July 6th & 7th, 2017


The Art and Craft of the Gong:

Visiting the Gong Makers of Germany


Mehtab Benton

Join Mehtab and Martin Orchard-fearn for two gong-filled days as we tour the home of Paiste Gongs and visit two master gong makers in their studios!

The Art & Craft of the Gong July 6th & 7th, 2017

Paiste Gong Factory in Germany


Paiste Gong Factory

On-site tour of one of the most respected gong manufacturers in the world! See the gongs and production methods. Meet the makers and meet the entire line of all the amazing Paiste GONGS! A great chance to help you make a personalized purchase of the Paiste Gong of your dreams.

Broder Oetkin

Broder Oetkin, Gong Master Craftsman

Meet one of the gong masters of Paiste and Meinl Gongs and see his own line of beautiful custom made gongs available for purchase. The line of Oetkin Gongs are renowned for their exquisite tuning and craftsmanship. Broder will discuss his gong making techniques and be available for special orders as well.

Martin Blasé

Martin Blasé, Gong Maker, Singing Bowl Artist, and Creator of Planetary Sound Healing Instruments

See some of the most unique gongs produced at the studio of Martin Blasé, as well as try out a wide range of planetary sound healing instruments, including bowls, chimes, gong plates, trigons, and much much more. It’s a Gong fantasyland and completely cosmic! All of Martin’s sound healing instruments are works of art and exquisitely handmade.

Mehtab Benton

Your Guide

Mehtab Benton is the creator and author of Gong Yoga and Gong Therapy, an international gong trainer and planetary sound healer.



Tour Details

Thursday 10:30 AM – Friday 4:00 PM

• Airport transportation from Hamburg to Rendsburg (Thursday 9 AM pick-up)

• Private chartered and chauffeured van to all tour sites, departing Rendsburg 10:30 AM Thursday for Paiste tour

• Thursday night lodging at the Hotel 1690 in Rendsburg (breakfast included)

• Thursday and Friday tour of the studios of Broder Oetkin and Martin Blase

• Airport transportation to Hamburg (leaving Rendsburg Friday 4:00 PM)

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(Includes all tours, one-night lodging at the hotel, breakfast, and chartered transportation)

Single Room occupancy:   £275 GBP

Double Room occupancy: £230 GBP (per person)


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About Mehtab

Mehtab is the originator and author of Gong Yoga, the first book on using the gong in the practice of yoga. He has trained yoga teachers, therapists and musicians around the world in the art of playing the gong. He created the DVD instructional course How To Play the Gong for Yoga, Meditation and Healing. His newest book, Teaching Gong Yoga: Theory and Practice, is the first comprehensive book on using the gong in all the practices and traditions of yoga.

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