Kirtan Leader Institute

Sacred Chant Mentorship

Expert Guidance + Personalized Support to Propel Your Journey as a Kirtan Leader

The Most Direct Route to Fully Embody Your Passion and Potential Through Sacred Chant Leadership

On your journey as a Kirtan Leader, you face many forks in the road to mastery—usually with no map to get where you want to go!  Mike Cohen created the Sacred Chant Mentorship to provide the most direct, powerful and focused form of Kirtan education available to chant fans just like you.

This mentorship is a potent one-on-one coaching program that pairs user-friendly educational resources with personalized support and a stunningly crafted harmonium, should you need one. This truly all-encompassing program firmly establishes your identity and future potential as an impactful Kirtan Leader.

Through this mentorship, you will embark on the path to the successful leadership you've been seeking with insightful guidance every step of the way.

I'm Ready!

Do you have deep love for Sacred Chant and appreciation for how this heart-opening practice supports you in your own life?


Do you feel called into empowered leadership, and would love support and guidance to help you fully grow into your potential?


In this personal mentorship program, Mike offers his expertise in a one-on-one format that allows him to hear exactly how you’re playing and offer immediate feedback and guidance. This personalized and immediate feedback + attention will allow you to tap into your Kirtan gift like never before.


Harness the Guidance of a Master Kirtan Teacher

In this program, Mike offers his decades of experience to you in the form of dedicated attention and incredibly powerful education.


What Will I Learn?

— Repertoire of chants by Kirtan artists you love

— Chant and play harmonium with skill and ease

— Good habits to establish in order to set yourself up for future chant success as a Kirtan Leader

— Awareness of bad habits you’ve already established + support in correcting them

— Specific goals you work on with Mike based on your current and desired Kirtan skills

— Focused vision of your path forward into Kirtan leadership

Meet Your Teacher

Mike CohenFounder, Kirtan Leader Institute

Since 2010, Mike Cohen, MA, has supported thousands of chant fans on their journey into Kirtan Leadership. Each year, Mike and his team train hundreds of Kirtan Leaders through his Kirtan Leader Institute—from total beginners, to those who share Kirtan with others, and even some who go on to lead bands, create albums, tour and play festivals! His proven system (which circumvents the need to read or understand Western or Indian music or music theory) quickly and easily guides students to chanting at home and sharing with others in a way that is intuitive and makes sense to those with no musical background. Mike loves teaching students how to play chants on harmonium, guiding them how to build Somatic Awareness and Shakti Awareness, and helping adults gain access to deep wisdom through myth in a way that is both relevant and invaluable for our modern times. Mike is preparing to release his fourth full-length Kirtan album, lives in Boulder, CO and spends all his time sharing Kirtan and training future Kirtan Leaders.

Launch Your Leadership Journey with Purpose

The value of Mike’s masterful guidance is priceless for anyone who truly seeks to establish themselves as a successful leader of Sacred Chant. Mike brings his many years of experience, his deep love for Kirtan, and his unwavering dedication to help you achieve your goals, yes, even your most lofty.

You Will Receive:

— 7 hour-long private Kirtan coaching sessions with Mike Cohen
— One hour-long private vocal training with Dawnia Dresser
— Lessons on harmonium skills
— Teachings on the foundations of musicianship
— Checklist for sharing Kirtan in a yoga studio
— Lessons on rhythm through iTabla training
— Energy / Shakti awareness practices
— Knowledge of the conversations for sharing Kirtan publicly
— Enneagram testing + clarification around how to use your results to lead, learn and love effectively

Enjoy one-on-one attention and training supported by Mike’s most powerful resources so you can absorb these critical teachings for your journey.

What’s Included?

This premier mentorship is designed to support your expedited growth through one-on-one private coaching sessions as well as through full access to the Mentorship Resource Hub - an online library filled with the best educational materials Mike has gathered and created over the years.

But it doesn’t end there!

One of the essentials of success as a Kirtan Leader is having a great harmonium. If you need to find the perfect harmonium or replace your old one, Mike draws on his own industry connections and expertise to help you find and purchase the instrument that will best support you on your journey.

* The prices listed for Sacred Chant Mentorships with a harmonium do not include shipping charges to locations outside of the continental United States, which will cost extra. 

What People Are Saying

"Investing in private lessons with Mike Cohen was such a blessing!

Mike is a great teacher- very patient and so easy going.

I highly recommend lessons for anyone interested in learning to chant at home and perhaps share with others!"

Maria Pertile, Sacred Chant Mentorship

Maria Pertile
Sound Healer, Yoga and Pilates Instructor

"Mike Cohen is a seasoned pro at guiding Kirtan Leaders to greater confidence in the realms of musicianship, community building, leadership and entrepreneurship. As a professional musician I felt thoroughly met and understood in the domain of music, which allowed us to focus on developing my leadership skills and entrepreneurial strategies.

Mike offered clear guidance and helpful support for taking my already thriving Kirtan practice to the next level. Highly recommended!"

Damodar Das, Sacred Chant Mentorship

Damodar Das
Music Producer, Professional Guitarist and Kirtan Leader

Are you ready to fulfill your potential?

Join Today + Let’s Begin!



Coaching via Zoom

Mentorship Resource Hub available entirely online


Sacred Chant Mentorship Program + New Harmonium || $2,629

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Sacred Chant Mentorship Program + New Harmonium || 3 Monthly Payments of $918

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Sacred Chant Mentorship Program || 3 Monthly Payments of $625

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