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Stelios Karpathakis

Stelios Karpathakis  /  Anandajyoti was born in Athens. He is a singer,  musician, songwriter, vocal teacher and presenter of Satyananda Yoga. He studied classical  song, theory and harmony of music in Attica  Conservatory with Dionas Aryvas and modern with  Mary Dalakou. He was a student of Swami Nirvikalpananda  at Yoga Studio Maroussi and  at the same time he trained in yoga seminars in Satyanandasram Greece under  the guidance of Swami Sivamurti Saraswati. Has watched  seminars: interpretation and speech with  Stamatis Kraounakis, acting with Konstantinos Arvanitakis, meditation techniques (Pratyahara and Darana) with Swami Sivamurti Saraswati, sound and chakra (Nada Yoga) with Olga Alexiou / Swami Nirvikalpananda  and  Michalis Evangelidis /  Mahatman.

It has appeared  in various musical venues and theaters (Stavros tou Notou, Athens, Foundry, Herodio, theater of Epidaurus, Cosmos Stage etc.)  and has collaborated  with important artists (Stamati Kraounaki, Vassilis Papakonstantinou,  Giannis Koutra, Marinela, Costa Makedona, Dimitra Papiou, Laki Lazopoulos, Plutarch, etc.). He was a founder  member of the music-theater group Spira-Spira of Stamatis  Kraounaki and participated in all performances and cds (All Black and One Piano, Classical  Recipe) until 2007. Appeared in the film of Nikos Panagiotopoulos Delivery interpreting the song of the same name by Stamatis  Kraounaki.


He has worked as a yoga teacher  with: the Satyananda Yoga Center of Peania, the Yoga Studio Maroussi of Olga Alexiou / Swami Nirvikalpananda, the  Anahat by Katerina Vakali, the Dance Room  of Victoria Numta, the Theotokos Foundation, the Atmandarsan of Rena Poukamisa, the  Yoga Studio Health by Maria Mouchtaridou and  the Sadhana of Katerina Gianakopoulou. Together with Bhakti Age Kirtan Group organizes events with sound meditation and yoga  music  (kirtan) and participates in Yoga Festival (Love Fest, Festival of the Yoga Association of Greece etc.). He is going to release a personal cd with his own  his songs as well as music  using mantras with the Bhakti Age.

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