The only thing more amazing than chanting… is leading a chant!

 

If you long to start a home chant practice, or take your Kirtan Leadership to the next level,
these programs are for you.

These programs offers a safe and gentle step into the practice of leading Kirtan. In the Level 1 INTRO program, you will be guided and supported to learn 6 simple, yet gorgeous, chants from your favorite Kirtan artists to launch your own home chant practice. In the Level 2 ADVANCED program, you will learn 6 more advanced chants from your favorite Kirtan artists and gain experience playing with a professional Kirtan percussionist to prepare you to share Kirtan with others! Ongoing coaching guidance creates a safe and supportive container for your learning so you have fun, connect with others and learn to create your own amazing chant experiences!

If you own a harmonium and lead Kirtan in yoga classes or in your community… or desire to do so, these Kirtan Leader intensives are perfect for you!

Don’t own a harmonium – don’t worry. We can help you rent or purchase a great one and may even have a few extra on hand. Program participants will be supported by KLI founder Mike Cohen, outstanding percussionists/educators Issa Malluf, Ken Matarazzo and Andy Skellenger, and voice instructors/Kirtan Leaders Samantha Keller and Dawnia Dresser.

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March 2019

Mike Cohen Kirtan at Sedona Yoga Fest 2019 + Level 1 Intensive!

March 14 @ 12:00 pm - March 18 @ 5:00 pm

This training is for Kirtan fans who want to go deeper with chanting by launching their home CHANT practice! No prior experience is required. This introductory workshop will help you gain familiarity with the basics of a harmonium, rhythm, voice and the practice of chanting. Mike Cohen, Founder of the Kirtan Leader Institute, and his assistants work with current and aspiring Kirtan Leaders at all levels of skill and experience with an emphasis on meeting each person where they are…

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Level 1: Launch YOUR home chant practice! Six week class in Denver

March 23 @ 3:00 pm - May 4 @ 4:30 pm
Samadhi Center for Yoga, Uptown Studio, 639 E 19th Ave
Denver, CO 80204 United States
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This six-week Level 1 class is a perfect INTRO for those looking for fun and practical guidance around "How to" launch their own home CHANT practice! Within a safe space, Mike Cohen and Dawnia Dresser share a fun program that guides and supports beginning Kirtan Leaders to launch a home chant practice and prepare to share Kirtan with others. Weekly classes (90 minutes long) create a perfect structure for beginning chant leaders looking to deeper their harmonium skills and ability…

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April 2019

Level 1 Kundalini chants: Launch Your home chant practice!

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Jeannie Manchester Yoga, 1480 Violet Avenue
Boulder, CO 80304 United States
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This six-week Level 1 KUNDALINI class is a perfect INTRO for those looking for fun and practical guidance around "How to" launch their own home CHANT practice! And, with virtually all the chants coming from the Kundalini Yoga tradition, you will learn a fun, beautiful and unique approach to chanting. Within a safe space, Mike Cohen and Dawnia Dresser offer a fun program that guides and supports beginning Kirtan Leaders to launch a home chant practice and prepare to share…

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Level 2: Learn to SHARE Kirtan w others! 6 week class in Boulder

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - May 7 @ 7:30 pm
Jeannie Manchester Yoga, 1480 Violet Avenue
Boulder, CO 80304 United States
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This six week LEVEL 2 class is perfect for those with a home chant practice who long to SHARE Kirtan with others! Within a safe space, Mike Cohen and Dawnia Dresser offer a fun program that guides and supports EXPERIENCED Kirtan Leaders as they deepen their chant practice and step into SHARING sacred chant with others in their community. Weekly classes (90 minutes long) create a perfect structure for chant leaders to deepen harmonium skills, expand their repertoire and develop…

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Level 3 Class (Lead Your Band) in Boulder, CO

