Mehtab Benton, originator Gong Yoga

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 as well as those who want to teach others how to play the gong.   In this certified training course, you will learn:GongTraining1

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

Required Course Book:MehtabStanding

Teaching Gong Yoga: Theory and Practice

Additional Recommended Resources:

Gong Yoga: Healing and Enlightenment through Sound

How to Play the Gong DVD Set