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International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training

Professional Training – A Yogic Path In Health Care

“Within us lives the most calm, serene lake of wisdom, the most beautiful, powerful pond of kindness, compassion and clarity. Let us understand and let us dive into it within ourselves.” -Yogi Bhajan

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Nov 1-4, 2018: Foundations of Kundalini Yoga as Therapy

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Foundations of Kundalini Yoga as Therapy: As Level 1 Kundalini Yoga Teachers, we serve people who are healthy. A separate set of skills is required to teach people with health conditions. A six week Kundalini Yoga curriculum for a mixed conditions group class is included

  • Learn the key principles Yogi Bhajan established to teach Kundalini Yoga therapeutically
  • Explore the unique structure of a therapeutic Kundalini Yoga Class & the model of teaching people with health conditions
  • Learn Yogi Bhajan’s principles and practices of the psychology of health recovery and the role of family and friends
  • Explore your identity as a Kundalini Yoga Teacher, Kundalini Yoga Therapist, and Yogic Healer
Early Bird Savings:  

First 15 People to Register save $50!

A deposit of $150 will lock in lowest pricing.  Must be paid in full by Nov. 1

Call us for a payment plan  508-376-4526

More About the 1000 Hour Training:

If you have opened this page, you are currently teaching Kundalini Yoga and looking expand your ability to help and to serve.  As Level 1 Kundalini Yoga Teachers, we serve people who are healthy.  A separate set of skills is required to teach people with health conditions.

A Special Opportunity – Experience The First Years Modules

Whether or not you know you want to be professionally trained as a yoga therapist, here’s your opportunity to take the first year’s courses as individual modules and see.  Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD, has been working in depth with diverse health conditions since 1986 under the direction of Yogi Bhajan. She now shares this legacy and priceless experience in the only purely Kundalini Yoga based Yoga Therapy training in the world.  Read her full bio below! This training gives Kundalini Yoga teachers the foundation needed to begin to develop those skills and to deepen and expand the application of yogic philosophy, technique and habits of conscious living toward health recovery.

A Career In Health Care and Medicine

When you complete the 1000 hour training, you will be positioned to enter a career in health care as part of Behavioral or Lifestyle Medicine. You will have developed the ability and expertise to teach Kundalini Yoga to people with most health conditions, safely and effectively. You will have the opportunity to work with hospitals and clinics that have an interest in integrating Kundalini Yoga into their health care approach. And you will be able to work one-on-one with clients who would like to include the practice of Kundalini Yoga as part of their health recovery. 

Become a Certified Kundalini Yoga Therapist – Learn More:

Useful Links to Learn Details about this Training:

Guru Ram Das Center for Medicine and Humanology Website

Common Questions and Answers about the training

Segments by Year & Trainee Requirements by Year of the Training

Application Form

Welcome Letter

I am thrilled to be a friend, supporter, and yoga therapy student in this mission, which will revolutionize health care.  Don’t hesitate to call me with questions about attending the segments in Millis. Hari Kirin Kaur Khalsa, MD Director, Yoga at the Ashram 508-376-4525 Read Hari Kirin’s Blog: Prescription: Kundalini Yoga Therapy To apply for the 1000 hour training call (505) 753-4692 GRDC banner brighter

Coming in Early 2019:

Elements & Alchemy of Kundalini Yoga

February 18-23, 2019 with Japa Kaur

 

Become a Certified Kundalini Yoga Therapist

Note: the first segments of the professional training ( Foundations of Yoga Therapy,  Origins and Identity of the Yoga Therapist,  and Elements and Alchemy of Yoga Therapy ) are open to all Level 1 certified Kundalini Yoga Teachers and may be taken in any order.   The second and third years of the training will run only for those who have completed the first year.  Not sure about a 3 year training?  Come try out the “open” segments, and decide. Open attendance to these first three segments can be applied to the professional training once you are accepted into the program.

Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD brings the ancient teachings of Kundalini Yoga into modern medicine.    She has taught Kundalini Yoga since 1971 and began to teach people with chronic or life threatening illness in 1986, under the guidance of Yogi Bhajan.   Dr. Khalsa directs the Guru Ram Das Center for Medicine & Humanology, founded to bring Kundalini Yoga and the teachings of Yogi Bhajan into healthcare.     She is a Medical Family Therapist, Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500,and a KRI Certifi ed Kundalini Yoga mentoring lead trainer for Levels 1 and 2. Dr. Khalsa is a charter member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists and served on the team that developed IAYT Educational Standards for Yoga Therapy Teacher Training.   She directs the 3 year 1,000 hour International Kundalin Yoga Therapy Professional Training and provides continuing education for health professionals and yoga teachers. Her Kundalini Yoga program for people living with HIV is featured in the book, Yoga as Medicine by Timothy McCall, MD.  And her groundbreaking work as a Kundalini Yoga Therapistis featured in the book, Yoga Therapy and Integrative Medicine: Where Ancient Science Meets Modern Medicine.