Sue Balaschak

Sue Balaschak, AKA "Panaha" (Drum Goddess), felt a connection to Mother’s rhythm as a child. She has played the drums professionally for over 30 years, and has been teaching music since 1977. As the drummer for the band Burning Sage, Sue has shared billings with many talented artists including Rusted Root, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Hot Tuna, Gaelic Storm, and best selling author Wayne Dyer. She has performed with international artists Drum Play and Grammy nominee Peter Janson, and has presented hand drumming workshops at magickal events throughout the country. Sue also created a hand drumming CD "Primal Rhythm 1" that has received national recognition and will be featured in the upcoming PBS movie "Return of the Cuyahoga."

Advanced Drumming Techniques

Ever wonder how some drummers play such cool rhythms? Well, let me show you. This workshop will provide you with the tools and confidence to allow your own personality to speak through your drum. We will discuss advanced drumming techniques, syncopated rhythms, dynamics, and exercises to improve your skills. Prior drumming experience recommended. Bring your drum, a chair and your questions.

Riding the Wave

Ride the wave of energy created by drumming! Expand your connection between yourself, your drum and Mother Earth's energy. We will discuss the spirit of the drum, drumming techniques, basic rhythms, and raising energy at drum circles. This is an introductory drumming class. Drummers of all levels are welcome. Bring your drum and a chair.

















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