Come and experience the healing, centering and joyful effects of Kirtan chanting Chanting is just another form of yoga to help us connect in a more loving peaceful way to ourselves and others using sound. Julie, Victor and Paul will lead you in a musical and vocal journey through sacred sounds and mantras, in the form of Kirtan (meaning ‘to sing’) - chanting via call and response.If you're new to chanting, just love music or a good singalong, we'd love to welcome you. This is an exploration of the heart, independent of vocal skill, musical technique or experience. Like singing, chanting can be energizing, yet calming at the same time. Its great fun and it gets us out of our busy heads and into our hearts.Chanting involves repeating sacred ancient mantras (mantra literally means mind tool / to liberate /free the mind) that help quiet the mind whilst experiencing the joy of opening and connecting to the heart, soothing the nervous system, and inducing a feeling of meditation and bliss.The benefits of chanting can include:Easing an anxious or troubled mindRelaxing tension in the bodyOpening the heartBeing happy and joyful for no good reason!Feelings of natural loveDeepening of self-awarenessPromoting healthy emotional expression and release.Chanting is open to everyone.Payment is £10 to book online via this Maitri Studio link and £12 cash on the door.Please bring along a cushion for comfy sitting (chairs can also be provided) and a bottle of water.