September 2017 – June 2018 (10 weekends)
“If you want to learn something… read about it. If you want to understand something… write about it. If you want to master something… teach it.” Yogi Bhajan
Discover your potential and rewrite your destiny!
Challenge yourself by confronting self-imposed boundaries in order to touch your soul and gain the knowledge and self-confidence to build a more peaceful and creative life.
The Level 1 Teacher Training Program is the first level of a three tiered KRI certification program in Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan ®. It consists of 220 hours (180 hours in class and 40 hours independent study) fulfilling the Yoga Alliance’s national standard for a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT). With your KRI certification, you can apply for and receive a Yoga Alliance Certificate.
This Foundations course introduces the student to the principles and practices of the self-sensory human, and explores how Kundalini Yoga and yogic lifestyle can harmonize and uplift the human experience and awaken your true potential. There are six principle components in a Level 1 program:
*Kriya and Meditation: The foundation of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan®
The theory and practice of Kundalini Yoga kriyas (yoga sets), asanas, and mudras. Explore the nature of the mind and its training through Kundalini Yoga meditations, mantras, and pranayam (breathing techniques).
*Humanology and Philosophy: The Lifestyle of a Kundalini Yoga Teacher
The history and tradition of Kundalini Yoga, as well as the underlying philosophy behind all yogic practices. The technologies of Kundalini Yoga as they apply to healing and humanology (the science of daily living), including diet, nutrition, and relationships.
*Anatomy & Physiology: Essentials of Yogic and Functional Anatomy
Traditional Western anatomy, its purpose and function, including the respiratory, nervous, immune, musculoskeletal, circulatory, endocrine, and digestive systems and their relation to the practice and teaching of yoga. Also Yogic anatomy and the energy systems of the body including the chakras, nadis, pranas and vayus, and the ten yogic bodies.
*Consciousness of a Teacher: Virtues and Values of Living in the Golden Chain
The skills and techniques to become an effective instructor, including practical strategies for teaching beginners, ethical guidelines, curriculum development, and the transformational role of the teacher in developing a successful yoga practice.
*The Master’s Touch: Cultivating a Connection to the Master
Connect with Yogi Bhajan through DVD classes and study.
*The Practicum: Teaching from Day One
Practical experience instructing a yoga class under the supervision of a KRI Yoga Teacher Trainer, receiving written evaluation and student feedback.
With this program, you will share in the profound experience of spiritual, physical and mental growth while being supported both by your Teacher Trainers and other teachers in training. The authentic experience of your personal transformation is held in highest regard by your professional KRI certified team therefore you can depend on their availability as well as empathy, encouragement and guidance. We are here to serve you throughout your journey of self mastery.
September 15, 16, 17, 2017
October 13, 14, 15
November 10, 11, 12
December 8, 9, 10
January 12, 13, 14, 2018
February 9, 10, 11
March 9, 10, 11
April 6, 7, 8
May 10, 11, 12
June 1, 2, 3
Fridays 6-9pm, Saturdays 9am-6pm, Sundays 9am-6pm
Uncoil Buffalo, 100 Amherst Street, Buffalo, NY 14207 (See map)
Tuition (in USD):
Registration fee: $300 required to hold a space (unless full price paid);
Early registration: $2,800 if paid by August 11, 2017 (less registration fee if paid separately);
Regular price: $3,150 if paid after August 11, 2017, but before course starts;
Payment Plan: $3,150 if paid as follows:
Installments (in USD):
$1,250 which includes $300 deposit, dated August 11, 2017 (or $950 if registration fee paid separately)
$950 dated September 11, 2017
$950 dated October 11, 2017
Note: 10% discount applies to full-time students or seniors over 65 years of age
$2,520 by August 11, 2017; $2,835 after August 11, 2017
1. Check payable to Tom Russell, and with completed registration form mailed to 226073 Centreville Road, RR3, Meaford, Ontario N4L 0A7, Canada
2. PayPal with 3% handling fee added
Online Registration: click here for registration form.
For further information, click here for course details or contact Nirmal at 416-716-1402 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
All requests to withdraw from the teacher training course must be received in writing. Those withdrawing prior to August 11, 2017 are eligible for a refund, minus a non-refundable $300 administrative fee. Those withdrawing after August 11, 2017, but before the start of the 2nd weekend, are eligible for a partial refund of $1000.00 only if full course payment received. There will be no refunds after the start of the 2nd weekend.