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - May 5 @ 6:00 pm
Jeannie Manchester Yoga, 1480 Violet Avenue
Boulder, CO 80304 United States
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LEAD A BAND- 4 session class for Experienced Kirtan Leaders! If you long to share full-band Kirtan events in your community, or rapidly grow your local and regional community, the Level 3 Kirtan Leader class is for you! This intimate, personal and exclusive program is limited to 6 participants who are serious about leading a Kirtan band. The ratio of students (up to 6) to instructors (up to 1-3) will offer each participant in this 20 hour training valuable one-on-one…

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May 2019

LEVEL 1: Launch YOUR home chant practice! 2-Day Intensive in CO

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - May 17 @ 6:00 pm
Nyland Co-housing, 3525 Nyland Way
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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If you want to play harmonium and lead Kirtan in yoga classes or in your community... or desire to do so, this INTRODUCTORY Kirtan Leader intensive is for you! This four day INTRODUCTORY intensive offers big fun, amazing community and practical learning around "How to" launch your own home CHANT practice, and perhaps event share Kirtan with others! Come join us if you are a Kirtan Leader ready to take a safe and fun step into leading Kirtan. You may…

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Level 2: Learn to SHARE Kirtan w. others! 3-Day Intensive in CO

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - May 19 @ 10:00 pm
Nyland Co-housing, 3525 Nyland Way
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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If you own a harmonium and lead Kirtan in yoga classes or in your community and want to GO DEEPER, this ADVANCED Kirtan Leader intensive is for you! IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? Come join us if you are an EXPERIENCED Kirtan Leader seeking to create powerful Kirtan experiences in yoga classes, on retreats and in your local community. This Program is perfect for: * Kirtan Leaders who share Kirtan in yoga classes * Kirtan Leaders who aspire to share…

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June 2019

Level 1: Launch Your home chant practice. Six week class in Boulder!

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - July 16 @ 7:30 pm
Jeannie Manchester Yoga, 1480 Violet Avenue
Boulder, CO 80304 United States
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This six-week Level 1 class is a perfect INTRO for those looking for fun and practical guidance around "How to" launch their own home CHANT practice! Within a safe space, Mike Cohen and Dawnia Dresser offer a fun program that guides and supports beginning Kirtan Leaders to launch a home chant practice and prepare to share Kirtan with others. Weekly classes (90 minutes long) create a perfect structure for beginning chant leaders looking to deeper their harmonium skills and ability…

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Level 2: Learn to SHARE Kirtan w others. Six week class in Boulder!

June 4 @ 7:30 pm - July 16 @ 9:00 pm
Jeannie Manchester Yoga, 1480 Violet Avenue
Boulder, CO 80304 United States
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This six week LEVEL 2 class is perfect for those with a home chant practice who long to SHARE Kirtan with others! Within a safe space, Mike Cohen and Dawnia Dresser offer a fun program that guides and supports EXPERIENCED Kirtan Leaders as they deepen their chant practice and step into SHARING sacred chant with others in their community. Weekly classes (90 minutes long) create a perfect structure for chant leaders to deepen harmonium skills, expand their repertoire and develop…

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July 2019

Level 3 Group Intensive in Boulder, CO. Learn to Lead a Band!

July 25 @ 12:00 pm - July 28 @ 1:00 pm
Nyland Co-housing, 3525 Nyland Way
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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LEAD A BAND- 4-Day Intensive for Experienced Kirtan Leaders If you long to share full-band Kirtan events in your community, or rapidly grow your local and regional community, the Level 3 Kirtan Leader intensive is for you! This intimate, personal and exclusive program is limited to 12 participants who are serious about leading a Kirtan band. The ratio of students (up to 12) to instructors (3-4) will offer each participant in this 34 hour training valuable one-on-one attention from a…

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** Past participants can enroll in the Friday 9am-5pm (Level 1) training as an Alumni Refresher Day – email me for details.**

No Harmonium? No problem, we have harmoniums on site to rent or buy.

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