Online KRI Kundalini Yoga Level One Teacher Training

Our comprehensive 220 hour Kundalini Yoga Instructor course is open to Everyone.  The course is an opportunity to create change.  You will gain the knowledge and confidence to make a change in yourself and the world around you.  

You will be given 150 hours online instruction.  Delivered in 5 modules taught over 4-day weekends. With a 5-day residential Ashram Experience held in person at Quinta do Rajo, Portugal, the HQ of the Karam Kriya School.

Course Goals

  • Obtain a Kundalini Yoga Teaching Certificate, issued by KRI, recognised worldwide

  • Gain a sound understanding of the fundamental nature, technologies and concepts of Kundalini Yoga

  • Experience a transformation through the practice of Kundalini Yoga teachings and related lifestyle

  • Develop the skills, confidence and consciousness required to become a teacher

  • Build a relationship with other participating students local teachers and community

  • Develop a relationship and link to your own internal Teacher and the Golden Chain.

Course content

More detailed information on Course Content can be found here

Course Format

You will be given all you need to practice and teach Kundalini Yoga.  With 150 hours of Teaching online.  Set out in The 5 modules, taught over 4-day weekends and a 5-day residential Ashram Experience. You will be supported to develop your own spiritual discipline, given home assignments to reinforce your knowledge and a team of qualified trainers who will help and guide you through the process. 

Essential Criteria

There are no definitive requirements, other than an openness to learning.  However, if you have little or no experience of Kundalini Yoga then entry will be based on the recommendation of one of the course tutors.  1 year of regular attendance at a Kundalini Yoga class is recommended before starting the training.


Certification Criteria

Students must satisfy the following criteria to qualify for KRI certification

  • Fulfil a day of meditation of at least 6 hours (included in course fees)

  • Or a day of White Tantric Yoga (not included in course fees)

  • Record attendance of a minimum of 20 Kundalini Yoga classes, during the training period

  • Pass a satisfactory grade in a written or home exam

  • Design two separate course curricula

  • Complete two 40 day meditations, with journal

  • Attend 180 hours of classroom time

  • Complete 20 hours of home study

  • Record attendance of a minimum of 5 sadhanas online during the training days

  • Record two practicums with named trainers

Note: maximum length of training to receive certification is 2 years from the start date                                            

Mentoring Support

Mentoring sessions are offered from the training team online to support you through the process

  • Ask questions directly with the teacher trainer.

  • 2 sessions held in-between each module for continuous support and guidance through the whole training 

  • An opportunity to check in re course work, classes and sadhana practice.  

  • General well being

Course Fees include:

  • All tuition fees for all 5 online modules

  • All mentoring sessions

  • All practical sessions

  • KRI Manual (online or printed)

  • Exam Marking and KRI Certification

  • One-day Meditation                           


£1800 British Pounds online

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Instalment plan 

£360 non-refundable registration fee 

4 additional automatic monthly card payments of £360

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There will be no refunds after the course starts.

All cancellations/withdrawals must be made in writing.

Withdrawals after the start of the course will be dealt with on an individual basis.

The payment plan will be cancelled.

Ashram Experience Residential - Portugal

The 5-day residential is the final part of the KRI Level One Teacher Training and is an essential part of the training. It is recommended to take the ashram experience at the end of the training in June 2023. Certainly within 20 months of starting the training.

The Ashram Experience is 374 Euros 

with an additional cost for Food and accommodation.  

Find more information about the Ashram Experience

Booking direct and payment here

Location: Quinta do Rajo is in Santa Susana, a village located between Ericeira and Sintra, about 45  minutes by dar from Lisbon. The ashram is surrounded by countryside, overlooking the valley of Lozandro river.  In the area, there are rural villages merged in a landscape of deep valley and high hills.  Just time minutes from Quinta do Rajo, there are white sandy beaches framed by high cliffs, providing panoramic views of extraordinary beauty.  The sunsets in these beaches are very beautiful.


Course Content with Dates

Module 1

Introduction to KY

Golden Chain

Aquarian Age

Code of Excellence


Mantra & Shabd Guru


Friday 11th Nov

Sat 12th Nov

Sun 13th Nov

Mon 14th Nov 2022

Module 2

Easter anatomy

Western anatomy

Asana & Kriya


Friday 6th January 2023

Saturday 7th January 2023

Sunday 8th January 2023

Monday 9th January 2023

Module 3

Yogic Lifestyle




Friday 17th February 2023

Saturday 18th February 2023

Sunday 19th February 2023

Monday 20th February 2023


Module 4

Mind & Meditation

Roles & Responsibilities Part 1


Friday 31st March 2023

Saturday  1st April 2023

Sunday 2nd April 2023

Monday 3rd April 2023

Module 5

Yogic Philosophy

Death and Dying

Roles & Responsibilities Part 2


Friday 12th May 2023

Saturday 13th May 2023

Sunday 14th May 2023

Monday 15th May 2023

Ashram Experience - Residential Portugal

10 Spiritual Bodies

KY & Sikh Dharma

Community Consciousness


Summer 2023

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Shama Kaur

Shama Kaur is an Egyptian KRI Certified Lead Trainer, Health & Wellness Mentor and the founder of YallaYoga.

