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KRI The Aquarian Teacher – Level One Certification Program in Kundalini Yoga
This program is open to yoga students ready to become teachers as well as those who wish to immerse themselves in the art and science of Kundalini Yoga and Meditation. Each of us has unique gifts to bring to this planet. No matter what your goals or intentions may be in participating in this teacher training program, it will help you to take your personal practice for building vitality and mental clarity to the next level.
Our graduates often share feedback with us that the benefits they receive from participating in this training include feeling more knowledgeable, confident, ready to face their own life’s challenges and to be of greater support to others in or outside of the classroom
The Aquarian Teacher program is the KRI Level One Certification program in Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan®. In Level One you will become an Instructor and learn the fundamental principles and practices of Kundalini Yoga. This is a 220 hour course, which includes 180 hours of classroom instruction in a well-defined curriculum.
You will develop the skills to instruct students in Kundalini Yoga kriyas and meditations, and practice teaching Kundalini Yoga in a practicum setting. As part of the non-classroom requirements, you will participate in at least five early morning Sadhanas (spiritual practice), and take 20 Kundalini Yoga classes [for which those who register for Teacher Training will be given a voucher].
In addition, there will be a total of 20 hours of on-line curriculum in 2 or 3-hour segments between the live weekends* which count towards ‘classroom hours’, including Functional Western Anatomy as it relates to Kundalini Yoga and Meditation.
The course curriculum will include these topics and more:
• The Roots of Kundalini Yoga
• Awakening the Consciousness
• Yogic & Functional Western Anatomy
• Yogic Philosophy & The Origin of Kundalini Yoga
• Humanology & Yogic Lifestyle
• Role of a Kundalini Yoga Teacher
• Kundalini Yoga Kriyas & Meditations
Program Dates & Tuition
Begins on April 28th, 2023 – Graduation on October 8, 2023
Each weekend will include elevating Kundalini Yoga & Meditation practices, as well as expand awareness and understanding of particular topics of the curriculum.
Courses will be held In-Studio 8:30am-6pm daily
Online Dates 9am – noon
September 16 & 23
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND GUIDELINES
- Regular price of the program is $3,750*
- Early Bird special of $3,550* by March 19th
- Make full payment before April 24th, 2023 to receive the lowest rate of $3,350
- Payment plans available-contact email@example.com for more information
All applications require a deposit of $500, which is due at the time of application and refundable only in the case that the student is not accepted into the program.
The remaining balance must be paid in full before the start of the program, or in monthly installments starting April 24th, with a final bill payment due on August 8, 2023, 60 days prior to graduation weekend.
*All Pricing includes required books, KRI & IKYTA fees. All students of the program will be granted 20 free online class passes for use at Yoga at the Ashram.
Potential scholarship opportunities available,
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April 28, 2023!
To start the process, enroll with a $500 deposit, or pay in full at the most discounted price, and fill out the application form using the links below. Completing the application is the first step in your Kundalini Yoga teacher training; you’ll need some time to sit down with it and answer the questions thoughtfully, as it lays the foundation for your training experience. We are currently receiving and reviewing applications with a paid deposit and will be in touch shortly.
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Guest Space and Meal Plans
We have 10 beds available in guest space for the entire program (11 overnight stays), on a first come, first serve basis.
The fee is $220, non-refundable and will be collected at the time of registration.
Please note there will be no individual visits available.
We will share our traditional Langar meal with students on Sundays, and we invite you to either bring your own lunch on Fridays and Saturdays or join the group in a healthy vegan meal ordered from our local vegan restaurant, Nirvana.
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MEET OUR TEACHERS
Harbhajan Kaur Khalsa, Lead Trainer, Millis, MA is a Mentoring Lead Trainer for Kundalini Yoga & Meditation Levels 1 and 2 – as well as a Level 3 Lead Trainer for 21 Stages of Meditation. She has a KRI-acknowledged specialty in Mantra and Naad Yoga, and has continued to learn, perform, and teach Gurbani kirtan for over 4 decades. Harbhajan Kaur enjoys sharing the priceless art and science of Kundalini Yoga & Meditation in all levels of Teacher Training; Gurbani Kirtan and “Finding Your Voice” – Voice Culture; as well as most topics involving the power and potential creativity of our spoken and unspoken word.
Hari Kaur, Lead Trainer, NYC is internationally renowned & beloved, directing and teaching classes and Level 1 & 2 trainings, in the US and abroad. She was recently honored by Yoga Journal as one of “10 Influential Teachers Who Have Shaped Yoga in America” As an early pioneer of the teacher training programs of Kundalini Yoga.. She helped found Yoga Alliance and is an acclaimed author. As part of the Millis team, Hari brings unsurpassed zest, commitment, and energy to the training. She is a powerhouse of knowledge, heart, and wit.
