This beginner-friendly program is designed for ultimate newbies, harmonium explorers, and anyone seeking an accessible, entry level immersion into Western Kirtan:
- PDF lyric + melody sheets for 7 Western Kirtan chants
- Guidance on using appropriate fingers as you play chant chords
- Two pre-recorded instructional videos per week, taught by Mike Cohen
- Voice training with KLI instructor Dawnia Dresser
- Private Facebook Group of current participants + course alumni
- Assigned practice buddies for accountability and encouragement
- BONUS: Optional weekly community support Zoom calls with Mike Cohen + Dawnia Dresser
As a Result of This Training, You Will...
⭐️ Learn 7 beautiful chants to chant for yourself or others
⭐️ Know how to play basic harmonium chords while chanting songs/mantras
⭐️ Connect with a vibrant community of kindred spirits
⭐️ Understand foundational concepts of Western Kirtan
⭐️ Develop an intellectual + energetic understanding of beloved mantras and deities
⭐️ Be inspired by stories from Mike's 20+ years experience with the practice of Kirtan
⭐️ Engage in a tried-and-true structure for launching your daily chant practice
⭐️ Connect your voice to your heart and deepen your personal path of devotion
Students Singing Praise for Level 1!
"Mike's teaching style makes it incredibly accessible for even non-musicians to progress.
The repertoire of chants taught is diverse, soul-inspiring, and beautiful, and Mike does a great job at helping students understand the meaning of the mantras.
I feel so blessed to have learned a new skill so quickly. I cannot wait to take another class!"
❤️ Bria Scheker | Agile Program Leader and Coach, Yogi
"I absolutely loved this course! Mike's teaching style is fantastic. He made learning each chant fun and easy to follow, even for those who have no musical background.
His experience, knowledge and personality added so much more depth to the experience. The optional weekly live zoom sessions, which were recorded if unable to attend, were an added bonus. Thank you Mike!"
❤️ Julie Jonuska | Certified Yoga Instructor
Learn the Art of Sacred Chant through our Proven and User-Friendly Method
You will emerge with the confidence and skill to step into your own home chant practice and perhaps even gift your community with the blessing of sacred chant.
The course consists of 7 PRE-RECORDED online learning modules and 8 BONUS LIVESTREAM instructional calls with Mike Cohen.
We will hold BONUS group video calls (on Zoom) from 7-8pm MDT on Tuesday's April 11, 18, 25, and May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.
Can't make a livestream call? No problem. All calls will be recorded and shared in the online class platform (within 24 hours) along with the chant sheets, teaching videos and written modules.
You can do this course in a structured way, or on your own time frame. Course content is available 24/7 for a 12 month period.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to learn to read or understand Sargam (Indian Classical Music) or Western Music?
Where can I get a good harmonium?
What are the prerequisites for Level 1?
What if I have extensive musical or Kirtan training already?
If I take an online course, and can't make one or more of the live sessions, is that a problem?
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