2018 Presenter

Terri Segal

Terri Segal lives in Sutton, ON and is presenting:

Terri Segal is an Expressive Arts Therapist, Facilitator, and Educator who is dedicated to sharing the therapeutic value of creative expression through Group Drumming and Expressive Arts workshops. For the past 10 years, Terri has studied and taught West African Drumming and World Percussion. In 2009, Terri completed a three week West African Drum and Dance Immersion with Company Fore-Fote in Guinea, West Africa. She is a trained Expressive Arts Therapist and Drum Circle Facilitator.

Terri participated in HealthRhythm’s Group Empowerment Drumming Facilitator Training Program, Village Music Facilitator Training Program, holds a BA Honors in English from McMaster University, and is a graduate of Expressive Arts Therapy at the C.R.E.A.T.E. Institute.

Through her business Rhythmic by Nature, Terri facilitates Group Drumming Programs at schools, social service agencies, and for small and large businesses for the purpose of teambuilding, wellness, recreation, and education.

In her innovative, fun, and memorable workshops, Terri focuses on how the process of music-making can enlighten her clients in areas of communication, stress management, and inter-personal dynamics.

Depending on the needs of her clients, she can also effectively facilitate workshops that combine drumming with other artistic modalities such as writing, visual art, movement and voice.

Terri brings her gentle and affirming leadership skills to her empowering, resourceful, and community building workshops. She honors each participant’s unique gifts, is an empathetic role model, a good listener and an intuitive guide.

In the past, Terri has presented:

  • The Thinkubator: A space to create (2016)
  • Leading Through Rhythm: Facilitating with the drum (2015)
  • Sonic Thinkubation: The Art and Science of Creating Musical Flow (2015)
  • Musicification of Creativity: How to turn everyday sounds into extraordinary possibilities for optimal creative living (2014)
  • Leading Through Rhythm: Drumming Workshop (2012)
  • Rhythmic By Nature: Let’s Drum! (2011)


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