Promotional Materials

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Information for Media & Hosts

[vc_column_text]Greetings! We are excited to be coming to your space in the near future. As you begin preparations and marketing, below you will find a few helpful links.

If you are hosting a Mantra Music concert we have provided pre-designed flyers for you to use if you would like. If you choose to use these flyers, we recommend that you download this font to your computer before editing the flyers. (simply click on the link, the file will download, open the file and upload the font to your computer)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row dt_row_type=”in_container”][vc_column width=”1/4″ el_class=”aligncenter”][vc_single_image image=”1595″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” img_link_target=”_blank” link=”https://seanjohnsonandthewildlotusband.com/promos/Bhakti_On_The_Mat_Tabloid.pdf”]DOWNLOAD 11'x17'
EDITABLE FLYER
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EDITABLE FLYER
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EDITABLE FLYER
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EDITABLE FLYER
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Publicity Photos

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Event Descriptions

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Mantra Music Concert (2 hours)

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Free your heart and stir your soul in this evening of ancient mantras given new voice through dynamic songs that merge New Orleans roots, rock, gospel,
and world grooves.

Sean, Alvin, and Gwendolyn’s latest album Unity debuted #1 on the iTunes World Music Chart and #3 on Billboard. Their music has appeared on several Putumayo World Music compilations, and they are the first kirtan-based band to ever play The New Orleans Jazz Festival.

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Bhakti On The Mat: Storytelling, Kirtan, Live Music & Vinyasa Yoga
(Usually 2.5 hours)

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Merge the heart-opening qualities of bhakti yoga with the sensuality and vitality of asana. This deep and playful all-levels practice includes storytelling from the mythical world of yoga, soul-stirring kirtan, graceful vinyasa sequences, imaginative meditations, and evocative live music. Some experience with yoga is recommended. Sean and the band have guided this workshop at festivals and conferences across the country including sold-out attendance at The Yoga Journal Conference and Bhakti Fest. Bring crayons or magic markers. [/vc_column_text]

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Wild Lotus Tune Up: The Yoga Of Sound (3 Hours)

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Explore one of the most ancient and powerful forms of yoga- the yoga of sound vibration. Learn about how sound has been used to shift our consciousness in cultures around the world as well as in the science and medical fields. Experience a special vocal yoga singing practice designed to help you tune the instrument of your body. Dive into a playful rhythm session guided by Gwendolyn to help you get in touch with your inner drummer. And savor the power of delightfully bringing song and dance together to awaken joy and brighten your soul. [/vc_column_text]

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Awaken Your Inner Poet: Bhakti Through Poetry and Live Music (2.5 hours)

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Explore the life stories and transformative poetry of some of the world’s most inspiring Bhakti poets. The workshop will include live music, singing, evocative poetry, and an inviting space for you to dive deep into your own heart to compose your own personal bhakti poems. [/vc_column_text]

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Wild Lotus Story Time (1.5 – 2 hours)

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Sean puts an entertaining modern-day spin on inspirational tales from the mythic world of yoga, weaving playful audience participation, enchanting live music from Alvin and Gwendolyn, and kirtan to bring the stories to life – and help you connect to the meaning of the story within you. [/vc_column_text]

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Bio

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]New Orleans’ Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band (Alvin Young and Gwendolyn Colman) are regarded as one of the guiding voices of kirtan music in America – a genre of spiritual music that originates in the yoga traditions of India, and is being reinvented by a growing number of western artists. Sean, Alvin and Gwendolyn put a New Orleans and American stamp on kirtan by merging ancient mantras with rock, roots, gospel, and world grooves.

Sean is also a well-loved yoga teacher who teaches at conferences and retreat centers internationally including Yoga Journal, Kripalu, Bhakti Fest, and The German Yoga Conference. He is the founder of Wild Lotus Yoga studios in New Orleans, and Soul School, an interdisciplinary yoga teacher training program that focuses on teaching yoga with both skill and imagination. He has a Master’s degree from The Naropa Institute- Oakland with focus on teaching chant as spiritual practice, and is the co-curater and co-producer of Putumayo World Music’s yoga music series. Find out more at: www.SeanJohnsonAndTheWildLotusBand.com.[/vc_column_text]

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