Author: Rock Dojo

Three Fantastic Reasons to Sign Up Your Child for Group Guitar Lessons!

Now that back-to-school is in full swing and students—and their parents—have adjusted to the hustle and bustle of everyday school life, it’s time to start scheduling after-school activities.  With so many after-school activities to choose from, it’s no wonder parents feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume of choices!  That’s why I put together a list […]

After-School Group Guitar Lessons at Beverly Cleary School

The Rock Dojo is now celebrating its third year of offering group guitar lessons at Beverly Cleary School! About Beverly Cleary School Located in the Hollywood District of Portland, OR, Beverly Cleary School bears its namesake after the famed American writer of children’s and young adult fiction. In 1950, Beverly Cleary published her first book. […]

Harness the Power of Leverage to Grow Your Teaching Business

When I first launched my guitar teaching business as a student in 2012, I was just like every other private guitar instructor. I filled my schedule with one private lesson after another. I buckled under the pressure of my students’ requests and subsequently spent all my time learning songs I didn’t like for students who […]

Celebrate the Solar Eclipse with Two Terrifying Intervals on Guitar

Throughout human history, a solar eclipse was a harbinger of terror. Early civilizations believed the gods were angry, and the world would soon end after a solar eclipse. For today’s guitar lesson, we’re going to capture the horror and terror solar eclipses wrought on early civilizations in sound. The Minor Second Interval If you’ve ever […]

Interstellar Overdrive – For Group Guitar Classes & Private Lessons

  In this lesson, you’re going to learn how to play all four guitar parts of Interstellar Overdrive. If you’re  a guitar instructor interested in leveraging your time and reaching more students teaching group guitar classes for kids, this lesson is perfect for you! Interstellar Overdrive: A Group Guitar Study for Kids Interstellar Overdrive features a simple […]