following Artist/Musicians have donated songs to the Yoga Sanga
Festival. All these songs on this music ablum are from renowned international
artist & musicians. A rare opportunity to have such a mix of gifted musicians
on one CD.
music CD will be for sale at the festival. A percentage of the sales will
be donated to the Greyton
Transition Town - a community-based, non-profit organisation that seeks
to inspire and empower the people of Greyton and neighbouring communities. Please
help support this community initiative by purchasing this memorable CD - only
Dennis Hawk is a yoga musician, Kirtan chant
leader, recording artist and Native American flute-maker. Combining his life-long
passion for music and his commitment to yoga, Dennis creates both live and recorded
music for yoga.
Grammy nominated Jai Uttal is a pioneer in the world
music community with his eclectic East-meets-West sound. Uttals
album Queen of Hearts (Nutone Records) is a unique mixture of reggae, ska, and
samba rhythms, used as a backdrop for call and response, dance-oriented Kirtan.
According to Jai World music is music from everywhere. Music that creates
bridges. Music that unites hearts and cultures. Music that brings peace.
Jim, originally from South Africa, is an award-winning
and internationally acclaimed musician and composer. His love of music and yoga
led him organically into the world of kirtan. His first kirtan album, Bhagavan
was declared one of the best releases of the year by the two big kirtan radio
shows in the US.
Layering traditional Hindu kirtan with instantly accessible
melodies and modern instrumentation, Krishna Das has been called yoga's
"rock star." Krishna Das - known to friends, family, and fans as simply
KD - has taken the call-and-response chanting out of yoga centers and into concert
halls, becoming a worldwide icon and the best-selling chant artist of all time,
with over 300,000 records sold. He was recently nominated in 2012 for a Grammy
Award for best New Age Album for Live Ananda - a song of this ablum has been
donated to the festival!
Mayapuris have crash-landed into the kirtan/chant genre, quickly becoming
the most talked-about group in this growing scene of exotic world music. The Mayapuris
traveled the world enthusing crowds with their dynamic drum dances and kirtan
performances. Thy are travelers, kirtan gypsies, the breed of performers who stop
keeping count of how many countries theyve performed in.
Nina Rao learned traditional chants from her
grandfather in a village in south India when she was nine years old. The chants
quietly stayed with her until she rediscovered chanting with Krishna Das in New
York in 1996. Nina is Krishna Das's assistant and accompanies him
on cymbals and vocals. She appears on 'Nina Chalisa' on Krishna Das' Flow of Grace
CD and has her own CD "Antarayaami".
travels around the globe with their music full of hope for the hundreds of people
who have attended their concerts and workshops, filling the spaces with songs,
with laughter, with art, in an environment that seems to float between spirituality
and activism. Their artistic proposal appeals to the use of sacred songs and mantras.
Their music is within the genres of world music and kirtan with a native mexican
flair that will take you on a wonderful journey to your soul.
Sahils albums have seen him taking
the role of lead singer, guitarist, composer, music director, keyboardist, sound
engineer and programmer. With over 13 albums to his credit, Sahil regularly conducts
satsangs in aid of the Art of Living Foundation and also performs Youth 'Soul
Sync' concerts to help raise funds for the service projects.
Yoga Sanga Conference & Festival
Sanga Conference & Festival
is a 3-day celebration of wellness, spiritual expansion and conscious living
- through yoga, meditation, ayurveda, music, laughter yoga, kirtan, etc. It is
an occasion to re-connect your body, mind & soul, in harmony with nature!
Sanga: Gather, Connect & Celebrate all that is Yoga!