- YOGA SCHEDULE: Saturday, April 19th
Australian born singer/songwriter Radha AKA Jacqueline Maxwell has been singing & performing since she was a young girl. She was introduced to kirtan & sacred music when she moved to LA by her husband Govindas. Through the practice of chanting these powerful mantras from the bhakti yoga tradition, it has facilitated the opening her heart & voice. Drawing deeply on her personal experiences, her songs touch on the universal themes of love, life, courage, growth, overcoming challenges and shining through it all. She is currently working on her debut album, scheduled to be released in 2014. MORE INFO
Featuring Arjuna O'Neal on mridunga, Tulsi Devi on violin, Krista Rose on vocals and Alexander Meimand on the tar (persian string instrument)
An evening of Kirtan and Sound Healing, exploring the connection between our inner sound and the outer expression of our higher-self.
We will experience sound as the unifying vibrational field while we weave chanting, mantra, kirtan, sacred sound, and guided meditation into a fulfilling and blissfully enriching experience.
In this weekend Kirtan Training Intensive with Govind Das, director of Bhakti Yoga Shala, participants will cultivate the tools to enjoy the ecstasy and fulfillment in leading Kirtan- the ancient Bhakti Yoga practice of devotional mantra chanting. All levels of musicianship are welcome from total beginners to masterful musicians. Personal guidance and teachings will be given individually and collectively dependant upon the participants degree of musical understanding on how to develop their own personal path of leading kirtan. Participants are encouraged to bring their instrument of choice to the training.
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Sitara Alaknanda Shakti is a visionary modern-day medicine woman. After years of working in Hollywood, she left for a vacation that turned into a two-year holy journey. From India to Asia, Europe, Indonesia and South America, her travels has led her to study with master shamans, yogis and light-workers all around the world.
Erica’s classes are fun, lots of music (with everything from Kirtan to New Wave and Classic Rock), mindful technique, powerful vinyasa flow and a sense of humor. Bhakti Yoga and Govind Das have given Erica an outlook on life where she is truly focused on following the path of Divine Love and Gratitude!!
Come join in the exploration and passionate art of chanting the divine names from the Bhakti Tradition. We will learn and explore a deeper understanding of the kirtan mantras, gods and goddesses, gurus, and how we can integrate the bhakti practices into living at our highest potientiality. Come sing, dance, and enjoy laughter and community. For the newbies to kirtan/chanting, just bring yourself. no special clothes or yoga mat needed. If you have a meditation cushion or blanket, it may be nice to sit on. EVERY MONDAY NITE!!
Host Heidi Rayden explores the magical world of Kirtan & Yoga at Los Angeles' only "Bhakti" yoga studio .....Bhakti Yoga Shala!
Govindas & Radha will be playing live in yoga classes at Tadasana Festival
Govindas and Radha singing Shri Ram Jay Ram Jay Jay Ram in Arambol, Goa, India... Check it out!
Bhakti Yoga Shala One year anniversary kirtan in Santa Monica. Filmed by Julianne Reynolds on location in Santa Monica, California. Bhakti Shala is the premiere location for Kirtan Music in Los Angeles, California.