythms for Recovery South Devon College / University Centre South Devon

Are you a student or member of staff at South Devon College / Univseristuy Centre South Devon and over 18? Maybe you know someone who is?

Don't miss this great opportunity to come and learn to play some authentic West African Rhythms. This FREE 4 week course is provided by the Devon Recovery Learning Community in order to promote positive mental well-being and funded by the Devon Partnership NHS Trust.

During the 4 weeks we will be exploring some traditional West African djembe rhythms as well as the context in which they are played. We will reflect on how playing the drum can enhance your quality of life, giving a form of expression, a sense of belonging and a means by which to release stressand overcome anxiety. - Most of all this will be a time to relax, forget your worries and have a good time.

The course will run weekly for 4 weeks starting on the 1st Feburary, 14:30 - 15:30 in the University Centre South Devon. Booking is essential.

These courses are free and open to anyone who has experience of mental health difficulties including friends, family and professionals. All you need to do is choose your course and register with the Devon Recovery Learning Community. Follow the link below:

Introduction to Djembe Rhythms for Recovery - UCSD (

The course is run by Drum Devon facilitator James Carr who not only has a weath of drumming experience, but is also a fully qualified teacher. To find out more about Drum Devon go to: Drum Devon




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