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As more people search to find spiritual meaning in their lives, the role of the Kundalini yoga teacher takes on increasing importance. This team of teacher trainers, lead by Guru Dass along with Sat Siri Dougherty, will guide you in how to awaken and develop the teacher within you. They will lead you through this program with inspirational and challenging lectures, as well as kriyas and meditations that will confront your self-imposed limits. You will discover how to live and teach from your highest and purest consciousness.
Desa Seni Eco Village Resort offers unique accommodations in original antique wood homes that have been imported from the many islands of Indonesia. Each house has its own individual history and has been completely restored and refurbished.
At Desa Seni Eco Village Resort, you will live amidst original artifacts and antiques reflecting true Indonesian culture and heritage. Their facilities include swimming pool, spa, gift shop, and restaurant.
By staying there you will always be in the course atmosphere which helps keeping you focused and undistracted. Guru Dass offers the possibility of accommodations in single, shared double, or shared triple rooms.
Immerse your self with the self on this 28-day journey to the self and the soul. How do we decide to change our lives? What is it that calls us here, to this land, and to this experience? Where does that longing to be authentic and to experience the self come from? It is the call of soul and the answer can be found here - within you. On this immersion experience, you will:
Kundalini yoga, the yoga of awareness, consists of simple yogic techniques that can be enjoyed by everyone, no matter his / her age or physical ability. It is a complete science that includes breath (pranayam), yoga postures (asanas), sound, chanting (mantra), and meditation. It is designed to provide you with the experience of your highest consciousness through the raising of your Kundalini.
Kundalini yoga is probably the most formalized style of yoga currently taught throughout the world. Kundalini yoga forms part of the Tantric yoga tradition. It is considered the most comprehensive of yoga practices. Kundalini yoga is a Raj Yoga, encompassing the 8 limbs of yoga into a singular practice of excellence and ecstasy.
The Kundalini yoga teacher training course is a strictly vegetarian environment. It is also a drug free, cigarette free, and alcohol free environment. No pets are allowed. Courteous and respectful behavior towards fellow students and staff is expected. Guru Dass reserves the right to request anyone disobeying course policies to leave the course.
This is a KRI certified level 1 teacher training course taught by KRI certified teacher trainers. KRI (Kundalini Research Institute) is the official international training organization that promotes the teachings of Yogi Bhajan and oversees teacher training programs in 52 countries, graduating over 3000 new Kundalini yoga teachers annually.
The level 1 KRI Aquarian teacher training program consists of a 220 hour program (180 hours in class; 40 home practice). Graduates of level 1 earn the title of KRI certified instructor of Kundalini yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan, are registered with the International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association (IKYTA), and fulfill the Yoga Alliance RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) 200-hour requirement. The primary regulatory body for Kundalini yoga teachers is IKYTA, not Yoga Alliance.
Check in is at Desa Seni Eco Village Resort on April 15, 2017 starting at 10:00. The course will start with lunch on the date of your arrival. Thereafter, the course will start on 4:30 until 20:00 daily. There will be breaks for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The check out time will be after lunch on May 12, 2017. Please note that schedule and times are subject to change.
Guru Dass is a Kundalini yoga teacher trainer since 1980. He has trained thousands of students worldwide, from USA to Chile, from Brazil to India, and from Sweden to Australia. As a student of Yogi Bhajan since 1971, Guru Das is one of the most knowledgable teachers and trainers of Kundalini yoga in the world today.
Sat Siri Doughtery
Sat Siri is KRI certified level 1 lead trainer and KRI on-site representative.
Balwant Kaur is a KRI certified level 1 professional trainer.
Guruwant Daphna Dor
Guruwant Daphna Dor is a KRI Aquarian Academy intern and course coordinator in Bali.
This Kundalini yoga teacher training will be conducted at Desa Seni Eco Village Resort in Bali, Indonesia. Desa Seni Eco Village Resort is a paradise within paradise. It is listed as one of the top ten yoga retreats in Bali and was recently listed in The Chapman Guides as one of Bali's most beautiful yoga shalas.
The course provides 3 on-site meals a day. Desa Seni Eco Village Resort provides a delicious and nutritious vegetarian menu which includes vegan and gluten free choices and their own-grown organic produce. There is also herbal tea available all day, plus snacks twice a day which include healthy and refreshing drinks, fruits, or energy balls. Fresh filtered water is available at the classroom.
In case you have special dietary needs or food allergies, please inform Guru Dass ahead of time and they will try to accommodate your needs, but cannot guarantee it will be to your full satisfaction. In those cases, Guru Dass suggest you to bring additional food items (only vegetarian foods allowed) that you may need to compliment or complete your diet.
Desa Seni Eco Village Resort’s Merapu Svaasthya spa program offers traditional and holistic treatments with western and eastern therapies where healing and health are a focus, bringing together a team of specialists to restore and revitalize the body, mind, and soul. However, the spa treatments are available at an extra cost.