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Ayurveda: Health for Body and Mind (Conference)
Date: 10/06/2017

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Kundalini Yoga Therapy: Ancient Science Joins Modern Medicine
Date: 10/08/2017

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Ayurveda: Health for Body and Mind (Conference)

October 6 - October 7, 2017
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California

Join the Yoga Studies program at Loyola Marymount University for a two-day conference exploring health and the Ayurvedic tradition. Scholars, medical professionals, and practitioners will come together from India and North America to share the clinical and historical benefits of Yoga, herbal medicine, meditation, and Ayurveda. The conference will conclude with the annual Doshi Family Bridgebuilder Award, honoring John Hagelin, Ph.D., and his work with Transcendental Meditation.

Three of the faculty at the Guru Ram Das Center for Medicine and Humanology will be presenting:

Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa ("K.P."), Yogaraj, DN-C, RH, LMT, NCTMB, CC, NAMAPM, is one of the countryís foremost natural healing experts and is the recent President Emeritus of the American Herbalists Guild, and director for the National Ayurvedic Medical Association.

Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, M.D., Ph.D., has conducted yoga research since 2001 and is an instructor of Kundalini Yoga. He is Research Director for the Kundalini Research Institute and the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, Ph.D., brings the ancient teachings of Kundalini Yoga into modern medicine as Founding Director of the Guru Ram Das Center for Medicine & Humanology. Under the guidance of Yogi Bhajan, she developed and directs the three-year 1,000 hour IAYT accredited International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training.

For more information and to register, visit bellarmine.lmu.edu


Kundalini Yoga Therapy: Ancient Science Joins Modern Medicine

October 8, 2017
Los Angeles, California

Guru Ram Das Center Fundraiser
To benefit the International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training

Learn how Meditation reduces anxiety, cognitive decline, and insomnia, and improves other health conditions. Includes an experiential practice of Pauri Kriya, proven to strengthen self efficacy in health recovery.

Featuring world renowned kundalini yoga therapy researcher and neuroscientist: Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, M.D., Ph.D. He has conducted yoga research since 2001 and is an instructor of Kundalini Yoga. He is Research Director for the Kundalini Research Institute and the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Where: West Los Angeles/Santa Monica
When: Sunday, October 8th, 9:15-11:15 am
Join us for a light Yogi's breakfast 8:45-9:15 am

Tickets $108 per person
Available only on-line in advance
100% tax deductible

Presenter: Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, PhD, M.D. and Guru Prem Singh Khalsa

For more information: Contact Susan Mirbach at susan@mirbach.com


Foundations of Kundalini Yoga Therapy: Principles and Practices

October 19 - October 22, 2017
Espanola, New Mexico

Become a Certified Kundalini Yoga Therapist International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training
Segment 1 of 14
Open to all Kundalini Yoga Teachers

Teaching Kundalini Yoga to people with health conditions

Level 1 Kundalini Yoga Teacher training prepares us to teach to people who are healthy. A separate set of skills is required to teach to people with health conditions. This training gives Kundalini Yoga teachers the foundation we need 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.

We will learn how to identify and meet the student at their starting point, mobilize inner resources, understand and work with the process of change. We will explore the unique structure of a therapeutic Kundalini Yoga class and the layering model of teaching Kundalini Yoga to people with health conditions. Yogi Bhajanís 15 principles of teaching Kundalini Yoga as a therapeutic intervention are detailed and the psychology of health recovery and the role of family and friends are addressed.

Experience the differences between a yoga teacher, yogic healer, and a yoga therapist and the specific language of each.

Special attention is given to the personal development to engender awareness, strength and subtlety of the sensory system, intuition, compassion, deep listening, sensitivity, humility, endurance, radiance and grace.

A six week Kundalini Yoga curriculum for a mixed conditions group class are included.

Foundations of Kundalini Yoga Therapy: Principles and Practices is the 1st of 14 in-person segments of the 1,000 hour International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training and is open to Kundalini Yoga Therapists in training and Kundalini Yoga teachers. Those Kundalini Yoga teachers who are in the integrative healing arts find this training especially useful.

Continuing Education units for licensed nurses, counselors, social workers available through the California State licensing boards and for yoga teachers through IKYTA. Attendance for full duration is required to obtain certificate of completion.

Click here for more information about Kundalini Yoga Therapy Training »

Registration

Early registration (through September 30th) cost is $545. After September 30th, cost goes to $645. Registration ends October 18th. Lunch is included.

