Pinna Joseph has been the Cantorial Soloist at Ruach Hamidbar for more than 25 years. She also offers workshops, classes, and individual sessions in chanting, relaxation, and breath. Pinna has Yoga of the Voice certification from The Vox Mundi School of the Voice and international singer, teacher, and music therapist Silvia Nakkach of The Vox Mundi Project. She studies voice with Valley jazz coach and pianist Charles Lewis, has studied with singer Susan Osborn, who teaches full expression of the voice, and with Valley voice teacher Catherine Dockendorff.

She has traveled to Brazil and Hawaii to learn chants of those cultures while studying Tibetan, Hindu, and Sanskrit chanting. In her classes, Pinna also teaches Hebrew and English chants.

About Us

Spirit of the Desert is a warm and welcoming Jewish Renewal community that seeks to provide joyful transformative healing and relevant spirituality.

We are passionately committed to reconnecting Jews back to their roots and we draw upon mystical and Chassidic traditions.

Contact us

Phone: 602-321-3336

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Rebbitzen Andalin
Eliyahu Eckelberg
Rabbi Sarah Leah Mazeltov

Services Location

Friday evening and Saturday morning Shabbat services

Currently services are through Zoom until such time that we may safely resume in-person meetings.

Various times and locations. Please visit our home page, our Shabbat Services page, or our calendar.

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