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Press Releases and Featured Articles About Moe Jerant, the Jamani Drummers, and the Lehigh Valley Drum Circle
June 3, 2016 - Drumming Away Stress, Channel 69 News WFMZ
March 2016 - 10 Health Reasons to Start Drumming by Christiane Northrup, MD
Christiane Northrup, M.D.
Christiane Northrup, M.D.
March 22, 2016 - Group Drumming Better Than Prozac   by Sayer Ji
November 26, 2015 - The Science Behind Smudging

- Community Day of Drumming Starts a Groove, by Steve Siegel

July 26, 2007 - Beating Drums to Beat Stress by Madeline King
When the stress... gets to be too much, biology professors Jill Schneider and Jennifer Swann smack, nod and groove to the beat of the djembe drum...
January 30, 2007So Stressed-Out You Feel Ready to Explode? - Deborah Bebb in Woman's World magazine
So was Linda Pollack - until she discovered a fun way to knock her stress level down a few notches!


October 13, 2006 - Learning to Play - Donald R. Serfass
...I quickly realized that Jerant is to drumming what Knute Rockne is to football...


September 8, 2006 - March to the Beat of Your Own Drummer - Pattie Mihalik
..."We can't wait for the next drum circle," was the comment repeated over and over when people left the event...


July 31, 2006 - Celebrate Life - Patti Mihalik
...One of the things I like about our Lehigh Valley Drum Circle is that we constantly find ways to celebrate life....

June 4, 2006  The Joys of Home - Pam Varkony
...The musical highlight this time around was the Djembe drumming of the Lehigh Valley Drum Circle led by Moe Jerant...


...a Morning Call reporter called the Great Djembe Jam featuring Jim Donovan of Rusted Root and the Lehigh Valley Drum Circle ''the musical hit of the day.''...


May 2006 -  Who Says Drums Are for Boys? - Katie Strzeszewski
...Moe Jerant is a local musician who fought her way past stereotypes to become a rockin' chick - now she's trying to pass that knowledge on...


May 2006 - How the Arts Develop Skills for the Workplace: Local Educators Weigh In

..."The general tendency of a first-time drummer is to shy away from a task they feel they may not be able to master quickly or well.  There's so much pressure to get it right immediately and it's a pressure that's reinforced in many aspects of life.  I address this reluctance by eliminating mistakes." (...Read more on pp. 4 & 6)

April 8, 2006 - A Drum Roll, Please - Wendy Solomon
..."I drum to reduce the stress in my life," ...

December 6, 2005 - Drum Up a Good Mood
...Advocates say recreational drumming can increase your sense of well-being and empowerment...

November 2, 2003 - Contagious Rhythms - Susan Haas ......The Lehigh Valley Drum Circle is one of numerous area groups captivated by the rhythm of the drums. Growing numbers of people are attracted to the invigorating feeling, the stress-busting benefits, the sense of community and teamwork and the sense of spirituality and wellness....


Maureen 'Moe' Jerant * (610) 428-0544
Lv Drum Circle  * P.O. Box 541, Bethlehem, PA 18016