Shama’s first encounter with yoga came at a time when she was struggling with her mother’s eternal disease. Through the practice of Kundalini Yoga, she started the healing journey.

At the age of 25, Shama completed the Level 1 Aquarian Trainer Program in the United States. Ever since she has been pioneering the spreading to Kundalini Yoga across the Arab world. Her teaching adventures have taken her across Egypt to Dubai Palestine, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia and Kuwait where she has delivered over 9 Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Programs, training hundreds of students across the Arabic world to become teachers.

In Arabic ‘Shams’ means sun and ‘Shama’ means candle, put them together and her name means the one who shines the light of her inner soul.

As an artist and musician, Shama Kaur has a passion for helping every soul to raise their consciousness, heal and find their path to Greatness not only through not only yoga but also music and arts.

Shama Kaur is also the founder of YallaYoga Center, a social enterprise delivering professional yoga education and training.

A graduate of Business Strategy and Commerce from McGill University Montreal; Shama also holds a Masters degree from King's College London.

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Shiv Charan Singh

Shiv Charan Singh’s status is mentoring lead trainer. The founding director of the Karam Kriya School. In the year 2000, he founded, along with his wife Satya Kaur, the vibrant and cosmopolitan Kriya Centre in London. And in 2007 he relocated to Portugal where he co-founded the Quinta do Rajo Ashram, a retreat centre and home base for the International Karam Kriya School. Scottish by birth, he is an outstanding and authentic spiritual teacher. Karam Kriya means ‘action in spiritual awareness’. Shiv Charan is deeply committed to guiding students in their spiritual growth so they can bring spiritual awareness into their everyday lives and develop their full potential as human beings. He is a skilled counsellor, author of several books on human communication, the mystery of numbers and poetry. He runs training programmes creating teachers and mentors teacher trainers throughout the world. For more information visit: on events, workshops, and their lovely Ashram in Portugal.


Simranjeet Kaur

Simranjeet’s status is professional teacher trainer. The founder of Oneself-yoga and a devoted student to the transmission of Kundalini Yoga. Studying Kundalini Yoga Therapy, described as the medicine for the 21st century. Simranjeet travelled the world, to Mexico, India, and Europe, studying and experiencing the unfoldment of kundalini energy within the body and its affects on the mind. As a free-spirited, independent woman, used to putting on a variety of hats. A mother and wife, who served the community in London as a police officer for 30 years. She is no stranger to serving in the rawness of life experiencing overwhelming trauma and compound stress. An expert in the investigation of sexual crime and domestic abuse.

Simranjeet has taken her life's work and developed her understanding of the teachings, its healing qualities through writing & filming trauma programs.  Her new book is coming soon, published by KRI, called Finding Peace within shattered pieces, Healing Trauma and sexual violence with yoga and meditation. Simranjeet has taught classes since 2011 mentored private clients since 2015 using Kundalini Yoga Therapy. Created Kundalini Yoga Teachers. Lived in Saudi Arabia teaching women Kundalini Yoga for rehabilitation.  She enjoys a quiet peaceful life.


Amrit Singh

Amrit's status is professional teacher trainer. A Chinese Herbalist, Numerologist, Kundalini Yoga Teacher, Acupuncturist, Spiritual Life Coach. 
Amrit has always been interested in how to harness the power of the mind in order to heal the body. And how to harness the power of the body to heal the mind. This quest has led him to study holistic medicine, nutrition, become a shiatsu practitioner, acupuncturist, herbalist and a Kundalini yoga teacher trainer and Karam Kriya numerologist.
During this 30 year period he studied acupuncture and herbal medicine for 4 years under Master Nguyen Thin Thong a third generation herbalist. Further acupuncture and herb training in internal medicine continued with Kiiko Matsumoto, Giovanni Maciocia and John Tindall to name a few. My focus now is on the application of MPD (Medical Pulse Diagnosis) to the prescription of Chinese herbal medicine and DNA (Distal Needling Acupuncture) as developed and taught by Bob Doane. 
Amrit has trained over 1000 students to become teachers. His own daily yoga and meditation practice has been, and is, his lifetime commitment.  Creator of The Organ Vitality Training, is an integration of these teachings and a culmination of Amrit's life's work to bring harmony to mind, body and soul.

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Janartheni Sivarajah

Janartheni Sivarajah (or simply Janaa) was born and raised in Sri Lanka. She has lived in Canada, U.K. and Belgium for the last 20 years. She currently lives in Belgium, nearby the wonderful historical city of Ghent. She has been practicing Kundalini Yoga for several years now and it has changed her life. She always faces challenges head-on and walk through life with a positive attitude.



Jagajotti Kaur

Jagat Joti Kaur is a a Level 2 qualified Kundalini Yoga Teacher and student of Sacred Numerology through the Karam Kriya School, a student of Shiv Charan Singh. She has completed a 550 hour Ayurveda Lifestyle and Nutrition Practitioner with the European Institute of Vedic Studies.

She loves to share universal truths that with daily implementation water the human flower within us all through the teachings of Kundalini Yoga and Karam Kriya.  She works with people to deepen their life worth living through the creative application of yoga.

Jagat Joti Kaur set up a yoga and healing arts programme across various acute NHS mental hospitals for staff, patients and the local community in 2008 until 2020. She worked as a freelance visual artist, photographer and designer prior to this.

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