Did you know that mantra chanting is really a form of ancient technology? And although many of us might not need science to tell us how potent it is, modern research is revealing more about the power of sound and vibration. It impacts us on many unconscious...

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Touching Lives through Community Chant

Touching Lives through Community Chant

Our Community Kirtan outreach program has been growing! Just this year we have included Houston, Montreal, Cambridge and West Cork Ireland. We are now running programs in 10 cities with plans to keep expanding. The stories and feedback we receive about how these chant...

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Our Community Kirtan outreach Program

Our Community Kirtan outreach Program

Call and Response is committed to our many outreach programs to help serve communities through chant. We are adding more cities to our current active list of 8 and have recently even expanded to West Cork, Ireland! Yes, chant is happening all around the globe. One of...

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Here at Call and Response Foundation we welcome questions about the work we do and all of our programs. Here is an excerpt from an interview we did talking about the organization, the Kirtan scene in general and one of our outreach programs in particular If you have...

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Glimpses of Community Kirtan

Glimpses of Community Kirtan

This is from our Community Kirtan in Sarasota Florida:   "Holy smokes!!! Great crowd at Unity of SRQ tonight for our weekly kirtan. We created amazing vibrations of sound, devotion and love. Above it all and part of it all, we raised $176.00 for the All Faiths...

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Why Do We Chant

Why Do We Chant

"Kirtan is the glue that binds out hearts together." - David Newman   Here is a link to a short read from Kripalu's website about about the basics and overview of Kirtan. It has quotes from David Newman, Krishna Das and Deva Premal. Enjoy! "In the last decade,...

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San Francisco Community Kirtan

San Francisco Community Kirtan

The Call and Response Foundation sponsors community Kirtan events in 6 different cities (soon to be 7 as Houston joins us). We are amazed to hear from them each month with the stories they share. It reminds us how significant this practice can be and how it touches...

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Interview with David Newman

Interview with David Newman

Call and Response Foundation is proud to partner with David Newman to offer tours and retreats. David, along with his partner Mira, share their talents to touch so many through chant as well as other community projects. David is a kirtan chant artist, songwriter and...

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Help Songan Village and The Yoga Barn-Bali

Help Songan Village and The Yoga Barn-Bali

On Thursday 9 February, unrelenting heavy rain caused a devastating landslide in Songan Village, North Bali which killed 7 people (including 2 children). This is a very personal loss for us at The Yoga Barn - Bali and BaliSpirit Festival as this is where our Bali...

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Community Kirtan outreach update

Community Kirtan outreach update

Hello everyone! We wanted to share with you how excited we are about our Community Kirtan outreach program.  It has been growing steadily and we now have programs in 7 cities: Montclair NJ, Manchester CT, Amherst MA, Sarasota FL, San Francisco CA, Burlington VT and...

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Chant4Change: October 8, 2016

We wanted to share these words from Gaura Vani inspired by an important event happening in October.   Lincoln's Stairs Let me set the stage for CHANT4CHANGE, I feel like a stranger in a land that's strange, Terrorism, racism, ringing alarms, We must pull Sita...

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Shantala Interview and Insights

Shantala Interview and Insights

We love this interview with Benjy and Heather Wertheimer of Shantala Music. Enjoy! Benjy and Heather Wertheimer, aka Shantala have been leading kirtan for the past 15 years. They are known for sharing their love of sacred chanting with beauty, passion and reverence....

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Benefits of Chanting

Benefits of Chanting

BENEFITS OF CHANTING: YOGA OF SOUND LEADS TO POSITIVE EFFECTS CHANTING, JANE YOGA, RESEARCH, YOGA BENEFITS   /   The yoga of sound involves chanting; chanting is a centuries-old technique that connects humans with themselves, the universe, and Spirit.  Chanting raises...

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Hanumen Summer 2015 Schedule

Full Summer Schedule: Hanumen Summer 2015 Schedule in partnership with the Call and Response Foundation Hanumen Kripalu w/Shiva Rea Retreat 7/7-9, 2015 Join renowned yoga teacher Shiva Rea for her annual teacher training at Kripalu in the beautiful Berkshire...

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Yoga American Style

Yoga American Style

  The Call and Response Foundation sponsored the production of Yoga American Style, by Prem Prakash. From Amazon: "This book is not about another type of yoga, which seems to be multiplying across the country. It’s not about yoga for the aerobic masses that just...

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