The Magic of Long Time Cycles & Chanting (Workshop Replay)

Discover the Healing Powers of this Ancient Combination!

Workshop Replay & PDF:
The Magic of Long Rhythm Cycles & Chanting

Wherever you live in the world, we are in a time of reflection. There is so much loss and stress, it is easy to focus on those things. But there is also hope, kindness, community and gratitude for all that we do have.

This is the time to heal, to boost your immune system and to make positive changes to your wellbeing.

💛 There is an abundant natural medicine to be found in playing long time cycles.

These cycles have the ability to put us into a Shamanic-inspired ‘drum trance’ ~ a therapeutic, peaceful state of consciousness - which is MUCH needed right now.

And I'd love to share this magic with you in my special workshop!
(No experience or drum needed ~ see below)

Come be inspired by new techniques, rhythms and songs, and connect with an AMAZING global family of like-minded, beautifully-spirited frame drummers.



  • Review of basic strokes in the frame drum "upright" style - (a great style to sing & move while you drum)
  • You will learn Marla's "Winter Oddessy" Rhythm - a wonderful 24-beat healing rhythm - gaurenteed to inspire
  • Explore improvising and creating your “seed” rhythms
  • Discover the science, serenity and magic of playing in long time cycle rhythms


  • Practices to connect and strengthen your voice
  • Learn vocal toning incorporating basic music theory
  • Find our ‘Sa’ of the frame drum
  • Learn about "Rhythmic Mantras"


  • Learn how to infuse these drumming and musical practices into a mindful meditation
  • Combine voice, drum, rhythmic mantras and meditation to boost healing

  • 2 Hour Workshop Video Replay (with LIFETIME ACCESS)
  • Rhythm PDF with homework assignments
  • Invitation to join our Facebook Student Community group where you can gain lifetime friendships and rhythmic inspiration
*** Perfect for ALL levels ***
Beginners will feel joyfully challenged while intermediate/advanced will be inspired with new treats!

Give yourself (and loved ones) the gift of drumming and chanting!
Healing for the body, mind, and soul!

See you in class, 💝
Happy Drumming,
Love, Marla


Screenshots from the Workshop


Sliding Scale ($25 - $35)

  • $25 - Discounted Student Rate
  • $30 - Regular Rate - Dive into the magic...
  • $35 - Supporter Rate - Be one of our Extra-Special Drum Angels!

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Your Instructor

Marla Leigh
Marla Leigh

Hello, I'm Marla… a Grammy-nominated musician and one of the few female frame drum specialists in the world today.

Having studied music since I was three years old, music is my first love and greatest passion! I hold a BFA & MFA in Percussion and have been fortunate to study with some of the most world-renowned, inspiring teachers and leading masters in frame drum, Indian and West African drumming.

Delighted to pass on what I’ve learned, I’ve now been teaching for over 25 years. I have seen, first-hand, the amazing power of music to help heal and bring joy. Over 15 years ago, I first started helping students online, when that kind of learning was a strange new world.

The Frame Drum Academy online is my dream child. Born in 2015, we currently have hundreds of happy students and are growing by the day!

DEEP Gratitude to my teachers, without whom I would not be where I am today!

My drum training includes:
  • Education:
    Bachelor of Fine Art in Music (BFA) & Master of Fine Art (MFA) in Percussion from California Institute of the Arts
    Ali Akbar College

  • Percussion teachers:
    John Bergamo, Glen Velez, Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri, Poovlar Srinivasaan, Alfred Ladzekpo, Kobla Ladzekpo, Randy Gloss and Layne Redmond.

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