The Aquarian Teacher, KRI Level One Teacher Training Program
at Taspen’s Healing Center in Conifer, CO.
The Aquarian Teacher program is the KRI Level One Certification program in Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan®. In Level One you will become an Instructor and learn the fundamental principles and practices of Kundalini Yoga. This is a 220 hour course, which includes 180 hours of classroom instruction in a well-defined curriculum, plus 40 hours of home study, 20 Kundalini Class Completions and White Tantric Completion.
White Tantric Yoga®, a separate prerequisite workshop helps you:
☬ Experience powerful transformational energy
☬ Awaken your awareness and creative potential
☬ Connect more deeply with your truth and soul purpose
☬ Confront and clear self-imposed limitations
Each of us has something unique to share in this lifetime:
We all have a higher instinct to uplift others, whether we teach formally or informally. This course is an opportunity to commit to positive change and connect with others willing to do the same.
This 220-Hour Teacher Training program is for:
☬ Experienced yoga students who wish to deepen their knowledge
☬ Those who wish to become instructors
☬ Beginners who want to learn the science of yoga
☬ Anyone wanting to expand awareness, compassion & excellence
☬ Students & teachers of other yoga schools who wish to study
"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"~ Yoga Bhajan
Meet Your Teachers:
Sat Kartar Singh
Sat Kartar is a dynamic, patient, inspiring teacher who has been sharing the technology of Kundalini Yoga and the 3HO* lifestyle for over 40 years. