100-hour Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Course

Establish a strong foundation in teaching and practice.

What is Kundalini Yoga & What will you learn?

Kundalini Yoga is a dynamic and powerful form of yoga that focuses on awakening the dormant spiritual energy (Kundalini) believed to reside at the base of the spine. This ancient practice integrates physical postures, breathwork, meditation, mantra chanting, and the application of specific yogic techniques to stimulate the flow of Kundalini energy. The ultimate goal is to achieve a state of heightened awareness, spiritual enlightenment, and a harmonious union between the individual consciousness and the universal consciousness.

Understanding Kundalini Energy:

    • Gain insights into the concept of Kundalini energy and its significance in yogic philosophy.
    • Learn about the chakra system and how it relates to the awakening of Kundalini.

Physical Aspects of Kundalini Yoga:

    • Explore a variety of dynamic postures (asanas) designed to activate and balance energy centers in the body.
    • Understand the importance of alignment and breath in each posture.

Breathwork (Pranayama):

    • Practice specific breath techniques (pranayama) to cleanse and balance the energetic pathways.
    • Learn how breath control contributes to mental clarity and heightened states of awareness.

Meditation and Mindfulness:

    • Embrace various meditation techniques to calm the mind and connect with higher states of consciousness.
    • Develop mindfulness practices to cultivate present-moment awareness.

Mantra Chanting:

    • Explore the transformative power of mantra chanting to elevate vibrational frequencies.
    • Understand the significance of specific mantras and their effects on the mind and spirit.

Mudras and Bandhas:

    • Discover the use of hand gestures (mudras) and energy locks (bandhas) to channel and direct energy within the body.
    • Learn how these subtle practices enhance the overall Kundalini experience.

Spiritual Philosophy:

    • Delve into the spiritual philosophy underlying Kundalini Yoga.
    • Explore concepts of self-realization, enlightenment, and the interconnectedness of all beings.

Teaching Methodology:

    • Develop the skills to guide and teach Kundalini Yoga classes.
    • Understand class sequencing, effective communication, and creating a supportive environment.

Lifestyle Integration:

    • Embrace the yogic lifestyle beyond the mat, incorporating principles of mindfulness, nutrition, and conscious living into daily life.

By engaging in the practices and teachings of Kundalini Yoga, you embark on a transformative journey that not only enhances physical well-being but also opens the door to spiritual awakening and self-discovery. The holistic approach of Kundalini Yoga provides a pathway to balance, harmony, and a deeper connection to the essence of who you are.

Physical benefits of Kundalini yoga:

Kundalini Yoga offers a range of physical benefits, contributing to overall health and well-being. While the practice is known for its emphasis on spiritual and energetic aspects, it also has positive effects on the physical body. Here are some of the physical benefits of Kundalini Yoga:

Increased Flexibility and Strength:

    • Kundalini Yoga incorporates a variety of dynamic postures and movements that promote flexibility and strength in different muscle groups.

Improved Respiratory Function:

    • The practice of specific breathing techniques (pranayama) enhances lung capacity and respiratory efficiency, promoting better oxygenation of the body.

Enhanced Circulation:

    • The combination of movement, breathwork, and energy circulation in Kundalini Yoga helps improve blood circulation throughout the body, supporting cardiovascular health.

Better Posture and Alignment:

    • The emphasis on body awareness and alignment in Kundalini Yoga helps improve posture and spinal health, reducing the risk of musculoskeletal issues.

Balanced Endocrine System:

    • Kundalini Yoga stimulates the glands and helps balance the endocrine system, which plays a crucial role in regulating hormones and maintaining overall health.

Strengthened Immune System:

    • The practice of Kundalini Yoga is believed to have a positive impact on the immune system, supporting the body’s ability to defend against illnesses and infections.

Detoxification:

    • The combination of movement and breath helps stimulate the lymphatic system, facilitating the removal of toxins from the body and supporting detoxification.

Boosted Energy Levels:

    • Kundalini Yoga practices, including breathwork and specific postures, are designed to increase vital energy (prana), leading to improved energy levels and vitality.

Weight Management:

    • Regular practice of Kundalini Yoga, along with its emphasis on mindful living, may contribute to weight management by promoting a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

Improved Digestion:

    • Certain Kundalini Yoga poses and practices can aid in digestion, promoting a healthy digestive system and reducing issues such as bloating and indigestion.

