"Rhythm is Everybody's First Language"

Through her innovative mix of drums, percussion, dance, martial arts, and visual design, Mila Tina captivates and challenges her audience with thought-provoking performances and educational material. Based in New York City, she puts on multi-sensory performances, hosts in-person and online workshops, and is in constant demand as a professional percussionist around the globe. With her commitment to social progress and personal betterment, she is dedicated to using her voice to further the causes she believes in.


Of her many productions, highlights include “The Heroine’s Journey: The Woman’s Quest For Wholeness,” a high-energy, empowering live solo drums and dance performance, as well as Drumanawé,” drum and brain-based workshop and programs for adults, children, women, seniors, and LGBTQ+ that builds self-confidence and brainpower through rhythm, movement, fun neuroplasticity exercises, and empowering language. And "Fiercely Feminine", self-defense & inner power program designed for women.

Mila serves as drummer for several music projects in NY, where she plays the traditional drum set as well as an array of hand percussion instruments. She has regularly jammed with members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, as well as members of Paul Simon’s famed rhythm section.

In addition to her work as a musician and educator, Mila is a devout woman’s rights advocate, environmental activist, and voice for immigrant rights. Through her one-of-a-kind art, she seeks to bring her message of tolerance and self-love to a global audience.