Kundalini Yoga is the Yoga of Awareness. The roots of KundaliniYoga goes back many thousands of years, developed by yogis in Nepal, Tibet and India.
Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan is one of the major systems of yoga practiced today, incorporating the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of yoga into a cohesive and integrated system to elevate the individual consciousness, cultivate group consciousness and serve universal consciousness.
Today you can find a Kundalini Yoga class in most countries around the world.
Kundalini Yoga uses kriya, asana, breath, mantra, meditation and lifestyle disciplines to awaken the You within you.
KRI Level 1 Teacher Training teaches you the basics of KY and how to instruct others. You will develop skills for the teaching of KYKriyas and meditations as they have been taught by Yogi Bhajan -master of KY.
This is a 220 hour Training. 180 hours of classroom instruction and practicum. In addition there are 40 hours of independent study, (homework). All teachings are in english. All graduates from Kri international Level One Teacher Training are eligible to become registered Yoga Teachers RYT 200 hours in Yoga Allianceís Yoga Teacher registry.
This course is for:
- KY practioners who wishes to deepen their knowledge and experience
- Yogis from all traditions who wants to learn
about KY and how to teach Kundalini Yoga in a balanced way.
- Teachers from all traditions who wants to widen their teacherskills and deepen their practice of yoga and selfknowledge.
Deepen your personal practice, broaden your knowledge and skills, serve both Self and community. Take the next step on your path and become a Teacher. The Aquarian Teacher is a comprehensive, experiential program offering three progressive levels of certification:
Level One Instructor: Foundations
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 introduces the student to the principles and practices of the self-sensory human, and explores how Kundalini Yoga and yogic lifestyle can harmonize and uplift the human experience and awaken your true potential.
There are six principle components in a 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).
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 healing and humanology (the science of daily living), including diet, nutrition, and relationships.
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.
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.
The Masters Touch:
Cultivating a Connection to the Master Connect with Yogi Bhajan through DVD classes and study.
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.