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Upcoming Courses
Youth Yoga & Mindfulness
Date: 07/31/2016
Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, New York

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Learn How to Teach a Trauma Informed Kundalini Yoga Program for People with PTSD
Date: 08/05/2016
Santa Fe, New Mexico

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"Recently the date was set for surgery to remove my left breast. I asked the doctors to check the cells and the tests showed that I am completely healthy. There is no evidence of cancer. So the surgery was cancelled. The practice of Kundalini Yoga and the meditations really made a difference."

– G.M., Stockholm

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Youth Yoga & Mindfulness

July 31 - August 5, 2016
Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, New York

The Holistic Life Foundation (HLF) has more than a decade of experience teaching yoga and mindfulness to youth classified as “high-risk” or “hard-to-reach” in urban environments. But they also have years of experience teaching youth in private schools, as well as rural and international settings. Over time, HLF has developed a unique blend of yoga, mindfulness, tai chi, and other self-healing arts.

In this week-long program, the founders of the Holistic Life Foundation—Ali Smith, Atman Smith, Andres Gonzalez, and Sat Bir Singh Khalsa—show you how to teach yoga and mindfulness to today’s youth. Gain a deeper understanding of the needs of today’s youth in diverse environments, and learn new yoga and mindfulness skills to help fulfill those needs.

Through a combination of practice, lectures, panel discussions, and exercises, you learn asanas, pranayama, centering exercises, mindfulness practices, and meditations. You also learn youth engagement principles, teaching philosophies, and strategies for working with “problem” students, while exploring methods to make the whole approach practical and, most of all, fun.

This is an exceptional opportunity for anyone at any skill level in yoga and mindfulness interested in teaching these techniques to today’s youth, including teachers, yoga instructors, and helping professionals who wish to use the techniques in their practices.

For more information: visit www.eomega.org


Learn How to Teach a Trauma Informed Kundalini Yoga Program for People with PTSD

August 5 - August 7, 2016
Santa Fe, New Mexico

This training provides the specific skills you need to compassionately, safely and effectively instruct a trauma informed Kundalini Yoga course for people with PTSD.

A review of related yoga and meditation research and a 10-week trauma informed Kundalini Yoga curriculum for a group course are provided.

Course Times
Friday & Saturday - 9am-5:30pm
Sunday - 9am-4pm

Course Location:
Sacred Kundalini
1300 Luisa Street, #24
Santa Fe, New Mexico

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For more information: Call 505-690-0040 or visit www.sacredkundalinisantafe.com


The Elements and Alchemy of Kundalini Yoga

September 28 - October 3, 2016
Gottingen, 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 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 Dr. Japa Kaur Khalsa

For more information and to register, contact Sukhpreet Kaur at KundaliniyogatherapyEurope@grdcenter.org


Foundations: Principles and Practices of Kundalini Yoga Therapy

October 6 - October 9, 2016
Gottingen, Germany

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 and Yoga Alliance provided. Attendance for full duration is required to obtain certificate of completion.

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Presenter: Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD

For more information and to register, contact Sukhpreet Kaur at KundaliniyogatherapyEurope@grdcenter.org