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Events at YogaKula


Live Solo Concert with Jim Beckwith

 

Upcoming Events at Yoga Kula (11)

Join us for a beautiful evening of sublime vocals and music with Jim Beckwith.

$20 pre-registration / $25 day of

About Jim Beckwith:
With a musical career of over 25 years, Jim Beckwith is a well-versed singer/songwriter in various genres of music, including Folk, World, Electronica, Yoga Music, Ballads and Kirtan, or devotional chant. Beckwith just released his 8th album, a chant and lyrical hybrid named “Be Love” – a collaboration of lush vocals and strings with veteran artist and composer, Hans Christian.

Jim Beckwith is an accomplished musician and songwriter. His love of music and yoga has inspired him to focus on bringing live music to yoga events and festivals around the world. Jim’s music is soulful and evocative of healing and inner awakening. He mixes mantra chants and English lyrics with a melodic and accessible tapestry of sound, exotic instrumentation and undulating rhythms.

A compelling lyricist with a voice that soars from high to low with the greatest of ease, Jim is a yogi and musician devoted to songs of the heart. Lovelution is a favorite of Yogis and Maybe Man features more of the singer/songwriter-style tunes as well.

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Yoga Retreat at Green Gulch Zen Center

 

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This day-long event will be held at Green Gulch Retreat Center. Located in Muir Beach, just north of the Golden Gate Bridge, Green Gulch farm is nestled in a secluded valley that opens to the endless Pacific Ocean.

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Introduction to Ayurvedic Medicine

 

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Together, we’ll explore how the ancient concepts of Ayurveda, a 5,000 year old system of traditional East Indian Medicine, can help us with our issues of stress, anxiety, insomnia, fatigue, aches, pains, stiffness and sluggishness.

Learning Ayurvedic concepts helps us cope with modern stressors by teaching us to align ourselves with Nature. In this two-hour workshop we will learn about the five elements, the three doshas, and how they empower us to promote good health and a sense of well-being.

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Cost: $30 before June 17th / $35 day of

About the instructor: 

Aparna Dandekar, Family Medicine, Osteopathy & Ayurveda, board certified family physician trained in three medical sciences–Western (Allopathic) Medicine, Osteopathy, and Ayurveda.

The philosophy that I adhere to is simple: nature knows best. My inherent faith in nature’s self-regulating wisdom is further strengthened by my Osteopathic and Ayurvedic training. Simultaneously, my experience as an allopathic physician has given me the utmost respect for modern science. I believe that balanced health can be better achieved by aligning ourselves with the guidelines handed down from ages past, while availing ourselves to the benefits of today’s technological advancements.

 

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Relaxing Sound Bath: A One Hour Sound Savasana

 
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Join sound alchemist Melissa Felsenstein for a unique and deeply relaxing evening of pure sound. Let your body and senses bathe in a wash of ancient sound and blended tones of Paiste gongs and crystal singing bowls.

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Deobrat Mishra in Concert with Prashant Mishra on Tabla

 
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Join us for a lovely evening of Classical Indian music with Deobrat Mishra in concert with Prashant Mishra on tabla.

Deobrat Mishra is a celebrated Indian sitarist and composer, and an exponent of the esteemed Benares Gharana school of Hindustani classical music. The son of Pandit Shivnath Mishra, a legend of Sitar from this Gharana, he will be bringing his energetic and innovative playing style to the Pacific Northwest and Northern California this summer for a series of rare performances. This is sure to be a treat for all lovers of kirtan and the sacred music of India!

He’s the Director of the Benares Academy of Indian Classical Music and an 11th generation sitar performer. His USA Tour is to raise awareness of Indian Classical Music, to build community, and to fundraise for his school back home in Varanasi as well as DAYA Foundation programs throughout the Pacific Northwest. www.dayafoundation.org

Deobrat also offers music education programs for schools as well as kirtan classes for those communities interested in the singing and vocal forms of Indian music.

 

 

 

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