On & Off The Mat – A Yoga Blog

by Christy DeBurton



Local kirtan musician and friend of The Yoga Room Trevor ‘Pritam Hari’ Eller will be providing LIVE music at two of our yoga classes this summer!  You’ve heard me play his album ‘Engrossed’ in my classes before; now come experience it LIVE. 


Tuesday, July 29, 7-8:15pm Energy Flow

Monday, August 25, 5:45-6:45pm Vinyasa


$20 pre-payment required to reserve your spot as space is EXTREMELY limited! $25 at the door if spaces are still available. Contact info@christydeburton.com to sign up.


Trevor will also have copies of his CDs available for purchase for $15 for your own home practice.










Several people mentioned how much they loved the mix of chants I used in my Hatha classes this week. They are some of my favorites. Here they are:

Aad Guray – Deva Premal – Dakshina
Jap Man Sat Nam – Snatam Kaur – Anand
Ishq’allah – Miten – Songs for the Inner Lover
People of Love – Snatam Kaur – Celebrate Peace
Ma – Girish – Reveal
Wah Yantee – Guru Ganesha Singh – Game of Chants
Long Time Sun – Hari Bhajan Kaur
Deep Blue Sea – Snatam Kaur – Celebrate Peace
Ma – Guru Ganesha Singh – Pure Ganesha
Ra Ma Da Sa – Snatam Kaur – Grace

For Vinyasa this week, I played the album Drum Prayer by Steve Gordon.


Some of you asked if I was playing James Taylor in class this week. Actually, it was music by Alanis Morrissette’s brother, Wade Imre Morrisette.

I have two of his albums that I use for yoga: Sargam Scales of Music and Strong as Diamonds. Check them out!


Some of you were asking about the beautiful music I was playing for our 4th Chakra (Heart) classes this week. Here’s a sampling:

Jap Man Sat Nam, Snatam Kaur, Anand
Sat Patim, Deva Premal, Songs for the inner lover
Paramaysareh, Snatam Kaur, Anand
We are people, Snatam Kaur, Celebrate peace
Rise up, Guru Singh, Game of chants
Mul mantra, Snatam Kaur, Anand
I am, Guru Singh, Game of chants
People of love, Snatam Kaur, Celebrate peace
Wah yantee, Guru Singh, Game of chants
Deep blue sea, Snatam Kaur, Celebrate peace
Ma, Guru Singh, Pure Ganesha
Ra ma da sa, Snatam Kaur, Grace


Some of you asked me to share my playlist for this week’s Vinyasa classes. Here you go!

Woman At The Well – Tim Story – Glass Green
Truly, Madly, Deeply – Ray LaMontagne – Till the Sun Turns Black
Gódan daginn – Sigur Rós – Med sud i eyrum vid spilum endalaust
Living – Moby – Songs 1993-1998
Une Annee Sans Lumiere – Arcade Fire – Funeral
Another Likely Story – Au Revoir Simone – Still Night, Still Light
No Surprise – James Yuill – No Surprise – EP
You Are Here – Sam Bisbee – High
Fireflies – Owl City – Ocean Eyes
Edge of the Ocean (Duotone Mix) – Ivy – The Best Of Chillout Past and Present
Vapour Trail – Ride – Nowhere
Breathe Me (Ulrich Schnauss Remix) – Sia – Colour The Small One
First Cool Hive – Moby – Songs 1993-1998
Kiss of Bliss – Jamie Lawerence & Steve Gorn – OM Yoga Mix, Pt. 2
Reading Those Letters – Tim Story – Glass Green


Here’s what’s playing this week in my classes…

Vinyasa & Energy Flow classes:
A mix of songs by Natacha Atlas and Azam Ali

Hatha classes:
A mix of songs from the albums ‘Om Yoga Mix, Part 2’ and ‘Nataraja’


Here’s what’s playing this week in my classes:

Hatha classes:
Nadama & Shastro: ZeNotes

Vinyasa & Energy Flow classes:
Rasa: Union & Devotion mix