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  • Shared Dormitory: Bottom Bunk – $625.00
  • Private Dormitory – $735.00
  • LGH: Full Bed – $785.00
  • LGH: 2 Twin beds – $785.00
  • LGH: Queen Bed – $785.00
  • Tent-Site – $535.00
  • (All prices include $375.00 base amount)

Accommodations include meals, yoga classes, and meditations
LGH or LOTUS Guest House are Private Rooms with Private Baths

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3–5 pm
2 pm
*Photo ID (Drivers License or Passport) is required at Check-in for all Guests

Registration: Please register at least 48-hours before Arrival

Financial Aid: Financial Aid is available.
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Equity Discount: Equity Discount Application
Equity Discount and Financial Aid are limited and granted on a first come first serve basis. If there aren't any Discount/financial aid spots available, we will let you know of the availability in similar programs.


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Kirtan College: A Weekend Chanting Immersion

with David Newman "Durga Das"

August 2 - 4, 2024

Open your heart with song and devotion at Kirtan College. Deepen your understanding and practice of the rich tradition of Indian chanting and the Yoga of loving devotion. This in-depth course is designed to help all people explore kirtan and Bhakti Yoga.

Join David for a weekend of celebration and learning that includes:

  • Sanskrit mantra pronunciation and translation
  • Methodology for practicing and leading kirtan
  • Musical guidance and support
  • Teachings and practices of the Bhakti Yoga tradition
  • Storytelling of India’s ancient myths

This workshop is designed to deepen your relationship with kirtan and help you gain more confidence in leading kirtan. This program is open to everyone. No musical background required.

If you can’t make it for the weekend program, join David Newman “Durga Das” for an intimate Saturday Satsang Concert. All are welcome. The concert is part of the weekend workshop.

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I had never experienced kirtan and was overwhelmed with the depth of feeling evoked. David, Durga Das, created a beautifully safe and loving space, inclusive of everyone. David is a wonderful storyteller. Able to convey knowledge, the Indian myths and how they related to the essence of the human experience. — Trudy H.

The Kirtan College program is lead with love and integrity, engaging students to be real and ready to express through chant, communication, and love in our own timing. — Alice S.

Kirtan College is a life-changing program that connects you completely to your heart. David Newman is a beacon of light inspiring love in all. I am so grateful to have been at Yogaville for Kirtan College. — Dana Kaplan


David Newman “Durga Das”
David Newman is a renowned sacred mantra artist, singer-songwriter, and author and inspirational teacher. David has released numerous acclaimed world music albums, including the #1 iTunes World Music bestseller Love is Awake on which he collaborated with members of Paul Simon’s band. In addition to his mastery of the ancient yogic mantra practice known as kirtan, David’s adventurous musicality, and poetic intimacy as a vocalist and songwriter, bring a unique and exhilarating musical experience to his devoted fan base around the world. Along with his musical gifts, David is also a celebrated teacher and guide for many on the spiritual…
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