Medicine Drum Making Workshop: Two Day July 2024 (Full Payment)

(1 customer review)


Medicine Drum Making Workshop-July


Two Day Workshop- July 2024
Friday 26 and Saturday 27 July 2024
Carnegie, VIC
Full Payment $520

drum making workshop

Women journeying to connect with the spirit of their new drum


Join us in this sacred Medicine Drum Making Workshop for Women. 

Making a frame drum is a deep and powerful process of birthing a shamanic healing tool for personal transformation. The drum is a sacred tool, an instrument of music, and an intimate partner in our soul journey.When you make a drum you enter into a shamanic process of personal healing.

Frame drums are woven through time with women’s spirituality. In this Medicine Drum Making  Workshop for women only, you will be joined by sisters, together co creating safe and sacred space to birth your drum.

four women lacing the shamanic frame drums

Women lacing Shamanic Drums at our Workshop

Deep Ceremony and Sacred Circle

This is a workshop of deep ceremony and we invite you to birth your drum in your own way- though instructions and guidance are provided!. You can choose to make your drum in the garden, in a private room or in the communal space. It is important that you tune into your own needs as a birthing woman. You will be lovingly midwifed through the process by Graduates and Teacher of the School of Shamanic Womancraft, Sarah Miller.

Your Midwife for the Day:

Sarah Bird Miller: Teacher of the School of Shamanic Womancraft Four Season Journey  & MoonSong Workshop, Dancer, Story-Teller, Earth-Keeper, Filmmaker and Early Childhood Educator. 

You will be held in a safe and sacred space as you birth yourself and the drum through this creative shamanic (meaning ‘inner’) process.  With intention and consciousness you can connect with the animal of the hide you are using (Deer or Kangaroo), the wood of the frame (Hoop Pine) and the way you are with your creative process. The relationship with your drum can last a lifetime.

Birthing a drum will be informed by your own birth story and how you do creative processes. It is helpful to bring as much awareness to your own birth story, the birth of any children you have, and the way you birth creative projects, idea and business ventures.

When you birth your drum you also birth yourself as a drummer, connecting to ancient pan cultural lineages when the drummers were women.


This link is for the FULL PAYMENT ($520). This includes all materials and delicious organic morning and afternoon tea on both days.  Please note our workshops sell out, so early deposit will guarantee your spot. Full Payment is Required by 20 June 2024.

A Deposit of $250 can be made in the shop.

The workshop will run from:

9.30 am to 5.00 pm
Friday 26 July 2024
9.30 am to 5.00 pm on
Saturday 27 July 2024
in Carnegie,  Melbourne, Victoria.

1 review for Medicine Drum Making Workshop: Two Day July 2024 (Full Payment)

  1. Vicky Karitinos

    Attended the one day drum making workshop on 9/2/19 and can not recommend it highly enough. Sharing the experience with 10 other women at various stages in their lives was very profound and special. The day was beautifully guided and facilitated by Sarah and Viv, deeply wise and nurturing women . The creation of my medicine drum was intimate and powerful. I am in awe of this beautiful instrument and the tone. (Oops I did have a little tap even though she/he is still trying) . Thank you so much Sarah and Viv. I hope to join you again in the future. Love Vicky xx

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