Credentials

Professional California Credentialed Teacher  with Supplemental Music Authorization
With over 20 years of teaching experience as a primary classroom teacher and music specialist, Abbie draws on her ability to inspire and educate her students with passion and excitement.  

Trained HealthRHYTHMS Facilitator and HealthRHYTHMS At-Risk Adolescent Facilitator
Remo's training is on the forefront of establishing the evidence-based protocol that proves the biological benefits of drumming such as increase immune function, reduced stress, and bonding.

Trained Healing Drum Facilitator 
Studied with and mentored by internationally acclaimed author and drum circle facilitator Christine Stevens.  Using the rhythms of life, spirit, and the world, participants find their own inner rhythm for personal empowerment and healing. 

Trained Music Medicine Facilitator
Combining ancient indigenous wisdom with modern science, this international training empowers participants deeply and holistically through a path of music medicine.


Certified in World Music Drumming
This successful curriculum has shown outstanding success at engaging all students in hand drumming traditions (West Africa, the Caribbean, and others) combined with singing, moving, playing other instruments, and creating.


Piloted World Rhythm Arts Program 
A multiple-discipline curriculum that incorporates drumming, singing, dance, and culture. Rooted in traditional West African music and dance, WRAP develops arts and life skills through a holistic approach to music and movement education.


Certified in Orff Schulwerk
A total, active involvement in music making that incorporates speech, singing, movement, and instrument playing in a creative environment. It develops the whole child with a balance of emotional and intellectual stimulation. 

Presenter for the California Conference of Music EducatorsProvided workshops in Orff Schulwerk and early education to music educators throughout the state. 

Staff Facilitator and Presenter for The California Arts Institute (TCAP) providing professional development in the Arts for classroom teachers. 

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