WHO We are

 

Austin Richman: electronic music mastermind, guitar player, songwriter and producer.

Suzanne Mariska: vocalist, percussionist and harmonium player.

We are both passionate yoga teachers, dreamers, genuinely nice people, and deeply devoted to the music and the communities we serve.

Our SOund

We are a Colorado based electro-acoustic musical duo dedicated to lifting our individual and collective vibration through the magic of sound.  Emotive acoustics blend smoothly into groove-inducing rhythms as we build a holistic musical experience of emotion, movement, and bliss.

 

Live Performance

We engage our audience with versatile acoustic originals and electronic remixes alike.   We love to improvise and ride the vibe of the audience and the energy of the moment.  Our audiences are often heard singing along and dancing. One of our favorite - and most crowd-pleasing - musical events is the extraordinary phenomenon of Ecstatic Kirtan.

 

 
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What is Ecstatic Kirtan?

Kirtan

Kirtan is an ancient yogic practice that utilizes the joyful repetition of sacred sounds to get the mind out of its own spinning wheels and into a higher state.  You don't have to believe anything special to sing kirtan songs, you don't have to be a "good" singer, and you don't have to sing loud or say the words right.  Singing opens the throat and lungs, clears the energetic system, and lifts your spirits.  The words we repeat, both in English and in Sanskrit, have uplifting and positive vibrations that just make you feel GOOD.

Ecstatic Dance

Ecstatic dance is a judgement-free movement experience.  It's hard to stay still when Spiritwell's music transforms into high-energy, beat-heavy dance grooves.  Even the most timid folks in our audiences often end up foot-tapping, swaying, or just breaking loose.  When ecstatic dance begins, the lights go down and the lasers and blacklights go on.  You can let go of your inhibitions, be at peace with your body, and set your spirit free.

Kirtan + Ecstatic dance = Ecstatic Kirtan

Spiritwell's Ecstatic Kirtan is a unique and beautiful journey into your own life-force energy through sound. It's more than just a show, it's a transformative experience.  Our audiences report riding high on waves of positive energy for days beyond the event.  

 

 

 
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TESTIMONIALS

“The kirtan was so much fun! people come with the best energy and it's such an inviting space to dance and enjoy great local music with heart. I've felt more lighthearted and energized since :) thank you all so much for doing it!!”

“Thanks to Spiritwell for another opportunity to lift my voice, move my body, and open my heart. So grateful for this Bhakti practice that helps sustain me, especially when life feels so uncertain right now.”

“Chanting really allows you to let go of one self, to let go of ego and move into a space of new understanding and creativity. Chanting and dancing with a group really created a sense of community and unity.”

“Letting go of ego isn't always easy, but once you find a moment where you can truly let go, there is no greater feeling. Surrounding yourself with positive energy and supportive people is imperative. Chanting can help bring you to a place of serenity and calmness in your mind.”

“This event is wonderful for anyone! It's a unique experience that anyone can enjoy.”

“💜Cambios Ecstatic Kirtan was something else. I’m still coming down from my energy high! ✨We chanted for the first half and then danced the rest of the night away. ✨ If you’ve never been, I highly recommend it! The disco balls and smoke machine were a nice touch. 💜”

“Fear and anxiety kept me from these Ecstatic Kirtans for months but they've quickly become my #1 favorite activity (like, literally, #1). To me, the Ecstatic Kirtan is a living being and it digs deep in my heart and nudges my bullshit out of the way. It invites me to surrender to the experience of this human life while gently directing me back to my true nature.”

“Major thanks to Spiritwell and Cambio Yoga for providing a home for me to practice, for taking me deeper than I was comfortable, and bringing me back charged with love and passion.”

“The Ecstatic Kirtan was spiritually immersive as always, and I love to share my energy and experience that of others.”