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Mary Knysh

Rhythmic Connections presents the innovative and inspiring work of Mary Knysh. Mary’s enthusiasm, interactive facilitation style and training techniques have been praised internationally.  She promotes the development of new and innovative leadership skills that enhance creativity by providing organizations with clearly designed team-building strategies to initiate organizational change.  Mary also collaborates with organizers on corporate and community events, workplace development sessions and personal growth conference presentations. Participants report an increased openness to new ideas; enhanced creative problem solving abilities; greater respect for each other's contributions and a more cooperative and collaborative atmosphere - components that transform organizational culture.

Mary is a cutting edge workshop facilitator and trainer; leadership and communications consultant; professional musician; recording artist and author. Mary’s acclaimed facilitator’s guides "Innovative Drum Circles" and “Boom Do Pa,” are work widely used as a reference texts in educational institutions. Mary is a facilitator and instructor for Music for People — an international organization that promotes self-expression through music improvisation, an endorsed drum circle facilitator for the California based Remo Corporation, the Texas based Rhythm Band Instruments Corporation,  and an Orff Schulwerk clinician.

Mary E Knysh, founder of Rhythmic Connections, presents at conferences throughout the United States, Central Europe, Australia and Asia and works as an organizational consultant offering team building and leadership trainings, facilitator trainings, workshops and performances.  Over the past twenty eight years, Mary has worked with a wide range of organizations in the field of education, health care and with corporations. 

Link to Mary's Drum Circle Facilitator page at REMO Corporation: http://www.remo.com/portal/artists/5631/Mary_Knysh.html


Check out our new Rhythmic Connections Facilitator Training Programs for Teachers, Therapists, Facilitators, Dancers and Music Lovers!                                Click this link to learn more:  http://www. rhythmicconnections.com/mrm

Early Childhood Conference, May 15, 2015 Bloomsburg, PA :

links to shaker doll directions:

links to drum making and  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fyXSF3VGO73MSfJBBktvi5pc3bWGCL0UWpSz5fv_9xU/edit  

2015 AROSA Orff Chapter, Sacramento CA: Here are the links for the post session notes from our Jan 10th, 2015 clinic:  Drumming Up a Better Brain!  A Joyful Synthesis of Rhythm, Melody, Harmony and World Music https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EKKKgwDeKJXhThAYUEZlwR1YT6jnau71saD1MIuddHg/edit

MUSIC FOR PEOPLE ORGANIZATION:   Learn more about the Music for People Organization: Check out our video link: https://vimeo.com/80509022                                website: www.musicforpeople.org

Mary shares a blog of her world travels along and with daughter Jubilee : Mary and Jubie's Great Adventure


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