Having applied hatha yoga and meditation since she was an adolescent, graduating from Oberlin University using a degree in Executing Arts was yet another stage toward getting the singer/dancer/spiritual seeker referred to as Wah!. She got time post-university to go to Ghana and Nigeria as an associate from the Arthur Hall Dance Outfit and reside in an African shaman temple. Coming back stateside, she spent quite a few years composing and executing, especially for the Angela Caponigro Dance Outfit in NEW YORK. To help ease the religious gypsy aspect of her spirit, she made several excursions to India where her like of music, especially kirtan (traditional Indian chant), was additional improved. In the past due ?80s, she began creating music items particular to hatha yoga exercises professionals for Cherdi Kala. In 1993, she extended her eyesight and shaped a band, also known as Wah!. As an organization, they performed at many pop celebrations and chanting retreats. Relocating to LA in 1995, Wah! obtained some reputation among the superstar set, built an area following, and opened up for Gap. Within a year or two, Wah! released her first 3rd party disk, Chanting with Wah!. Merging traditional Indian instrumentation such as for example harmonium and tabla with electrical bass and traditional western rhythms quickly became her personal sound. She implemented up immediately after with Change. Mid-1999 noticed her offer just one more record, Compact disc Krishna and connect to fellow kirtan proponent Krishna Das. She toured with him for quite some time playing bass, violin, and adding back-up vocals. She also got a stint on the administration reins for Das. Hidden in the Name, a double-cd established, found light in 2001, as do Savasana.