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Gong Workshops – Santiago, Chile

November 29, 2019 - December 2, 2019

How to Play the Gong

This one-day course in the basics of gong playing is for yoga students, sound healers, and therapists who have little or no experience in playing the gong.

In this practical course with personal instruction from Mehtab and Laura Benton, you will begin your journey to become a gong player.

You will learn and practice playing several different gongs as you learn the following:

    • Playing positions for the Gong
    • Basic mallet and striking techniques
    • The primary playing areas of the Gong
    • Elementary playing sequences
    • Controlling volume and experiencing rhythm
    • Choosing and taking care of your Gong


Upon completion of this course, you will receive a diploma as a Gong Practitioner.

Advanced Gong Playing

Learn and experience how to play the gong for healing, yoga and personal transformation with Mehtab Benton, a Kundalini Yoga teacher trainer and Gong Therapist.

In this two-day training, you will:

  • Discover how to use the three components of gong playing – rhythm, volume, and placement – to create intuitive playing patterns and gong sessions.
  • Understand how the Gong contains different playing maps so you can use it for sound healing, yoga classes, and personal transformation.
  • Experiment with advanced playing techniques to create a new experience in gong relaxation and healing.
  • Explore playing the Gong in both practicing and teaching Yoga, and to create powerful relaxation sessions and healing treatments.
  • Advance your Gong playing to the next level by using multiple mallets and gongs.

This course is for gong players, yoga teachers and students, sound healers and healthcare professionals who have taken a basic course in gong playing or have had previous experience in playing the gong.  

Upon completion of this course, you will receive a diploma as a Master Gong Practitioner.

Kundalini Yoga and the Gong

Yogi Bhajan used the Gong extensively in his teachings, to support and magnify the effects of the kriyas and meditations he taught.

In this workshop with Mehtab Benton, Lead KRI Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainer and international gong teacher, you will learn how the gong can enhance your teaching and experience of Kundalini Yoga classes and practices.

In this workshop you will learn:

  • How to use the Gong to enhance the experience of mantra and chanting
  • Different ways to play the gong to support the practice of specific asanas
  • How to skillfully include the Gong into Kundalini kriyas
  • Special considerations for playing the Gong during relaxation
  • Why the gong can be helpful in pranayama practices
  • The special role of the Gong in meditation

Discover the complete Kundalini Yoga approach to playing the Gong in your workshops and classes and experience a new level of transformation through Sound.

Mehtab Benton, USA

Mehtab has played the Gong for 25 years and trained hundreds of yoga teachers and sound healers worldwide in the art and science of playing the Gong. He is the originator and author of Gong Yoga and the creator and author of Gong Therapy. He has practiced Kundalini Yoga for 45 years and is a Level 1 and Level 2 Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainer. For more information: www.yogimehtab.com

Laura Benton (Guru Karam), USA

A Kundalini Yoga practitioner since the age of 16, Laura has trained hundreds of yoga teachers as a Level 1 and Level 2 Kundalini Yga Teacher Trainer. A long-time gong player and teacher of Gong Yoga Nidra, she is a medically-trained Ayurvedic educator, a certified clinical hypnosis practitioner, and an advanced practice nurse.


More Information (Español)

For payment & more information, please contact Sat Shabd Singh:

+56 9 9822 0048 / satshabdsingh@gmail.com


November 29, 2019
December 2, 2019
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