Our guest today is Anandra George.
Anandra is a pioneer in the global yoga community, re-introducing the ancient practice of sound as a fundamental practice. She created the world’s first registered yoga teacher training based entirely on the transformational power of sound (including Sanskrit, mantra, Indian classical vocal meditation, and non-violent communication for everyday life). American by birth, Indian by soul, and global citizen by expression, Anandra helps people transform their limiting belief systems and cultivate their most fulfilling contribution to the world.
She divides her time between India, Japan, and on Kaua’i island, Hawaii, and teaches mantra workshops and intensives worldwide. For more than 20 years, she’s been on “the path” and has been teaching and seeing private clients since 1999.
An internationally respected mantra teacher and sacred musician, she is frequently invited to teach and lead chanting/kīrtan at the world’s largest yoga festivals.
In fact, Anandra and I did this interview during the IYF in Rishikesh, India where she produced the programming for the incredible sound stage.
The same morning of this interview I attended a beautifully intense and transformative sunrise morning meditation with her next to the Ganga river. This woman has magic in her!
Following this interview, I have found a whole new depth of understanding and appreciation for mantra and the yoga of sound. Anandra is offering up something really important and uniquely special.
I sincerely hope you get some inspiration to ramp up your voice and your practice after hearing this interview. There’s no doubt that I’ve caught the yoga of sound bug after spending this time with Anandra!