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How to Play the Gong – London, England
August 27 - August 28
How to Play the Gong
Thursday – Friday, 27-28 August
A complete course in How to Play the Gong, from the beginning level to intermediate playing techniques. In this training, you will learn how to play the gong and explore its uses in meditation, therapy, and relaxation. Everyone will have an opportunity to play the gong and experience first-hand the techniques discussed in class.
You will learn:
Techniques for single and combination mallet strikes
The effects of playing different areas and percussion points of the gong
How to create a full experience of sound with rhythm, volume, and playing patterns
How to build playing sequences to create a gong session
How to select and take care of your gong
The role of intuition and meditation in gong playing
The use of the gong in yoga and healing
This class is excellent for teachers wanting to integrate the gong into their classes or anyone interested in learning more about this powerful and transformational instrument. No previous musical training or experience with the gong is required to take this workshop. It is open to everyone.
Upon completion of this 12-hour course, you will receive a certification of completion that demonstrates you have the necessary skills to play the gong in yoga classes and healing practices. This course qualifies for 7.5 CEU credits with KYTA.
Cecil Sharp House • 2 Regent’s Park Road • London NW1 7AY
Investment: £175 / £350 for both trainings
Have a gong? You might qualify for a 20% discount off the course fees. The gong must be a Paiste or a Meinl, 24” or bigger. You must bring stand and mallets. If you’d like to bring your gong, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.