Kundalini Teacher Training by Prana Yoga

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Program Description
The Aquarian Teacher program is the KRI Level One Certification program in Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan.  In Level One you will become an Instructor and learn the fundamental principles and practices of Kundalini Yoga.  You will develop the skills to instruct students in Kundalini Yoga kris and meditations as taught by Yogi Bhajan.  You will participate in early morning sadhanas (spiritual practice), and experience the powerful transformational energy of White Tantric Yoga.  This is a 220-hour course, which includes 180 hours of classroom instruction.
Program Features
Kundalini teacher training program includes 180 hours of in-class instruction. Studied in the course is the 450-page text, the most completed work ever assembled on Kundalini Yoga. A lecture series “Master’s Touch”, a volume of 22 lectures on teacher training programs taught by Yogi Bhajan. The program includes a workbook of kriyas and meditations along with a binder for notes and handouts. Students will receive a one-year membership in the International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association along with unlimited yoga classes at Prana Yoga. Each day training day, students will receive a complimentary vegetarian lunch.
Course Curriculum
You will develop the skills to instruct students in Kundalini Yoga kris and meditation as taught by Yogi Bhajan.  You will practice teaching Kundalini Yoga in a practicum setting, participate in early morning Sadhanas (spiritual practice), and experience the powerful transformation energy of White Tantric Yoga which includes the following

The Roots of Kundalini Yoga

Awakening the Consciousness

Yogic & Functional Western Anatomy

Yogic Philosophy & The Origin of Kundalini Yoga

Humanology & Yogic Lifestyle

The Role of a Kundalini Yoga Teacher

Kundalini Yoga Kriyas & Meditation

Registration Pricing
Early Bird

$ 3,150

Registration required by October 30th. Students must pay in full (deposit & application) by October 30th to receive the discount of $400. BEST VALUE.

Option 2

$ 3,350

Register by December 1st with a deposit of $550 and establish a monthly payment of $325 for 8 months, auto-billed to a credit or debit card. Registration price of $3,350; a savings of $200.

Option 3

$ 3,550

Register with a deposit of $550 and establish a monthly payment of $430 for 7 months, auto-billed to a credit or debit card for the registration price of $3,550.

All Days are from 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m

*3 Days includes Friday, Saturday & Sunday

This is a tuition-based program.  All fees paid are non-refundable.  Students are responsible for payment in full.  No Refunds.
Course Dates 2019
Jan 25, 26 & 27
Feb 15, 16 & 17
March 16 & 17
April 5, 6 & 7
April 27 & 28
May 18 & 19
June 1 & 2
June 28, 29 & 30
July 13 & 14
Level One Instructor: Foundation

Deepen your personal practice, broaden your knowledge and skills, serve both Self and community. 

The KRI Level One Aquarian Teacher Training Program is a 220-hour professional certification program in Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan ®. An interactive course in the theory, practice, and basic skills of a Kundalini Yoga instructor, it includes 180 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of independent study: service projects, a 40-day meditation, and White Tantric Yoga. Graduates of Level One earn the title of KRI Certified Instructor of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan® and fulfill the Yoga Alliance RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) 200-hour requirement.

Foundations introduce the student to the principles and practices of the self-sensory human and explore how Kundalini Yoga and yogic lifestyle can harmonize and uplift the human experience and awaken your true potential.

Six Principle Components of the Level One Program
Kriya and Meditation: The foundation of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan®
The theory and practice of Kundalini Yoga kriyas (yoga sets), asanas, and mudras. Explore the nature of the mind and its training through Kundalini Yoga meditations, mantras, and pranayam (breathing techniques).
The Practicum: Teaching from Day One
Practical experience instructing a yoga class under the supervision of a KRI Yoga Teacher Trainer, receiving written evaluation and student feedback.