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Presenter: Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD and Japa Kaur Khalsa, DOM

For more information and to register, contact Gurudev Kaur at gurudevkaur11@gmail.com


Origins & Identity: An Exploration of Your Authentic Self

November 1 - November 5, 2017
Goettingen, Germany

Become a Certified Kundalini Yoga Therapist The historic origins of Kundalini Yoga give us an understanding of the source of illness and the pathway of health recovery as self-discovery. In this 4 day training you will:

  • Experience your understanding of the interconnectivity of the gross and subtle forces through the progression of the 36 tattwas, 3 gunas, and 8 chakras as we discover the meaning and impact on consciousness and on the body you have in this incarnation.
  • Identify and resolve inner conflict as the source and solution of illness through the transformative wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita, Patanjali’s Sutras, Gobind Geet and the 5 Sutras of the Aquarian Age.
  • Explore the impact of thought and belief on health recovery including hope, development of habits and penetrating the influence of karmas and samskaras.
  • Deepen your relationship to your Radiant, Subtle and Pranic bodies as manifestation of the Guru’s presence through your unique being.
  • Establish your endurance, subtly, stillness, frequency and radiant presence.

Origins and Identity of Kundalini Yoga as Therapy is a deep, transformational, frequency-adjusting gem. It is the second segment of the International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Teacher Training and is open to Kundalini Yoga teachers.

Course participants are requested to read the Gobind Geet, the Bhagavad Gita and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali in the translation of their choice before the course starts.

Continuing Education units for yoga teachers through 3HO Germany and IKYTA. Attendance for full duration is required to obtain certificate of completion.

Click here for more information about Kundalini Yoga Therapy Training »

Presenter: Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD and Atma Jot Kaur

For more information and to register, contact Atma Jot Kaur/Dhyan Tada at kundaliniyogatherapyeurope@grdcenter.org


Teaching Kundalini Yoga to People with Anxiety and Depression

November 8 - November 12, 2017
Goettingen, Germany

Anxiety and depression are among the most common struggles of our students. In this training you will develop the specific skills a Kundalini Yoga teacher needs to compassionately and effectively serve people with these concerns. Movement through Kriya, breath and mantra are time-tested approaches clinically demonstrated to be effective in helping people reconnect with their body, regain vitality, restore ease in their life, reduce symptoms and in many cases, fully recover. A review of related yoga and meditation research and curriculum for group and private classes are provided.

What You Will Learn:

  • The relationship of the brain, glandular and nervous systems to anxiety and depression
  • How the Prana Vayus, Chakras and Ten Bodies provide avenues for transformation
  • How Pranayam, Mantra & Kriya regulate recovery
  • The latest yoga and meditation research on anxiety and depression
  • How to support the transition from anxiety and depression to calm, confident energy.

Curriculums for Kundalini Yoga teachers for each condition are included. Continuing Education units for yoga teachers through 3HO Germany, IKYTA and Yoga Alliance provided. Attendance for full duration is required to obtain certificate of completion.

Presenter: Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD and Atma Jot Kaur

For more information and to register, contact Atma Jot Kaur/Dhyan Tada at kundaliniyogatherapyeurope@grdcenter.org


Teaching Trauma Informed Kundalini Yoga to People Recovering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

November 23 - November 26, 2017
Stockholm, Sweden

No matter what the cause of the trauma, movement through Kriya, breath and mantra are time-tested approaches clinically demonstrated to be effective in helping people reconnect with their body, reduce symptoms and provide the support to move from a state of reactivity to an experience of safety and calm. This training provides the specific skills you need to compassionately, safely and effectively instruct a trauma sensitive Kundalini Yoga course for people with PTSD.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Identify the indicators of PTSD and what is necessary for recovery.
  • Understand the impact of trauma on the brain, glandular and nervous systems and how a specific practice of Kundalini Yoga restores healthy regulation to these systems.
  • Skillfully apply your language and manner as a teacher to deliver a Trauma Sensitive Kundalini Yoga program.

A review of related yoga and meditation research and an 8-week Trauma Sensitive Kundalini Yoga curriculum for a group course are provided.

Click here for more information »

Presenter: Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD and Atma Jot Kaur

For more information and to register, contact Harijot Kaur at harijot@rootlight.se


The Elements and Alchemy of Kundalini Yoga

November 30 - December 5, 2017
Millis, Massachusetts

Become a Certified Kundalini Yoga Therapist International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training
Segment 3 of 14
Open to all Kundalini Yoga Teachers

Discover, explore and experience how each unique element of Kundalini Yoga and meditation practice works and how these elements together form an alchemy of transformation.

