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Dr. Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa


Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD, C-IAYT, YACEP, brings the ancient teachings of Kundalini Yoga into modern medicine. She has taught Kundalini Yoga since 1971 and began to teach people with chronic or life-threatening illness in 1986, during the AIDS epidemic. She is founding director of the Guru Ram Das Center for Medicine & Humanology, with the mission to bring Kundalini Yoga into healthcare. She is a Certified Kundalini Yoga Therapist, a Medical Family therapist, and a KRI Certified Kundalini Yoga mentoring lead trainer for Levels 1 and 2. Dr. Khalsa is a charter member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists and served on the team that developed IAYT Educational Standards for Yoga Therapy Training. She developed and directs the accredited 1,120-hour Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training, in 48 countries. Her Kundalini Yoga program for people living with HIV is featured in the book, Yoga as Medicine by Timothy McCall, MD. And her groundbreaking work in Kundalini Yoga Therapy is in Yoga Therapy and Integrative Medicine: Where Ancient Science Meets Modern Medicine.

July 2022

The Application of Kundalini Yoga Therapy to Cardiovascular and Respiratory Conditions and Perioperative Care (Europe/N & S America)

July 14, 2022 - July 17, 2022

Open to those enrolled in the certification track only.
The Application of Kundalini Yoga Therapy to Cardiovascular and Respiratory System Conditions and Perioperative Care is one of the segments of the 1,120 hour International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training (now offered online) and is open to those enrolled in the certification track only.

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Yoga Therapy For The Structural System (Australia/North America)

July 28, 2022 - August 13, 2022

Immersed in the therapeutic power of yoga, you will be led through the structural forms of the moving body and become aware of the common imbalances that can lead to injuries and pain. Yoga Teachers from all traditions will benefit from this fundamental workshop that puts anatomy in motion.

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September 2022

The Application of Kundalini Yoga Therapy for Digestive, Nervous, Endocrine System Conditions (Europe/N. America))

September 29, 2022 - October 4, 2022

Open to those enrolled in the certification track only.
Develop  an  understanding  of  the  yogic  psychology  and  physiology  of  illnesses  related  to  the  Immune  system  including brain gut axis, polyvagal theory in relationship to immune response, Western treatment  approaches, contraindications  and  the  application  of  KY  to  support recovery from viral and bacterial conditions and all forms of cancer.

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November 2022

The Journey of the Soul: Prepare for Death and Transform Grief

November 29, 2022 @ 14:30 - December 2, 2022 @ 18:30 MST

Open to any yoga teacher! Explore the yogic understanding of death, build your capacity to be present with the dying and support grief recovery from a yogic perspective.
When we cultivate our own relationship with death, we become free to live fully, fearlessly, and with joy. In these four days you will develop your capacity for presence as you gain skill and understanding into the powerful yogic approach to facing death and transforming grief.

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