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Level 3 Class in Boulder, CO - Learn to Lead a Band!

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LEAD A BAND- 2 month class for Experienced Kirtan Leaders!

If you long to share full-band Kirtan events in your community, or rapidly grow your local and regional community, the Level 3 (Lead A Band) Kirtan Leader class is for you!

This class will help you build the skills and confidence required to LEAD a band and guide participants into a deeply transformative experiences through ecstatic chant!

This program is perfect for:
* Harmonium owners who share chants in yoga classes and want to expand into leading full-band Kirtan events.
* Kirtan Band Leaders who want to expand their local and regional community.

During the four sessions in this two month class you will be guided into leading a band (drummer, response singer and more!) with skill and ease so you can take participants on a potent spiritual/musical/energetic journey.

This class will help you launch and establish yourself as a Kirtan Leader. You will grow through guidance and coaching around leading a band, building your community, and articulating and manifesting your Kirtan vision in the world.

You will discover your unique style as a Kirtan Leader and learn to cue drummers, musicians and response singers in real time. You will be guided to build vibrant communities of musicians, venues, advocates and chant participants.

Support faculty includes a skilled, professional Kirtan drummer and voice teacher, sand will focus on LEADING A BAND.

You will:
* Expand your repertoire
* Build your vocal skills
* Get the most out of your harmonium
* Assemble a tribe of musicians
* Learn to cue your drummer, musicians and response singers so you can lead a band with skill and ease

You will also:
* Build your tribe/community of chant participants and venues
* Learn to how effectively utilize audio, visual and online technology
* Create community Kirtan events
* Lead groups through transformative chant experiences!

You will avoid:
* Not having skill in cueing and leading your drummer, response singer, band and participants
* Making critical mistakes with musicians, venues and your community of chant participants
* Looking amateurish and making costly mistakes as you grow your public identity and Kirtan community

WHAT: Level 3 Kirtan Leader Class
WHEN: Sunday’s April 8 & 22 and May 6 & 20 from 1-5:30pm.
WHERE: Location TBD.
COST: Investment for KLI’s 18 hour Lead a Band program is $445 (through March 25), $495 starting March 26.

Register here, or send check to Mike Cohen - 3551 Nyland Way Lafayette, CO 80026

REFUND POLICY: all tuition payments are non-refundable and can be applied to future group programs and/or private sessions.

Got questions? Email Mike at mike@mikecohenkirtan.com.

HIGH TOUCH, HIGH LEARNING
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. Working with professionals will quickly increase your level of development. You will receive ongoing professional support in building your Kirtan skills. This offers a safe and supportive container for your training experience, allowing you to continually stay at your learning edge.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
"I wanted to thank you again for the best chanting weekend evah! I loved every minute of it-- all the teachers were tops, the participants you drew from around the country, the structure, the content...I had a chanting hangover (in the best possible way). My confidence improved dramatically as a result of the weekend.”
-- Amy Lieberman, Yoga Teacher, Kirtan Leader, Health Coach

"I was truly blessed and honored to be part of this event. Namaste to all who attended, facilitated and supported this awesome event. Special thanks to Nyland Co-housing for sharing their beautiful facility. This program really gave me made lasting state of gratitude and satisfaction. Highly recommended!"
-- John Gorecki, Kirtan Leader

"Mike’s group training program for Kirtan Leaders is deep, powerful and pervasive, and his passion shows through. Mike, thank you for helping me embody a deeper and more transcendent vision for myself and others!”
— David Coddington, small business owner, Kirtan Leader

"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."
-- Tim Jordan, Los Angeles, CA

ABOUT MIKE COHEN
Mike Cohen, MA is founder of Kirtan Leader Institute. Since 2010 he has trained and apprenticed hundreds of aspiring and emerging Kirtan Leaders across the globe from total beginners to several he has guided to create/release Kirtan albums, play at festivals and tour nationally.

A life-long musician with 16 years experience developing leaders, Mike created a proven methodology for training and apprenticing Kirtan Leaders based around five relevant domains for leading Kirtan: Musicianship, Leadership, Community Building, Entrepreneurship and Spirituality. Work within these 5 domains helps Kirtan Leaders build skill and confidence in serving others through the ancient/modern practice of sacred chant.

Mike has released three critically acclaimed albums, and in 2018 will release new music created with legendary producer Ben Leinbach (Jai Uttal, Krishna Das, Deva Premal). For over a decade, Mike has toured North America, offering accessible and potent Kirtan events in yoga studios, healing centers and at yoga/chant festivals. Mike lives in Boulder, CO where he leads Kirtan and trains Kirtan Leaders through the Kirtan Leader Institute. More at www.MikeCohenKirtan.com.

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