Dharma Devi

Shakti Sacred Women’s Circle with Radha
Friday, November 16th at 7:00pm

Come join me for an intimate journey into the heart of #Mantra #Music #Dance and heartfelt dialogue all in the spirit of welcoming the energy of Divine Mother #Goddess deeper into our lives. We will recognize and share our personal insights in relation to the power and importance of waking up and expressing the feminine spirit in the times we are living. .

$20 suggested donation

Shiva Rea

Bhakti Prana Flow with Shiva Rea
November 17th - December 3rd

Join Shiva Rea and special guests in the spirit of Thanksgiving Season as we embody love through bhakti prana flow and live music.

"It is a blessing to support Bhakti Yoga Shala and Govind Das while in India. Experience a full-spectrum prana flow practice with namaskars, movement meditation and embodying mantra flow to emerge in balance." - Shiva Rea

Sat classes are solar-lunar integrating prana danda with a staff. Monday/Tuesday are Soma Prana Flow and lunar/solar to cultivate peace in the fall season so we can all cultivate bhakti with balance, vitality and communal love. This progression can be pre-registered/mat reserved spaces as a five session experience of which as we have 20 spaces.

5-class pack purchase tickets here
You can also drop-in for $20 every class (NO PRESALE)

All are welcome just as you are and none is ever turned away for lack of funds.

Saturday Nov. 17 : 10am - 12pm
Shiva and special guest Demetri and Live Drumming

Monday Nov. 26 : 4:30 - 6:00pm
Siva Soma Sadhana with Shiva and Special Musical Guests

Tuesday Nov 27: 6:30 - 8pm
Soma Prana Flow - Tantric Yin with Shiva and Special Musical Guests

Saturday Dec 1: 10am - 12pm
Shiva and special guest Demetri, Live Drumming

Monday Dec. 3rd : 4:30 - 6:00pm
Shiva and special guest Vishvambar of Mayapuris

5-class pack purchase Tickets Here

You can also drop-in for $20 every class (NO PRESALE)

Benefit Kirtan

Benefit Kirtan with Govind Das
November 27th at 6:30pm
A SEVA Event at Ramana’s Garden Orphanage | Rishikesh India

Ramana’s Garden is home to over 60 at risk children and a free English medium school for over 160 students from Ramana’s Garden and local underprivileged families. The school provides classes from kindergarten to eighth grade.

You don’t have to be an orphan to live in Ramana’s Garden. You have to be at risk. Every child that comes through Ramana’s gate is here because they would be at risk of either being murdered, forced into prostitution, child labour, begging, starvation or total neglect if they weren’t here. For me a child who has seen their drunken abusive father or mother-in-law pour kerosene over their mother and burn her, is at risk in that house. A child who suffers severe malnutrition because their abusive father drinks all the food money leaving the family to starve is at risk.

Millions of Indian children are in dangerous circumstances due to having been born into the cycle of poverty, ignorance, and homelessness. Ramana’s Garden is working to rescue as many of them as possible. The Need is Great…We can’t change India but we can make a difference for one child at a time.


Rishikesh India

Dharma Devi

Sacred Sound & Breath: An Evening of Clarity Breathwork with Dharma Devi
Saturday, December 1st at 7:00pm

The Awakening Heart ~ The Clarity Breathwork process helps to activate the subconscious mind and bring awareness and insights not easily accessed through traditional therapy. Breath opens the energy channels in the body and allows what we have been holding onto to surface and be released. This may be suppressed emotional material, physical blocks in the body, old beliefs structures and identifications, old memories, escape patterns and addictions. Clarity Breathwork combines counseling and insight as well as a somatic experiential process where clients gain a deep level of clarity, release emotional baggage and actually feel the patterns shifting and transforming. This supports a deeper experience of freedom, fulfillment and joy in one’s life.

A truly awakened heart knows the pathway to peace & can not help but serve humanity from it’s illumined compassion.

