If you would like to enrich your yoga and meditational experience, then add yoga music to your routine. The most traditional types of music for yoga include kirtan, sitar, New Age and chanting music. Here is a recommended list of popular yoga music for you to explore.
Krishna Das is one of the most well known Kirtan musicians. To start with, purchase the CD “The Greatest Hits of the Kali Yuga and All One” for an introduction to his most popular work. Jai Uttai is another favorite who has also been producing quality pieces for decades. He offers free downloads of his music on his website, and you can find a great collection of his work on his “Music for Yoga and Other Joys” CD.
Put your trust in a yoga instructor’s top picks and consider the compilations created by Shiva Rea who has numerous collections including “Yoga Rhythms” and “Yoga Trance Dance.” To find other recommended artists, check out music that is produced by record label Windham Hill. They have been loyal producers of New Age music for decades and have quality taste in music yogis will love. “Yoga Zone: Music for Yoga Practice,” and “Yoga Zone: Music for Meditation,” are two to begin with.
If you have the ability to stream online music during your yoga practice, there are some great yoga music stations to consider. Omstream offers a broadband radio station with ‘best of’ yoga music as well as mp3s and records for download. If you are going to be downloading yoga music regularly, a membership to Relaxing Music Download may be just what you need. Memberships range from $29.95 to $59.95 and allow you to download from a library of thousands of the most popular yoga music selections.