Taketina Australia

Be Ward


Be Ward

Location: Alice Springs
Website: www.beward.wix.com/taketina
Mobile: 0478 608 641
Email: be_ward77@hotmail.com

Passionate about people’s capacity for growth and learning and about music as a tool for healing and transformation; Be has been studying and performing drumming and singing traditions for the last 30 years, from Mozambique to Cuba, Japan, and Brazil. Having worked as a professional musician from 1992 to 2007, and lived and worked with Luritja people of the indigenous community of Papunya in the western desert from 2009 to 2013; Be undertook the first Australian TaKeTiNa Basic Training in 2012.


He now lives in Alice Springs where he facilitates TaKeTiNa regularly in a diverse range of settings including the local Hospital and the Mental Health Association of Central Australia.  Be is currently engaged in Advanced TaKeTiNa Training, and is also involved in growing the TaKeTiNa field in Buenos Aires, Argentina.