* Completion of two take home projects (Creation of Yoga Curriculums)
* Attendance at all teacher training weekends:
If a day or weekend is missed, you are able to attend another one of Darshan Kaur's training weekends of the same material - if available. If it is not, alternative options may be available on a case by case basis. Ask Patricia more about this if it applies)
*To participate in pot luck lunches, where you will bring a vegetarian dish to share.
* Read, Understand & Sign Code of Ethics
Darshan Kaur Khalsa is one of the few "senior teachers" of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan. She has been living, breathing and serving the teachings of Kundalini Yoga for 43 years in the greater Washington area. Upon graduation from University, she moved directly into an ashram so she could fully practice a yogic lifestyle. Her training included years of study with Yogi Bhajan, who first brought Kundalini Yoga to the West. From 1990-1996, she served as Program Director of Yogi Bhajan's "Woman In Training Summer Camp" responsible for creating the curriculum and overseeing over 35 classes a week, covering the full spectrum of Yogic teachings and lifestyle.
In 1995, Yogi Bhajan personally directed Darshan Kaur to begin to train teachers. She is certified by Kundalini Research Institute as a lead Kundalini Yoga teacher trainer of Level 1 & 2 certification programs. She is currently offering Level One Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Certification programs in Herndon, VA and Charlottesville, Va. She has trained hundreds of certified Kundalini Yoga teachers who are teaching in California, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Oregon, Belgium, Great Britain, Cambodia, France, Spain and the Ukraine. She also contributed to "the Aquarian Teacher", the main textbook used in all Kundalini Yoga Level one programs. Darshan is also the recipient of the International Kundalini Yoga Teacher's Association "Building Communities in Yoga" award.
Darshan Kaur is registered with the Yoga Alliance at the 500-hour level and has taught over 19,000 hours of yoga classes since 1973. She has been on the faculty of Northern Virginia Community College teaching classes in Kundalini Yoga and Meditation for twenty eight years. She is a Sikh Minister, 2nd Level Practitioner of the healing art of Sat Nam Rasayan, and a certified Past Life Regression Therapist.
For over 40 years, she has been helping people elevate themselves to access the storehouse of resources built into the body, mind, and spirit. Yogi Bhajan said of Darshan Kaur, "She came here as a teacher– to elevate people. She has a powerful prayer to bring out the God in everyone."Darshan Kaur, of Herdon, VA Lead Teacher. Website
Sada Sat Simran Singh is a specialist in Mantra, Naad, and Shabad Yoga. In our Cincinnati teacher training he will teach on Mantra, Naad Yoga, Shabad Guru, Japji Sahib and Guru Nanak.
Sada Sat Simran Singh was born and raised in an American Sikh family. He attended school in India and was awakened to love Mantra, Naad and Shabad Yoga. He sings classical Gurbani Kirtan with the Chardikala Jatha in traditional raag as taught to him from the classical music master Ustaad Narinder Singh Sandhu. He was also blessed to directly learn raag and yoga from Yogi Bhajan. His other teachers include Ustad Dr. Murli Manohar and Baba Bhai Sahib Balbir Singh Raagi. He travels the world with the Chardikala Jatha teaching and playing music. He feels blessed to have played on many special occasions at the Golden Temple in Amritsar.
Simran Kaur Khalsa has been practicing Kundalini Yoga since the womb. She was one of the first children born to teachers that Yogi Bhajan’s trained when he came to the US. Her parents are Sat Jivan Kaur & Singh, the Directors of Kundalini Yoga East in New York City. She attended school in India for 9 years and is the wife of "Posture Master" Guru Prem Singh. For the past 12 years she has been part of Teacher Training's all over the world teaching the basics and fundamentals of postures and correct alignment. She is well known as one of the foremost private teachers to stars and celebrities in the Hollywood scene.
She focuses on teaching the fundamentals of “Divine Alignment” & “The Heart Rules”, books Yogi Bhajan requested on “How to Do Kundalini Yoga Correctly."
