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Drumming, Flow and Empowerment

Its been the second session of taiko drumming that I have completed at this workshop that a Taiko Drumming group called RAW (Raging Asian Women )hosted. 537 more words

Japan Diaries: Taiko Drumming

Hey there and welcome to muscle, sorry drumming central!

About a week ago we went to Narita-san Shinshō-ji temple to watch the show. Admittedly I didn’t really know what Taiko was beforehand, if you’re in the same boat, … 161 more words


Three Things Thursday

Happy Three Things Thursday  I hope your week’s going well?

Mine has been much more eventful than last, thank goodness. So what’s added to this more positive mindset? 188 more words


My Kuchi Shoga

The ‘Rethink’ as talked about in the previous entry is off the table for the time being until Genbu Daiko is up and running with public performances. 616 more words

Torigoe's Farewell Party

A few weeks ago, we had a farewell party for one of my taiko friends, Torigoe-san.  She and her family were moving to Takachiho, which is about an hour and a half north of me.   282 more words


Kenny Endo's 40th Anniversary

This past weekend, on Sunday, April 3, 2016, Kenny Endo performed in Oberlin as part of his national tour celebrating 40 years of playing taiko. Needless to say, there are few things more beautiful than seeing the magic something can bring into someone’s life. 922 more words


Shasta Taiko Japanese Drum Group

If life in the Bush has taught me anything, it is to be flexible and spontaneous. Nathan came home for lunch on Monday and told me about a really great Japanese drumming group that had preformed at Cama-i (an annual dance festival in Bethel- read more about it… 272 more words

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