Level One Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training WA 2017
KRI KUNDALINI YOGA as taught by Yogi Bhajan LEVEL 1 TEACHER TRAINING
March to August 2017 ~ WA
A 220 hour internationally approved professional teacher training course.
"If you want to learn something, read about it. If you want to understand something, write about it. If you want to master something, teach it. Yogi Bhajan
Karam Kriya School Australia will host its first Level 1 training in Australia next year, and it's in WA. It will be conducted in 3 x 7 or 8 day residential retreats.
Retreat One - 5th to 12th March; (arrive 4th)
Retreat Two - 17th to 23rd May; (arrive 16th)
Retreat Three - 6th to 13th August (arrive 5th).
All at Nannup Hideaway Spa Cottages.
Lead Trainer is Hari Krishan Singh (Netherlands/Germany) and Bachitar Kaur (Germany)
Jai Ram Kaur and Siri Adi Kaur as support teachers and interns.
The aims of the training are to provide opportunities for you to:
Understand the fundamental nature, technologies and concepts of Kundalini Yoga
Have a transformational experience through the practice of these teachings
Develop the skills, confidence and consciousness required to teach Kundalini Yoga
Develop a lifestyle of consciousness
Experience a sense of community with other participants, local teachers and 3HO worldwide
Develop a link to the Golden Chain through the teaching of the master -Yogi Bhajan
To have an info pack sent to you, in which you will find all details of the training, including costs, requirements, logistics and teaching topics, send a mail to Jai Ram Kaur - email@example.com. We look forward to accompanying and guiding you on your journey. Sat Nam.
These sessions will be divided over the three weeks. Below is a list of topics. The order in which they are delivered may change.
Session 1: Yoga Origins, Types, Lineage and Becoming a Teacher
it’s origins and history up to present. Baba Sri Chand, Guru Ramdas, [Shakti/Bhakti].
Types of Yoga: traditional and modern. Kundalini Yoga as the mother of all yogas, householders dharma.
Golden chain. Adi mantra & basic class structure
Code of ethics – Professional Code & 16 Facets of the Teacher. 7 steps to happiness.
Session 2: Shabd, Mantra & Sadhana
The 4 yugas, Kali Yug and Naam as the supreme yoga of Kali Yug.
The nature of the age we live in (the grey transition between Piscean and Aquarian era).
The changes and challenges of the times, and what is needed.
Sensory human: The body as a communication system;
Mantra: the meanings, effect, and how to chant the mantras of Kundalini Yoga.
Sadhana: The importance and value of daily discipline of exercise and meditation.
Building your sadhana slowly and steadily
Session 3: The map - Yogic and western anatomy.
body systems and specific organs. How yoga and diet help
The yoga process; concept of energetics rejuvenation /balance/ elimination [G.O.D.]
Yogic anatomy of Gunas, Tattwas, Chakras, Nadis, Vayus, prana and apana.
The path of the Kundalini and the 3 locks/bhandas.
Session 4: Breathing & Living
– breath – brain - consciousness
What, how, why of the breath. Its nature, importance, variations & effects.
Yogic Lifestyle: Guidelines, wisdom and tips for all aspects of life.
How to awake, hydrotherapy, diet, times of day, getting the best sleep.
Addiction and how yoga helps. Cautions and pitfalls. Power/money/sex.
Session 5; The Technology of the Times; Posture
Asana : Kriyas and asanas, (angles, triangles, rhythm). The effects/benefits/cautions.
Session 6; Meditation:
techniques, types, effects over time, stages.
Patanjali: Pratyahaar, Darana, Dhyana, Samadh.
The 3 minds; training the mind.
Session 7; Humanology:
are Spirits here for the Human Experience.
The possible Hu-man Be-ing, soul’s choice, soul’s journey, birth, 120 days, the mother.
Being fe/male, growing up, Moon Points, Lifecycles. Meditations for Wo/men.
Relationships –the highest yoga. Venus Kriyas. Tips for Communication.
Session 8: Roles And Responsibilities :
and out of the class setting.
The Art of being a student; 5 steps to wisdom, the 4 errors, 2 laws - keep up and deliver.
The nature and art of a teacher - Teacher’s Oath. 16 Facets.
Teaching in different spaces, different levels, and different groups.
Before, during and after the class.
Message, market & media. Preparing yourself, preparing the class,
Managing the time, the space, the ambience & the people.
The relation between Kundalini Yoga and Sikh dharma.
Session 9: Yogic Philosophy, Death & Dying
Key terms and concepts in Yogic Philosophy. Sutras
of Patanjali. Concentration.
The cycle of manifestation & the ladder of subtly.
Death & Dying: What happens when we die and after we die. The stages, the issues, the
opportunity, and the technology. Dead/Liberated while Alive.
Session 10: Completion & Continuity
Applied Science of Spiritual Numerology [Karam Kriya].
Relaxation — its importance, different techniques.
Resources for the teacher.[Including Community and continuity.]
Answer & questions. Preparation for exam.