Level 1 Teacher Training – Brampton, Ontario

The Aquarian Teacher – KRI International Training

August 2014 – February 2015  (11 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.

Lead  Teacher Trainer:

*Sat Dharam Kaur is a certified Kundalini Yoga teacher trainer and instructor, author and naturopathic doctor practicing in Owen Sound, Ontario. She has studied Kundalini Yoga with Yogi Bhajan since 1976 and has facilitated teacher training programs in Toronto, Canmore Alberta, and New Mexico. She developed an addiction recovery program using Kundalini Yoga as well as a breast health training, designed to help educate women in breast cancer prevention through Kundalini Yoga and lifestyle change. She has written several best selling books: A Call to Women: The Healthy Breast Program and Workbook, The Complete Natural Medicine Guide to Breast Cancer and The Complete Natural Medicine Guide to Women’s Health.
Teacher Trainer:

*Nirmal Singh, a Kundalini Yoga Professional Teacher Trainer, has taught Kundalini Yoga since 1999. He has devoted himself to the study and practice of  yoga and meditation and holds the teachings of this ancient yoga (as taught by Yogi Bhajan) with utmost respect. Nirmal, the creator of ‘The Wellness Path’ producing 3HO yoga-related events, retreats and workshops, is sincere in his commitment to a yogic lifestyle and believes self-empowerment begins with dedication.

Teacher Trainer:

Kundalini Yoga classes, workshops, retreats, trainings in Toronto

*Har Prakash Singh is a certified teacher trainer, instructor, and teacher of Mindfulness Meditation in the algorithmic secular style of Shinzen Young.  He has a passion and gift for teaching meditation in any style and how meditation can be deepened for yogis at any level.

Teacher Trainer:

Kundalini Yoga in Toronto and Brampton

*Daya Kaur has been practicing Kundalini Yoga since 1996 and you can find her all over Toronto teaching more than 10 packed classes a week.  Daya thrives on sharing this knowledge and guiding others on their personal path.

Dates:
August 16, 17, 2014
August 30, 31, 2014
September 12, 13, 14, 2014
September 27, 28, 2014
October 11, 12, 2014
November 1, 2, 2014
November 22, 23, 2014
December 13, 14, 2014
December 27, 28, 2014
January 17, 18, 2015
January 31, February 1,  2015

Hours:
Saturdays and Sundays 9am-6pm

Location: Yudh Combat Academy, 1332 Khalsa Dr., Unit 23, Mississauga, ON L5S 0A2 (Derry Rd & Dixie Rd)

Tuition:
Registration fee: $300 +HST ($339) required to hold a space (unless full price paid);
Registration: $2,800 +HST ($3,164.00) if paid in full by August 16, 2014 (less registration fee if paid separately);
Payment Plan: $3,000 +HST ($3,390); contact us for details

Note: 10% discount applies to full-time students or seniors over 65 years of age

Payment  Options
1. Cheque payable to Y. Kaiser, 1102-600 Rexdale Blvd., Toronto ON M9W 6T4

2. INTERAC e-Transfer emailed to info@dayakaur.com

3. PayPal with 3% handling fee added. Click here for details.

For further information, contact Daya at 416-674-7083 or info@dayakaur.com.

Refund Policy:
All requests to withdraw from the teacher training course must be received in writing. Those withdrawing prior to August 16, 2014 are eligible for a refund, minus a non-refundable $300 +HST administrative fee. Those withdrawing after August 16 but before the start of the 2nd weekend, are eligible for a partial refund of $1000.00 +HST only if full course payment received. There will be no refunds after the start of the 2nd weekend.