Yoga St. John's
Live Music & Meditation
Kendra Faye is a renowned yoga teacher, soundscape artist, harpist, and vocalist. Her music brings an angelic quality to the practice that fills the entire space. Kendra plays in many bay area hospitals for people in need of healing, as well as those in hospice care for those preparing for their passing. Her music is also legendary at weddings and other celebrations.
Mirabai was born in Philadelphia and moved to San Francisco in 1998. She is trained in jazz and folk, and found the bhakti path in 2002. Mirabai has studied Indian music and kirtan with Jai Uttall, Sargam Shah and Krishna Das.
Timothy Surya Das is best-known for his powerfully moving and profoundly healing CD, Harmonic Dreams as well as his work as a sound healer by infusing Reiki (healing energy) into his music, many report a greater sense of healing and wholeness after listening. All of his music is composed to heal the listener at every level of their being - mental, physical and emotional.
Brian Wallace's new "whirledmusic" passionately joins these classes as they, in intimate reciprocity, inspire a yoga for the music-making itself. Merging the smooth flexibility of the Sarode (lush, resonant, 25 string, North Indian instrument of his teacher, Ali Akbar Khan), as well as the Bansuri (deep ancient bamboo flute), with the ebb and flow, the unique drama, of the yogis' exploration and energetic awakening, the melody becomes a vessel for the journey and a spiritual encouragement! brianwallace.net
Stephen Meese made a splash from the East Coast to Hawaii, opening for acts like Elton John, The Go-Gos, and Toots & the Maytals. He has a strong affinity for ambient music as a member of notable Marin-based purveyors of "Music to Feel," Harmonic Healers. Geared to relax and to take one on a journey, The Harmonic Healers live up to their name.
Robin O'Brien is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music in Boston. As a singer and composer she has been facilitating worship and creating contemplative environments in churches, meditation groups, and yoga classes since 2005. With a deep respect for music's power to nurture wholeness, she has had the privilege of singing for and with hospice clients since 2009. "Music has always been, for me, a valuable currency connecting self, Spirit, and community."
Bodhi Setchko has been working with sound meditation, sound healing and sacred sound journeys for over 40 years. His music is used in yoga studios, health spas and health practitioners offices around the globe. bodhisetchko.com
Michael J has been playing music for over 45 years. He brings a soothing natural soundscape with Native American flutes-drum, handpan, moyo drums and assorted grounding instruments.
Perry Dexter has played music for yoga for over ten years. He draws from the uplifting music of many spiritual traditions, including Sikh, Hindu, Buddhist and even American gospel.
His voice is a soothing baritone backed by gentle guitar work. His sacred songs and calming vocals are likened to Krishna Das or Leonard Cohen, but are distinctly his own and genuinely relaxing.