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: 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.
WHO benefits from this Training?
Anyone that is willing to deepen their knowledge in Kundalini Yoga and Meditation. Anyone willing to awaken their intuitive Self, students and teachers from other schools of yoga, and anyone seeking to deepen their experience in this world,
There are several components in a Level One program, including but not limited to:
• Meditation and the Mind
• Postures, Kriyas and Mantras
• Science of Breath and Sound
• Yogic and Western Anatomy
• The Origins of Kundalini Yoga
• Yogic Lifestyle, Diet and Nutrition
• The History and Evolution of Yoga
• Sadhana: Developing a daily Spiritual Practice
• Code of Ethics of a Kundalini Yoga Teacher
• Yogic Philosophy, Psychology and Physiology
• The Role and Identity of a Kundalini Yoga Teacher
• Practicum and Written Exam
The following Friday evenings from 6-9pm:
Location and Times:
Sat Nam Wellness Center
207 Obrien Road, Suite 111
Casselberry, FL 32730
Sunday - 9am-6:30pm
Regular Tuition price:
Discount Tuition paid before August 20 2019
Payment Plan 1
$1000 down payment before September 20 2019*
9 Monthly payments of $220 from October 2019-June 2020
Payment Plan 2
$600 down payment before September 20 2019*
9 Monthly payments of $275 from October 2019-June 2020
Course fees are 100% refundable up to September 15 2019
After September 16, 50% refundable.
No refunds issued after September 25 2019
*Call or text Jai at 407.227.2721 if you need to break down you down payment. We could break down as long as you have your down payment Option 1 or 2 by September 20 2019.
• Attendance and participation in all classes (see FAQ below if you miss a day or weekend)
• Satisfactory practicum assessment
• Successful completion of KRI written exam
• Completion of 20 Kundalini Yoga classes (you have 9 months to do this during the program)
• Attendance of one White Tantric Yoga Course (this is a separate fee, please see locations and prices at: www.whitetantricyoga.com)
• Participation in 5 Aquarian Sadhanas ( see FAQ below)
• Completion of a personal 40-day meditation
• Successful completion of homework assignments ( see FAQ below)
• Proper representation of the Code of Professional Standards
• Timely and full payments of all course fees
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions:
What happens if I miss a day or a weekend? If you happen to miss a weekend or any portion of the weekend, a video of the weekend will be provided via Vimeo for your make up work. The video can't be downloaded as it is considered intellectual property of the training but it can be viewed as many times as you want. You would then write a summary of what you have learned when watching the videos. If you need extra help or explanation there will be Group Leaders to help you assimilate the content you missed.
What are the pre-requisites to take this training? Do I need Kundalini Yoga experience?
No experience needed. Everything will be taught from a basic level although we do suggest you take some Kundalini Yoga classes and/or read some books prior to the training. We suggest reading the Flow of Eternal Power by Shakti Parwha Kaur Khalsa as an introduction to Kundalini Yoga. The main requirement of this training is a willingness to deepen the connection to your own Self.
Is the written exam open book? The written exam is taken two ways and you can chose. One is a three hour exam done in classroom at our last weekend and it is NOT with an open book. The other choice is to do the take home test which is a more lengthy test but it can be done at home with an open book.
What's an Aquarian Sadhana? Aquarian Sadhana is a kundalini yoga practice done before sunrise most likely between the hours of 4-7am. You will be required to complete 5 sadhanas in the 9-10 months of training. At Sat Nam Wellness, we offer Aquarian Sadhanas every Sunday from 4:30am-7am.
What's the required homework assignment ? The homework consists mainly of reading assignments of the text book included in the training material you will receive. All materials are included in the Course fee. In addition to the text book and manual, you will receive a copy of the Master's Touch book in and around the 4th month of training. You will also receive a three ring binder tabulated to help you with any additional information, forms, tips, lecture transcripts, etc. This is something that most other trainings don't offer but we have added to our training as a valuable tool to keep the material organized and easy to find, specially hand outs.
Will we have a syllabus for each weekend? No, you will know the weekend topics and overall schedule but we do not give a syllabus because we have found that sometimes students pick and chose what to attend.
Is lunch included? A simple vegetarian lunch is provided as a compliment from Sat nam Wellness so we can gather to eat and partake and build community. We discourage lunch time outings but we do not stop anyone from doing it. The lunch we serve is a vegetarian hearty soup and salad. We also take a snack/yogi tea break in the afternoon.
Sat Nam Wellness will provide the tea and we will do a rotation for snacks.
How we do our practicums? You will do two practicums during the training. One in house practicum with your peers first in order to prepare for your Family and Friends practicum. Practicums will probably start in January 2020 and will finish around April 2019. In House Practicums are not a "pass and fail" system but instead a tool for you to realize what worked for you and what did not work so you can teach your F&F Practicum confidently. Practicum assessment forms will be available from Day One inside your three ring binder so you know what to expect
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