October 22 & 23: a weekend training in Raga, Mantra and Kirtan, presented by Loyola Marymount University’s Extension Yoga Studies program. Open to the public! Registration fee is $195. 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM both days.
Sonic Yoga: Mantra, Raga, and Kirtan
|An immersive and contemplative exploration into the practice of sacred music and mantra chanting in three Yogic traditions: Nada Yoga, Bhakti Yoga and Mantra Yoga. No prior musical background is required, just bring your voice! Explore Kirtan, group call-and-response devotional singing, as well as traditional Vedic mantra chanting. Ragas (modes) of Indian classical music will be explored through group singing and improvisation. Guided sonic meditations will be interwoven throughout. This immersion can assist seekers to develop their musical voice, self-expression, and personal practice with Sonic Yoga. Handouts with optional musical notation will be provided.|