Kirtan with Yogi P

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Kirtan with Yogi P
Time: 
Friday, July 11, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Facilitator: 
Yogi P
Location: 
Other Kalani - see description
Kirtan is based around the call-and-response, and sometimes unison, singing of mantras (mind protectors or mind practices), and works similarly to the Law of Attraction.

We attend to our highest attributes through vibration and sound. We use repetition to deepen and strengthen our connection. We use improvisation to express our heartsong. The words come from India, and though spiritual in origin, one does not need to be religious to enjoy Kirtan. The Gods and Goddesses represent various aspe
cts of ourselves.

No experience or dogma necessary. Come as you are, ready to sing, dance, or simply take it in. Namaste!

About Yogi P:
Patrick McAndrew, "Yogi P.", is a yoga teacher and Kirtan singer, known for his authentic, ecstatic, insightful, and playful style. He lived at Kalani as a volunteer in 2011. He has traveled wide to share his meditative and musical passion at festivals such as Bonaroo, Bhakti Fest, Omega Chant, Liberate, and the International Yoga Festival on the Ganges River in India. He has independently released two CDs, Acoustic Guitar Music For Yoga (2009) and Ganesha Kirtan (2012), with his band,  Yogi P. & The Funky Shanti.

Introduced to meditation by his mother's dance teacher, he began practice as a teen in New York City in 1997, and became a certified yoga teacher at Kripalu Center, Stockbridge, MA, in 2007. Patrick graduated from Goddard College, where he studied world religions and guitar, and LaGuardia HS of Performing Arts in NYC where he studied theater. He is also certified as a holistic health counselor by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. He lives in Burlington, VT, with his fiancee, Jacquelyn Burrell, and their dachsund-pug, Ram. A singer and guitarist, Jackie has recently begun accompanying Patrick at Kirtan and yoga workshops, and the result has been a formidable sweetness.

Find out more, hear audio samples, and stay in touch at www.yogipbhakti.com and Yogi Patrick on Facebook.

Location: Kalani
Admission: $5 - $10 suggested donation