"Group drumming significantly helps to improve my resilience to cope with a very stressful and demanding job."
"Great workout for my brain - drumming accesses your entire brain which makes my intuition become stronger."
"It helps my mental health by producing feelings of well-being and euphoria."
"Makes worries disappear."
"Gives me a deeper sense of self-awareness, releases negative feelings and brings out creative expressions, igniting my inner sparkle."
"I feel so connected to have the support and interactions with like-minded people, giving me a positive and productive meaning to life."
"Gives me a sense of purpose and a feeling of living rather than existing. Reduces my anxiety, social anxiety and low mood."
"It's really nice to connect with people through music. I enjoy being in a room with people I don't know, engaging in an activity together without the pressure of social conversation."
"Meditative effects of repetitive drumming and the physical sensation of the drum beats is extremely therapeutic and provides not only a feeling of emotional balance but also proves to be an excellent release of stress and tension."
"Focusing on the drumming allows me to escape daily routines and frustrations."
"The physical and psychological benefits of drumming has also played a massive part in helping me to stay mentally strong whilst going through some very difficult life experiences."
"When I was in the depths of depression drumming every week felt like the only thing that forced me to keep going. It was literally the one light in my darkness, and it’s no exaggeration to say that it’s kept me alive. Now I am in a better place, it’s still often the highlight of my week!"
"A uplifting feeling when we all play together."
"The sense of joy and euphoria from smashing a live set."
"Definitely helped me feel less lonely. Everyone was so friendly and it was so much fun despite being challenging. The feeling when you got in the rhythm was wonderfully hypnotic and chased all those daily worries and fears away. Magic. "