***Ritual Drumming Workshop w/ Laura Wyrd of Reclaiming LA***
*****Thanksgiving Weekend Nov. 24 & 25.*****
@ The Green Man Store
5712 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood, CA
Saturday 11:30 - 2pm and
Sunday 12:30 - 3pm
Cost: $60 for entire workshop. Price Includes a practice CD & musical booklet w/ 10 rhythyms.
Please Pre-register@ The Green Man or through Laura as space is limited to 13 people
***** Everyone will need to have a tar(frame drum) and/or doumbec that is up to par for learning the technique. For those who want help buying a good drum, Laura will meet people Sat. morning from 10am-11am at the Remo Recreational Music center: North Hollywood, CA 91605 Prices start around $20 for a tar and $120 for a doumbec. You will need this drum not only for the workshop, but to practice with in the coming months as we will be covering a lot.*****
~Beginners Very Welcome, More Advanced students will also be challenged with more complicated versions of the rhythms.
~We will learn middle eastern(like belly dancing drumming)drumming technique for good sounds on the doumbek and tar(frame drum).
~We will learn rhythms for each element as well as a drum trance rhythm.
~We will discuss drumming for ritual and how drumming can be a powerful tool to move energy.
~We also experience drumming as a meditation tool.
~Most of all, We'll have lots of fun and learn a lot.
****We will be drumming out in the back courtyard of the Green Man around the fire, so dress apropriately. In case of rain we will move inside****
About Laura Wyrd:
Laura Wyrd is a Reclaiming Teacher, Ritualist & Priestess as well as a Ritual Drummer.
She has produced and played on 2 Drumming C.D.'s:
Dance of the Sacred Self: Ritual Trance Music 1995
Drumming Practice w/ Laura Wyrd & Willow Kelly 1999
Laura has taught and led workshops in dance, ritual, magic, and drumming at the Omega Institute in New York and many other locations throughout the country. She has also taught drumming at Reclaiming Collective Witchcamps, for The Witch Meadow circle in Santa Cruz, & Reweaving in Los Angeles. She studied middle eastern drumming w/ Mary Ellen Donald[masked]) and Jaimie Papish [masked]) and many others. Laura accompanied belly dance classes w/ Jaimie Papish in Topanga Ca.([masked]). "My drum is my most powerful ritual tool, my life has been dedicated to following the drums, from both sides: dancing & drumming. I look forward to sharing the gift of the drum." Laura Wyrd