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MasterClass Online: No Mind Guitar (seven week series)

September 17 @ 8:00 pm - October 29 @ 9:30 pm


Develop your technique on the instrument; learn variations of accompaniment for your own singing and songmaking; further your songleading capacity. Sail beyond standard strumming chords with melodic and soul-stirring finger-picking patterns suitable for inspiring songwriting and intuitive songmaking. Chord patterns to be taught from Michael’s extensive archive of intuitive songportraits, songs and chants. Learn to relax into guitar as a contemplative musical practice and discover your own experience of ‘no-mind guitar’.

Duration: 7 Weeks, 90 minutes each class

Michael Stillwater is creator of the Stillwater Method, featuring his unique blend of folk, jazz, classical and rock styles.  His book, No Mind Guitar: Contemplative Practice on Six Strings, includes 78 exercises and patterns for beginning, intermediate and advanced players.    Order book here: link

  • Course Requirement:
    some familiarity with guitar is recommended
    not for absolute beginners


MasterClass: No Mind Guitar will take place weekly (Thursdays) from September 17 through October 29, 2020, on Zoom.

* Limited to 20 participants
* Seven-week course for $250 (paid thru this site)
* In Europe, 250€ paid to Michael Stillwater, IBAN FI56 5723 0220 5456 72
* Contact us if partial scholarship requested
* Sessions will be recorded and available to participants for study/review.
* Alternative option: Audit all course video (offline)- $150

Participants receive a discount voucher for selected items from the Inner Harmony Shop, including No Mind Guitar book


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(this video introduces Michael’s new method book, also titled ‘No Mind Guitar’.   The class will focus on patterns for accompaniment of songs, chants, and intuitive songs.


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September 17 @ 8:00 pm
October 29 @ 9:30 pm
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Michael Stillwater