Chanting requires that I stay very attentive to what is happening in the moment, and let go of distractions and mistakes without dwelling and getting stuck. This has helped me recognize and cultivate helpful states of mind, and reduce unhelpful ones.
— Linda

Chant Source ~
         local and live online classes featuring chants from
        the Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita and Vedic Tradition

  • Enjoy the process of uncovering and refining your voice

  • Discover the intricacies of properly pronouncing Sanskrit

  • Experience the beauty of receiving and repeating sacred sounds

Information and registration through Yoga Source

Benefits of Chanting:

  • Improve memory and focus

  • Help find and refine our own voice

  • Improve listening and communication

  • Improve our abilty to read and pronounce Sanskrit

  • Increase our breath capacity

  • Strengthen the link to our own spiritual connections

Study Chant with Linda:

  • local chant classes in Santa Fe, NM

  • live online classes

  • arrange for private sessions either in-person or online

  • attend workshops nationally and internationally

  • download "listen and repeat" chant tutorials under "Recordings"

Courses eligible for Continuing Education Credits through Yoga Alliance

Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali

The Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali evolved from an oral tradition thousands of years old. They are meant to be received, memorized and understood through on-going instruction by a teacher and continuous study by the student. Through this traditional learning process, the meaning of these ancient words of wisdom – and their relevance to our modern lives – is revealed.

Linda's Yoga Sutra classes include chanting, presentation of key concepts, group discussion, and are appropriate for inquiring students of all levels.

View recommended texts for study of Yoga Sutra-s of Patanjali >

Weekend Workshops and Class Series

Yoga and the Mind
Obstacles and Remedies
Yoga in Action
Eight Limbs of Yoga
Chapter by Chapter study

Vedic Chant

Vedic texts, thousands of years old, contain wisdom still relevant to the challenges we face in the modern world. But it is the act of chanting that brings life to these texts. Chant practice explores listening and reciting as an integrating experience for body, mind and breath. Classes and workshops involve recitation of simple sounds, brief chants, excerpts from longer passages, and evolve to incorporate the deeper significance and meaning of the Veda.

Linda's Vedic Chant classes and workshops include listen and repeating skills, reading of sanskrit transliteration, background and meaning of chants presented, and are appropriate for inquisitive students of all levels.

Weekend Workshop and Class Series:
Chant Basics
Sanskrit Basics
Vedic Chant and the Yoga Tradition
The Art of Vedic Chant
Vedic Chant Fundamentals

Invocations & Closing Chants

Chanting at the beginning and closing of asana classes honors the lineage of the vast and ancient tradition, and allows for transitions to and from daily life. Linda’s teaching brings light to the proper pronunciation, phrasing and meaning of these beautiful chants.

Bhagavad Gītā

The beautiful and poetic verses of the Bhagavad Gītā or “Divine Song” have a lovely melody for chant. In this timeless classic, the dialogue between Krishna and Arjuna presents the teachings of Yoga from different perspectives. These inspiring verses provide an opportunity to reflect on the balance between the responsibilities that arise for everyone in contemporary daily life and our deeply-felt desire for personal freedom.

Linda's Bhagavad Gita classes and workshops include chanting, readings, and refection and are approriate for inquisitive students of all levels.

View recommended texts for studying the Bhagavad Gita >

Weekend Workshop and Class Series:
The Yoga-s of the Bhagavad Gītā
Bhagavad Gītā: Chant and Reflect
Bhagavad Gītā: Inspiration for Practice

Linda’s voice has the power to make the words of the chant memorable.
— Ramona Mitchell