Shakti United: Global Soul
with Johanna Beekman, Narayani, & Amah Devi
A Spirited Evening of Soul-Full songs from Around the World
Join multi-genre recording artist Johanna Beekman and Kirtan artists Amah Devi and Narayani Noelle Whittington for a night of soulful music from around the world. All are welcome and a portion of the proceeeds will benefit the Mitrata Nepal Foundation for Children. Shakti United is for Women AND Men to come together in celebration and offering.
Shakti United, heart-child of Gospel Kirtan songstress, Johanna Beekman, is an international initiative to celebrate Shakti in all her forms, dedicated to healing and supporting the feminine creative force.
Shakti United is an opportunity for women teaching wellness practices in local communities to collaborate on events with traveling music artists and performers. In doing this, we are bringing modern-day medicine women together to share their healing voices on a bigger scale. Together, we can heal and elevate the female cultural experience!
A portion of each Shakti United event ticket & retail sale goes to Mitrata-Nepal Foundation for Children. This 501C3 is devoted to providing education, rehabilitative day programs, hygiene & nutrition education, and healthcare to girls in Nepal so that they, too, can rise. One of the poorest and least developed countries in the world, Nepal ranks 200th out of 230 countries in GDP and 25% of its population living well below the poverty line
Johanna Beekman is a multi-genre recording artist, songstress, and kirtan artist who is loved for her rich, soulful voice, her radiant spirit, and her inspiring songs and chants that tap deep into the collective soul. Johannas kirtan albums have been nominated in conscious music awards several times. Johanna created Lullaby Yoga, a unique fusion of dreamy chants and restorative and yin yoga. She also offers world-inspired gospel-infused kirtan for festivals, yoga studios, and churches across the country.
Narayani (Noelle Whittington) is a full-time Kunga Yoga teacher, facilitator, and devotional music artist who has traveled the world in Seva since 2006. She offers a journey of sound: a deeply soulful blend of traditional sacred chant with modern twists of Reggae, Native Spiritual chants, Gospel, Traditional Hindustani music, and her own heart-felt lyrics. Her goal is to serve by allowing a safe space for freedom in all expression.
Amah Devi is a Bhakti Yoga & Mantra Music teacher who guides from a place of pure love and devotion. Known for her frank and authentic approach to spiritual practice, Amah Devi shares music as medicine. Each event has its own unique flavor and feel; each note melts the sense of separation between the self and the Divine Self. Offering yoga, harmonium, & mantra classes and teacher trainings as well as Kirtan nationally, Amah Devi shares a contemporary perspective on the great truths that underlie the seekers journey.