CHANTS FOR CHALLENGING TIMES
“Mike Cohen’s voice is a grounding force of granite lined with velvet.”
The past four years, during which Chants for Challenging Times was composed, recorded, and now released, have been challenging indeed. In the United States we’ve experienc […]
Who am I?
What a powerful question. And, one that lives at the core of every conscious person I know. If you have been living in this question, or want to, one of the most powerful tools for self-understanding you can find is the Enneagram.
Since 2002 I have been using the Enneag […]
In May 2017 Yoga Journal published their first article on the Enneagram. Titled Who Am I? Use the Enneagram with Yoga to Find Your Answer, this well researched article was one of the first efforts to document the integration of Yoga (asana, in particular) with the Enneagram Perso […]
Check out the May 2020 issue of Yoga Journal for a fun article titled The Harmonium for Beginners. This article chronicles KLI student Jennifer Davis Flynn’s journey through our Level 1 (Launch Your Home Chant Practice) in person class held in Boulder.
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Folks often ask me about how to pump their bellows effectively and appropriately. Each harmonium is unique, and the key is to refrain from over, or under pumping the bellows. Hand placement and airflow management are key places to focus.
Here are a few things to know…
In November I wrote a blog post on how to pump your bellows – aka, left hand technique (assuming you’re playing right handed).
This blog post offers a few do’s and don’ts for your right hand keyboard technique. If you play left handed, simply reverse the i […]
Chanting in the age of Coronavirus is more important than ever. At a time when we are required to practice social distancing (self-isolation?) the ancient practice of Kirtan helps us lower anxiety levels, calm our minds, open our hearts, and – perhaps most importantly ̵ […]
Are you ready to take your chant practice deeper? Join us online (private sessions via Skype and in our online classes) and in person in Boulder, CO Denver, CO and Bhakti Fest 2020 for fun, real and transformative training programs that will guide you deeper into your sacred chan […]
The only thing more amazing than chanting, is leading a chant. Whether you want to start a home practice, add Kirtan to yoga classes, or lead a band in your community, you will need a great harmonium.
The Harmonium is an Incredibly User Friendly Instrument
The harmonium is one […]
If you’re like me, your harmonium is one of the most important items you own. It’s a source of joy, love, music, connection and so much more. Have you ever considered what you’d do if it were lost or stone? An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and I […]