* All in Class instruction
* One Year associate membership with the International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association (IKYTA)
* The Aquarian Teacher KRI International Kundalini Yoga
* The Aquarian Teacher Training Level One Textbook
* Master's Touch Textbook
THIS COURSE FEE INCLUDES:
Anne Minterhas been studying, practicing, and teaching yoga for over a decade, and is trained in both hatha yoga and Kundalini Yoga. She received her Level 1 Kundalini Yoga teacher training from Yoga West Los Angeles, original home to Yogi Bhajan and the Kundalini Yoga teachings in the western hemisphere. She continues her Kundalini Yoga studies at the Guru Ram Das Center for Medicine and Humanology in Espanola, NM. and teaches weekly classes and regular workshops at various studios within the Cincinnati, OH area.
Anne holds a B.S. in Biology and Anthropology and a M.S. in Nutritional Physiology. She is an Adjunct Professor of Human Anatomy & Physiology at Miami University where she also teaches yoga and meditation, merging the best of the East/West medicinal teachings in the body-minds of hundreds of physician-nurse-clinicians in training. Anne was recently rewarded a pilot grant from the Cincinnati-based non-profit, Interact for Health. With this financial support, Anne conceived of, and is currently implementing, a yoga and meditation program designed to educate and treat common mental health conditions found with high prevalence on college campuses. The Mind-Mend program will be offered as a full-semester college course beginning in 2016. Anne is humbled daily by the transformative power of the kundalini yoga teachings.
Sada Sat Simran will be teaching Sadhana, Naad Yoga, How to get up in the morning and go to sleep at night.
Simran with be teaching history of yoga and postures.
Anne will be teaching Yogic & Western anatomy.
Darshan Kaur has been a student of Yogi Bhajan for over 40 years, and is grateful for the opportunity to be able to share Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan with others. The teachings of Yogi Bhajan have had a profound affect on her life, and it is a joy to her to be able to share these teachings of Kundalini Yoga and Meditation. The teachings of Kundalini Yoga and Meditation are able to provide an experience of consciousness and healing that are deeply felt, giving us tools to be able to live, serve and prosper in a time of great difficulties in the world.
Humanology, the teachings of Yogi Bhajan about ways to live a healthy, happy and holy life, are so interesting and are a part of the Kundalini Yoga and Meditation training for teachers. Yogi Bhajan talked in great detail about men and women, and their similarities, and their differences. He gave many suggestions for how to sleep, how to eat, how to wake up, how to serve others, how to have sex, how to meditate - and he gave this information so that people could know themselves more, and through that self-knowledge, serve others.
Darshan will be teaching Humanology, yogic philosophy, five Pads and the intersection between Kundalini Yoga and Sikh Dharma.
First print and fill out the application form to your right, then send your completed form and your $650 deposit (which is made out to Darshan Yoga Studio) by Feb. 15th to The Healing Space of Cincinnati, Attn: Patricia Sullivan, 217 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, OH 45215
Second, start familiarizing yourself with the Healthy, Happy, Holy Organization, www.3ho.org. This is the community of KY yogis around the world.
Third, keep your eye out for email communication coming your way from me, Patricia Sullivan.
Fourth, start to set your intentions now, and allow space for this new journey you are about to embark.
Please call or email with questions: (513) 226-4996 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Many many blessings!
HOW TO SIGN UP AND GET READY. . .
This program provides you with the tools and comprehensive training to learn and master yoga and meditation techniques that can transform your life. During this training program you will have an extended experience of learning and practicing yoga with a group of like-minded individuals, while still being able to maintain your regular work schedule and activities.
IN these times of rapid changes in technology, psychology and sociology, everyone is confronting great stressors and challenges. No matter what your background, religion or culture, you face a reality where you need a healthy nervous system, mental clarity, and spiritual strength to work with the rapid changes.
The Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Program can provide you powerful tools to navigate these times with balance and radiance. Whether your intention is to become a practicing yoga teacher or to deepen your own personal practice, this yoga teacher training can give you a lifelong foundation for a successful yoga practice. It can bring you vitality on all levels, and teach you to teach others to do the same.