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Jivamukti Event

Khartal Workshop and Demonstration

From: January 27, 2018 2:00 pm

To: January 27, 2018 4:00 pm

Location: Jivamukti Yoga Center New York, New York, NY, United States

Price: $20 in advance

If you are interested in learning about percussion or drumming, join us
for an intimate workshop with Siddhartha who will be conducting a workshop
on Khartal. Khartal is one of the oldest, most portable,
pocket-sized instrument known to man. The design of the khartal is simple
at first glance, but don’t be fooled, this instrument takes a great amount
of balance and dexterity even to play a simple rhythm. The slightest of
hand gestures and arm movements produce an array of colorful tones when
clapped together. Playing the khartal takes a great amount of patience,
balance and control and yet it only takes a year to master if practiced
regularly. Siddhartha focuses on teaching a more holistic
approach by focusing on learning techniques that assist in developing
balance, hand/eye coordination and relaxation.

Siddhartha Mehta is the founder of Surya Records, Art of Tabla and
Khartal, the most portable, pocket-sized percussion instrument in the

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