Moksha will take place on August 4th & 5th, 2012. It will be organized at The Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, located at 1855, Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401.
Highlights of Moksha 2012:

  • 3,000 visitors to the festival.
  • 100+ Vendors representing Individuals & Businesses offering services and products for Yoga, Health & Ayurveda lifestyles, Yoga & Ayurveda Schools, Industry Associations and Health Food.
  • 14 music bands leading kirtans and sacred music on two stages.
  • 20 classes & workshops on: Yoga (Asanas), Pranayama, Meditation, Ayurveda, Nutrition, Indian Classical Music, Sanskrit, Jyotish and Vaastu.
  • Healing Camp representing various healing modalities such as Ayurveda,Energy Healing, Massage Therapy, Polarity Healing, BREEMA and more healing modalities.


Festival Schedule

August 4th, 2012
South Wing - Classes

9.30 AM - 11.00 AM :
Yoga Class (Hatha Yoga) - Saul David Raye
11.15 AM - 12.45 PM : Meditation led by Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University
1.00 PM - 2.30 PM : Yoga Dance ( Yoga & Kathak - North Indian Dance) - Prachi Dixit
2.45 PM - 4.15 PM :
Yoga Class (Hatha Yoga) - Mark Whitwell
4.30 PM - 6.00 PM :
Meditation & Chanting- Saul David Raye


East Wing - Lectures & Workshops

10.00 AM - 11.30 AM : Combining
Yoga & Ayurveda for better health - Arun Deva
11.45 AM - 1.15 PM : Ayurveda & Beauty - Facial Lift. Workshop by Vaidya Mishra
1.30 PM - 3.00 PM : Women's Wellness & Ayurveda - Shunya Pratichi Mathur

3.15 PM - 4.45 PM : Essential Oils & Health Benefits - By David Crow

Music on Main Stage (Indoors)
6.00 PM - 7.00 PM : Kirtan with Sheela Bringi
7.15 PM - 8.30 PM : Kirtan with
Breath Of Life Tribe
9.00 PM - 11.00 PM : Kirtan with Jai Uttal


Music on Stage 2 (Outdoor vendor area)
11.30 AM - 12.30 PM : Santoor performance by Dan Blanchard (Instrumental)
1.00 PM - 2.00 PM : Kirtan/Concert by Punnu Wasu
2.30 PM - 3.30 PM :
Kirtan with Govind Das & Radha

4.00 PM - 5.00 PM : Kirtan with Daniel Stewart


August 5th, 2012

South Wing - Classes
9.30 AM - 11.00 AM : Yoga Class (Kundalini Yoga) - Tej Kaur Khalsa
11.15 AM - 12.45 PM : World Peace Meditation by Satyachetana International
1.00 PM - 2.30 PM : Yogic perspective on 2012, talk by Swami Sri Atmananda
2.45 PM - 4.15 PM :
Yoga Class (Hatha Yoga) - Marla Apt
4.30 PM - 5.45 PM : Breathwork - Michael Baker


East Wing
- Lectures & Workshops
10.00 AM - 11.30 AM :
Improving Vitality - Ayurvedic Perspective. By Felicia Tomasko

11.45 AM - 1.15 PM : Cultivating a spiritual practice in the age of science. Talk by Davidji of Chopra Center
1.30 PM - 3.00 PM : Celebrity Discussion Panel - Yoga & Wellness in Hollywood
3.15 PM - 4.45 PM :
Ayurveda meets Western Medicine: anxiety disorders - Dr. Siva Mohan


Music on Main Stage (Indoors)
6.00 PM - 7.00 PM : Sacred Music from Africa - Concert by Momo Loudiyi
7.15 PM - 8.30 PM : Sacred Music by Agape Love Ensemble
9.00 PM - 11.00 PM : Kirtan with Dave Stringer

Music on Stage 2 (Outdoor vendor area)
11.30 AM - 12.30 PM : Sound Bath by Jamie Bechtold
1.00 PM - 2.00 PM : Kirtan/Concert with Marti Walker
2.30 PM - 3.30 PM : Kirtan/Concert with Emy Berti

4.00 PM - 5.00 PM : Native American Drumming/Chanting