Music for Yoga

Music for YogaIf you’ve got your yoga sequence down pat and you are ready to work on yoga at home then you might be wondering what type of music you want to listen to while you are doing it, if any. It is sometimes helpful to have relaxing music in the background to help you focus better.

Below is a list of some of the best artists who produce music specifically for those of us who practice yoga regularly.

Bachan Kaur – Bachan is a wonderful artist who should be on your yoga playlist. She has a wonderful energy and offers a calming style. Her music is available at www.huemanbeing.com.

MC Yogi – MC is way ahead of his time when it comes to music. He offers a wonderful beat and lyrics which will make you excited to get on the mat and make you feel good off of the mat too. His music is available at www.mcyogi.com and some of it is even free!

Julie Fowlis – Julie’s music is generally Scots-Gaelic and she can really play some instruments. Her music has been featured in Disney’s ‘Brave” and her songs entice people to feel the energy of dancing and moving. Her music is available at www.JulieFowlis.com.

Jai-Jagdeesh – Jai is an Indian artist who not only exhibits energetic music, she also has many songs that are graceful, devotional and meditative. Her music is available at www.soundcloud.com/jai-jagdeesh.

Nirinjan Kaur – If you are looking for music to get you and your students in the mood, Nirinjan is an artist to listen to. Her music is calm and peaceful to fit with some of the more calming yoga techniques. Her music is available at www.spiritvoyage.com.

Snatam Kaur – Snatam is an American singer-songwriter whose music is calming and beautiful. She specializes in Kirtan and Indian Devotional Music. Her music is available at www.snatamkaur.com.

Matisyahu – Matisyahu is and American-Hebrew alternative rock and reggae musician. His songs will uplift and empower you and your students for a great work out. His music is available at www.matisyahuworld.com.

Elephant Revival – This group is an indie-folk group whose music will bring out feelings of oneness and unity. Some of their music is energetic for when you need a good kick-start or calming when winding down. Their music is available at www.elephantrevival.com.

No matter what type of yoga you are practicing, there is a wonderful playlist for you. Choose one or mix and match to whatever style you want for your sessions. This is only a small list of what is available out there, so your choices are endless when it comes to finding what you like.