Initiation & Training: Yoga of Chant & Chocolate with The Hanuman Project A DEVOTIONAL JOURNEY, TRAINING, AND INITIATION INTO THE WORLD OF BHAKTI YOGA, MEDICINE MUSIC, CACAO RITUAL & SACRED SOUND. Join
Initiation & Training: Yoga of Chant & Chocolate with The Hanuman Project
A DEVOTIONAL JOURNEY, TRAINING, AND INITIATION INTO THE WORLD OF BHAKTI YOGA, MEDICINE MUSIC, CACAO RITUAL & SACRED SOUND.
Join Pavan, The Hanuman Project, and Special Guests for a 5 day deep dive into the magical world of devotion, sacred sound, and chocolate.
In this unprecedented time of awakening on the planet, the global tribe of Song Weavers and Cacao Drinkers are ready to welcome you with open hearts. A place to belong, and amplify your frequency.
Are You Ready to Resonate the Sound of Light and Shine upon your Community?
WHAT IS IT?
An Exploration, Training & Journey into the realms of Bhakti Yoga, Holding Space with Music and Sound, Voice Expansion (Nada Yoga), Ceremonial Culture and Cacao Ritual. Explore your Voice and Instruments such as Harmonium, Guitar, Ukelele, Drums, and More.
Ideal for Yoga Teachers, Ceremonialists, Dance Facilitators, Therapists, Medicine Carriers, and anyone looking to incorporate Mantra, Chants, Harmonium, Guitar, or Percussion into their offerings.
Catering for Beginner and Intermediate this powerful portal is a potent opportunity to dramatically up-level your skills and repertoire. This immersion, training, and initiation are also for anybody wanting to live life more fully, expand their voice, release old stories around their own unique expression.
Supported by the dear heart medicine of Cacao, we will be working with these practices to Activate, Align and Expand. Journeying together to raise our frequencies and sing our own unique songs as part of the rich tapestry of a fulfilled life.
WHAT YOU WILL COME AWAY WITH
GET IN ALIGNMENT
Clarity around your goals, hopes, and dreams for your journey with Sound is a most precious gift and a necessary starting point in your journey of devotion. Letting go of the old stories, patterns, and traumas around music and our voices is also a key ingredient in this journey. This training will be a collective ceremonial journey, embracing the wisdom that we can only take others as deep as we’ve been ourselves.
ACTIVATE YOUR SKILLS & PASSIONS
Begin or Expand your journey with the
Harmonium | Learn Chants, Mantras to
share in Class, and Practices to support
Vocal Expansion / Morning Practices
Medicine Songs, Kirtan Chants & Heart
Songs for the Guitar | If you are
beginning your journey or already have
a collection of songs you will learn how
to hold space, create focus, and move
energy with your offerings.
Rhythm | Maybe you love the drums
and the world of percussion? We will
hold space for you to explore this
medium, adding new rhythms, patterns,
and grooves along with developing your
ability to accompany Kirtans, Medicine
Cacao & Sacred Space | We’ll be
creating a juicy container to explore your
own unique personality and style in
holding space with Cacao. Learning
about the history, culture, and practice
of this beautiful medicine and how to
confidently and sympathetically
integrate it into your offerings
EXPAND INTO NEW REALMS
Sonic Space Holding | Are you already a space holder, teacher, or instructor and ready to take your offerings to the next level by integrating Voice, Songs, Instruments, and/or Cacao?
Wisdom and Philosophy | Are you curious about the devotional culture of Bhakti Yoga? Would you like to have a deeper understanding of yourself and those you share sacred space with? We’ll be unpacking some of this and sharing practical and ancient wisdom.
Sound Technology | Have you wondered about the technical side of things? Ready for confidence and clarity around setting up sound systems for dance, microphones for singing, and plugging in Instruments?
HOW WE DO IT?… LEARNING BY DOING
In this unique training and immersion, we will be embracing the culture of ‘learning by doing, or as we like to exclaim regularly…. “We Practice Kirtan in Kirtan”. Are you ready to confidently sing openly, fully, and without inhibition? Are you ready to learn and share Kirtan, Medicine Songs, Vocal Practices, and dive into the exploration of your own unique style?
We believe in the power of positivity and creating a culture of feeling safe in order that we can all be vulnerable. Letting go of limiting stories and patterns around what we feel we are capable of and genuinely opening up to radiant new realities for ourselves. The ceremonial container itself will be structured to support this practice, our group learning, and having the most expansive and enjoyable experience possible.
DATES & PRICE
2021 | June 2 – 6 | 9:30 – 18:00
Early Bird Price**: $555 USD
Regular Price: $650 USD
**Early Bird Price Valid until May 26 | 2021
Please note: Participation is based on the discretion of the hosts, following successful application.
WORKSHOPS | CEREMONIES | PRACTICES
9.30 – 10.30 > Yoga of Sound Practice
Setting intentions for the day, connecting to spirit, opening our voice and channel, integrating new skills and practices into our tool kit.
11:00- 13:00 > Ceremony | Workshop
‘Coming into Alignment’ | Tuning into Your Highest Vision,
‘Musical Skills’ | Learning and Leading Mantra with Harmonium, Guitar, and Drums
‘Space Holding with Cacao & Sound’ | Culture, History, Exploration and Practice
13:00 – 15:00 > Lunch & Integration
15:00 – 17:00 > Playshop | Participatory Practice | Practical offered by Students
17:00 – 18:00 > Integration | Satsang | Feedback | Sound Healing
WHO IS THIS PROGRAM FOR?
Ideal for Yoga Teachers, Ceremonialists, Dance Facilitators, Therapists, Medicine Carriers, and anyone looking to incorporate Mantra, Chants, Harmonium, Guitar, Percussion into their offerings. Catering for Beginner and Intermediate this powerful portal is a potent opportunity to dramatically up-level your skills and repertoire.
No experience with sound necessary! These tools can be used as a personal daily practice and can be shared as ceremonies or integrated into other modalities like Yoga-Asana, Ecstatic Dance Facilitation, Massage Therapy, Kirtan, Medicine Ceremony, and pretty much whatever you can imagine!
We open-heartedly invite all those feeling called to deepen their spiritual practice and enhance their relationship with devotional roots and culture.
ABOUT THE HANUMAN PROJECT & PAVAN
Patita Pavan Das and the Hanuman Project are known for creating devotional and musical spaces that are full of joy, powerful, and accessible.
The Hanuman Project is a grassroots and cutting edge devotional music ensemble specializing in sacred mantra chant. They weave together a vibrant blend of mantra, bhajan, and South American medicine music. This group is dissolving boundaries and creating accessibility for devotional culture in the Yoga, Bhakti, and Conscious Dance communities, worldwide.
Known for their highly accessible and deeply powerful Kirtan and Medicine Music offerings, The Hanuman Project will sweep you up into a whirlwind of chant ecstasy and then plunge in a lake of devotional nectar.
In 2015 Pavan co-founded the ‘Yoga of Sound & Chocolate’ transformational retreat program, a deeply held container for personal growth, voice expansion, and creative exploration. This program has supported many participants every year in releasing trauma around vocal expression and creative blocks and becoming familiar with a range of practices including, nada (voice) yoga, cacao ritual, sacred song & sound healing.
We are delighted to embrace an experiential, participatory, and ceremonial learning methodology. Expect a lovingly curating a deeply safe space to experiment outside your comfort zones, with a full heart-centered presence allowing authenticity, vulnerability, and healing.
For more information, please visit:
(Wednesday) 9:00 am - 11:00 am
3 Jalan Jembawan