Queen Hollins

Queen Hollins is a Nu Traditional Afrikan Dance as Medicine instructor, shawoman, master ritualist, Kundalini yoga teacher, poet and author.  She is the Founder and Principal Steward of the Earthlodge Center for Transformation Spiritual Center where women and queer communities heal themselves by doing ceremonies and rituals based in the nature of Mama Earth.  She has been teaching[…]

Born To Drum ~ A Women’s Drum and Cultural Camp.

Born to Drum was birthed 10 years ago as a reunion of women drummers from all over the US and from all over the world.  We have gathered those 10 summers to celebrate culture, to make new friends and rejoice at being with old friends.  We have come together to DRUM and to share traditional[…]

Jennifer Berezan

Jennifer Berezan is a unique blend of singer/ songwriter, producer, and activist. Over the course of ten albums, she has developed and explored recurring themes with a rare wisdom. Her lifelong involvement in environmental, women’s, and other justice movements as well as an interest in Buddhism and earth-based spirituality are at the heart of her[…]

DRUM SUNDAYS

Drum Sundays is a community drumming event that happens the first Sunday of every month. It is very inexpensive, and no one is turned away for lack of funds. Get your drumming on with the Faculty members of Born To Drum. There is a different faculty member featured every month. Drum Sundays are held at[…]

DRUM SUNDAYS

Drum Sundays is a community drumming event that happens the first Sunday of every month. It is very inexpensive, and no one is turned away for lack of funds. Get your drumming on with the Faculty members of Born To Drum. There is a different faculty member featured every month. Drum Sundays are held at[…]

Born To Drum 2016 Camp Information

Women Drummers International presents… Born to Drum 2016: Women’s Drum Camp July 21, 22, 23, 24, 2016 Join us for a weekend of Camping, Drum Workshops, Drum Circles, Songs, Dance, Fireside Concerts, Fireside Music, Ecology Workshops, Yoga and Movement, Poetry, Shared Meals, and Camaraderie. Bring your camping gear and stay for the whole weekend or[…]

Ouida Lewis

                Ouida Lewis educator and percussionist/hand drummer, is a lecturer at Edna Manley College of Visual and Performing Arts. She teaches traditional rhythms of her island home Jamaica, the original sound of the Reggae genre, Afro-Cuban, West African Djembe and Dununs.  She is also a tap dancer and personal trainer.[…]

Gate, Parking, and Registration Info

Work Study is now closed. Walk in registration is available by cash or check only. Please note that the prices for Walk in registration are an additonal $10.00 per day. Bort Meadow has a locked gate.  We will have women opening the gate during designated hours. GATE WILL BE ATTENDED AND OPEN: Friday: 9-12:15 pm;  4:30-7pm;  10-10:30[…]

DAUGHTERS OF THE DRUM by Avotcja, 2014

DAUGHTERS OF THE DRUM We were born to Drum Somos Hijas ritmicas We were conceived in Rhythm Whether we knew it or not or wanted it or not It was & has always been About upholding La Clave en el alma The beauty & sanctity of the Rhythm that created us The Rhythm that is[…]

Susana Arenas Pedroso

Susana Arenas Pedroso is an internationally recognized Cuban Folkloric and popular dancer. Born and raised in Havana, Cuba, Ms Pedroso began her career in dance at age twelve, studying at La Casa de Cultura de Matanzas and at Cojunto Folklorico Nacional in Havana. She danced professionally for seventeen years in Cuba with popular, folkloric and theatrical[…]

Larissa Montfort

  Larissa Montfort has been exploring her passion for West African, Congolese, and Afro-Cuban rhythms since 1995 with many teachers, including Mabiba Baegne, Ubaka Hill, Yona Fleming, Malonga Casquelord, Stori Davis, and Afia Walking Tree. Larissa traveled to Guinea, West Africa to study dance with Youssouf Koumbassa and Yamousa Souma and djembe and dunun with[…]

Arisika Razak

Arisika Razak, RN, NM, MPH is an Associate Professor of Women’s Spirituality at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS),  where she has also served as Director of Diversity, and Women’s Spirituality Program Chair. She presents at numerous conferences on the subjects of multicultural feminisms, women’s health and healing, and embodied spirituality and movement. Arisika[…]