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Unraveling the Knot: The Interplay of Stress, Pain, Inflammation & Sleep in Wellness and Dis-
Date: 02/15/2017

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Overcoming Cold Depression
Date: 02/23/2017

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"I feel so blessed to be receiving guidance from you and the other teachers who studied directly with Yogi Bhajan. It is so important to me to keep the teachings pure and hearing your advice on how to do that is invaluable. It is very empowering to now trust my intuition as a teacher regarding my new relationship to yoga therapy. Thank you."

– A.K., Newton, MA

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Unraveling the Knot: The Interplay of Stress, Pain, Inflammation & Sleep in Wellness and Dis-

February 15 - February 19, 2017
Goettingen, Germany

With the knowledge of science and ancient yogic tradition, we explore how these four aspects of human physiology are entwined and sometimes entangled.

Through the technology of Kundalini Yoga and yogic lifestyle, we untangle and liberate the source of these conditions to restore health and vitality.

Open to all KRI Certified Kundalini Yoga Level 1 teachers

This is a required segment of the International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training of the Guru Ram Das Center for Medicine and Humanology. You do not have to be enrolled in the 1,000 hour training to take this segment.

Curriculums for Kundalini Yoga teachers for each condition are included. 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 Sukhpreet Kaur at KundaliniyogatherapyEurope@grdcenter.org


Overcoming Cold Depression

February 23 - February 26, 2017
Hamburg, Germany

Cold Depression is our single biggest challenge as we enter the Contemporary Age. It affects vitality of spirit and leads us to take destructive risk and to self-sabotage. Cold Depression underlies addiction and stress-based illness and is a barrier to success. Learn what Cold Depression is, how to identify it and exactly what you need to help your students, clients and yourself overcome its effects.

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 Atma Jot Kaur

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


Foundations: Principles and Practices of Kundalini Yoga Therapy

March 16 - March 19, 2017
Millis, Massachusetts

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 Bhajan’s 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 »

Presenter: Hari Kirin Kaur and Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD

For more information and to register, contact www.yogaattheashram.org or call (508) 376-4525


Yoga Therapy for the Structural System

March 21 - March 26, 2017
Millis, Massachusetts

Become a Certified Kundalini Yoga Therapist International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training
Segment 4 of 14
Open to Yoga Teachers of all traditions

In this training you will experience the therapeutic power of yoga. Sherry brings us into the structural forms of the moving body and introduces common imbalances that can lead to injuries and pain.

We will review key muscles and joint movements through asana and experiential exercises. Common injuries and ailments of the musculoskeletal system — including low back and sacroiliac joint, hip, knee, foot, shoulder, wrist and neck—are addressed. By the end of this course you will:

  • Understand various contributors, including the manner of breathing, to musculoskeletal ailment, injuries and pain.
  • Appreciate the different roles of soft tissues such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and cartilage in musculoskeletal discomforts.
  • Assess students structurally to create treatment choices for recovery from structural ailments, injuries and pain.
  • Understand the therapeutic application of asana for structural ailments, injuries and pain recovery.
  • Create a yoga program to help bring the body into balance and recovery.

Although portions of this training are from the tradition of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan, Yoga Teachers from all traditions will benefit from this fundamental workshop that puts anatomy in motion.

Curriculums for Kundalini Yoga teachers for each condition are included. 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.

Yoga Therapy for the Structural System is the 4th 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.

More information about Kundalini Yoga Therapy Training »

For more information: Contact Ravi Har Kaur via email or call (505) 753-4692

Walk Yourself well

The book, Walk Yourself Well, is required reading for the course.

In "Walk Yourself Well", registered physical therapist Sherry Brourman teaches readers how to permanently free themselves from structural pain by targeting its cause. Learning to walk correctly by using the body’s natural motions is the key to restoring proper alignment and allowing the body to heal and remove pain by itself.

Click here to view the book on Amazon »

Presenter: Sherry Brourman, P.T.

For more information: Contact Ravi Har Kaur via email or call (505) 753-4692


Foundations: Principles and Practices of Kundalini Yoga Therapy

March 31 - April 3, 2017
Sydney, Australia

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 Bhajan’s 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, Siri Bhagvati and Randeep Kaur

For more information: Contact Ravi Har Kaur via email or call (505) 753-4692


Teaching Trauma Sensitive Kundalini Yoga to People with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

April 4 - April 6, 2017
Sydney, Australia

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.

Continuing Education units 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 Siri Bhagvati Kaur

For more information: Contact Ravi Har Kaur via email or call (505) 753-4692


Australian Yoga Therapy Conference (AYTC)

April 8 - April 9, 2017
Sydney, Australia

Enlightened Events The Australian Yoga Therapy Conference (AYTC) is Australia’s premier Yoga therapy event now in its seventh year – in 2017 featuring, two international speakers who have both taught yoga for 45 years!! Richard C. Miller, PhD, an internationally acclaimed clinical psychologist, author, researcher, and spiritual teacher who is renowned for his work using iRest Meditation with people experiencing trauma, PTSD, pain, anxiety, insomnia and chemical dependency. Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa PhD, is a Medical Family therapist, highly experienced Yoga therapist and Yoga therapy trainer and specialist in diabetes, cancer, heart disease. HIV, depression and CFS.
The AYTC is the only chance you have all year to meet, network and learn from leading Australian and international Yoga therapists all under one roof.

Venue: Amora Hotel Sydney CBD
Cost: $397 early bird until sold out then $447

For more information and to register, click here enlightenedevents.com.au


Teaching Kundalini Yoga to People with Anxiety and Depression

May 4 - May 7, 2017
Millis, Massachusetts

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

For more information: visit www.yogaattheashram.org