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New website

We have been at this location for 34 years and have been conducting drumming meditation workshops for 32 years, plus private drumming lessons/therapy sessions by appointment. This has proven to be a popular and beneficial community service and we are … Continue reading

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Sunday drumming meditation

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Listening hand

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Message is the Medium

Drumming as a judicious use of force: The moderation of extremes. Its not all or nothing. Its a progression. Reinstalling our natural sense of rhythm and dynamics. Its okay to play softly. Being aware, applying only the amount of force … Continue reading

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Helmtone Protocols

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Letterman and the drum

When Kanye West invited me to play drumming meditation for his Sunday Morning Service in Burbank, I talked about how the downbeat is like the heart beat. After the service David Letterman came up to me, “Hi! I’m Dave!” And … Continue reading

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feb 5, 2019

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“You should be recording this”

You should be recording this.” Phylis, a grey-haired grandmother drum student said thoughtfully. We were sitting outside in the back of the store, Seasons, on Montana Avenue in Santa Monica. Sunny day, ancient eucalyptus keeping us company. Her remark brought … Continue reading

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Drumming with Peter

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