The countless time I’ve been in a class and fallen deeply in love with a song that I have no idea the name of. While trying to remain present and in the moment, I have at times tried to make a conscious effort to remember to ask my teacher the name of that mysterious piece of music; all the while being swept away by another beautiful song or often times hijacked by my many thoughts. If we end up in pigeon at any point, every emotion under the sun will likely arise and the chance of remembering even the start of the class goes straight out the window. Once I reach Shavasana I’m in a state of utter bliss, from there I will float out of class, make my way home and think to myself ‘I forgot to ask what that song was!!’ For me this story only seems to repeat it-self. See the full post for our teachers favourite songs!Read More
Music and Mantra is such a huge part of Kundalini Yoga. When Yogi Bhajan took the teachings of Kundalini Yoga to America in 1969, a fusion of Western-style music and mantra emerged. The mantras that we use in Kundalini yoga are in the sacred language Gurmukhi. The meaning of the mantras are encrypted in the vibrations of the sounds, and the way that they resonate internally through the body.Read More
We’d like to share with you a tale from the heart, from mantra singer/songwriter and formidable talent Franko Heke. This self-confessed former “wayward youth” discovered how kirtan can help to alleviate depression and bring healing and joy to all!