Drum Circle Sunday, a unique musical event bringing together live music and healing vibrations, will be hosted by the Root to Rise community on the grounds of Soul Stretch Yoga’s Catawba Studio on Sunday, Aug. 16 from 7-9:30 p.m.
The Drum Circle Sunday is a free outdoor event open to all, and will benefit Lighthouse Sober Living, which provides recovery housing for both men and women in Port Clinton. A minimum donation of $10 for Lighthouse Sober Living is suggested.
Drums provide the basic rhythm to most of the music created and listened to in the world. In the last decade or so, drum circles have become increasingly popular in schools and colleges around the world. A drum circle is a fun, exciting and powerful way to bring community together through rhythm.
Soul Stretch Yoga, 3865 E. Wine Cellar Rd., Port Clinton is a beautiful log cabin with a spacious outdoor yoga area on the grounds of Gideon Owen Wine Company, formerly Mon Ami Restaurant and Historic Winery.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with John Davenport and the Island Songs Trio providing live music at 7 p.m.
Guests, family and friends can join Drum Circle Sunday on the lawn. The Circle Drum Sunday will begin its drum circle about one hour before sunset, and it will be led by experienced drummers.
Drum Circles are centuries old and done all over the world. They are a metaphor for community with individuals of many beliefs and backgrounds coming together to share in a vision on healing and growth. The Drum Circle is a conduit of energy and the Drum Rhythms are meant to bring body, mind and soul back into harmony.
Lighthouse Sober Living provides men and women residents ongoing treatment and counseling all year round, as well as utilizing 12 step recovery programs. The award-winning facility also teaches residents basic life skills for daily living, such as cooking, exercising, cleaning and budgeting.
For more information, call Root to Rise Wellness Cafe, 440-223-7673.