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.
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.
More detailed information on Course Content can be found here
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.
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.
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 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
£1800 British Pounds online
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£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.
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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.
Introduction to KY
Code of Excellence
Mantra & Shabd Guru
Friday 11th Nov
Sat 12th Nov
Sun 13th Nov
Mon 14th Nov 2022
Asana & Kriya
Friday 6th January 2023
Saturday 7th January 2023
Sunday 8th January 2023
Monday 9th January 2023
Friday 17th February 2023
Saturday 18th February 2023
Sunday 19th February 2023
Monday 20th February 2023
Mind & Meditation
Roles & Responsibilities Part 1
Friday 31st March 2023
Saturday 1st April 2023
Sunday 2nd April 2023
Monday 3rd April 2023
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
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Email Simranjeet for more informtion: Simranjeetloveslife@gmail.com
The training team is committed to delivering the training at higher standards ensuring adherence
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.
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: http://www.karamkriya.com on events, workshops, and their lovely Ashram in Portugal.
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'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.
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.
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.