Girish Yoga & Kirtan
Type of Event
- Community Event
Chant Workshop: 1pm-3pm
Live Music and Yoga: 10:30a-12:00pm
Chant Workshop: $45
Live Music & Yoga: $20
Door price is increased cost. Check website for details.
Girish’s two hour chanting immersion is for anyone seeking to bring the bliss of Sanskrit chanting into daily life or to deepen an existing chanting practice. You’ll explore several of the most powerful Sanskrit mantras and be given practical guidance on integrating them into your yoga, meditation, or pranayama practice. No previous experience necessary!
Girish’s chant workshop covers:
· The tradition of Bhakti Yoga (the Yoga of Devotion)
· The sacred power of Sanskrit
· The Gayatri Mantra
· Chants to the Goddess
· Bija Mantras (mystical seed sounds)
· The Hanuman Chalisa
· Meaning, pronunciation, and yogic application of all the chants
· Resources for further study and inspiration
Girish is an accomplished musician in many genres, a former monk infused in spiritual practice, and a loving wordsmith linking lyrics and rhythm in a blissful musical events. On this evening he will sings traditional Sanskrit mantras with a modern, funky, yet deeply devotional twist. Accompanied by his band, Girish invites his audience to participate by singing along, call and response chanting, and dancing. Girish: Diamonds in the Sun was recommended and featured in the February 2013 issue of O, the Oprah magazine, and his original music is popular in yoga studios and music festivals all over the world.
Live Music & Yoga:
Experience the magic of live music—powerful Sanskrit chants set to modern melodies—while you practice yoga with gifted yoga teacher, Jasmine Grace. Let go and let your yoga flow through the beats and rhythms of Girish’s soul stirring tunes. Class ends with a Sanskrit lullaby during savasana followed by one final call and response chant. This is a magical musical and yoga experience that invites you to go deeper into your practice and your body.