DEEP RESONANCE SOUND BATH
WITH ERIC MATTHEW SEDOROVITZ
Friday, August 25th at 8:30pm

Eric Matthew Sedorovitz is a longtime musician who has acquired an amazing collection of the world’s most sacred healing instruments from ancient Tibetan Bowls to handmade German Gongs to 432 Tuned Crystal Bowls to Native American drums and flutes.

With these tools he creates a deeply meditative, dynamic sound journey that marries both ancient and modern sound healing practices for a vibrationally uplifting experience that transcends the conscious mind and brings the listener into an effortless state of peace, bliss, and gratitude.








Suggested donation $20












Kirtan with Gina Sala and Daniel Paul
Saturday, August 26th at 8:30pm

Gina Sala has been chanting since her early childhood years at Sivananda Radha’s ashram. She is a vocalist, composer, chant leader and teacher with a repertoire spanning 23 languages. Her performance credits include Cirque du Soleil, the United Nations, and more. With warmth, humor and devotion, she offers empowering, transformative, heart opening workshops, private sessions and retreats (Maui, Mexico and India) where people experience the power and pleasure of their voice in their body and in the world.

She began her studies in India in 1992 in nada yoga in its many forms for awakening and she continues to study and teach tantra, mantra, sanskrit, voice and healing modalities through sound. Her passion is helping us awaken to the power of Love in all and helping us to experience the Divine in all through sacred journeys that are a benefit to locals and visitors alike. www.ginasala.com

Daniel Paul is an India Fulbright Award winning tabla drummer and graduate of the Ali Akbar College of Music who for more than two decades has been on the front lines of the international kirtan chanting movement as a singing tabla drummer to many of today’s top kirtan singers. From his long association accompanying Grammy nominee Jai Uttal and the exotic global vocalist Gina Salá, Daniel has also toured South America backing the soft prayers of Snatam Kaur and throughout North America contributing to the rocking chants of Dave Stringer and the Guru Ganesha Band. tabladaniel.com







Presale Tickets - $20
At the Door - $25










PRE BHAKTI FEST EVENT
Kirtan with Kirtan Soul Revival
Friday, September 1st at 8:30pm

Kirtan Soul Revival (KSR) is New York City’s funkiest devotional mantra music experience. Since 2011 they have been fusing traditional Sanskrit mantras, original music, and music from around the world to create a unique, dynamic sound that merges guitar-driven funk, rock, gospel, rhythm and blues, world grooves, and chants. Soul-stirring vocals and three part harmony add fullness and depth to their sound. Calia Marshall, Helen Styring Tocci, and Todd Keller with drummer Terrence Pompey, are all longtime yoga practitioners and musicians. They have created a singular sound in the growing genre of mantra music. KSR brings the connecting power of harmony and a fusion of Eastern and Western sounds to a public craving more positivity, love and community in its music and life.

Kirtan is a celebration of spirit through the chanting of sacred names. KSR invites their audiences to participate fully through call-and-response chanting. Through their simple presentation, even non-singers can easily experience the joy of being surrounded by harmony in a space that encourages improvisation and exploration. The Kirtan Soul Revival experience invites participants to open their hearts to Spirit and to life!

‘Here for Love,’ Kirtan Soul Revival’s first full-length album, has received wide acclaim for it’s fresh and uplifting voice in the world of mantra music. KSR has been profiled in publications worldwide, including Yoga Magazine UK, Australian Yoga Life Magazine and Yoga City NYC. Their music has been featured on radio stations both internationally and here at home, and are in regular rotation on Krishna Das’ SiriusXM station. Their song “Kali Ma” was also selected for the Kripalu Seva Cd 6 alongside tracks from diverse artists including CC White and Sean Johnson. ‘Remix’ is KSR’s newest full-length album, a collection of chants remixed by well-known conscious music producers/DJ’s, including Srikalogy, Duke Mushroom, and tm.pOMpey, that David Newman/Durga Das calls “an absolutely energizing and inspiring listening experience.”

