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    Welcome to Inspire

    Inspire is the media arm of Tadasana Festival of Yoga & Music, featuring regularly updated content, including articles, videos, podcasts, interviews and essays by the extended community of yoga teachers, musicians, artists and friends of Tadasana. We will feature the many valuable facets and assets of the growing yoga tribe around the world, with insightful, thought-provoking works and […]

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The first Tadasana Festival of Yoga & Music was held over Earth Day  Weekend, April 20-22, 2012, on the beach in Santa Monica, CA. Over 3,000 attendees chose from over 75 master classes and workshops with live, in-class musical performances by artists from around the world, as well as dozens of lectures and an eco-conscious shopping market in an outstanding location, a mere five-minute walk from the famed Santa Monica Pier. Produced by Fabian Alsultany and Tommy Rosen, the event was an overwhelming success, and the organization is now in talks about the next festival.

Inspire is the media arm of Tadasana Festival, featuring regularly updated content, including articles, videos, podcasts, interviews and essays by the extended community of yoga teachers, musicians, artists and friends of Tadasana. We will feature the many valuable facets and assets of the growing yoga tribe around the world, with insightful, thought-provoking works and beautiful photography and videography, and all aimed at helping inspire you in your yoga practice and life.

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Shujaat Hussain Khan’s Spring Awakening

Indian sitar master Shujaat Hussain Khan has long been about merging styles, both within India and beyond. His record Saffron featured Persian vocalist and poet enthusiast Katayoun Goudarzi. The duo’s new album, Spring, which will be released on October 8, also includes tabla player Abhiman Kaushal and flautist Ajay Prasanna.

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Lajkó Félix Hungarian Melodies

Hungarian violinist Lajkó Félix‘s new album, Mezö (Field), is sitting at the top of the Europe’s World Music Charts. Félix, also an accomplished zither player and composers, plays a variety of styles: traditional string music of the Pannonian plain, Romani music, folk music,classical music, rock, blues, jazz and improvised melodies.  

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Fela Live in Berlin 1978

August 2 marked the 16th anniversary of famed Nigerian Afrobeat innovator Fela Kuti‘s passing from Karposi’s sarcoma. More than one million people attended this legend’s funeral. Bringing together jazz, funk, high-life, rock and West African chants, Kuti’s legacy has only grown since his death, making him one of the most prominent global musicians of the […]

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Yasmine Hamdan

Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan is tearing up the World Music Charts with her latest album, Ya Naas, which is currently sitting at #3. The former Soapkills singer now resides in Paris and is working the other side of her career—acting—in Jim Jarmusch’s upcoming film. ‘Beirut,’ from her latest record, is an eerie and beautiful homage […]

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