How to Play the Gong

This is a complete course in How to Play the Gong, from the beginning level to intermediate playing techniques. No prior musical or gong experience is required, and the course is suitable for beginners. In this certified training course, 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.

Upon completion of this course, you receive a certification of completion that demonstrates you have the necessary skills to play the gong in yoga classes and healing practices.

This course is a prerequisite to Mehtab’s other gong trainings, Gong Therapy & Gong Yoga Teacher Training.


I appreciate you sharing your love of the gong with all of us! The authenticity of your enthusiasm, and the homegrown congeniality without pretense or ego is utterly refreshing.”  – Ashley

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