  • Mantra and movement as the basis of health recovery
  • The role and application of Kundalini Yoga technologies: drishti, mudra, bhanda, pranayama, mantra, asana, kriya, meditation and bhavana.
  • How each of these technologies impact the five main prana vayus, the nadis, chakras, tattwas, gunas, and each the 10 bodies.
  • Meridians and fascia and their function in asana and kriya.
  • Asana, bhanda, mudra, drishti, mantra, pranayam and kriya in relationship to meridian flow and function.
  • The synergistic effects of Kundalini Yoga and meditation technologies and their application to health recovery.
  • The impact of thought and belief on health recovery including hope, development of habits and penetrating the influence of karmas and samskaras

Elements and Alchemy of Kundalini Yoga is the 3rd of 14 in-person segments of the 1,000 hour International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training and is open to Kundalini Yoga Therapists in training and Kundalini Yoga teachers. Those Kundalini Yoga teachers who are in the integrative healing arts find this training especially useful.

Continuing Education units for licensed nurses, counselors, social workers available through the California State licensing boards and for yoga teachers through IKYTA and Yoga Alliance. Attendance for full duration is required to obtain certificate of completion.

Presenter: Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD and Japa Kaur Khalsa, DOM

For more information: Contact Yoga at the Ashram at yogaattheashram@gmail.com


Origins & Identity: An Exploration of Your Authentic Self

December 7 - December 10, 2017
Millis, Massachusetts

Become a Certified Kundalini Yoga Therapist The historic origins of Kundalini Yoga give us an understanding of the source of illness and the pathway of health recovery as self-discovery. In this 4 day training you will:

  • Experience your understanding of the interconnectivity of the gross and subtle forces through the progression of the 36 tattwas, 3 gunas, and 8 chakras as we discover the meaning and impact on consciousness and on the body you have in this incarnation.
  • Identify and resolve inner conflict as the source and solution of illness through the transformative wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita, Patanjali’s Sutras, Gobind Geet and the 5 Sutras of the Aquarian Age.
  • Explore the impact of thought and belief on health recovery including hope, development of habits and penetrating the influence of karmas and samskaras.
  • Deepen your relationship to your Radiant, Subtle and Pranic bodies as manifestation of the Guru’s presence through your unique being.
  • Establish your endurance, subtly, stillness, frequency and radiant presence.

Origins and Identity of Kundalini Yoga as Therapy is a deep, transformational, frequency-adjusting gem. It is the second segment of the International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Teacher Training and is open to Kundalini Yoga teachers.

Course participants are requested to read the Gobind Geet, the Bhagavad Gita and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali in the translation of their choice before the course starts.

Continuing Education units for licensed nurses, counselors, social workers available through the California State licensing boards and for yoga teachers through IKYTA and Yoga Alliance. Attendance for full duration is required to obtain certificate of completion.

Click here for more information about Kundalini Yoga Therapy Training »

Presenter: Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD

For more information: Contact Yoga at the Ashram at yogaattheashram@gmail.com


The Elements and Alchemy of Kundalini Yoga

January 10 - January 15, 2018
Espanola, New Mexico

Become a Certified Kundalini Yoga Therapist International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training
Segment 3 of 14
Open to all Kundalini Yoga Teachers

Discover, explore and experience how each unique element of Kundalini Yoga and meditation practice works and how these elements together form an alchemy of transformation.

  • Mantra and movement as the basis of health recovery
  • The role and application of Kundalini Yoga technologies: drishti, mudra, bhanda, pranayama, mantra, asana, kriya, meditation and bhavana.
  • How each of these technologies impact the five main prana vayus, the nadis, chakras, tattwas, gunas, and each the 10 bodies.
  • Meridians and fascia and their function in asana and kriya.
  • Asana, bhanda, mudra, drishti, mantra, pranayam and kriya in relationship to meridian flow and function.
  • The synergistic effects of Kundalini Yoga and meditation technologies and their application to health recovery.
  • The impact of thought and belief on health recovery including hope, development of habits and penetrating the influence of karmas and samskaras

Elements and Alchemy of Kundalini Yoga is the 3rd of 14 in-person segments of the 1,000 hour International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training and is open to Kundalini Yoga Therapists in training and Kundalini Yoga teachers. Those Kundalini Yoga teachers who are in the integrative healing arts find this training especially useful.

Continuing Education units for licensed nurses, counselors, social workers available through the California State licensing boards and for yoga teachers through IKYTA and Yoga Alliance. Attendance for full duration is required to obtain certificate of completion.