Anatomy & Physiology: Essentials of Yogic and Functional Anatomy
Traditional Western anatomy, its purpose, and function, including the respiratory, nervous, immune, musculoskeletal, circulatory, endocrine, and digestive systems and their relation to the practice and teaching of yoga. Also Yogic anatomy and the energy systems of the body including the chakras, nadis, pranas and vayus, and the ten yogic bodies.
The consciousness of a Teacher: Virtues and Values of Living in the Golden Chain
The skills and techniques to become an effective instructor, including practical strategies for teaching beginners, ethical guidelines, curriculum development, and the transformational role of the teacher in developing a successful yoga practice.
Humanology and Philosophy: The Lifestyle of a Kundalini Yoga Teacher
The history and tradition of Kundalini Yoga, as well as the underlying philosophy behind all yogic practices. The technologies of Kundalini Yoga as they apply to heal and humanology (the science of daily living), including diet, nutrition, and relationships.
The Master’s Touch: Cultivating a Connection to the Master
Connect with Yogi Bhajan through DVD classes and study.

Instructors

Yogi Bhajan

Yogi Bhajan, master of Kundalini Yoga, arrived in the United States in 1969 with a stated purpose: ``I have come to create Teachers, not to gather disciples.`` For over 30 years, he traveled internationally teaching Kundalini Yoga, the Yoga of Awareness. Through The Aquarian Teacher Program, Yogi Bhajan has trained thousands of KRI Certified Kundalini Yoga Teachers. In 1994, The International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association, (IKYTA), was formed to further spread these priceless teachings through the united efforts of Kundalini Yoga teachers worldwide.

Regina Dewitt

Instructor/Owner

WESTERN ANATOMY GUEST INSTRUCTOR JAGJOTI/ REGINA DEWITT, RN E-RYT 200, RYT 500, Certified Kundalini Instructor, Pranic Healer Practitioner, Owner: Prana Yoga and Healing Center: After 30 years hospital experience, Regina decided to take health care into a different arena. She began the study of yoga in 1995 in the tradition of B.K.S. Iyengar and alignment based principles. In 2009 after leaving the hospital she opened Prana Yoga and Healing Center. Yoga and the vast wisdom of the body, body, and breath showed her an inclusive approach to overall health, wellness, and spirituality. In 2011, she began to study Kundalini Yoga through the teachings of Yogi Bhajan. Wanting to share these teachings a Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training was offered at Prana Yoga in 2015 for the first time, as both a participant and graduate of this first course.

Sat Purkh

Sat Purhk's Kaur Khalsa, Lead Trainer, is a KRI Certified Level Three Kundalini Yoga Teacher as well as a Professional Trainer in the Aquarian Trainer Academy. Sat Purkh is known for her work in Sound & Mantra as well as Humanology and the Women's Teachings; in 2008 she authored Everyday Grace: The Art of Being a Woman, an introduction to the Women's Teachings of Yogi Bhajan. Sat Purkh joined the Kundalini Research Institute in 2006 and served as the Creative Director until the fall of 2013. She is a member of the Teacher Training Executive Council and currently serves as the Content Manager for the Yogi Bhajan Library of Teachings.

Sunder Kaur

Lead Trainer

Sunder Kaur (ERYT-500) was introduced to meditation in the late '90s. Her first Kundalini yoga class was on a video and she has been hooked every since. Sunder is a Trainer in the Aquarian Training Academy, and with her degree in Pharmacy, she is able to incorporate a scientific understanding of the body into her practice and teaching. She is passionate about cooking and sharing the science and research of a whole food plant-based diet. She is an Associate Trainer in the Beyond Addiction Program, a Yogic Path to Recovery. She uses the teachings of yoga meditation to help integrate emotions. Sunder is a founder of Yoga Village and is creating her vision for a yoga community where the spirit can grow. She is the mother of two sons and lives in Pinellas County with sever four-legged friends.

Updesh Kaur

Lead Trainer

Updesh Kaur, first introduced to Kundalini yoga in 2000, was so inspired by the benefits experienced that she completed the Level One Immersion program in New Mexico becoming a certified instructor in 2001. She began working with the Aquarian Trainer Academy, an arm of the Kundalini Research Institute, as a course administrator for the first Level One Teacher Training in Clearwater, Fl in 2007. She holds a Business Management degree and spent years in corporate management and training. Updesh became a member of the Teacher Trainer Academy in 2008, a volunteer on the KRI Professional Development Committee in 2009 and a member of the Teacher Trainer Executive Council in 2010. As a trainer and yoga studio business manager, she is committed to sharing the Teachings of Yogi Bhajan and the amazing benefits of yoga to all.

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