Freshly back from their tour of New Zealand, Come and share some of the gems gathered from Nathans time studying with the Griots (traditional holders of musical knowledge) in Africa.
This course will also feature some special segments from guest teacher William Dinwoodie, a local player with a life time of learning, and over a year spent in Africa learning with the masters.
A course not to be missed, we will start with the very basics, and over the 6 weeks build to playing as a full African percussion ensemble in a fun, social, supportive environment.
Benefits of hand drumming Include:
Reducing stress and boosting the immune system,
Producing deeper self-awareness by inducing synchronous brain activity and promoting alpha waves,
Drumming helps to release negative feelings and emotional trauma,
Helps us to connect with self and others,
Helps us connect to the natural rhythms all around us,
Grounds us in the present moment,
Helps us to reach a state of self-realization,
Helps us to have fun!
7:30 to 9:00 every Wednesday at The Jam Factory, 17th Avenue, Historic Village, Tauranga
Early bird rate (before 12th of June): $100 for the full 6 weeks.
Regular price: $120 for the full 6 weeks.
Casual Rate: $30 for individual classes.
A limited number of seats are available to book for the course, so if you don't purchase tickets online please get in touch so that we can reserve one for you.
Contact Nathan via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire or reserve your space.
Nathan Bregmen has been playing drums for over 20 years, and has been studying African drumming for around 10 years.
Captured by the ability of African drumming to build community and bring people together playing music in a short space of time, the African Drum has quickly become Nathans instrument of choice.
His light hearted but attentive teaching style has quickly made him a favourite with many students around the country.