This Drums Alive® Basic Instructor Online Home Study Course is designed to provide you, the INSTRUCTOR, with basic knowledge and practical application of the Drums Alive® program.  You’ll learn the theory and application of this fun and effective group exercise program.  This course will explore sound and movement therapy through drumming and music.  You will also learn the loco-motor skills to drum your way to a distinctive and unforgettable class design!

Drums Alive® is the original and only evidence-based drumming fitness, health, wellness program that provides a “Whole Brain & Whole Body” workout which promotes physical, social, emotional, and cognitive health at all life stages.  We work directly with a research team at the University of Chemnitz – Germany, Texas State University, Southern Connecticut State University, and University of Kentucky to prove the claims we make of its effectiveness (  We also worked with a team of school teachers and administrators to ensure we were providing practical and useful teaching tools that address the many demands placed on today’s educators.  Drums Alive® is the first physical education and fitness trend that combines drumming, music, movement, and cognition through a multi-modular, cross-curriculum approach that sparks creativity and critical thinking.  Drums Alive® makes “Learning through Rhythm and Movement” fun and achievable by anyone, regardless of age, or ability.


This Online Home Study Course will cover:

· Introduction to Drums Alive®

· Medical and physiological effects of drumming

· Benefits of Drumming

· Basic Loco-motor Movement / Combined Skills

· Basic Drumming Skills / Choreography and Practical Application

· Power Beats

· Wellness Beats

· Rhythm and Drumming  Application

· Group Dynamics / Practical Experience / Class Design

· And much more!


The following items are included with this Online Home Study Course:

· Drums Alive® DVD with Carrie Ekins

· Drums Alive® CD

· 1 pair Drums Alive® Drumsticks

· A certificate upon completion*


Please Note–Upon payment of this course, you will have immediate access to the online training and we encourage you to start the course at your earliest convenience.  You can complete the course at your own pace—we know and understand that many of our students have busy lives and we are here to support you, not stress you!  We will ship the DVDs, CD, and drumsticks to your shipping address and you should receive the items within 7-10 business days.  We will send your certificate upon successful completion of the course*.