The Aquarian Teacher™
KRI (Kundalini Research Institute) Level 1 - 220-Hour Program
Hosted by Knoxville Kundalini Yoga Center
The Aquarian Teacher™ KRI Level 1 Teacher Training Program is designed for:
Students of Kundalini Yoga
Students of other schools of yoga
Teachers of all forms of yoga
Anyone seeking to deepen their yogic experience
The 220-hour certification program exceeds the Yoga Alliance requirements, and graduates earn the title of KRI Certified Instructor of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan®.
As a KRI certified Kundalini Yoga Instructor, you will be trained in the tradition passed on by Yogi Bhajan, Master of Kundalini Yoga, to carry the legacy of Kundalini Yoga into the Aquarian Age. By teaching Kundalini Yoga you link in the Golden Chain, the subtle connection between you and Yogi Bhajan and the legacy of teachers which goes back in time to the sacred source of the teachings of Kundalini Yoga.
In Level 1 you will become an Instructor and gain a deep understanding and experience of the core of the science of Kundalini Yoga. You will develop the skills to instruct students in Kundalini Yoga kriyas and meditations as taught by Yogi Bhajan. You will practice teaching Kundalini Yoga in a practicum setting, participate in early morning Sadhanas (spiritual practice), and experience the powerful transformational energy of White Tantric Yoga. This is a 220 hour course, which includes 180 hours of classroom instruction in a well-defined curriculum which includes:
Foundations of Kundalini Yoga
Awakening the Consiousness
Teaching Kundalini Yoga Postures, Kriyas & Meditations
Mantras, Sound Current/Naad and Mudras
Role of a Kundalini Yoga Teacher
Yogic Philosophy & The Origin of Kundalini Yoga
Yogic & Western Anatomy
Humanology & 3HO Yogic Lifestyle
Not only are the teacher trainers supportive through this process, but your fellow classmates and community become a new family and support system. It is an incredible life afirming transformation experience!
Our Teacher Trainers
Level 1 Teacher Training Testimonials shared by our friends at Nashville Kundalini Rising Yoga.
THE MONTHLY SCHEDULE IS:
(Friday through Sunday - Friday & Saturday 8am to 6pm, Sunday Sadhana 5 to 7:30am & class 8am to 5pm)
This program is based on the comprehensive science of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan.
The Aquarian Teacher Training program is a journey of your development as a Kundalini Yoga Teacher.
There are three levels of certification:
KRI Level 1 - Instructor
KRI Level 2 - Practitioner
KRI Level 3 - Teacher
In Level 1 you become an Instructor. You will gain a deep understanding and experience the core science of Kundalini Yoga. You develop the skills to instruct students in Kundalini Yoga kriyas and meditations as taught by Yogi Bhajan.
The Aquarian Teacher Training team reserves the right to grant KRI Certification based solely on their discretion and evaluation of each participant's readiness to be a Kundalini Yoga teacher.
Evaluation is based on successfully meeting the Aquarian Teacher Training course requirements including, but not limited to:
Attendance at all classes
Satisfactory practicum assessment & passing grade on the written examination
Current professional membership with IKYTA
Completion of 20 Kundalini Yoga classes
Participation of at least 5 Aquarian Group Sadhanas (Group Sadhanas will be offered every training weekend
Completion of a 40 day Aquarian Sadhana practice (2.5 hours daily practice)
Creation of two yoga course curricula
Attendance at a White Tantric Yoga course within one year of the end of your course. Please know you will not receive your certificate until all requirements are completed. To get the worldwide White Tantric Workshop schedule go to www.whitetantricyoga.com (White Tantric yoga course is NOT included in your course fee).
Proper representation of The Code of Ethics & Professional Standards of A Kundalini Yoga Teacher
Full payment of course fees
KRI Level 1 Teachers Training course fulfills the Yoga Alliance's 200 hour national standard for a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT). With your KRI certification, you can apply for and receive a Yoga Alliance accreditation.
$400 (non-refundable registration fee) to reserve space and is applied to your tuition
Steps to Register:
1. Download Registration Form Here: Registration Form
2. Complete Registration form and email back to Michael Lott (Bachan Dass): firstname.lastname@example.org
(you can also send regular mail see address below)
3. Contact Bachan Dass to discuss your options, answer any questions you may have about the program and/or create a special plan for you.
($400 non-refundable deposit holds your space and is applied toward your tuition.) or pay in full via the tuition schedule above.
Pay by check made out to Knoxville Kundalini Yoga Center (See Mailing Address Below)
Pay by Paypal using Credit card (use box below - 3% CC fee added)
Pay by Paypal "friends & family" no extra fees. Send "friends & family" payments to:
Pay by Venmo: @knoxvillekundaliniyoga
Knoxville Kundalini Yoga Center
Attn: Michael Lott
4216 Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN 37919
Please email or call Michael (Bachan Dass) with any questions: