Under the direction of master percussionist and drum builder
Upperbody Taiko Workout-private
beach group classes will return in July!
A day in the sun, Santa monica Beach
a note to the begginner
Taiko drumming is something ANYONE can do, if you have ever had the
desire to play a drum
now is your chance, the level of difficulty is up to you, relaxing
into a simple pattern is as rewarding
as the very complex. Your body is the time keeper, so those of you
that think/say you have no rhythm...
...WRONG!!...lol If you have a beating heart -you have
rhtyhm, all you need to do is listen!!
* Get a GREAT upper body workout
* learn Martial Arts stances..legs!
* basic Sword techniques
* Finding your rhythm
* Releasing stress
* Play !!
Drumming, Music and Martial Arts all at once!!
Follow the Audio link to the left for a musical
-World/Ethnic section -Taiko Duet, yes that is 2 drummers...turn
it up to get the real feel!!
" I thought it was going to be aggressive playing the drums,
instead I found it very meditative" -Olivia
"I feel like I just went to the gym" -Clint
"I feel muscles I never knew I had" (refering to her
forearms, back and shoulders) -Olivia
"My shoulders are worked! looking forward to the next class!"
"What a great workout" -Kataka
Taiko is Japanese for
'big drum', these drums are 2 ft x 3 ft
on a stands varying in height from 3 to 6 ft depending on the
All the drums used by DHARMA are handmade by Reid in his Palms
play the Taiko to return home