Meet Our Expert Teachers
Over A Century Of Combined Teaching Experience
Dr. Sham-Rang Singh Khalsa
Dr. Sham-Rang Singh Khalsa is a physician who has also practiced Kundalini yoga and meditation for over 40 years. Dr. ShamRang merges Ayurveda (traditional Indian yogic healing), yoga and western medicine, utilizing meditation with a strong focus on helping people open to their own self-healing. Dr. ShamRang is available for private consultations, workshops and speaking engagements. His delightful wife, Arjan, a gifted intuitive and meditation teacher, often joins him as a guest teacher.
Jo Ann Lalibert
Jo Ann is a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance and received her 200-hour teacher certification through the Breathe Joy Yoga Studio and 500-hour certification at the Millis Yoga Studio. She currently teaches mixed level classes at local studios, YMCAs and the beach in the summertime. Her teaching style draws from studies with local and national teachers in a variety of yoga disciplines including Hatha,Yin, Meridian, Iyengar and Vinyasa. She began practicing yoga as a way to enhance mind/body balance while training for athletic events. It didn’t take long to appreciate what a complete practice yoga was; the perfect combination of the physical, mental and spiritual. She delights in sharing this appreciation of the many benefits of a yoga practice and strives to teach classes that are accessible to all students – when practiced from the heart – yoga is as simple as “breathe…smile…feel the joy.”
Sat Kartar Kaur Khalsa
Sat Kartar Kaur Khalsa has studied Kundalini Yoga with Yogi Bhajan since 1973. She has focused her teaching of Kundalini Yoga in many areas of social concern including the inner city neighborhoods of Boston and Providence. Founder of “Kundalini Yoga for Youth,” she works predominantly with youth facing the challenges of gangs, drugs, sexual, physical and verbal abuse in environments of chaos and violence. Sat Kartar Kaur taught in Brown University’s athletic department for 11 years. She teaches
ongoing drop-in classes at St. Martin’s Church in Providence and leads Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Workshops as well as Healing Circles in the New England area. Sat Kartar Kaur has been honored by the Providence Housing Authority for her “devoted service to youth.” She is IKYTA certified and is the recipient of a “2012 IKYTA Teacher Recognition Award.”
Sat Siri Kaur
Sat Siri Kaur is an KRI/IKYTA-certified Kundalini Yoga Instructor and a Level III Sat Nam Rasayan®Candidate, Teacher, and Practitioner who learned Sat Nam Rasayan® healing directly from Guru Dev Singh Khalsa, the Living Master of Sat Nam Rasayan®. Sat Siri is also certified as a Facilitator for the Amrit Method® of Yoga Nidra, and is a Reiki Master in the Usui lineage. She is a beekeeper and lives in Providence, RI. She maintains a private client practice in Sat Nam Rasayan® and Kundalini Yoga serving individuals, families, and groups throughout the United States.
Siri Sevak Kaur Khalsa
Siri Sevak Kaur Khalsa is a compassionate and gifted teacher of Kundalini Yoga. She has an intuitive eye for helping students with posture and breath. Her own immersion in mantra, music and Sikh Dharma bring additional joy and beauty into the yoga classroom. She enjoys playing live music in yoga classes and is known for playing classical Indian instruments during meditations. Siri Sevak has spent her whole adult life studying with Yogi Bhajan, living in 3HO ashram communities and teaching Kundalini Yoga. Much of this was in Brooklyn, New York, where she was Director of Kundalini Yoga in Park Slope. She now is teacher and teacher trainer at Baba Siri Chand Yoga Center in Millis, Massachusetts.
Guru Jiwan Singh
Guru Jiwan Singh began his teacher training directly with Yogi Bhajan in the mid-1970s. For over 35 years, he has been a devoted student and teacher of Kundalini yoga and meditation. He is a founding member of Guru Ram Das Ashram in Millis, where he and his wife, Gunbhushan Kaur, have raised two children. In his classes, Guru Jiwan strives to share the experience of the love, compassion and commitment to the teachings fostered in him by the master.
HarSangat Kaur is a certified Level 1 Kundalini Yoga Teacher who appreciates challenging yoga sets. She strives to give her students the opportunity to experience the many facets of Kundalini Yoga especially, breath, postures and meditation. In addition, HarSangat is a certified QiGong instructor in Soaring Crane and Turtle Longevity forms.
Sat Nam Kaur Khalsa
Sat Nam Kaur has served as an educator for over 25 years, from pre-school to college. She is a Kundalini yoga teacher and teaches Emei Qigong. She is a volunteer corporator for the YMCA, and is currently the director of Learning from the Heart, which is offered at various locations, including the YMCA, Think Tank and the Ashram. Incorporating yoga, qigong, reflex integration, and other healing therapies, she facilitates a safe and loving way for children to find their strength within, to heal themselves, and to learn how to read and write with ease. Sat Nam Kaur is the author of Reading from the Heart, and has received a citation from the city of Fall River, MA for her work with children and families.
