Who Founded HealthRHYTHMS?
The HealthRHYTHMS Group Empowerment Drumming Protocol was developed by neurologist Barry Bittman, MD in collaboration with Remo Inc.. Remo was interested in discovering ways to use the company's core competencies to make the world a better place.
At the conclusion of the study of the immune system effects, Christine K. Stevens, MSW, MT-BC, MA, Karl Bruhn and Barry Bittman, MD worked together to develop the training program to teach the specific protocol which demonstrated a healthful biological impact. The protocol was named “HealthRHYTHMS”. The first training program was offered in 2001. HealthRHYTHMS facilitation training teaches participants to facilitate the research-based HealthRHYTHMS protocol. This training is taught by the principal researcher on the studies which support the program, Neurologist Barry Bittman, MD and internationally acclaimed Keynote Speaker and Drum Circle Facilitator, Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC, MA.