Sherry Gingras, drumming teacher and owner of Drumz, in Austin, believes that drumming can save the planet, and she is doing her part to facilitate that result. It’s a bold and immense goal, but she embraces it with joy, enthusiasm and an infectious passion for indigenous rhythms. During her classes, she not only teaches traditional African beats and drumming techniques, but also throws in generous helpings of insight, inspiration, historical perspective and lots of fun.
Sound therapist Everitt Allen, ERYT-5OO, offers sound-healing sessions designed to reduce stress, insomnia, migraines, muscle tension and pain, as well as balance blood circulation. Producing a relaxation response and helping to stimulate and open the chakras, the 30- to 45-minute sessions are preformed while lying on an Amethyst BioMat. Healing Tibetan bowls are also available for purchase, by appointment.