Labor Day Weekend Gong Extravaganza with Mehtab Benton! Basic, Advanced, and Gong for Yoga Classes – In Person Event
12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Soul Body Ojai
206 N. Signal St. Suite M
Labor Day Weekend with Mehtab
Friday September 3 • 12-6 pm
$175 / $150 before August 1
The primary playing areas of the Gong
Playing positions for the Gong
Elementary playing sequences
Controlling volume and experiencing rhythm
Choosing and taking care of your Gong
This is a hands-on course in which you will experience and be able to play the Gong by end of the day.
Saturday and Sunday September 4-5 • 9 am–5 pm
$395 / $350 before August 1
Playing with Two Mallets and Different Styles of Mallets
Playing Multiple Gongs and Playing with Other Players
Advanced Playing Techniques to Create a Sacred Sound Journey
Developing a Gong Player’s Sadhana
Playing from Intuition and Elevation for Healing
Using “Gong Maps” for Chakras, Energy Channels, and the Four Basic Energies of the Psyche
To receive the maximum benefit from this training, please attend the How to Play the Gong course or have had previous gong playing experience. (You may also take the online course if you cannot or have not attended a basic gong playing course with Mehtab: www.gongtraining.com)
Monday September 6 • 9 am-1 pm
$125 / $95 before August 1
Different ways to play the gong to support the practice of specific asanas
How to 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
At the end of our day, we will immerse ourselves in an extended Kundalini Gong Yoga Class and Relaxation.
All four days and three trainings $650 / $550 before August 1
For more information on Mehtab, please visit www.yogimehtab.com.
Laura (Guru Karam) began her life-long yoga practice at age 16 at a Kundalini Yoga Ashram in Houston, Texas. She is certified in Kundalini Yoga, Hatha Yoga, and Ashtanga Yoga and is a Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainer. She has presented classes internationally on Gong Yoga Nidra, the art of deep relaxation with the gong, and brings her background in Ayurveda and clinical hypnosis to the art of playing the gong for meditation and relaxation.
Tara Matthews has been a yoga practitioner for 25 years. Having studied, Iyengar, Hatha and Kundalini Yoga as a student and teacher, trained in Gong, Yoga Nidra and a background as a 16 Year Practitioner of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, she brings a wealth of persective to all related trainings.