KSR has led kirtans in and around New York City (including Integral Yoga Institute, Jivamukti Yoga and Laughing Lotus Yoga Center). With many successful tours on the East and West coasts, they have played numerous times at Kripalu and Omega Institute and at festivals such as Wanderlust, Bhakti Fest, Love Light Festival, Unifier Festival, Hamptons Yoga Fest, Philly Shakti Fest, Ahimsa Yoga & Music Festival, VerMantra, and Berwick Yoga Festival in Nova Scotia. They have recorded with Krishna Das, The Hanumen, John de Kadt, Prema Hara, Saul David Raye and Devadas.

KSR’s chant workshops have been offered to groups as large as 120 people. They also teach heart-centered yoga classes infusing flowing vinyasa and breath-centered movement with live music and chanting. Helen is a certified yoga teacher through the Nosara Yoga Institute. She is also a CircusYoga leader and teaches workshops, retreats and teacher trainings nationally. Calia is a certified yoga instructor (E-RYT 200, RYT 500) who trained at Laughing Lotus Yoga Center in NYC and with Saul David Rayethrough Ritam Healing Arts. She co-leads Yoga in Action trainings, a program of Off the Mat, Into the World, which supports participants in embarking on a journey of self-inquiry, leading to action within communities & the outside world.



$20 Recommended Donation (no pre-sale tix)





PRE BHAKTI FEST EVENT
Kirtan with Govind Das & Radha
Saturday, September 2nd at 8:30pm

Come join Govind Das & Radha for an uplifting and heart inspired evening of Kirtan. Govind Das and Radha are the directors/owners of Bhakti Yoga Shala in Santa Monica CA. They are a husband and wife team and are practitioners/teachers/musicians in the path of BHAKTI YOGA. Their inspiring yoga classes encourage yoga in the spirit of celebrating life and developing a personal and intimate connection with Source.

They dedicate their kirtan music is using voice, melody, and rhythm as prayerful heart medicine. COME ON A JOURNEY INTO THE HEART OF YOGA! They lead evenings of kirtan, bhakti yoga workshops, and transformational retreats throughout the world. Their lastest celebrated kirtan cd, "LUNAR MANTRAS" has spent weeks at #2 on the Itunes World Music chart.







$20 Recommended Donation (no pre-sale tix)








The Healing Art of Singing Bowls
with Micah Sheiner
Sunday, September 3rd from 1-5pm

This is an immersion in the healing power of sound for yoga teachers.

We will explore how to activate & relate with singing bowls in the context of yoga ~ experiencing their creative application in meditation, pranayama, chanting, & placement on the body. We’ll also learn: sound healing principles, playing techniques, & intro sound massage. Bowls will be available for practice & purchase. All are welcome to attend!

Micah Sheiner is a vibrational artist/healer. He explores & teaches sacred sound through bowls, gongs, voice, & a variety of shamanic instruments. Micah weaves soundscapes for healing, journeying, & meditation ~ conducting sound baths, individual sessions, & trainings in CA & internationally. www.resonantsoundscapes.com

Sound healing training for yoga teachers
~ integrating sound practices in your classes
~ enhancing your teaching practice and tool kit



Price $150







A Musical Journey to Free our Voices and Open the Heart with Prem Moham and Surya
Sunday, September 3rd from 8pm

Prem Moham and Surya offer a unique musical experience in which their sound and voices guide a process of self-discovery. Their music combines powerful ancient mantras with a contemporary flow, and lyrics that convey a universal message. The invitation is to free our voices together and call upon specific energies that help transform what is no longer serving us in our lives. Join us for this evening of sound that will bring together the experience of meditation, healing, and joyful celebration.

