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Michael Dean G.



Boca Raton, FL
Hometown: Fairfield IA

Organizer since:

February 22, 2010


What drumming, dancing, performing skills (if any) do you bring to this group?

I'm on the Board of Elders of Drums Across America • I've performed musically hundreds of times (piano, percussion, vocals, tamboura) in front of tens of thousands of people • For years I was performing musical director of a popular improv troupe playing weekly to packed houses (live & on TV) • I studied gandharva veda (classical Indian) vocals & tamboura for many years with an Indian master & was invited to accompany him in huge concerts • I've led over 100 kirtans (spiritual chanting) • I've sung the lead in local productions of Broadway musicals • I teach performance workshops - helping singers, dancers, musicians, & other artists to conquer stage fright and tap into their inner creativity • I teach partner dancing and DJ dances & parties • I'm the Organizer of the Palm Beach County Drumming Meetup Group (850 members) • I publish the South Florida Conscious Events Newsletter (3500 subscribers) • I host the South Florida Drumming Facebook group (reaching 3700 friends)...

What would you like to learn by participating here?

I'd like to learn more rhythms from various cultures, more drumming skills, and more ways to make drum circles deeper and richer experiences for everyone...

What else would you like everyone here to know about you?

Founder & Director: The Relationship Institute • Founder & Director: PARA - The Center for Realization • Co-Director: The PremYoga Center ( • Ordained Minister - Universal Life Church • Initiated teacher in the vedic tradition of masters (ashtanga/raja yoga & Turiya Meditation, tantra, vedanta, ayur veda) • Ph.D. in counseling • Relationship Coach ("The Relationship Doctor") • Speaker • Author • Workshop Leader • Sex Educator • Offering: Private Sessions • Classes • Workshops & Retreats • Satsangs • Vedic Knowledge Certificate Programs • Yoga Teacher Training Programs (200- & 500-hour) • Former faculty at 5 colleges, 9 educational institutes • Consultant for Fortune 500 companies • Performing musician • photographer • published performance artist • Working worldwide: in person, by phone, & by Skype • Free initial consultation to discuss your needs & goals •[masked] • [masked] • Facebook


I love drumming! • I organize this group • host the 2 biggest, oldest local drum circles (MOONDANCE each full Moon; CELEBRATE LIFE: Bonfire Drum Circle & Party) • perform, teach, sell drums, facilitate drum circles •[masked] [masked]

What Michael Dean G. is saying about this Meetup Group

This Meetup is great! Here you get the Palm Beach County drumming/dancing/flow-arts/chanting events in one place. These activities heal the body, mind, and heart; they connect us to our own pulsing life force and to the rhythms of the universe around us; they bring us into harmony and community. Let's share the bliss!

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