Thank you for supporting Mindful Matters and TaikoMIND!


Odaiko Sonora has supported the development of the TaikoMIND curriculum with time, space, equipment, encouragement, instruction, opportunity, resources, guidance, teachers, and energy!  Arigato!


 The Arizona Commission on the Arts has provided funding for several TaikoMIND programs in schools and agencies in southern Arizona.  Additionally, ACA has provided professional development support to Holly as a teaching artist.  Many thanks!


Lead Guitar

Lead Guitar and the Lovell Foundation have supported the creation of the TaikoMIND program by providing Holly with a Fellowship experience to enhance and finalize a comprehensive curriculum.  Thank you!


Rebecca Bushner created the TaikoMIND logo. 

Thank you! 



Special thanks to the photographers and 

subjects of the photos on the website:

Laurie Santamarina

Tracy Baynes

Kathleen Dreier

Odaiko Sonora members

Ash Creek Elementary

Elgin Elementary

Manzanita Elementary

Imago Dei Middle School

Mindful Schools

Yoga Calm


"In the News" Reporters

Joey Greaber at KGUN 9

Sunny Wight of Mindfulness First


Friends and Family

Many, many thanks for everyone's support, opinions, ideas, questions, time, cheerleading, feedback, wisdom, and encouragement.