“The Great Spirit loved the drum so much, he gave everyone a heartbeat.”
– Philosophy from Elders of the Navajo Tribe
Christine Stevens, MSW, MA, MT-BC
Christine Stevens is an internationally acclaimed speaker, author, and music therapist. Holding masters degrees in both social work and music therapy, Christine inspires people all over the world with music medicine for holistic health, spirituality, and wellness.
Christine is the author of Music Medicine, The Healing Drum Kit, and The Art and Heart of Drum Circles book and DVD. She has recorded three play-along CDs; Reviving Rhythms, Drumming Up Diva and Drumming Up Spirit.
The founder of UpBeat Drum Circles, Christine offers online courses in drumming for wellness. She has trained facilitators and led workshops in more than twenty countries, including Iraq, Hong Kong, Brazil, South Africa, Japan, and Western Europe. Christine also serves on the editorial board of Explore: A Journal of Science and Healing.
Christine’s work in Iraq was recently featured in the book and DVD Discover the Gift. Televised media credits include PBS, NBC, KABC-Los Angeles, KTLA – Los Angeles, Tournament of Roses Parade, London Tonight, Living Better TV, Discovery Health, & Hong Kong News.