Benefits of Clarity Breathwork:

• Reduces stress and increases energy, aliveness & sense of well-being
• Releases toxins, emotions, and stagnant energy from the cells of the body
• Allows old emotions, memories and past traumas to arise and release in a safe and gentle way
• Helps understand the source of dis-ease and supports the release of physical symptoms
• Unravels relationship/intimacy issues and supports one to embrace and heal old wounds of abandonment, loss & rejection
• Helps one attract new relationships
• Increases flow, ease, joy, and pleasure in life and relationships
• Accesses expanded states of consciousness, including higher guidance and clarity about one’s path and life purpose
• Supports the release of limiting thoughts, patterns and imprints from birth, childhood, and past lives
• Opens and enhances creativity and expression
• Healing the wound of your imagined separation Increases experience of inner peace
• Allows a feeling of being connected to, and caring for yourself, the earth, and all beings.

$35 advance, $45 door

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Dan Blanchard and Manohar Gurung

A Night of Folk, Festival, and Holidays Songs – Concert and Two Album Releases
Friday, December 7th at 7pm

Join us for a night of folk and festival songs from Nepal and favorite Holiday songs presented in a world music/Indian Classical style!

Features two album releases: The Heart of Nepal | Folk and Festival Songs of the Himalayas by Dan Blanchard and Manohar Gurung

The Spirit of Christmas: A fusion of favorite Christmas Carols and Indian Classical Music
By Dan Blanchard

Performing will be:
Dan Blanchard – santoor
Manohar Gurung – tabla and Nepalese Hand Drums
Dave Cipriani (Indian Slide Guitar)
Eddie Young (cello, bass)

CDs for both albums will be available at the concert. Check out this video for a successful crowdfunding campaign we did for The Heart of Nepal:

"The Heart of Nepal" is a world music album by santoorist and multi-instrumentalist Dan Blanchard and multi-percussionist Manohar Gurung. Dan and Manohar blend traditional folk melodies and festival songs from the Himalayan country of Nepal with Indian Classical Music and Western composition in a modern production. Features guest musicians Sheela Bringi (Bansuri Flute) and Eddie Young (Bass Guitar).

Dan Blanchard is a multi-instrumentalist, blending ancient Indian Classical Music with world and western music to explore the therapeutic power of music. Dan has been playing western instruments such as since childhood and is classically trained in Indian Classical Music on the santoor by Indian master Pandit Satish Vyas. Joined by other talented musicians from the world and sound healing scene, Dan adapts his music for the modern world, providing a powerful and engaging experience for overall well-being, joy, and inner peace.

Manohar Gurung
Manohar Gurung is a Himalayan percussionist and composer, whose work has blended the music of his homeland (Hindustani/Nepalese) with jazz fusion, funk, world music and spiritual genres such as bhajan, kirtan, sufi, and gypsy. Mr. Gurung is one of the most versatile multi-percussionists having immersed himself in percussion and drums from around the globe. He has a number of collaborative projects and has released five albums.

Dave Cipriani
Award-Winning Indian Slide Guitarist Dave Cipriani was first introduced to Hindustani music in 1998 with sitar master Jai Kishor. He has had major studies with Indian Slide guitar pioneer Pandit Barun Kumar Pal, and since 2008 with Ustad Aashish Khan, the grandson of Maihar Gharana founder Baba Allaudin Khan. He holds an MFA in North Indian Music from California Institute of the Arts and is featured in the films The Tiger Hunter, Basmati Blues, and Jaya.

Eddie Young
A musician since the late 60’s. Eddie plays the Bass, Cello and Flute. Eddie played a variety of musical styles for many decades, but an interest in the music and philosophy of East took over, and for the last 17 years he has played in several Kirtan bands. Eddie says: Music is my spiritual path. For me the goal is to get out of the way and let the Music happen. When I am truly playing music, it’s flowing through me and I am a witness to it.

suggested donation $20



Learn to facilitate soundhealing for deep relaxation and somatic release while offering yin and restorative yoga asana practice.

