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Toni Kellar, founder and director of Roots To Rhythm™, is a professional facilitator and teaching artist, providing rhythm-based development programs to conferences, workplaces, community groups, wellness agencies, schools, and private events.

She specializes in interactive rhythm events that integrate the mind, body and spirit using rhythmic metaphors that enable a group to achieve success through the improvisational music making process.

Toni has completed drum circle facilitation training with HealthRhythms™, Drum Circle Music™, Unity With A Beat, Rhythm Journey, and KDK Learning Circles.

She is a Drum Circle Music™ Practitioner, Trained HealthRhythms™ Facilitator,  Artsbridge Arts Education Program presenter, member of the Percussive Arts Society and the international Drum Circle Facilitators Guild, and has presented at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention.

Toni is a Remo Endorsed Drum Circle Facilitator, and uses primarily Remo products in her programs.

Toni has been a percussionist and performer since her youth. She has studied frame drumming with renowned percussionists Layne Redmond, Randy Crafton, and Glen Velez, and has shared the stage with many artists including Glen Velez, Bob Bloom, Babatunde Olatunji, Alvin Carter, Layne Redmond, Jonathan Edwards, Bonnie Devlin, Christina Boiano, Groove Project, the Southeast Ohio Symphony Orchestra, and the Columbus Symphony Orchestra.

She is a graduate of Ohio University’s College of Communication, School of Journalism.

Toni brings a wide range of life experiences into developing Roots To Rhythm™ programs, creating individualized programs for each client with the goal of assisting groups in achieving "Outcome From Within!™"




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