Children receive incredible health benefits when they learn how to play the GONG!

Kind Karma "Joy of Gong Resonance" Training: Our approach is to teach children how to play different types of Gongs and instruments. We believe, a multicultural Gong ensemble can add depth, dimension, and lots of playful energy, when learning. - Dr. Dean Telano


Positive Benefits of Gong Playing & Sound Therapy for Children




  • Healing, inspiring, uplifting and fun for children!

  • Children love playing the Gong and other sound instruments and it's easy to learn!

  • Learning how to play the Gong and sound instruments fosters self confidence, boosts self-esteem and self compassion. 

  • Releases stress, tension and anxiety.

  • Creates deep relaxation and clears and calms the mind.

  • Helps children to meditate, concentrate and focus.

  • Releases oxytocin - the hormone of happiness.



  • Mindful breathing exercises are taught when playing the gong.

  • Increases self control and patience.

  • Encourages independence when playing alone; and improves social skills, peer interaction and communication, teamwork and relationship building when playing together. 

  • Gong playing is a creative outlet and encourages kids to express their creative abilities as it nurtures self-expression. 

  • Provides self-regulation skills to face difficult or unsettling emotions, fears, grief or trauma.

  • Teaches perseverance and creates a sense of achievement.

  • Encourages the importance of music and sound, and introduces children to cultural diversity through the history of the Gong and other instruments.

  • Improves coordination.

  • Improves listening skills.

  • Promotes kindness and compassion towards others.

  • Studies in neuroscience show that music can enhance brain function in children.

  • Helps children get excited about learning.

  • Positive, fun and healing for children with special needs.





"It has been found that musical vibrations make their impact upon the entire body, being picked up by the nerves, spinal column, and even by the bones. This is why people who are deaf can react to music. It has also been demonstrated that music affects the pulse, respiration, and blood pressure; but it’s deepest effects, and those from which most of it’s curative properties are derived, are mental and emotional."  - Doren Antrim (Music Is Medicine) 



For More Information


Kind Karma® Yoga Website

Gong & Sound Training (GST)

Kind Karma®

Kind Karma® "Youth Empowerment of Wholeness" - YEOW Initiative





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