Patty Aulik, certified drug and alcohol counselor, and veteran percussion teacher is now offering drumming workshops for those interested in addictions recovery. She also teaches classes in Afro-Cuban drumming, rhythm play for kids, found sound folk art (creating instruments from recycled items), making shakeres, (beaded gourds) conducts drum circles and community events and offers private lessons. In addition she offers progressive therapeutic drumming sessions to those incarcerated, the elderly, special needs individuals or groups, at-risk youth and interested students.
"Patty is a brilliant teacher." - Jen Middleton, student
"You (Patty) are awesome!" - Todd Clark, Principal, Little Shasta Elementary School, Montague, CA
"Patty treats these incarcerated youth with such dignity. Respectful, kind and supportive. She's got the gift." - Stan G., former Oregon Youth Authority guard