Music: JL&A are Oregon based musical artists in the genre of mantra music. They offer a unique mix of kirtan, healing mantra music, singer/songwriter devotional English songs and Kirtronica (Mantra/Kirtan based electronic dance music). They both sing, play guitar and harmonium, and Ananda plays bansuri flute and Jaya Lakshmi plays keyboard. They are known for their powerful blend of modern and ancient soundscapes that touches the heart and invokes a meditative and connected state.
Yoga: Ananda has been a dedicated practitioner and teacher of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan since 2006. Jaya Lakshmi has regularly practiced and taught yoga since 1996, including Pattabhi-Jois style Ashtanga yoga, Anusara Yoga and most recently Kundalini yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan.
Cacao Ceremony: They have been holding cacao ceremonies since 2010 and were inspired by a cacao shaman in Guatemala. To date they have held over 100 ceremonies worldwide. For info: JayaLakshmiAndAnanda.com