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Free To Be Me Drum Circle Sabina Sandoval
1997 until 2001
Sabina was a social worker during the week and a Venice Beach entertainer
from Friday through Sunday
Sabina has recorded albums and played with some of the best in the business; from drumming with local all-female bands in Hermosa,
to opening for such greats as Pat Benatar, Heart, Fleetwood Mac, and more. But after 35 years of drumming, Sabina was re-invented
as a drummer. Following a job related back injury, she was forced to give up her drum set and turned to a hand drum, the djembe.
eventually created an after school enrichment program, "Free To Be Me Kool Kid Drummers", and now teaches in LAUSD, Redondo Beach,
and Manhattan Beach schools. Her non-profit, all volunteer organization, "Free To Be Me Drum Circle" goes into prisons, convalescent
homes, schools and Hermosa Beach, every third Sunday of the month, for the past 12 years. Sabina helps teach individuals about their
natural innate rhythm, and how to tap into it, celebrate their lives, be free and help each other one of the most powerful instruments
in the world, the DRUM.