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One, Two – Let’s All Play! 

Join our live 4-hour online event to introduce and practice key elements of in-person drum circle event facilitation.

Presented by Village Music Circles (VMC) Global Trainers – Jeni Swerdlow (DRUMMM Rhythmic Events) and John Yost (Rhythm Revolution).

This Live Playshop Will Deliver:

• Facilitator rhythm fundamentals (count in/out, pulse, phrase)

• Village Music Circles (VMC) facilitation tools and techniques

• Hands-on practice for all participants

• Steps to create successful rhythm-based events

Get familiar with basic facilitator skills like pulse and phrasing. Learn how to start, stop, and sculpt grooves while moving a group toward its highest musical potential. Or just have fun and make the world a more musical place!

This Playshop is also a helpful refresher for experienced facilitators.

Includes These Resources for Continued Learning + Practice:

  • Unlimited Access to the Video Recording of the live Zoom event for 30 days
  • Training Slides & Handouts
  • Video + Music Tracks
  • List of Resources

Your registration ALSO counts toward a deposit for a 3-Day in-person Playshop in 2022.

This program was pioneered by Village Music Circles (VMC) Founder Arthur Hull after 50 years in the field and is co-authored by Jim Boneau.

Jeni Swerdlow and John Yost are VMC Certified Global Trainers with over 40 years combined facilitation experience. The program is taught all over the world.

This Playshop Is For:

  • Music Therapists, Teachers & Educators
  • Psychotherapists, Counselors & Social Workers
  • Group Leaders & Presenters
  • Health & Wellness Professionals
  • Musicians & Drummers
  • Community Organizers
  • Youth Counselors and Kids-at-risk Professionals
  • Activity Directors for Seniors
  • Trainers & Facilitators
  • Ministers & Spiritual Leaders
  • Life Coaches
  • Anyone seeking inspiration & new skills

What Playshop Participants Say:

  • “Engaging, supportive, infectious, life-affirming, FUN!”
  • “I received inspiration, confidence, new ideas and approaches to share with the people I work with.”
  • “I learned that drum circles are a great way to build community and camaraderie through an easy, quick-to-learn activity.”


  • Tier 1: $65 (10/24-11/12)
  • Tier 2: $75 (11/13-11/26)
  • Tier 3: $85 (11/27-12/4)


A limited number of Partial Scholarships are available. Please contact to inquire.

Participants will receive Zoom info and additional Playshop info prior to the event.

Questions? Contact Jeni Swerdlow – or 510-316-2850, or John Yost – or 773-802-0605.

Learn more about Jeni Swerdlow & DRUMMM Rhythmic Events at

Learn more about John Yost & Rhythm Revolution at