Reduced Stress and Tension:

    • Kundalini Yoga includes relaxation techniques and stress-reducing practices that can help alleviate physical tension, promoting a sense of calm and relaxation.

Better Sleep:

    • The calming effects of Kundalini Yoga, combined with relaxation techniques, may contribute to improved sleep quality and a more restful night’s sleep.

It’s important to note that individual experiences may vary, and the physical benefits of Kundalini Yoga are often interconnected with its mental, emotional, and spiritual effects. Regular practice, combined with mindfulness and a balanced lifestyle, can contribute to a holistic sense of well-being. Always consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new exercise or yoga program, especially if you have pre-existing health conditions.

Just a few Common Kundalini yoga poses:

Kundalini Yoga incorporates a variety of dynamic and static poses, each serving a specific purpose in awakening and channelling Kundalini energy. Here are a few common Kundalini Yoga poses:

Easy Pose (Sukhasana):

    • This is a comfortable seated posture with the legs crossed and the spine straight. It is often used for meditation and breathwork.

Spinal Flex (Sufi Grind):

    • In a seated position, flex the spine forward and backward in a rhythmic motion. This movement helps to energize the spine and open up energy channels.

Cat-Cow Stretch (Marjaryasana-Bitilasana):

    • Similar to the traditional yoga pose, this dynamic movement involves arching and rounding the spine while on hands and knees. It stimulates the spine and enhances flexibility.

Camel Ride (Ustrasana Ride):

    • This dynamic pose involves sitting on the heels and rocking forward and backward, engaging the core and stimulating the energy flow along the spine.

Crow Pose (Kakasana):

    • This balancing pose involves squatting with the knees on the outside of the upper arms. It challenges balance and strength and is often used for building concentration.

Frog Pose (Adhara Mukha Svanasana):

    • This pose is performed in a squatting position with the palms on the floor. It opens up the hips and groin area, promoting flexibility.

Bow Pose (Dhanurasana):

    • In this pose, the practitioner lies on the stomach and lifts the chest, legs, and arms simultaneously. It strengthens the back and opens the heart.

Shoulder Stand (Sarvangasana):

    • This inversion involves supporting the back with the hands and lifting the legs and hips toward the sky. It stimulates the thyroid gland and improves circulation.

Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana):

    • A backbend that involves lifting the upper body while keeping the lower body on the mat. It strengthens the spine and opens the chest.

Tree Pose (Vrkshasana):

    • A standing pose where one foot is placed on the inner thigh or calf of the opposite leg, with the hands in prayer position. It promotes balance and focus.

Baby Pose (Baby Kriya):

    • This is a resting pose where the practitioner lies on the back, bringing the knees to the chest and wrapping the arms around the shins. It releases tension in the lower back.

Corpse Pose (Savasana):

    • A final relaxation poses where the practitioner lies flat on the back, allowing the body to relax completely. It integrates the benefits of the practice and prepares for meditation.

These are just a few examples of the diverse poses you might encounter in Kundalini Yoga. Remember that Kundalini Yoga often combines these physical postures with breathwork, mantra chanting, and meditation to create a holistic and transformative practice. If you’re new to Kundalini Yoga, it’s recommended to learn these poses under the guidance of a qualified teacher to ensure proper alignment and technique.

Art of Teaching:

Modul 1:

  • What is tantra, Manifestation of Cosmos (Purush) and creation (Prakrati), Philosophy of Kundalini

Module 2:

  • Aum and Kundalini Shakti, 3 Chakra bhedan, Brahma/Vishnu/Rudra Chakra

Module 3:

  • Shat Chakra bhedan (Piercing 7 & 8 chakra)
  • Muladhara Chakra (Root Chakra)
  • Swadhishtana Chakra (Sacral Chakra)
  • Manipura Chakra (Solar Plexus Chakra)
  • Anahata Chakra (Heart Chakra)
  • Vishuddhi Chakra (Throat Chakra)
  • Ajna Chakra (Third Eye Chakra)
  • Sahasra Chakra (Crown Chakra)

Module 4:

  • Mantra, Yantra and Bij, Bij Mantras (Primal sounds)
  • Yantras (Savrad Geometry of Energy junction points)

 

Module 5:

