Drum/Dance at Yoga Shala (N. Williams)

Greetings movers, shakers 'n all ye rhythm-makers!

Bring your drum
And your restless feet
As one we become
Hearts shall open and meet

Tap your fingers
And sway to the beat
As the rhythm rises and lingers
Together we feel more complete

Come alone or bring your friends. You don't have to be a drummer to come; come just to watch or listen. And if you're a drummer, all skill levels are welcome. And feel free to bring other acoustic instruments -- didjridoo, flute, guitar, harmonica, whatever.

Microphones and PA will be available for people who would like to sing or for use with other soft instruments.  We will also have a few 'Toyboxes' full of other percussive noise-toys and some extra drums for sharing.  If you have extra instruments to share, please bring them.

As for dancing, you DO NOT need to be a trained dancer (although we do have those from time to time) to get up and move to the beat. As long as YOU are having fun dancing, anything goes.

It's great to see the drummers, didj players, and dancers all playing off of each other.

Don't be a spectator, PARTICIPATE. YOU are the show!


Please support our use of Yogashala space with a suggested donation of $2.00.

(Photos courtesy of Al Stern)


Love and Light,

~ Eric (Sage, Dave, Becca, Doug, Susan and Jeff)

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  • Becca R.

    I will be dancing with your vibrations on the other side of the world:) Would be great to Skype attend!

    February 21, 2013

    • Doug P.

      Becca, that could be arranged if there was good WiFi around Yoga Shala, though you would be dancing in the morning and in the next day!

      February 22, 2013

    • Becca R.

      Doug, You make a good point! You could see my bed head and PJ's:)

      February 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    A little under the weather this evening. Groove it out and I'll see y'all next time.

    February 22, 2013

  • Harmoney

    Can't make it tonight after all, see you next time

    February 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    February 22, 2013

  • Hope H.

    sick kiddos! But plan on being at the next gathering!

    February 21, 2013

  • Drew

    I have only been to one circle with this group and look forward to coming again this Friday. I am bringing a couple of new people and was wondering if there might possibly be a couple of extra drums or low profile percussion instruments on hand if they don't have anything?

    February 21, 2013

    • Becca R.

      Drew, there are always noisemakers to share...Doug usually brings a whole tote full! Enjoy!!!

      February 21, 2013

  • Diane

    Does this end at 930? Or does it linger on? Just realized I have work til 9 :/

    February 21, 2013

    • Eric

      It ends at 9:30.

      February 21, 2013

  • Terry T.

    This will be a great circle! If anyone wants to go see some live music afterwards, Toubab Krewe is playing at Dante's, $12. Look 'em up! Malian fusion : )

    February 21, 2013

  • Adam

    Hoping I can come. Will be after class, and would be transporting my drum from there. Anyone know if there is room to bring a bike inside and set it off to the side?

    February 12, 2013

    • Eric

      Adam, I don't think the studio will allow people to bring their bike in, but I'm sure there are plenty of bike racks outside. Where is your class and such? Sometimes people are able to carpool by posting the details here and asking for the help. Doesn't hurt to try ;^)

      February 13, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I've seen bikes parked in front of the bathroom in the hallway inside the building, but not in Yoga Shala. Take the side intrance to the left of the Yogas Shala entrance.

      February 14, 2013

  • Marlon W.

    I missed the last one. So I am overdue for some good beats

    February 11, 2013

  • dawn

    Dawn would like to drum again. Thanks for the kind messages. To many to respond to.

    February 11, 2013

  • Diane

    missed last time :( but am excited for this time!

    February 10, 2013

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