David Newman – Durga Das


David Newman – Durga Das

Sedona Yoga Festival - Durga Das
Friday Night at 7 Centers Yoga Arts
David Newman or Durga Das, as he is also known, is a kirtan chant artist, sacred singer songwriter and a practitioner and educator of Bhakti Yoga – the Yoga of Love.  David travels extensively sharing kirtan, devotional music and the spiritual, meditative and musical aspects of Yoga.  David’s music embodies a devotional mysticism, distinctive musicality, poetic intimacy and a joyous, often ecstatic quality.  His CDs include Lotus Feet: A Kirtan Revolution, Soul Freedom, Leap of Grace: The Hanuman ChalisaLove Peace Chant, To Be Home, a CD/DVD set entitled Into the Bliss, and his latest release Stars.  A dedicated troubadour of chant and sacred song, David tours throughout the world with his wife Mira, a celebrated devotional singer, recording artist and percussionist.  David is also the author of Merging with Grace, and the founder of The Stay Strong Project and Yoga On Main in Philadelphia.  www.davidnewmanmusic.com • www.staystrongproject.org 

David has been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered and has appeared in Yoga JournalYoga InternationalYoga Magazine UKNatural Awakening,New Age RetailerRock OmSacred Sounds RadioWave MagazineUltrasoundsIn the SpiritVividLifeYogamates, Yogi Times, Spirit Voyage Radio, Australian Life Magazine, Yoga ChicagoLA Yoga as well as many others.  David has offered programs at Omega InstituteKripalu Center, Sivananda Yoga Retreat, The Toronto and Vancouver Yoga Conference, Madrid Mantras Festival, YogavilleBhakti FestThe Texas Yoga Conference, and has toured widely throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Asia. David was also the recipient of The Gandharva Award for excellence in Indian devotional music fromAAPNA: Association of Ayurveda Professionals of North America.


“David Newman/Durga Das is a rising star in the international sub genre of chant artist or mantric musician.”   – NPR’s – All Things Considered 

“David is reminiscent of George Harrison, Dylan and Paul Simon when they are in soul mode.”   – LA Yoga Magazine

“Though David Newman has a deep sense of tradition in his music, there is also something thoughtful, poetic, personal, and almost romantic about his songs.”  – Yoga Journal

“David’s music especially his voice elevates the ear and then allows one to drive deep into the sweetness of the heart.”  – Sharon Gannon, Founder Jivamukti Yoga

Bhakti Yoga: The Way of Love 

Workshop with David Newman (Durga Das)

Sages and seers have always known that Love is the master key to happiness. Through the ages, a practice evolved to help us access and embody that Love – it is called Bhakti Yoga or the Yoga of Love.

Join David for a joy filled and inspirational blend of heart opening Bhakti Yoga teachings and Kirtan chanting. David will teach you how to access the wisdom of your heart through this ancient yet timely practice. David will be joined by his wife Mira, a gifted devotional vocalist and percussionist.  All are welcome!

Friday February 8th, 2013 – 7pm
7 Centers Yoga Arts
2115 Mountain Rd.
Sedona, AZ 86336
Friday February 8th, 2013 ,1-3pm
7 Centers Yoga Arts
2115 Mountain Rd.
Sedona, AZ 86336

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