“Kundalini Yoga is a beautiful practice, body, mind and soul. I invite you to study this language of transformation with dedication, sophistication and depth. Sharing and teaching Kundalini Yoga is an act of love and compassion. This Yoga of Awareness can bring peace and healing to your heart and help us build a more compassionate and meaningful life for all.” — Hari
Dr. Japa Khalsa, Lead Trainer, New Mexico speaks at trainings, yoga studios, and workshops all around the country. Her topics include wellness, nutrition, yoga, meditation, yoga therapy, and women’s health.
Dharm Singh Khalsa, Professional Trainer, Millis, MA is a KRI Certified Professional Trainer who has been teaching Kundalini Yoga & Meditation in the greater Boston area for 25 years. With a background in engineering, he appreciates the science, as well as the art of Kundalini Yoga.
Dr ShamRang Singh Khalsa, Professional Trainer, Millis, MA is a physician who has practiced Kundalini Yoga and meditation for over 40 years. He merges the models of Ayurveda (traditional Indian Yogic healing), yoga and western medicine, utilizing meditation with a strong focus on helping people to open to their own self-healing and liberation.
Sahaj Kaur, , Professional Trainer, Cambridge, MA – Yogi & Intuitive Energy Healer, Level One and Two Certified Kundalini Teacher trainer. My journey into healing and becoming a yogi began when a good friend invited me to a Kundalini yoga class. When I walked outside after the session, a quiet, clear voice in my head stated, “THIS WILL SAVE YOU.” As I listened to it, knowing it came from a deep place, the question emerged: save me from what? I already felt accomplished as an artist who had helped develop artist housing in Boston and had a successful career. Life was good, I thought. I was involved in local communities and seemingly thriving.
Yet I followed the voice and began to practice and study Kundalini yoga, which transformed my life. How did it transform my life? I have become steady, flexible, and content and continually pursue growth. As I cleared unwanted energies and developed a practice, my life came into a flow. And this is a continual process as it has become abundantly clear how important it is to heal and release energetic blocks, fears, and misperceptions to lead a successful life.
From healing myself and the practice of Yoga, I can now help others. My daily practice is essential to my well-being and gives me the strength, insight, and clarity to serve others. My students have found this work crucial in their journeys to being more deeply themselves. As a traditionally trained yoga teacher, trainer and healer, I bring you a joyful and knowledgeable lifelong study of Yoga which includes formal initiation and study with traditional swamis in India, as well as in-depth training in several modalities of Yoga (Kundalini, Hatha, and Ashtanga). These techniques create balance, healing, and calmness.
Siri Sevak Kaur Khalsa, Professional Trainer, Millis, MA is a compassionate and gifted teacher and trainer of Kundalini Yoga. She has an intuitive eye for helping students with posture and breath. Her own immersion in mantra and music bring additional joy and beauty into the yoga classroom. She continues to pursue her lifelong interest in body alignment, the transformative power of meditation and mantra, and the importance of community.
Baldev Singh Khalsa, Professional Trainer, Oregon has been teaching Kundalini Yoga for over 45 years and is a certified Kundalini Level 1 Teacher. During the past 6 years he has participated in over 10 Level 1 KY Teacher Training programs as an assistant and a trainer. Currently he is an associate trainer through the Kundalini Research Institute (KRI). and has over 500 hours of training. He brings his big heart and compassionate strength to each class. As one colleague describes him, “He holds a loving space and is a safe teacher who exemplifies divine masculinity.
As a life coach, he brings clarity helping folks unpack their lives.
Atma Chanan Kaur, Ph.D (Karin) is a Master Reiki and a Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Trainer at KRI’s Aquarian Training Academy. Born in Buenos Aires, she teaches in Argentina, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, New Mexico, and California, where she currently lives. She’s also a holistic and spiritual coach and her passion is to teach others to explore their inner light and creativity from the radical acceptance of oneself. She is the author of books and articles on gender and migration, global culture as well as religion and philosophy, and brings to her practice an array of energetic and healing tools like Ayurveda, Mindfulness, Reiki, Yoga Therapy for Women, Womb Medicine & Ancestral Healing, as well as Somatic Therapies, Tantra, and the Science of Kundalini Awakening. Her gift is to meet you right where you’re in your journey and propel you forward!
She’s certified by the Kundalini Research Institute (KRI), the 4Body Fit Sierra Bender Empowerment Method, SuperHealth Immersion to Break Habits & Addictive Behaviors, andThe Embody Lab Integrative Somatic Trauma Therapy program; her recent memoir book, Kundalini Serpent Goddess: Rising from the Borderlands is now available on Amazon.
Atma Chanan Kaur, Ph.D (Karin Weyland)
Preferred pronouns: She, Her, They ~ lives & works in Pomo land, California
Kundalini Yoga & Meditation Teacher & Trainer, ATA-KRI Certified
Founder of the SoulHeartYoga Academy /YogaAlmaCorazón
The KRI Level One Aquarian Teacher Training Program is a 220-hour professional certification program in Kundalini Yoga. An interactive course in the theory, practice, and basic skills of a Kundalini Yoga instructor, it includes 180 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of independent study, including a 40-day meditation. Graduates of Level One earn the title of KRI Certified Instructor of Kundalini Yoga and fulfill the Yoga Alliance RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) 200-hour requirement.