Date/TimeTue, Dec, 26th - Mon, Jan, 1st
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InstructorSean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band + David Newman & Mira
LocationKripalu | Stockbridge, MA
Categoriesdeepen-your-practice national-events retreats sean-johnson-the-wild-lotus-band
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Join Sean and the band (Alvin Young & Gwendolyn Colman) for their annual bhakti retreat at one of the country’s premier yoga retreat centers in the beautiful Berkshires of Massachusetts with friends David Newman and Mira. They’ll be hosting a 5 day retreat followed by a weekend retreat.
Dec 26th-Dec 29th Bhakti Bliss: Practicing The Path Of Love
Expand your heart, nourish your soul, and deepen your devotion to love as you prepare for 2017. Leading chant artists and bhakti yoga educators David Newman (Durga Das), Mira, and Sean Johnson and the Wild Lotus Band offer guidance and support for embracing the path of love and giving kirtan (call-and-response chanting) and bhakti practice a more prominent place in your life.
Explore the healing power and therapeutic applications of mantra chanting as you
- Express your voice to connect with Spirit
- Delve into the stories, poetry, and myths of the Divine
- Experience bhakti-centered asana practice
- Learn to access the wisdom of your heart.
Nurture yourself through chanting, meditation, satsang, prayer, and the intention to ground yourself in your heart for the year to come.
Dec 29th-Jan 1st Bhakti Bliss: New Year’s Celebration
Ride the waves of bliss as you usher in the new year with some of the foremost innovators of joy-filled kirtan. This weekend overflows with devotional mantra chanting and culminates with a festive New Year’s Eve kirtan concert. The diverse flavors of chanting include David Newman (Durga Das) and Mira’s organic and ecstatic East/West fusion and the soulful and funky New Orleans–style kirtan of Sean Johnson and the Wild Lotus Band.
Joining heart and voice in celebration is a perfect way to create openness and positive intention for 2017. In addition to kirtan, the presenters share the stage to explore inspiring devotional and musical interplay.