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Bringing the culturs together thuorgh rhythm.

The Primal Connection is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to using the drum as a cross-disciplinary educational tool as well as a therapeutic aid in the health care and geriatric fields. The Primal connection also supports a multi-cultural, world rhythm, percussion ensemble dedicated to improving cultural relations by using the universal language of rhythm to illustrate our oneness of origin and unity of spirit.

The organizations Educultural Outreach Program is designed to encourage cross-ethnic understanding and mutual respect by teaching percussion arts, cultural aspects of world rhythms, teamwork and the joy of making music to young people.  In addition the organization has pioneered the use of percussion as a cross disciplinary tool to teach math, history, sociology, algebra concepts and geography in Chicago Schools. .

Primal Connection Inc also organizes community drum circles and works with health care professionals to produce drumming programs that utilize the therapeutic and healing properties of the drum.

Other outreach initiatives include
specialized programs for the mentally challenged, hearing impaired and children at-risk. The organization also is introducing the aerobic and spirit lifting properties of hand drumming to nursing homes and retirement communities. To see a list of Programs available click "Programs".

The Primal Connection is the only organization of its kind in Florida. To see some of the newspaper articles about us click on News

Board of Directors:
President
Fred Leavitt
Secretary
Malka Hardt
Treasure
r
Jim Fitch
Board
Gail H.Leavitt
Dorothy Gorman
James F. McCollum P.A.
Michael J. McCoy Ph.d
James O. Robertson D.N.M
Betty Ford Smith

To learn more about our Board see Newsletter

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