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Learn to Chant! with Francesca
April 15, 2020 @ 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Learn to Chant
April 15 from 7:45 t0 8:45 pm
Experience and learn the devotional practice of Vedic chanting!
In this series of gatherings, we will explore listening and chanting in Sanskrit as an integrating experience for body, mind, and breath.
Each gathering will begin with learning and polishing invocations such as the Invocation to Patanjali, Ganesh mantra, and the student-teacher prayer, followed by singing together in call-and-response kirtan, and close with sitting quietly.
No experience is needed. If you have no experience with chanting or Sanskrit that is ok. If you have some experience that is also ok. All are welcome.
Due to the current health situation, this will be held via livestream on Zoom. This will be offered online streaming. You must pre-register so that you get the zoom login info.
$10 drop in per session
Free to Adeline Members
You can find out more about our Coronavirus Related Live Online Programming here
Prior to the first class you will receive a unique zoom log-in and specific instructions. Our goal is to help you bring yoga and chant into your life. We need it now more than ever!
First time on Zoom with us? Check out our tip sheet! Our tips will help you get ready for your first class with us.
About your instructor
Francesca Nicosia PhD, CIYT, took her first Iyengar Yoga class in 2010 and is a graduate of Adeline Yoga’s two-year Sadhana Studies program. She has been practicing yoga since 1998 and teaching since 2005 after completing a teacher-training program while living at Shoshoni Yoga Retreat in Colorado. During that time, chanting became part of her daily practice and she was blessed to learn from and play with members of the ashram’s acclaimed kirtan band, Shiva’s Garden. She regularly led kirtan at the Eldorado Mountain Yoga Ashram and the Denver Ashram before moving to the Bay Area in 2010 and finding her home away from home at Adeline Yoga. She continues to deepen her study of yoga philosophy, chanting, and Sanskrit with Gitte Beschgaard. She is grateful to share her deep love for this devotional practice as a way to open the heart, still the mind and take refuge in our innermost experience of the Divine.