THE AQUARIAN TEACHER™ KRI Level 2 Certification program in Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan®
Building on the foundation of Level 1, Level 2 Teacher Training is about personal transformation and deepening the core qualities, character and consciousness of a Kundalini Yoga teacher. Communicating with another is a reflection of your communication with your own self. This course provides you with the necessary tools and experience to create a more authentic and powerful projection of yourself and your relationship with others. Discover your personal biorhythm of communication to enrich your life with resonant harmony. Learn the secrets of effective public speaking from a practical and authentic place in your being – your soul.
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 make available these priceless teachings through networks of Kundalini Yoga teachers worldwide.
In this level, the Instructor cultivates the yogic capacities of intuition, neutrality and self-assessment within the five mirrors of consciousness:
• Conscious Communication – Uplift and penetrate through the power of the word.
• Mind and Meditation – Conquer the mind and conquer the world.
• Authentic Relationships – Unfold your true identity in the matrix of conscious relationship.
• LifeCycles and LifeStyles – Discover mystery and mastery through every cycle of life.
• Vitality and Stress – Cultivate the caliber to guide yourself and others through life’s challenges.
Ideally applicants will hold a KRI Level 1 Certificate in Kundalini Yoga. Experienced Kundalini Yoga students or yoga teachers of other traditions may apply for the course and will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion.
Only KRI certified Level 1 Instructors may be certified as KRI Level Two Practitioners.
This course is transformative in its nature, and participants should be grounded in a recognizable perception of reality. We require applicants to notify us of any pre-existing health issues and reserve the right to defer further instruction at any time, and indefinitely, in the interests of your own well-being.
Evaluation is based on successfully meeting the Aquarian Teacher Training course requirements including:
Passing grade of 75% or higher on the Exam
Attendance at all 48 hours of classroom study
Completion of 12 hours of home study assignments
At least 6 hours of reading Yogi Bhajan transcripts, watching the videos and practicing the meditations given in the videos
At least 6 hours of study group meetings or conference calls
At least 40 days of journaling
Completion of 90 days of the assigned meditation for the course
Completion of Exam Questions
Transformation - Practitioner KY Teacher Training
Open to KRI Level 1 Certified Instructors, this 300-hour certification program consists of five, 62-hour modules (5 x 6 days). Graduates of Level 2 earn the title of KRI Certified Practitioner of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan® and combined with Level One certification, fulfill the Yoga Alliance RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) 500-hour requirement.
Pre-requisites & Certification requirements:
Level 1 certification is a pre-requisite for participation.
Level 1 certification is required to qualify for completion credit of Level 2 modules.
The module being offered is one of five required for KRI Level 2 Practitioner certification.
The Aquarian Teacher™ program is based on the comprehensive science of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan® and is a journey of your development as a Kundalini Yoga Teacher. There are three levels of certification:
KRI Level 1: Instructor - Foundations
KRI Level 2: Practitioner – Transformation
KRI Level 3: Teacher - Realization
The five modules required for KRI Level 2 Practitioner Certification are: Conscious Communication, Mind & Meditation, Authentic Relationships, LifeCycles & LifeStyles and Vitality & Stress. The five modules are to be taken over no less than a two-year period. The recommendation is to take no more than one module every 6 months.
The course is a 62-hour program of which fifty hours are classroom time and twelve hours are part of home study assignments and activities to be completed after the classroom segment. Participants are required to attend all classes, pass the exam and complete the home study requirements which span the 90-day period after the course.
About the Teachers
GURU DHARAM SINGH KHALSA BAcC RCHM has taught Kundalini yoga since 1980. He founded the Lotus Healing Centre, a multi-disciplinary holistic facility, in London in 1989 and served as the Vice Principal of the London Academy of Oriental Medicine until 1997. His formal qualifications have been complemented by intensive post graduate interdisciplinary study of the esoteric; Kabbalah, Mesoamerican Shamanic Dreaming, West African healing practice and many years study of Tibetan medicine (the Mastery Path, White Lotus healing, Black Hat Feng Shui and the Red Thread empowerments). Since1980 Guru Dharam has developed a practical system of Yogic Therapy, applying the science of Kundalini, mantra and visualization, helping to empower many people toward a healthier and happier life. As Director of the Kundalini Medicine Yoga Therapy Training, Guru Dharam developed the course curriculum as a safe, effective, therapeutic complement to the mechanics of modern western medical practice. He is registered as a Lead Teacher Trainer with the Kundalini Research Institute.
SIRI SAT KAUR is the founder of Kundalini Yatras, an initiative devoted to the presentation of Kundalini Yoga in sacred locations. She is a Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainer with a specialty in Posture and Alignment enhanced further by her earlier training as a professional dancer and choreographer. Siri Sat offers an elegant and precise approach to the teachings of Kundalini Yoga. Siri Sat is an energetic healer and a member of the teaching faculty of the Kundalini Medicine Yoga Therapy Training. She is active in Europe, Scandinavia and the US. She is well known for her warmth and humor and believes everyone can learn yoga, heal and expand their awareness in this lifetime. Find out more about Siri Sat & Kundalini Yatras.
Venue: Reflections Center for Conscious Living & Yoga 227 E. 24th street New York, NY 10010
January 11-13, 2019
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Venue: Dalgas Yoga Dalgas Boulevard 29 2000 Fredericksberg Copenhagen, Denmark
May 7-12 2018
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Venue: Golden Yogi Level 1 / 46 Hurstmere Road Takapuna, Auckland
Tuesday, March 5 - Sunday, March 10 2019
8.00am - 5.30pm Daily
Aquarian Sadhana offered on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 4:30am - 7am during the course weeks.
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The international School of Kundalini Yoga (iSKY) is the longest established Kundalini Yoga training in the UK (1996) and was amongst the first KRI certified Programs across the world.
iSKY is committed to spreading the safe practice and understanding of Yoga and recognise Yogi Bhajan as a modern master of Kundalini Yoga. iSKY seeks to create competent and confident practitioners and instructors of Kundalini Yoga through example, challenge and encouragement; and to inspire those teachers to enthuse a new generation of students through this age-old technology of personal transformation.
i-SKY has evolved from its formation in the U.K. in 1996 into a network of international schools of Kundalini Yoga. I-SKY now offers Kundalini Yoga Therapy training and a variety of related short courses in addition to training yoga teachers in the USA, the Middle East, South East Asia, and Scandinavia as well as the UK and Europe.