About Sita

Miriam Zernis (vocals ~ harmonium) has been leading heart-opening kirtan and sacred music events with great joy since 2007 in NY, CT, Costa Rica, Canada, and Europe. 

 
Her inspiration in opening to the Divinity of chanting comes from years of traveling with devotional music masters Deva Premal, Miten, and Manose, as well as time spent with Krishna Das, the late beloved Shyamdas, Wah!, Snatam and GuruGanesha Singh. She has also had the honor of singing kirtan backup with Canada's beloved Brenda McMorrow.
Miriam has studied Classical Indian Music vocals and harmonium with Professor Paramjeet Singh and composer and renown sitarist Hasu Patel and is currently studying at Ananda Ashram's East-West School of Music in NY.
 
She has been practicing classical yoga since 1994 and teaching since 2001. She is an internationally certified Sivananda Yoga Acharya, Reiki Master, and a certified Holistic Health Coach.  
She is also available to lead mantra chanting and yoga philosophy workshops.