Christmas Kirtan with Sophie Hryniewicz, Ryan Dixon & Friends

15th December 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm


Please come and be uplifted by Christmas Mantra and Music (Kirtan) in the River Room on Saturday December 15th at 7.30pm.

We are thrilled that Sophie Hryniewicz and Ryan Dixon will be leading the Kirtan: Sophie with her achingly beautiful voice and harmonium playing, and Ryan his uplifting percussion skills played from the heart.

They will be joined by other great local musicians – including you perhaps. Everyone is welcome – the more the merrier! You don’t need to have any experience of mantra and we will provide word-sheets. All you need is to turn up with your voice, an open heart and an instrument if you can.

Kirtan means ‘to repeat’ and is the ancient Bakthi devotional yoga practice of call and response singing and chanting. Mantras are the eternal sound vibrations of nature and transcend religion and culture. Chanting mantra can have many life-changing effects, one of them being a direct opening of the heart and a growing sense of peace, bliss, joy and unconditional love. This is the time of year for it!

Sophie lives at Mandala Yoga Ashram in South Wales and regularly leads high energy uplifting Kirtans. She aspires to always sing from the heart, and takes inspiration from both current artists and timeless, traditional mantras.

Ryan has over 10 years experience working as a Community Musician specialising in Drums & percussion. He is also a Yoga teacher and trained at the Mandala Yoga Ashram in Wales. It was the Kirtan events at the Ashram that revealed the connection between his experiences in Yoga and Community Music, and the reason why he’s involved in both to this day

COST: £15

OR if you also attend Rebecca’s Christmas Candlelit Yoga Heart-Opening Yoga Workshop on Sunday 16th December 2-7pm (£40) the combined price is £45

Please contact Rebecca on 07907374278 or for any more details or just turn up on Saturday night.