  • Kriya Yoga, Pranayama, Asana, Meditation, Mantra Chanting, Murcha
  • Mudras: Khejari, Yoni, Brahm, Vipreet karni, Ashwini, Umari, Kaki
  • Mudras and Bandhas, Mula Bandha (Root Lock) Uddiyana Bandha (Abdominal Lock): Jalandhara Bandha (Throat Lock)
  • Inner Sound Meditation
  • Guidance from a Qualified Teacher
  • Lifestyle and Ethical Guidelines

Ratak Pranayama is an ancient breath technique that originates from yogic practices using which you can control every juncture of your life. Some pranayama techniques you will learn in this course are:

  • Surya & Chandra Bhedana
  • Ujjayi Breath
  • Sitkari
  • Sitali
  • Bhramari
  • Anulom Vilom/ Nadi Sodhan
  • Kapalbhati & Bhastrika

Module 6:

Tantra Philosophy Tantra Loka, Vigyan Bhairavi Tantra

Module 7:

Laya Yoga Feminine and Masculine Polarity, Breath Movement, Deep Body awareness movements

Module 8:

Emotional Trauma release, Rebirth breath, Osho Dynamic meditation, yoga Nidra, Shavasana

Module 9:

Asanas

Module 10:

Kundalini Yoga, fire ceremony for activating kundalini

Module 11:

Sexual energy Transformation, Tantra meditation (Shiv Shakti merging), Sadashiva manifestation, Triguna to Gunatit

Schedule:

Typical Daily ScheduleActivities
06:30 am to 07:30 amFire Ceremony every day
07:30 am to 09:00 amPranayama and Kriya Yoga
09:00 am to 10:00 amBreakfast
10:00 am to 11:00 amPhilosophy
11:00 am - 12:00 pmSelf-study
12:00 pm to 01:00 pmKundalini Asana class
01:00 pm - 02:00 pmLunch
02:00 pm to 03:00 pmSelf-Study
03:00 pm to 04:00 pmAnatomy in Kundalini yoga (Nadis,chakra, sapta kosha, prana)
04:00 pm - 05:30 pmFree time or join one of our Asana classes (Yin, Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Aerial)
05:30 pm – 07:00 pmMeditation & Kirtan
07:00 pm - 08:00 pmDinner
08:00 pm – 06:00 am Sleep well and have big dreams
08:00 pm - 05:00 amAs the day concludes, allow the peacefulness of Rishikesh to guide you into a restful night's sleep.

Accommodations & Food

In this immersive yoga training experience, you will be living in a peaceful community environment while developing friendships with your fellow trainees. You will engage in a regular daily routine that includes meditation, asana practice sessions, theory classes, practice teaching, self-study, and plenty of free time to enjoy the natural surroundings. Your fee includes accommodation and meals. You will sleep in a clean, comfortable, and safe room and enjoy three fresh healthy vegetarian meals each day prepared by our kitchen staff.

What You will Gain from this Training

YACEP 260

100 Hours Yoga Alliance Continuing Education (YACEP)

Upon graduation from this course, you will be eligible to add 100 hours of YACEP to your Yoga Alliance registration.

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Our Kundalini Yoga courses are offered only in our carefully selected locations in Goa/ Arombol India. We schedule each of our start dates in alignment with the best weather in Goa from September to March

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100-hour Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Course Dates & Fees

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1st to 12th of Every month starting from April to October100-hour Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Course Dharamsala€ 800€925SAVE €0Contact
1st to 12th of Every month starting from December to February100-hour Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Course Goa€800€925SAVE €0Contact

What is Included:

  • Yoga Course Tuition
  • Course Handbook
  • Overnight Accommodation**
  • 3 Vegetarian Meals on Full Days, 2 Meals on Saturdays**
  • All Teaching Materials
  • WIFI**
  • T-shirts, Bags, Note Pads, and Pens

What is Not Included:

  • Airfare
  • Visa Fees
  • Dinner on Saturday, Meals on Sunday**
  • Excursions
  • Airport Pickup (available at an additional fee)
  • Laundry (available at an additional fee)
**Applies to residential courses only

Map & Directions to the Goa Yoga Center

Our Goa Yoga Center is located on beautiful Arambol Beach:

Shree Hari Yoga School
136, Girkarwadda, Arambol,
Pernem, Goa, Pin 403524, India

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