The skillful effort to unfold into our innate capacity for relaxation and restoration drifts farther from our reach every time we succumb to heightened stimulative stress response. The somatic wisdom of Yin and Structural Restorative Yoga, coupled with soundhealing techniques, serves as nutrients for the nervous system, a “medicine” to recreate that natural and calm state of the mind, body and soul.

Join internationally celebrated facilitators Kali Basman, Alessandra Montana, and Beto Cuevas Machorro as they merge two traditions on the sacred path of Santosha: Contentment – approaching equanimity in the subtle realms and true ease in the physiologic, muscular, and neural networks.

Learn how to offer soundhealing medicine coupled with the facilitation of a safe, effective, and authentic yin yoga class. Awaken to your own potential for restoration, and enliven others with your wisdom.


Price $1500
To Register: e-mail Kali.Basman@gmail.com


Govind Das & Radha Live Kirtan Concert
December 14th at 7:30pm | Encinitas, CA

Soul of Yoga Sound Institute Presents:
The music and chanting of Govind Das and Radha is some of the best to be experienced in the Kirtan world. We couldn’t be more thrilled to host them, this is an incredibly rare and special event for the studio, so please don’t miss it! Govind Das and Radha will guide you on a musical meditation and yogic adventure deep into the essence of Bhakti – the yoga of the Heart, the yoga of Love.Sing, dance, and enjoy laughter and community. For any newbies to kirtan/chanting, just bring yourself, no special clothes or yoga mat needed.

Govind Das and Radha are California-based Bhakti yogis and Kirtan singers, and the founders of Bhakti Yoga Shala in Santa Monica. They are a husband and wife team with great love and devotion for the Divine, their Guru, each other, and life itself. This is the essence which is reflected and transmitted through their music.Through the grace of their teachers, they have uniquely melded ancient Indian mantras with western melodies, yet still playing traditional Indian instruments. Their music has been described as a trance inducing mandala, where organic ambiance, meditation, art, and prayer merge together as One. They lead Kirtan concerts, Bhakti yoga workshops, and transformative retreats throughout the world.


Cost: $25 – $30


Sunday Nite Soundbath with Scott Greenhut
Every Sunday at 8pm

Come unwind, relax, and restore every Sunday night at Bhakti Yoga Shala with healing 432hz Sounds and vibrations that will resonate in harmony with your mind, body, and spirit. Sound baths balance the body and mind by applying specific vibrations and frequencies that create a harmonic space for healing.

Scott performs each sound bath with the intention of providing a healing experience to leave you feeling centered, re-calibrated, and recharged. His Cosmic 432 hz acoustic soundscapes are created through an intuitive stream of consciousness process using Quartz Crystal Singing Bowls, Tibetan Bowls, Shamanic Drums, Planetary Gongs, and other magical instruments to lead you on a harmonizing journey, all while subconsciously opening up energy channels to a natural state of healing receptivity.

Scott is a Southern California Native, living and loving life in Venice Beach. He is certified in various healing modalities of Yoga, with more than 500 hours of Trainings in Yoga, Kirtan, Sound Healing, meditation, and Reiki. Scott combines his experience and passion for Yoga, Sound, Vibration, Reiki, Love, and Service to provide a safe space of peace and healing for all.

What is 432 hz? “Mother Earth’s Heartbeat”....the frequency of lightning and thunder, dolphins, whales, birds chirping... The 432Hz frequency is known to release emotional blockages, and expands consciousness. It assists to put us in harmony with the never ending or beginning frequency code of the Universe. It allows us to be more in sync with the innate knowledge of the Universe in a more intuitive way. In this way 432 Hz Frequency naturally restores homeostasis to our human condition and assists our integration with all that is. 432 Hz is said to be mathematically consistent with the sacred geometry of the Universe. When our cells, atoms and DNA start to resonate in harmony with the frequency of the universe, our sense of oneness with all that is, becomes not only magnified, but healing as well.

Suggested donation $20

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!!


Mondays at 6:30pm

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