Fall 8 Day BHAKTImmersion

Bhakti Yoga & Soul Celebration In The Heart Of New Orleans with Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band

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Sean and the band’s 8 Day BHAKTImmersion attracts yogis and yoga teachers who wish to experience the inspiration of bhakti yoga in a deep, fun, integrated way. The sessions are educational, experiential, and help participants to empower their creativity through the arts of bhakti yoga. Participants in the BHAKTImmersion have hailed from Italy, Ireland, Spain, Germany, Mexico, Canada, Bermuda, across the country, and of course the New Orleans region.

PLEASE NOTE: Space is limited. The last few BHAKTImmersions have sold out several months in advance. Early registration highly recommended.

Sing your heart out, rekindle your soul, awaken the gods and goddesses within you, tap into your inner poet, dance like a child, feel your fingers tickle the harmonium as you accompany your chanting, get your hands on a drum and find your rhythm, explore the beauty, romance, and celebration of New Orleans, rejoice in the awakening of your unique voice and creativity.

Enhance your connection to Life through Bhakti yoga and kirtan. This 8 Day Intensive is for anyone who wants to steep in bhakti- the yoga of the heart, for yogis who are seeking to deepen their practice, and for yoga teachers seeking inspiration in integrating more bhakti into their classes.

The week kicks off with the band sharing a Saturday evening mantra music concert at Cafe Istanbul performance hall. Starting on Sunday, mornings are focused on self-exploration and satsang through singing meditation, interactive chanting, exploration of the archetypes of the gods and goddesses, guidance on how to bring more bhakti into your life; dancing, storytelling, mythology, journaling, and love poetry from the Bhakti tradition. Through the week there will also be a couple of  bhakti on the mat asana practices led by Sean and accompanied by Alvin and Gwendolyn. Afternoons include more kirtan and supportive instruction in: basic harmonium with Sean; intermediate harmonium with guest teacher Joe Ashlar; basic rhythm and drumming workshops with Gwendolyn; and basic guitar-and-bass-for-kirtan with Alvin. Evening celebrations include opening dinner gathering; house party with live local music; and NOLA music outing with Gwendolyn.

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Sat, Nov, 16th - Sat, Nov, 23rd

Wild Lotus Yoga Downtown
2372 Saint Claude Ave Suite 200
New Orleans, LA

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Fri, Dec, 6th

Laughing Lotus
3271 16th Street
San Francisco, California

Mantra Music Concert

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Sat, Dec, 7th 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Colonial Theatre
3522 Stockton Blvd
Sacramento, CA

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Sun, Dec, 8th 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Leap Yoga
1725 Iron Point Road
Folsom, CA

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Wed, Dec, 11th

Urban Yoga
1695 N. Sunrise Way
Palm Springs, CA

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Thu, Dec, 12th 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Yoga Den Health Spa
1035 Montecito Drive
Corona, CA

Mantra Music Concert

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Fri, Dec, 13th

Soul Of Yoga
627 Encinitas Blvd
Encinitas, CA

25 Hour Kirtan Training

Soul of Yoga Sound Institute Presents

Join some of the most inspiring teachers of Bhakti Yoga -Yoga of the Heart and it’s Kirtan tradition as they share their tips, techniques, and heart based teachings. Anyone who is ready to learn the transformative and healing power of singing ancient chants will enjoy this uplifting and one of a kind Kirtan Immersion and Training. Our course is well designed for the beginner, as well as enhancing skills and practice for the more seasoned bhakti wallah. This is a two-part training. Due to the integrated course outline and high demand, these workshops will not be sold separately.

Part 1: November 15-17th – 25Hr with Jai Uttal & Daniel Paul  (12:00-7:00pm each day)

Part 2: December 14-16 – 25Hr with Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band  (9:30am-6:00pm and kirtan concert evening of 12/13 )

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Sat, Dec, 14th 9:30 am - 6:00 pm - Mon, Dec, 16th

Soul of Yoga Institute
162 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd Suite A70
Encinitas, CA

Festival & Bhakti Weekend

Living Yoga Dallas Presents

This 3 day weekend music and yoga festival is an invitation to drink from the life-giving well of Bhakti Yoga, the Yoga of the heart.

Sing from the depths of your soul, tap into your inner poet, and rejoice in the awakening of your unique voice and creativity during this inspirational weekend.

Dance with the band downstairs and enjoy yoga and meditation classes upstairs with some of DFW’s most dedicated teachers, educators and guides.

Shop local and out of state vendors, enjoy vegetarian food, yoga, meditation, song, dance, devotion and joy.


Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band Kick-Off Concert!

Soul-stirring ancient mantras given new voice through dynamic songs that merge conscious lyrics and New Orleans roots, rock, gospel, and world grooves.

SATURDAY 9:30AM-11:30am $40

Bhakti on the Mat

Asana infused with feeling, and inspiration- especially effective when we’re feeling burnt out, dried up, or dull.

This playful all-levels practice will include storytelling from the mythical world of yoga, heart-felt kirtan chanting, graceful vinyasa sequences, and evocative live music. Some experience with yoga is recommended. Sean and the band have guided this workshop at festivals and conferences across the country including sold-out attendance at The Yoga Journal Conference and Bhakti Fest.

The workshop will be accompanied by the live grooves of The Wild Lotus Band, featuring guitar and bass player Alvin Young and percussionist and vocalist Gwendolyn Colman.

Deepen your connection to the spirit of life by merging the heart-opening qualities of bhakti yoga with the sensuality and vitality of asana.


Awaken Your Inner Poet: Bhakti Through Poetry and Live Music

Explore the life stories and transformative poetry of some of the world’s most inspiring Bhakti poets with storytelling, live music, singing, evocative poetry, and an inviting space for you to dive deep into your own heart to compose your own personal bhakti poems.


Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band – Peace & Love for All Concert! Kids Welcome!

SUNDAY 1:30PM – 4pm $40

Yoga Teachers’ Inspiration Series: How To Bring More Heart & Musicality To Your Yoga Classes with Sean Johnson

Designed for yoga teachers and trainees seeking to infuse fresh energy and inspiration into their practice and teaching. Cultivate more depth, imagination, and inspiration through the arts of bhakti yoga – song, music, language, poetry, creative movement, and ritual.

Visit with Sean about the insights over 20 years of merging Hatha and Bhakti yoga in his teaching and practice, explore how to bring more energy, emotion, dynamics, and musicality to our classes, including advice on how to make potent playlists that support your class flow, and tips for making singing more accessible for you and your students.

Yoga Alliance CEU’s available

1, 2 or 3 Day Passes available

Join us for a concert, workshop, or the entire weekend!

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Event Details

Fri, Feb, 28th - Sun, Mar, 1st

Westside Wellness Dallas
4711 Westside Dr
Dallas, Texas

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