Damon Blank/Sahib Jeet
Damon Blank is a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice for over 30 years. Since his exposure to and certification as Kundalini instructor, he endeavors to integrate these two perspectives to promote awareness, growth, and healing.
Jai Seva Kaur
Jai Seva Kaur is a Level 1 (200-hr) KRI-certified instructor of Kundalini yoga who teaches in metro Boston. She has practiced Hatha and Kundalini yoga for many years and loves sharing these powerful, uplifting traditions with other yogis. In her classes, Jai Seva creates a relaxing environment where students can have a deep experience of self and renewal. She gives students tools for connecting to body, mind and soul, reducing stress, and increasing vitality to experience greater ease and joy in life…
Gian Joti Kaur
Gian Joti is a gentle, heart-centered teacher who brings her love of the healing benefits of Kundalini Yoga and Meditation to her classes. She welcomes beginners as well as longtime practitioners, who are seeking a stress-reducing, relaxing, and restorative experience. The healing power of Naad, the sound current, is offered through the chanting of sacred mantra. In live classes, Gian Joti invites you to experience the vibration of the gong, crystal singing bowls and chimes.Gian Joti has a deep interest in Ayurveda, and is also a Reiki practitioner. Gian Joti has a deep interest in Ayurveda, and is also a Reiki practitioner.
Priti Vedya Kaur
Baldev Singh Khalsa
Baldev Singh Khalsa has been teaching Kundalini Yoga for over 45 years and is a certified Kundalini Level 1 Teacher. Currently he is an assistant trainer with Dr. Haridass Kaur for a KY Level 1 Teacher Training program. He has been the lead assistant for the Teacher Training programs at Yoga at the Ashram in Millis with Hari Kaur for the past 2 years. He is an intern in the KRI Academy training program. 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.”
Maninder is a level 1 certified Kundalini yoga instructor who also has an additional 200 hour certification in Hatha yoga. Although he loves to teach challenging Kundalini kriyas Maninder uses his Hatha background to help ensure the safety of all students while practicing. Challenging students in a safe and caring environment has always been important to Maninder.
Although Maninder has only been teaching for 7 years he brings a strong set of teaching skills. Over the course of many years Maninder has coached basketball, taught snowboarding and trained new instructors. Before coming to the world of teaching Maninder was an IT support professional where he was focused on making his clients feel like they were getting help from a friend. He is continuing on his journey on becoming a level 2 certified kundalini yoga teacher.
Tara Igoe (pron. I-go) has a passion for life, learning, nature, animals, health, personal development, spirituality, fitness, good cooking and so much more. She seeks out the best tools and teachers to help make positive change happen fast and brings those learnings into her work as a yoga teacher, communications executive, intuitive coach, speaker, and comedic performer. She also has a great sense of humor so get ready to laugh and enjoy! In addition to her yoga teaching certification, Tara is a communications expert and business executive, a certified coach trained by personal development icon, Tony Robbins, a professional speaker and comedic performer/writer. Check out her TEDx talk ‘The Gift of Tough Times’
James Jantzen Is a certified kundalini yoga instructor who draws from a vast array of disciplines as well as self exploration in order to reinterpret ancient and modern wisdom and present it in a way that is more digestible in our time. James emphasizes the need for awareness and discernment in one’s practice to help every student become his own greatest teacher. Realizing the profound transformation yoga, meditation and breathwork has had in his own life, James has dedicated himself to distilling these teachings down to what he knows works from experience and analysis. It is his mission to teach students how to do this work for themselves, setting their own foundation sternly within so that as their surroundings shift they remain rooted in self. Focusing on self awareness by taking extra time and depth of attention to perceive the subtle effects of every exercise James’ classes are meditations in motion.
Full Moon Gong
Dharam Singh brings a unique and earthy perspective to the Kundalini Yoga community that is inspired by broad exposure to Native American Shamanism, Tibetan Buddhism and Reichian Body-centered Therapy. His pssion for the transformative power of sound and music has found a place in the use of the Gong as a tool for deep healing. Dharam is a long time student of Yogi Bhajan and a resident of Guru Ram Das Ashram.
Full Moon & New Moon Gong
Guruatma Kaur Khalsa
Guruatma Kaur Khalsa, has been teaching Kundalini Yoga since 1979 and is certified by IKYTA. She is lovingly dedicated to encouraging each student to release and relax into the True Self. Guruatma teaches throughout the Metro west area and brings great joy, energy and inspiration to her classes.
The 21 Stages of Meditation Course
Harbhajan Kaur Khalsa
Harbhajan Kaur Khalsa 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 the word.
Hari Kirin Kaur
Hari Kirin Khalsa, MD, C-IAYT, started in health care as a nurse’s aide in 1976, becoming a registered nurse in 1982 and a physician in 1993. She found kundalini yoga in 2003, for her own stress reduction as a busy obstetrician/gynecologist. From there she became a kundalini yoga teacher, going on to study yoga therapy while also coming on board as faculty with the Guru Ram Das Center for Medicine & Humanology. She serves as volunteer faculty for the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Her mission is to champion people into their unique inner strength, via awareness and lifestyle change.