Kirtan College: A Weekend Chanting Intensive
- Yogaville - Satchidananda Ashram
- 108 Yogaville Way, Buckingham, VA 23921, United States
- Sep 26 - 29, 2019 (4 days)
- Dormitory - $545.00 Private Room with Shared Bath - $675.00 Private Room with Private Bathroom - $745.00 Tenting Site - $460.00 (All prices include $290.00 base amount)
Open your heart with song and devotion at Kirtan College. This in-depth course is designed to help all people explore kirtan and Bhakti Yoga. It’s a concise training to deepen your understanding and practice of the rich tradition of Indian chanting and the Yoga of loving devotion.
Join David for a weekend of celebration and learning that includes:
- Sanskrit mantra pronunciation and translation
- Methodology for practicing and leading kirtan
- Musical guidance and support
- Teachings and practices of the Bhakti Yoga tradition
- Storytelling of India’s ancient myths
This workshop is designed to deepen your relationship with kirtan and help you gain more confidence leading kirtan. This program is open to everyone. No musical background required.
Bring your children with you this weekend!
Sign them up here for the Kid’s Yoga Program, a childcare program for guests who come to visit with children ages 5–11. While you enjoy your program, you can feel confident that the kids will be well looked after by our experienced staff and entertained through a variety of fun activities.
Continuing Education (CE) Opportunities
- Yoga Alliance (YA): Approximately 8 contact hours.
You can input your contact hours using your YA log in information.
- Integral Yoga Teachers Association (IYTA) can provide you a CE certificate with your program’s total contact hours for a $10 fee (free for IYTA members.) For more information, email email@example.com.
This program truly opened my heart up to the idea of devotion to God in a new way. It is a wonderful addition to my Yoga practice, and I know there is some cracking open of an emotional shell that will come as I continue to allow my heart to open. This is an amazing first step. — Ryan Bailey
This program exceeded my expectations. David is a talented presenter—great, joyful, and funny! — Past Participant
If you are looking for a heart-opening experience, this is it. — Angel Metro
Truth is One, Paths are Many. ~Sri Swami Satchidananda, Yogaville Founder
Venue HighlightsYogaville is home to the Light of Truth Universal Shrine (LOTUS). The LOTUS is a unique temple dedicated to interfaith understanding and the Light within all faiths. Individual altars represent and honor the different world faiths and spiritual paths. The vision, design and inspiration of Sri Swami Satchidananda, LOTUS was dedicated in 1986. It demonstrates, “Truth is One, Paths are Many.” In the peaceful countryside of Virginia, the doors of LOTUS are open to welcome people of all backgrounds and beliefs.
- Air Conditioning in Rooms
- Free Wifi
- Free Parking
- Tour Assistance
- Yoga Studio
- Gluten Free
- Dairy Free
Menu/CuisineOrganic, vegetarian/vegan food
Gluten-free and vegan options
Large herbal tea selection
Coffee is available for purchase at Mandala Cafe
AccommodationsThe all-inclusive prices of our accommodations provides you with three delicious buffet-style vegetarian meals daily, meditation, and Hatha Yoga classes in addition to other activities.
The most popular accommodations we have are Dormitory Accommodations – shared room and shared bath. We have two dormitories, Vivekananda Vihar and Ramalinga Nilayam, which are centrally heated and air-conditioned and convenient to meals and programs.
Lotus Guest House (Private Room)
Each room in our six unit guest house is equipped with a small refrigerator, queen size bed and full bath. Each room in our nine unit guest house is equipped with a queen sized bed and full bath, and no refrigerator.
Set off in a quiet, wooded area adjacent to the Lotus Guest Houses are twelve campsites. Campers have use of the bathroom, shower, and laundry facilities nearby Vivekananda Vihar dormitory. Camping is available from March 15th to December 1st.