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Meet Nikki Slade – Weblog


Nikki Slade is a number one pioneer within the subject of chanting, core voice and sound work within the UK. For over 30 years Nikki has impressed 1000’s of people to chant and has led chanting and voice workshops for companies akin to M&C Saatchi, Deutsche Financial institution and Cisco.

Inform us a bit about your self… 

My two favorite issues in life are sound vibration and cats. I’m in my glad place when chanting/singing and cuddling a cat! I’ve been like this since I used to be a younger youngster. In childhood I’d sing songs from musicals  out within the woods and picture that the orchestra was about to burst out from the timber!

I realised in my late twenties that what I used to be actually in search of was unity and concord which was after I found kirtan/chanting from the center. Right now I had a large coronary heart opening within the kirtan apply and an awakening which modified my life ceaselessly! I’ve by no means regarded again. Over the previous 32 years I’ve had the enjoyment of sharing this apply with individuals all around the world, all with numerous backgrounds and tales. As you’ll be able to in all probability inform I am keen on chanting!

What does a typical day appear to be for you? 

Arising every morning with a personal meditation group on-line.

The prayers and private meditation.

Then Yoga apply an stroll.

Breakfast.

Cuddling the cats!

1-1 personal shoppers nose to nose or on-line.

When at residence lunch with my associate.

Relaxation 

On Thursdays and Saturdays I lead a kirtan within the night.

Sundays typically occasions workshops /festivals.

Different evenings typically sharing time with religious communities.

Or watching my favorite collection on Netflix which at the moment is MANIFEST.

How did your Kirtan journey start and what impressed it

My journey started in 1987 after I was in a darkish night time of the soul interval of my life the place nothing made sense and I used to be lured into the trail of habit between the ages of 14-27yrs. Once I was 27 I used to be launched by a colleague/buddy to the trail of kirtan. She took me to my first satsang ( firm of the reality).After attending just a few occasions I purchased a cassette tape (exhibits my age!) and commenced chanting together with it every day. On the time I used to be an actor in between jobs. In the future the mantra of the mantra lifted my spirits so excessive and entered my soul so deeply that I had a religious awakening which took me to the depths and the heights of consciousness. The darkish highway of habit left me and I skilled visions and revelations that reworked my entire outlook on life ceaselessly. Step by step over time I left the world of performing and as an alternative turned a facilitator of pure voice work and  a frontrunner of kirtan.I n my ebook The Therapeutic Energy of Chanting I candidly share my journey into  chanting and share downloadable chants in order that you can also begin your individual kirtan journey.

How have you ever seen your apply profit your college students?

Each week over 30 plus yrs I’ve college students feeding again to me how a lot chanting has touched their lives. My 1-1 shoppers have reported life altering transformation as we now have labored collectively incorporating this apply into all areas of their lives.

What’s your favourite quote or life motto?

‘Life entered the human physique by the assistance of music. However the fact is that life itself is music’ Hafiz

I like this quote as a result of it echoes my early childhood reminiscence of singing  within the woods and anticipating the nice orchestra to ring out via the timber. Life for me is the magic of sound and all that connects us as as One pulsation/ One Love.

What’s arising for you in 2024?

I’m working a Be taught to Lead kirtan course from April 28-June 9 on Sundays in Canada Water at The Lodge Area.

I can be at The Thoughts Physique Spirit Pageant on Monday Could 27 providing a workshop The Music  of Life  and kirtan on the primary stage.

July 13 Oh Shala Pageant

Chanting on the primary stage Noon

August 4 World Yoga Pageant

Chanting on the Mina Stage Noon.

August 17-18 Tribal Earth Pageant

Chanting each morning.

And I’ll finger crossed with sharing a premiere workshop efficiency of my model new musical!

 

Discover out extra about Nikki:

Web site: https://nikkislade.com/

Instagram: @nikkisladeuk

Uncover her ebook: The Therapeutic Energy of Chanting




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