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October 30–November 1, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

SpiritFest: Chant, Dance, Drum

Dan Leven, Girish, and Aimee Gelinas
Dan Leven

Dan Leven, RSMT, MPC, a Kripalu faculty member for more than 35 years, teaches students to become Registered Somatic Movement Therapists through his combined trainings, Shake Your Soul® and SomaSoul®. He is also a faculty…
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Girish, an accomplished musician and former monk infused in spiritual practice, sings traditional Sanskrit mantras with a modern, yet deeply devotional twist. Girish has been recommended in O, the Oprah magazine, Yoga Journal, and Spirituality…
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Aimee Gelinas

Aimee Gelinas, MEd, is a musician, educator, naturalist, and performance artist who teaches West African/Caribbean drum and song classes and nature programs throughout western Massachusetts and beyond. She founded and directs the Tamarack Hollow Nature…
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For everyone.

Join three masters of the spiritual arts for a festival of spirit, a soulful celebration, and a heartfelt retreat. Through the ages, across all traditions, the vehicles of chanting, dancing, and drumming have carried people’s bodies and minds toward their essence. This weekend of community and collective creativity includes

  • Blissful Sanskrit chanting with Girish
  • Joyful Shake Your Soul® dance classes with Dan Leven, accompanied by live music
  • Powerful drumming and Afro-Caribbean chanting with Aimee Gelinas.

Experience the bliss of spirit expressed through the voice, the body, and the rhythmic drumbeat of your heart.