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I've gone through so many mats, little bits of them coming off on me, the stick going out of them - until I found Manduka. I can roll my Manduka PROlite mat out anywhere and practice. It works so well, I forget all about it and am just in the poses.

-May Kuckro
Austin, TX

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March 2014 Archive

March 7th, 2014

Bhakti Yoga & Soul Celebration

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. Join us for our annual 8 Day BHAKTImmersion in New Orleans March 15-22, 2014!

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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 who want to learn how to share more singing and bhakti in classes.

The week opens with Sean & The Wild Lotus Band performing at The New Orleans Sacred Music Festival on Saturday, along with artists from many other traditions and cultures. 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, some bhaktiful asana practice with live music, journaling, and love poetry from the Bhakti tradition. Afternoons include more kirtan and supportive instruction in: basic harmonium with Sean; rhythm and drumming workshops with Gwendolyn; and 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. Participants may wish to stay Sunday for The Congo Square Rhythms Festival.

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March 2nd, 2014

Friday Night Yoga Club

LA’s Hottest Yoga Party Featuring a 75-Minute Flow + Live Music + Healthy Eats + CommUNITY. Jan-May, 2014 at LA’s beloved yoga studios featuring the most innovative & inspiring yoga instructors & musicians in the area. Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm (Doors: 6:30pm)

Friday Night Yoga Club (FNYC), is a music-fueled wintertime series which gathers the Los Angeles yoga community on select Friday nights at various LA yoga studios around the most innovative and inspiring yoga instructors and musicians in the area. Each Friday night event features a 75-minute yoga flow with your favorite DJ’s or live musicians, inspiring yoga teachers, healthy eats and wellness vendors.

Whether you make it a night out with your friends, date night or feel like rolling solo, Friday Night Yoga Club, the wintertime sister event to Yoga Rocks the Park, is a perfect night out to flow and mingle with like-minded amazing people to the soundtrack of live music. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door and 10% of the net-profits from ticket sales benefit Lionhearted Kids.

Presenters Include: DJ Drez, Eric Paskel, Mental Physix, Luke Williams, Ella Cojocaru, The Zmed Brothers, DJ Jano Galindo, Aree Khodai, Jessica Rosen

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March 2nd, 2014

Yoga Journal Live New York

For 18 years, Yoga Journal LIVE has provided the unique top-notch educational opportunity for yoga practitioners of all levels, from all over the world, to experience Yoga Journal Magazine LIVE! Attendees come to explore new styles, get inspired and connect with our top-tier roster of highly regarded yoga teachers and luminaries.

Yoga Journal LIVE New York, April 24 - April 28, features classes, panels, keynotes, intensives and a Yoga Marketplace with products and services for healthy balanced living.

Presenters Include: Elena Brower, Kathryn Budig, Ana Forrest, Richard Freeman, Gary Kraftsow, Vinnie Marino, Dharma Mittra, Sarah Powers, Rodney Yee and More!

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March 2nd, 2014

BaliSpirit Festival

A truly global event, the annual BaliSpirit Festival, Southeast Asia’s premier yoga, dance, and world music celebration, will open its gates to the international community once again from March 19th – 23st, 2014. Now in its 7th year, this spiritually charged event attracts nearly 6,000 visitors over 5 days to Ubud, Bali, to celebrate the synergy of global cultural collaboration through the sacred arts: from yoga, healing, and meditation to diverse, creative expressions of music and creative movement.

Ranked among “Asia’s Top 6 Music Festivals” (Travel Wire), the BaliSpirit Festival’s nighttime festivities include a “Bhakti Series” of devotional music, as well as “One World One Stage” line-up of world class acts who encourage conscious living and well-being for individuals, communities, and the planet. The Festival also celebrates the lush beauty and creativity of its island home with performances of traditional Balinese performing arts.

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