In this episode, Gideon shares about his passion for drumming and mindfulness. Gideon is a drummer and teacher who connects mindfulness and music using aspects of sports psychology and musical nostalgia.

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Gideon Waxman is a London based drummer, blogger and music educator. He holds a bachelor of music degree from the University of Westminster and is qualified to teach mindfulness based stress reduction programs. You can find more of his advice at Drum Helper, which is a free online resource dedicated to helping drummers achieve more from their playing.

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Rush – Tom Sawyer Drum Cover – Gideon Waxman

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If you liked this episode, check out

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