Prem Moham & Surya are two musicians who have discovered the power in uniting their voices. The music that has emerged from their partnership brings together different spiritual traditions and genres into a space of union and integration. Prem Moham and Surya have spent the past two years traveling the world sharing their music with diverse communities in Hawaii, Colorado, Brazil, Colombia, and India. Their journey together has blossomed into a special relationship, one that they have recently consecrated through marriage.

They have also released their first co-written album, Waters of Parivartan, and are now ready to share this soundtrack of transformation with the world. Whether their music inspires deep meditation, or ecstatic dance, each song emanates a presence that reconnects the listener to the heart. During this peak moment of our planetary transition, this music serves as a reminder that we can always turn inward to find our truth and strength. Their songs call on the power of the natural elements and other forms of the divine to help us make this crossing with more presence and trust.

For more information on their story and music you can visit: www.premmohamsurya.bandcamp.com

And check out their Youtube Channel


Price $20







An Evening with Fantuzzi
Kirtan, Heart-Songs, Poetry and Meditation
Friday, September 15th at 8pm

As soon as he enters the stage, his blissful smile, laughter and contagious happiness ignite audiences into jubilation. Fantuzzi's African-Caribbean roots and phenomenal international travel experiences meld into ecstatic, dramatic, transformational, interactive performances.

Fantuzzi's music is "Mystic Latin, Reggae, Afro-Funk" - infused with the energies and rhythms of Afro-Caribbean Nyabinghi, Latin Salsa, Merengue, African drums, Devotional Kirtan, giving voice to unique chants, soul-rich songs and electrifying sensual dance. Fantuzzi's best selling CDs include 2014's eclectic Ease & Grace, (labelled "Good Medicine" by Emanuel Lieberfreund, extraordinary Australian musician), the celebratoryTribal Revival and the uniquely ethereal "soul butter" of Divine Inspiration.

A near-mythical creature whose natural habitat often manifests as a haze of ecstatic music, dance and joyous vibrations at conscious festivals around the globe... Fantuzzi is a world-class musical star, MC and workshop host who is charismatic, funny, sensual, super-energized and will definitely get you moving!

A unique combination of spiritually inspired mystic rhythms, Latin, reggae, funk, and heart-songs, Fantuzzi's music is sure to elevate your soul and move your body!

Of Puerto-Rican parents, born into Spanish Harlem in the '50s, a young and inquisitive Fantuzzi discovered the joy of dancing, singing and performance, using this as a means to escape the New York city streets. Leaving New York at the age of 16, he hitch-hiked around the United States for three years before heading to England, Europe and beyond.

Pursuing a journey of ecstatic exploration and a mission to share joy, love & delight in life with others wherever and whenever he can, Fantuzzi has been a part of many musical and spiritual consciousness festivals for years, including Burning Man, BhaktiFest(Joshua Tree, CA), Earthdance (global), Bali Spirit Fest, Into The Wild/Wildheart (UK),Glastonbury (UK), and Harmony Festivals (USA). He was at the first Woodstock festival and his iconic photograph was used by Newsweek magazine as their front cover to symbolize the essence of the sixties generation.


Cost $15







Sound Bath with Christian Reid
Saturday, September 23rd at 8pm

Christian Reid is a passionate and experienced Sound Practitioner based in Orange County. In his Sound Baths, Christian leads students through an intentional warm up using gentle movement, breath work, and vocal awakening to tune in and prepare them to open and receive the benefits of sound vibration. He then guides participants deep into meditation using symphonic and planetary-tuned gongs, Tibetan and crystal singing bowls, drums, chimes, and more, while chanting mantras in harmony with the instruments. The use of these deeply resonant tools helps to reduce stress, evoke beneficial states of consciousness, and deeply massage the body with vibration. He also integrates other elements of energy work such as Crystal Gemstone Grids, Aromatherapy & Sacred Smudge to deepen students' experience. During this profoundly transformative practice, Christian holds space for inner journeying in a way that supports gentle transitions into and out of the deepest levels of consciousness.

