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KIRTANS AND WORKSHOPS:
Prana and the Vayus workshop (Cuzco, Peru) – Developed and led workshop
The Journey through the Chakras workshop (New York, NY) – Co-creator
of workshop; Composed melodies for chants and facilitated segment on chakra
sounds Green Energy: The Color of Abundance workshop (New York, NY) – Created
all musical accompaniment for workshop
Kirtans held in Runawasi, Peru and in New York at Jivamukti Yoga, Integral
Yoga, Laughing Lotus Yoga Studio, Prana Mandir, Karma Yoga Center, and
Universal Force Healing Center.
ECSTATIC CHANTS FROM THE INFINITE – Featuring traditional mantras
(chants) used in Kundalini Yoga practice accompanied by modern original
CHANTS FROM THE SEEDS OF BLISS – Featuring mantras with original
melodies and traditional Hindu, Sikh, and North Indian classical compositions.
Kundalini Yoga Teacher Certification
(Kundalini Yoga East,
New York, NY, 2001).
Certified through International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association and
Kundalini Research Institute.
Master of Arts, Vocal
Performance (Queens College, New York, NY, degree awarded 2000).
Bachelor of Fine Arts,
Percussion, concentration in Dumbek and World Rhythms (Long Island University,
New York, NY, degree awarded 1997).
Jazz Certification with Honors (Mannes College of Music, New York, NY).
Gurukul (teacher-apprentice) training with Mr. Pargit Singh in North Indian
Classical Music (Queens, NY, 1995 to present).
Gurukul training with Ms. Lalitha in North Indian Classical Music (London,
Orff method of teaching music to children (Trevor School, New York, New
Corina Bartra is an initiate of various teachings and yogic traditions.
She is also a healer and woks with the Chakra System from India and studied
non-postural tantric yoga from the Kashmir Shivaism tradition. She studied
the teachings of George I. Gurjieff at his Institute of Harmonic Development
for Mankind in for 15 years. She completed Kundalini Yoga teachers training
and is certified as to teach by the International Kundalini Yoga Teachers
Association. She is also a practitioner of Integral Yoga, founded by Swami
Satchidananda, and a dedicated student of classical Indian music.
Corina holds a Master of Arts degree in Vocal Performance, and a Bachelor
of Fine Arts degree in Percussion. She is also a certified music teacher
(in the Orff method) and leads classes in New York City Public Schools.
Corina is a vocalist-percussionist who has studied rhythms from around
the world and incorporated the various influences into her teachings and
a number of pioneering projects. She is known for blending original jazz
compositions with the rich, magical traditions of Afro-Peruvian and Brazilian
music. For the last 8 years, Corina has dedicated herself to the study
of Naad Yoga, immersing herself in North Indian Classical music under the
tutelage of teachers Pargit Singh and Lalitha.
Corina is devoted to the sacred chants of India, having created her own
enchanting melodies to accompany mantras from the Hindu and Sikh traditions.
Her musical recordings Chants from the Seeds of Bliss and Ecstatic Chants
from the Infinite exemplify her devotional chants. Corina has led kirtans
in Peru and yoga centers throughout New York. She considers spiritual masters
Ammachi, Sri Ramakrishna, Osho and Tilopa, and authors Harish Johari and
Eknath Easwaran among her greatest sources of inspiration.