During the two 90 minutes workshops on Gong Puja we will learn about the historical background and dedication of the Gong Puja. We will learn how to perform the Opening Ceremony, Sacred Geometry in setting up the room, Gong Alter and Personal Alter and choosing which Gongs will be played during the Puja, Sacred Space and setting up the Gong Temple, Divine Intonement, Hygiene and Dress code, Itinerary, Closing Ceremony and much more.
We are so looking forward to enjoying this auspicious time of the Winter Solstice with you.
Sat Nam, the Holistic Resonance Gong Team
Don, Stacy, Alexandra and Tina Maria.
Don Conreaux was one of the five original Kundalini Yoga Teachers designated by Yogi Bhajan in 1969. Before that he was a Director, Actor and Writer in Hollywood and New York city. He established the Nanak Dwara Ashram Teacher Training 1970-1976 in Phoenix, Arizona. Don originated: The Gong Yoga of Holistic Resonance, the title of Gong Master, Gong Therapy, The Gong Bath, The Gong Puja, Spiritual Free Jazz, and Songs and Concerts for Humanity.
His Way of the Gong writings include: Gongs of Our Solar System, Magnum Opus of the Gong 1 & 2, Music of Wholeness, Gong Essays, Sacred Geometry of Starhenge, The Universal Chiometer, and The Kriya Kundalini Gong Yoga Manual MEM.
Today in his 80+ years he continues to teach the art and science of Sacred Geometry, divination, and designs World Peace Gong & Bell Gardens of which there are now six established Internationally. All are dedicated to the coming first day of World Peace, Planetary Cooperation in a world without violence for our children of the New Millennium. www.holisticresonance.org
Tina Maria is the founder and daily leader of Gong-Academy.com and Kundalini Yoga Denmark. Her passion is to conduct trainings and courses in how to play the Gong, Gongbath and especially Gong Pujas. In 1981 her lifetime dedication to live, teach and share the teachings of Yogi Bhajan started. On yogiji’s advice she went to live in Holland in 1982 and was closely connected to the Dutch sangat in Amsterdam for 16 years. Yogi Ji introduced her to Sat Nam Rasayan and the Gong in the early 1990’ies, now with almost 30 years’ experience she is the CEO of Gong-Academy and Kundalini Yoga Denmark. She has studied Sat Nam Rasayan Healing with Guru Dev Singh since 1994 and holds a SNR L2 degree. www.gong-academy.com
S.A. (Stacey Amardeep) Bliss holds a PhD from the Faculty of Education at York University (Toronto, Canada) and is a SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada) postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Regina. For over 25 years, she has been an multi-literacies educator in Canada, Japan, and Korea. Currently, her interest is in spatial literacy, holistic resonance, and improvisation. Since 2014, she has taught Kundalini and Restorative Yoga and learned about Gong as a philosophy, practice, and way of living. In 2017, she began ethnographically researching yogis and Gong players, and is currently exploring Critical Studies in Improvisation and Sound Studies. She is elated to be with you all and Grand Gong Master Don Conreaux at Winter Solstice in Holland – an auspicious time to come together as a Gong Family. “Let us work together. We are One!” https://blissresearch.org/
ALEXANDRA OTT is a MEM gong yoga kriya design scientist, gong player, gong teacher, sound healer, sound therapist and sound artist, drum circle facilitator and percussionist. Combining the columns rhythm and sound. In the field of sound, she is working with all ages from kindergarten children to elderly people offering sound and rhythm events, gong bathes, all night long gong pujas, mem gong yoga experience lessons, drum circles and individual gong and sound sessions for healing purpose. Her way of the sound started 20 years ago as musician and finally arrived when playing the gong 2014 and in tradition of Don Conreaux in 2016. www.AlexandraOtt.de, www.klangbotschafterin.com