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Kirtan 101 w. Mike Cohen at Samadhi Center for Yoga in Denver
September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Everything you always wanted to know about Kirtan, and more!
Kirtan (sacred chanting) is an extraordinary heart-opening practice from the yoga tradition. The Kirtan 101 workshop offers a safe space for chant/mantra lovers to flesh out their understanding of Kirtan and take a gentle step into leading others in this amazing practice. Come chant, and learn about deities, mantras, Sanskrit, Bhakti Yoga, Lalita, Dattatreya and more. Learn more at www.MikeCohenKirtan.com
Beginners are welcome and no prior experience is necessary!
Through fascinating stories and deep personal experiences, Mike Cohen (Kirtan Leader Institute founder) will guide you into deeper understanding of the essential elements of Kirtan.
You will learn about:
* Deities, and what they represent
* Mantras, and what they mean
* Sanskrit – the ancient language of the yogis
* Saints – portals to Divinity
* The history of Bhakti Yoga
* Energetic qualities of deities and chants
* The profound wisdom of Lalita and Dattatreya
All participants receive an e-copy of a well-organized and useful 30-page booklet titled A Bhakti Yoga Perspective on Kirtan!
WHAT: Kirtan 101 workshop
WHEN: Saturday, September 7 from 1-4pm
WHERE: Samadhi Center for Yoga Uptown Studio. #639 E 19th Ave Denver, CO
COST: $49 or $39 Early Bird (ends??)
Of course, there will LOTS of chanting throughout!
This fun introductory program offers a safe space for beginners to flesh out their understanding around Kirtan AND take a gentle step into leading others in the practice of sacred chant.
A limited number of program participants can choose to be guided in leading the group in a simple, yet powerful, chanting experience. You will be supported by Mike as you play the harmonium and chant to lead the group into a heart opening experience.
ABOUT MIKE COHEN, MA
Michael H. Cohen is a beloved Kirtan artist, teacher, leader and coach who guides Kirtan participants into unparalleled heights of energy, joy and aliveness through his high-powered Kirtan events. His CD’s Om Dattatreya (2009), Soul Contact (2012) and Illumination (2016) blend Eastern mantra and Western grooves in an intoxicating manner that Yoga Chicago Magazine described as “inspiring, addictive and highly-chantable”. Mike offers Kirtan events and workshops as well as unique and innovative Kirtan Leader training programs across North America in yoga studios, healing centers and at festivals. Founder of the Kirtan Leader Institute, since 201 Mike has trained and apprenticed hundreds of Kirtan Leaders from total beginners to a number he guided to create full length Kirtan albums, tour and play at festivals. More at www.MikeCohenKirtan.com.