Today marks the soul-stirring release of two kindred spirits, Johanna Beekman and Ben Leinbach, as they join forces to create a masterpiece that harmonizes body, mind, and spirit. Introducing Yoga Soundtracks Volume 2, released everywhere today.
Press release by Angela Tyler
With a shared vision to create music that resonates on a profound level, Johanna Beekman and Ben Leinbach embark on an alchemical journey, birthing Yoga Soundtracks Volume 2. This album serves as a unique offering, designed to captivate both yoga enthusiasts and fans of beautiful music alike. Prepare to immerse yourself in a harmonious tapestry of enchanting melodies that will transport you to a place of serenity and unity.
Johanna Beekman, the radiant singer/songwriter, chant/kirtan artist, and devoted yoga teacher, brings her deep-rooted passion for profound artist expression to every soulful note she sings. Internationally recognized for her craft, Johanna’s compositions have been nominated for esteemed music awards, while her rich voice finds a special place in the hearts of countless listeners. Beyond her captivating performances, Johanna’s enchanting music resonates in her transformative Lullaby Yoga classes and Free Your Soul’s Voice Playshops, creating healing experiences for all who partake. As a producer of yoga and conscious music festivals, she continuously strives to uplift the world and celebrate life’s little joys, uniting communities through the power of music.
Ben Leinbach, an award-winning producer, composer, and recording engineer, brings his masterful touch to Yoga Soundtracks Volume 2. With a keen eye for embracing the full spectrum of the human experience, from the beauty to the darkness, love to longing, joy to melancholy, Ben’s musical prowess is second to none. His extensive catalog of productions includes collaborations with celebrated artists such as Deva Premal and Miten, Shiva Rea, Snatam Kaur, and Jai Uttal, notably contributing to Jai’s Grammy-nominated album MondoRama. As a recording engineer, Ben has worked with renowned musicians like Joan Baez, Krishna Das, Ledisi, Steven Halpern, and E-40, showcasing his versatility and brilliance. Additionally, his performances as a drummer alongside Kurt Elling, Chico Freeman, and Michael Manring have left an indelible mark on the music industry. Notably, one of his former rock bands shared bills with iconic acts like Green Day, Primus, The Deftones, and The Ohio Players.