Yoga with LIVE music
TGIF at the Lotus 8:15-9:30pm
Practice yoga to LIVE music featuring different local musicians or DJs each week. Join Erica and Tina with Guest Musicians for a soulful late-night vibe to quiet your mind, open your heart and set your soul free! This class is an energetic and fun practice, suitable for all levels.
1/5 with Marianne
Musician’s name: Jeremy Jones
Short Bio: Born in New Orleans, raised deep in Bayou country and washed up in the San Francisco Bay, Jeremy Jones, also known by the stage name Professor Jones, is a singer-songwriter & guitarist who delivers a signature “Swampedelic Rock & Soul” sound that blends the mud of the Louisiana swamps with the psychedelic sand of the California shore.
1/12 with Tina
Musician’s name: Upendra
Instrument: Indian flute
Short Bio: Upendra Wrinkle Bay Area native Kirtan Flutist. Originally a jazz player, he met his Guru in 1984 and began listening to the Indian Bansuri (bamboo flute) masters. He spent seven years living in an ashram, where he has performed for his Guru in many public venues in a group setting and as a soloist. He brings together the improvisation style of his jazz roots, love of raga and his meditation practice. Playing C Flute and Alto Flute, Upendra offers each moment in this environment of self-expressiveness to his Guru, listeners, and to Lord Krishna himself.
1/19 with Tina
Musician’s name: Rory Cloud
Short Bio:Rory Cloud is a guitarist, singer and songwriter out of San Francisco. Since 2011, Rory has recorded and toured as a full-time member of Quiles & Cloud, an Americana/Folk trio signed to Compass Records Group. Over the years, Rory has also performed and recorded as a solo artist, as well as a sideman with a number of other performers throughout the bay area, including Tom Rhodes, Lia Rose, Graham Patzner of Whiskerman, and many others.
His music is a blend of traditions old and new, taking influence from a wide range of disciplines and styles.
1/19 with Marianne
Musician’s name: QB-Moda-Jazz
Instrument: Synthesizer, keyboard and flute.
Short Bio: Producer Jun Ishimuro is behind the project QB – Moda -Jazz (QB stands for Qawwali and Bhajan). Born in Tokyo, Japan and with a background in classical and jazz music, studied film sound and visual arts and performed regularly with SF based alternative music group Moire Pulse. Using technology to play natural environmental sound recordings while playing sound loops, keyboard and flute to transport the yoga studio to an imaginary pleasant natural place through sound and live music.