Presenter: Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD and Japa Kaur Khalsa, DOM

For more information and to register, contact Gurudev Kaur at gurudevkaur11@gmail.com


The Elements and Alchemy of Kundalini Yoga

February 20 - February 25, 2018
Goettingen, Germany

Become a Certified Kundalini Yoga Therapist International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training
Segment 3 of 14
Open to all Kundalini Yoga Teachers

Discover, explore and experience how each unique element of Kundalini Yoga and meditation practice works and how these elements together form an alchemy of transformation.

  • Mantra and movement as the basis of health recovery
  • The role and application of Kundalini Yoga technologies: drishti, mudra, bhanda, pranayama, mantra, asana, kriya, meditation and bhavana.
  • How each of these technologies impact the five main prana vayus, the nadis, chakras, tattwas, gunas, and each the 10 bodies.
  • Meridians and fascia and their function in asana and kriya.
  • Asana, bhanda, mudra, drishti, mantra, pranayam and kriya in relationship to meridian flow and function.
  • The synergistic effects of Kundalini Yoga and meditation technologies and their application to health recovery.
  • The impact of thought and belief on health recovery including hope, development of habits and penetrating the influence of karmas and samskaras

Elements and Alchemy of Kundalini Yoga is the 3rd of 14 in-person segments of the 1,000 hour International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training and is open to Kundalini Yoga Therapists in training and Kundalini Yoga teachers. Those Kundalini Yoga teachers who are in the integrative healing arts find this training especially useful.

Continuing Education units for yoga teachers through 3HO Germany and IKYTA. Attendance for full duration is required to obtain certificate of completion.

Presenter: Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD and Atma Jot Kaur

For more information and to register, contact Atma Jot Kaur/Dhyan Tada at kundaliniyogatherapyeurope@grdcenter.org


Teaching Trauma Informed Kundalini Yoga to People Recovering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

February 28 - March 4, 2018
Goettingen, Germany

No matter what the cause of the trauma, movement through Kriya, breath and mantra are time-tested approaches clinically demonstrated to be effective in helping people reconnect with their body, reduce symptoms and provide the support to move from a state of reactivity to an experience of safety and calm. This training provides the specific skills you need to compassionately, safely and effectively instruct a trauma sensitive Kundalini Yoga course for people with PTSD.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Identify the indicators of PTSD and what is necessary for recovery.
  • Understand the impact of trauma on the brain, glandular and nervous systems and how a specific practice of Kundalini Yoga restores healthy regulation to these systems.
  • Skillfully apply your language and manner as a teacher to deliver a Trauma Sensitive Kundalini Yoga program.

A review of related yoga and meditation research and an 8-week Trauma Sensitive Kundalini Yoga curriculum for a group course are provided.

Presenter: Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD and Atma Jot Kaur

For more information and to register, contact Atma Jot Kaur/Dhyan Tada at kundaliniyogatherapyeurope@grdcenter.org


Foundations of Kundalini Yoga Therapy: Principles and Practices

March 8 - March 11, 2018
Stockholm, Sweden

Become a Certified Kundalini Yoga Therapist International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training
Segment 1 of 14
Open to all Kundalini Yoga Teachers

Teaching Kundalini Yoga to people with health conditions

Level 1 Kundalini Yoga Teacher training prepares us to teach to people who are healthy. A separate set of skills is required to teach to people with health conditions. This training gives Kundalini Yoga teachers the foundation we need 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.

We will learn how to identify and meet the student at their starting point, mobilize inner resources, understand and work with the process of change. We will explore the unique structure of a therapeutic Kundalini Yoga class and the layering model of teaching Kundalini Yoga to people with health conditions. Yogi Bhajanís 15 principles of teaching Kundalini Yoga as a therapeutic intervention are detailed and the psychology of health recovery and the role of family and friends are addressed.

Experience the differences between a yoga teacher, yogic healer, and a yoga therapist and the specific language of each.

Special attention is given to the personal development to engender awareness, strength and subtlety of the sensory system, intuition, compassion, deep listening, sensitivity, humility, endurance, radiance and grace.

A six week Kundalini Yoga curriculum for a mixed conditions group class are included.

Foundations of Kundalini Yoga Therapy: Principles and Practices is the 1st of 14 in-person segments of the 1,000 hour International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training and is open to Kundalini Yoga Therapists in training and Kundalini Yoga teachers. Those Kundalini Yoga teachers who are in the integrative healing arts find this training especially useful.

Curriculums for Kundalini Yoga teachers for each condition are included. Continuing Education units for yoga teachers through IKYTA provided. Attendance for full duration is required to obtain certificate of completion.

Click here for more information about Kundalini Yoga Therapy Training »

Presenter: Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD

For more information: Contact Harpal Kaur at maja@kundaliniyogainstitutet.se