Christian first encountered the practice of Sound Meditation in the Fall of 2015, while completing Yoga Tribe's 200-hour Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teacher Training. This powerfully transformative experience inspired him to study privately with Gong Master and Sound Meditation Practitioner Giselle Abadie to deepen his understanding of this practice and learn the art of playing gongs, singing bowls, drums and other instruments. Since then his interest in Sound Meditation has blossomed into a burning passion, continuing to study and practice with sound in new and different ways. He has been blessed to share this ancient yet newly re-emerging practice in classes and workshops at studios in OC, SD, and LA counties, at retreats and drug treatment centers, in private sessions, and in lectures and immersions for Yoga Teacher Trainings. For more information about Christian and his Sound Baths please visit SoundBathsAndYoga.com


suggested donation $20







Yantras and Mantras with Sarah Tomlinson
Saturday, November 11th from 2 - 4pm

 A Coloring and Chanting Workshop
Join us for this unique yantra+mantra workshop and celebrate the launch of Sarah's Latest Book "Coloring Yantras" - this coloring book on the planetary and goddess Yantras and Yantra Mandalas is . (pick up your signed copy at the workshop)

Immerse yourself in the visual-soundscape of Yantras and Mantras. This workshop will give you a direct experience of the transporting effect of working with ancient geometric symbols, Yantras, through applying color with Sarah Tomlinson (www.sarahyantra/yantra), and you can tune into the Mantras through the music and song of Kirtan during the workshop. This workshop will give you some new meditative tools to use during the holiday season to stay sane and keep the goodness flowing.

Bring your favorite coloring pens or pencils, and a gold and silver metallic pen. You can take home your Yantra(s) after this workshop to uplift the energy in your home.

"Coloring Yantras is a rich offering to bring the transformational power of yantras to all. With in-depth knowledge infused in each yantra, we can now trace and color with Sarah’s beautiful drawings infused with the blessings of her guru Harish Johari."
-Shiva Rea, founder Prana Vinyasa and Samudra Global School for Living Yoga

"More than a coloring book, this collection of art teaches us the meaning of Sacred Yantras, encouraging us to use them as empowerment symbols to create the life we want with deep respect for the ancient science of Yantra. For you, your altar, your children, your family art time; we love the moments of art-making together with Sarah's precious work."
-Elena Brower, Author, Art of Attention and Practice You

Sarah Tomlinson: Sarah is an author, artist, yogini, yantrica and mother. After becoming certified in the Jivamukti Yoga Method decades ago by David Life and Sharon Gannon, she traveled to India where she worked extensively with her mentor and teacher, the world famous, Harish Johari. Yoga Journal deemed Johari, “ Ayurveda’s Renaissance Man.” He initiated Sarah into the spiritual practice of painting Yantras and she has been practicing and teaching the ancient art ever since. Sarah is the author of "Nine Designs For Inner Peace" Destiny Publishing, 2008, A guide to creating the Planetary Yantras, is the creator of "The Yantra Bliss Oracle Deck" January 2017

 sarahyantra.com


Cost $25
Kids Free

WEEKLY EVENTS










Chanting the Hanuman Chalisa with Govind Das
Every Wednesday at 6:30pm

The Hanuman Chalisa is a beloved chant of Neem Karoli Baba devotees and Hanuman lovers everywhere. The Chalisa is a 40 verse devotional hymn written by Tulsi Das over 500 years ago to awaken within the great qualities of Hanuman love service devotion strength courage faith.

To chant the Chalisa is to tune into the channel of Hanuman's Loving Grace. After the chanting of the Chalisa several times we will eat kichari together. Come have dinner with us, offering prasad: Kichari is a delicious yogic, healing, nourishing food made with yellow split Mung Dahl, basmati rice, turmeric, cumin and coriander.




Suggested donation $20


Monday Nite Kirtan with Govind Das, Clay Campbell
and Arjuna O'Neal

Every Monday at 6:30pm

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!!







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Mondays at 6:30pm

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