If you own a harmonium and lead Kirtan in yoga classes or in your community... or desire to do so, this Beginnger/Advanced Beginnger level Kirtan Leader intensive is for you!
Don't own a harmonium - don't worry. We will have several extra on hand. Program participants will be supported by Kirtan Leader coach Steph Schwartz and outstanding tabla/cajon wizard Andy Skellenger.
Learn time saving short cuts for:
- Playing chords with ease and making the most of the harmonium
- Strengthening your singing
- Expanding your repertoire and ability to speak publicly about chants, tell stories, and share the power of Kirtan as a sacred practice
- Leading your band (drummer and response singers) with skill and ease!
This Program is perfect for:
- Beginner Kirtan Leaders who long to create a home practice.
- Advanced Beginner Kirtan Leaders who desire to serve their community by sharing Kirtan in yoga classes and similar venues.
WHEN: Friday, August 1 from 6-9pm (Dattatreya Kirtan House Party). Saturday, August 2 from 11am-4pm (training session). Sunday, August 3 from 11am-4pm (training session). Sunday, August 17 from 4-9pm (Kirtan Leader Jam Session).
WHERE: the home of Steph Schwartz at 1435 Yarmouth Avenue, Loft 205, Boulder, CO.
ENROLLMENT: Early bird tickets $295 by July 27. General admission tickets $325 starting July 28. Available online at http://tinyurl.com/q4ahm5e.
This 18 hour program is limited to 12 participants - act now to reserve your spot!!
Questions? Email Mike at mike@MikeCohenKirtan.com.
Just as in Dancing with the Stars, or Fantasy Baseball Camp, this Kirtan Leader Intensive will offer you the opportunity to work with professional musicians who are accustomed to performing at large, successful Kirtan events. Program participants will be supported by Kirtan Leader coach Steph Schwartz and outstanding tabla/cajon wizard Andy Skellenger.
Working with professionals will quickly increase your level of development, as there are no external obstacles to developing your Kirtan skills. You will experience the added value of having ongoing coaching guidance that will create a safe and supportive container for your learning experience so you stay focused on your learning edge.
All participants will receive downloads of Mike's two albums, a 30 page handout on Kirtan and Bhakti Yoga and useful support materials.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
"Mike has illuminated the practice of leading Kirtan in ways I never could have imagined. I have grown in confidence as a leader, a musician, and as a spiritual practitioner. I'm so grateful for this gift."
-- TJ, Los Angeles, CA
ABOUT MIKE COHEN
Mike has trained hundreds of Kirtan Leaders since 2010 with a proven methodology based around three relevant domains of leading Kirtan – Musicianship, Embodied Leadership and Dattatreya Spirituality. The lives of Dattatreya Kirtan Institute (DKI) students unfold as they develop, producing Kirtan Leaders who are successful in the world, deep in their spirituality and fulfilled in their lives. DKI students have learned to serve others by sharing the experience of Kirtan in yoga classes and beyond, leading their band, growing their communities, writing original chants, playing at major Kirtan/Yoga festivals, completing Kirtan albums and much more. Learn more at www.MikeCohenKirtan.com.