A performer, educator, and advocate of music and cultural studies for more than 25 years, Daniels Scruggs travels the globe and has spent substantial time in North and South America, Asia, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean Islands. His experiences have led him to believe that music making and cultural understanding play an integral part of an individual’s holistic well-being. Daniel’s teaching is rooted in promoting cross-cultural respect and understanding, as well as invoking a lifelong love of learning, curiosity and peace.
Founder of Rhythm Moves (a global collective for cultural arts education, world rhythm gatherings, and meditative soundscapes) Daniel has developed and facilitated music programs in public and private schools, community centers, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, substance abuse treatment centers, senior centers, large scale festivals, parties, and corporate team building events.
He holds a degree in sociology from Virginia Commonwealth University, is a graduate of the Colonial Williamsburg Fife and Drum Corps, completed Remo HealthRhythms Recreational Music Facilitator Training, traveled nationally and internationally with Catalyst Events “BeatsWork” as a facilitator for corporate team building events and presented at the MEPI (Montessori Educational Programs International) Conference.