There is a growing body of evidence that appears to explain the underlying reason why playing group percussion is highly effective in improving our emotional and physical health.
Group percussion is a mindful practice combining physical, mental, and emotional engagement. Mindful activity has been demonstrated to make significant positive changes in our emotional and physical health.
"Rhythm is a means of organizing sound into specific energy formulas to harmonize the mind and body. Chanting, rhythmic breathing and drumming form an ancient technology for directly synchronizing the mind/body complex, creating conditions for psychological and physical healing."