SEDUCTION OF SPIRIT: Music & Meditation November 3–9, 2013 Carlsbad, California • La Costa Resort & Spa
Join us for speakers Deepak Chopra and davidji and a special musical performance by the Agape International Choir Additional Musical Guests Include: Beth Nielsen Chapman, Steve Gold, and more!
Experience how music can take your meditation practice deeper and help infuse your life with joy.
Returning by popular request, we are pleased to offer a very special Seduction of Spirit.
Music evokes our soul’s essence and deepest passions; meditation transports us to the inner quiet and wisdom that resides within. Experiencing both of these beautiful tools and practices away from the noisy demands of modern life will open you to unimaginable gifts of inner and outer transformation.
Since ancient times, music and meditation have been foundational practices in many of the world’s sacred and healing traditions, helping people awaken to higher states of consciousness, healing, and bliss.
Seduction of Spirit: Music and Meditation is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the gifts of these complementary practices, as you commune with the divine music in your heart and the inner silence of your soul.
A variety of musical experiences will be woven into each day’s activities. Here are just a few of the highlights:
Deepen the union of your body, mind, and spirit with live music at the daily Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga classes – including the beautiful artistry of Beth Nielsen Chapman, an Emmy award-winning songwriter and musician
Relax with lunchtime concerts as you savor delicious Ayurvedic meals and enjoy the company of like-minded music lovers and meditators.
If you love music and want to experience its inextricable connection to meditation and spiritual awakening, this Seduction of Spirit is the perfect retreat for you.
This beautiful retreat is about slowing down and tuning into the peace of present moment awareness. Through the practice of Primordial Sound Meditation, Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga, and other timeless tools, you will begin to:
Deepen your meditation practice
Move beyond limiting conditioned beliefs
Appreciate the gifts of your life as it unfolds
Let go of the struggle and achieve more by doing less
Experience the mind-body harmony of yoga
Release the stress and obstacles to balanced living
Tap into your deepest potential to manifest your wishes, dreams, and desires.
In a supportive group of like-minded individuals, Deepak Chopra, special guest speakers, and Chopra Center master educators will guide you in Primordial Sound Meditation, Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga, visualizations, creative activities, and discussions that will awaken you to all the gifts that lie within.
Davidji is the author of several books, including his newly released Secrets of Meditation: A Practical Guide to Inner Peace & Personal Transformation, which quickly became an Amazon bestseller. He has created hundreds of visualizations, meditations, and online spiritual journeys, including his highly acclaimed CD collection, davidji Guided Meditations: Fill What is Empty; Empty What is Full. His radio show, LIVE from the SweetSpot, airs weekly on Hay House Radio.
Rickie Byars Beckwith and the Agape International Choir
Rickie Byars Beckwith is one of the 21st century’s most revered singer-songwriters whose transcendent music opens the heart, touches the soul, and uplifts the spirit.
Rickie's extensive music catalogue is heard on the radio and on soundtracks for movies and television. Her songs of unconditional love and spiritual transformation are the highlight of consciousness raising events throughout the world. She has performed in five sessions with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, at Green Festivals across North America, and at countless Peace Concerts that promote unity and the principles of non-violence.
Concert Details: Thursday, November 7, 7:30-9pm PST Rickie will be joined by a full musical band and more than fifty vocal artists.
Beth Nielsen Chapman
Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman is world-renowned for her heart-opening lyrics, soaring melodies, and bell-clear voice.
On the Chopra Center's popular Sacred Chants CD, Beth performs beautiful Sanskrit chants that evoke the spirit and healing of yoga.
Steve Gold is a down-to-earth, soulful singer. He creates powerfully positive music that heals and inspires, broadcasting vibrations straight from the heart, and weaving a sacred space for yoga, healing or simply being in the moment.
Rodello's Machine is the combination of two dedicated musicians, Nate Donnis and Kolby Knickerbocker.
Rodello's Machine highlights an infusion of sounds in their robust vocals, flavorfully rich harmonies, acoustically warm backbone, and a production value like rocket fuel. Rodello's Machine is a familiar venture of musicmanship with an infusion of new, heightened energy.
Dub Sutra is an eclectic mix of electronic dub downtempo with harmonizing chant and live instruments. Whether you are practicing yoga, meditating or simply welcoming a wave of peace into a busy day, Dub Sutra’s music invites you to enjoy the wholeness and grace of the musical moment. You may breathe a little deeper and smile a little more when you listen.
Dub Sutra is the musical project of husband and wife super duo Chris and Charlotte Proud, and their worldly array of poets and guest musicians.
Luc Acke is a spirited, soulful artist from Antwerp, Belgium. After his discovery of kirtan at a Jivamukti yoga workshop in 2008, he started merging his yogic practice with his passion as a singer-songwriter. Ever since, he has been composing chants on harmonium and guitar, leading kirtans, and playing live at yoga classes in Belgium and abroad. So far, Luc has released an EP of acoustic pop songs, WHYDENTITY (2008), followed by two mantra albums: BOLO! (2010) and HOME (2013).
$2,775 Standard Pricing $2,175* Special Pricing *Expires August 12, 2013.
“Meditation takes us inside to the source of peace, love, and inspiration.”
Seduction of Spirit takes place at the Chopra Center at La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, California (San Diego County). La Costa Resort boasts luxurious accommodations, a magnificent spa, and a soothing atmosphere that will help you integrate your powerful experiences at Seduction of Spirit.
La Costa Resort & Spa is just 30 minutes from the San Diego Airport and only 90 minutes from Los Angeles. Guests will enjoy staying in this world-renowned resort for a special discounted rate.