released February 3, 2015
all songs written, composed, performed, recorded, mixed,
shaken not stirred, edited, mixed and produced
over the course of 30 days by DALIEN, aka 13 HANDS
all instruments played by 13 HANDS
All songs, music, chant melodies, lyrics and instrumentals
© 2007-2014 Daniel McBride, aka Dalien, aka 13 HANDS
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Sanskrit Chants alone are public domain
and are for the world to chant!
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Dalien, aka 13 HANDS
who is 13 HANDS
13 HANDS, aka DALIEN, is a two-time Grammy nominee, Professor of Yoga, ERYT500 instructor, kirtan wallah, presenter and sound therapist who has been immersed in many studies, approaches and styles of yoga, holistic health education, shamanism and contemporary/ world chant music for over 20 years.
With 13 albums, playing over 25 instruments and touring approximately 100-150 events a year, he’s created a very unique, spiritual and people-centered, lifestyle company 13 HANDS / NOMADYOGA, that integrates all of his skills, talents and services. A survivor of Crohns/Colitis and other endocrine issues, he healed himself completely through a very inspiring journey to go on and implement this wisdom and stages of healing into the programs, workshops, teacher training modules, concerts and personal development work he shares to help people with general health, stress reduction issues and in the recovery of post traumatic stress disorder symptoms.
Additionally, his instrumental healing music that has been proven to reduce anxiety and improve sleeping challenges. Yogically on the mat 22 years teaching 15, he runs the gamut of styles into various integrated approaches that he customizes to the student, group or setting to strike a balance between the ego, authentic range of motion, astrology and chakra relationships. With a seeker’s mindset and never ending curiosity of a child (he’s a Gemini!) he’s studied Hatha, Vini, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Kripalu, Iyengar and Anusara combined with the muscular energy principles of Eastern Martial Arts, primarily, Qigong/Kung Fu
He shares with so much joy, love, passion, community, a super sense of humor and has shared those gifts presenting along side and/or with at events with Jack Kornfield, Anne Lamott, Mark Nepo, Shiva Rea, Seane Corn, Dr. Masaru Emoto, Gary Null, Amy Ippoliti, Dharma Mitra, Elena Brower, RUN DMC, Ani DiFranco, Marjorie Fair, Ours, Paula Cole, Laurie Anderson, the late Pheobe Snow and beloved Shyamdas, Krishna Das, WAH!, Snatam Kaur, Guru Ganesha, Jai Jagadesha, Sean Johnson, Dave Stringer and many more.....along with many other wonderful teachers, healers and artists at festivals, ashrams, retreat centers like Kripalu, Omega, ECA, WSSC fitness conferences and other spiritual/yoga events like Yoga @ the Great Lawn, Global Mala, Sounds True Wake Up Festival & Wanderlust NYC and a recent Tedx talk.
He’s also a graduate of Hippocrates Institute and is kind of a “living proof, raw foodie, testimonial to the healing powers of a yogic, spiritually conscious and organic, raw, enzyme and oxygen rich, living foods. Honestly, he’s just happy to be alive and getting a 2nd chance.