April 8 - May 7, 2017

Saturday's & Sunday's: 12:30pm-5:30pm | 50 Hours • 5 Weekends

All Levels of Musical Experience Welcome!

Hours are applied to the BYS Advanced Certification

PLEASE NOTE: All participants must have their own harmonium and Kartals(kirtan cymbals) to bring to training. Email if you are interested in purchasing.

In this 50 hour 5 weekend Kirtan Training Intensive with Govind Das, director of Bhakti Yoga Shala, participants will cultivate the tools to enjoy the ecstasy and deep spiritual fulfillment in leading Kirtan- the ancient Bhakti Yoga practice of devotional mantra chanting. As well this program will be a deep exploration into the philosophy of Bhakti Yoga.

This will be a deep immersion into learning and developing skills that range from your cultivating your own home practice to being on stage and leading kirtan events.
All levels of musicianship are welcome. 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 must bring their own harmonium, and kartals to the training. During this intensive we will:


-How to Lead Kirtan with harmonium.
-Rhythm training with mridanga and kartals
-Bhakti/Kirtan Philosophy the repetition of the Divine Name as authentic spiritual practice
-Kirtan Mantras, pronunciations and their meanings
-the Gurus/Saints of the Bhakti Tradition
-Gods, Goddesses and their meanings
-Singing Exercises and working with the instrument of Voice
-the power of tempo changes in kirtan
-Guidance on how to take your kirtan out into the world! -and much much more!!!!

Sign-Up Email:


Sign Up:

call 310.804.9290


Cost $1008

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