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 guide to group facilitation entitled, “Boom Do Pa,” is a work widely used as a reference text 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 Texas based Rhythm Band Instruments Corporation, the California based Remo 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 facilitator trainings, workshops and performances. Over the past twenty-five years, Mary has worked with a wide range of organizations in the field of education, health care and with corporations.
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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
Expressive Arts Summit, NYC - Nov. 8, 2014 "Learn to Facilitate Drum Circles" **Click this link to your Post Session Notes : https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DmzFB_v0vQSIRM2bszM9Dqe8WR6_NewQ_SnlTOiB1gs/edit?usp=sharing
New York City Music Educators - Nov. 4, 2014 "Innovative Drum Circles: A Joyful Synthesis of Rhythm, Melody and Harmony!" **Click this link to your Post Session Notes: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aqpfpO4z 8y2BToZtHNNxTO54ifz4S8cV_jh25ll6RI/edit?usp=sharing
2014 AOSA Central Texas Orff Chapter: Here are the links for the post session notes from our Sept. 20th clinic: Drumming Up a Better Brain! Melodic and Harmonic Drum Circles: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wnT1aCbubF1xNimpv68-aTRFOuEQIL0jZPelOP8AE7A/edit?usp=sharing
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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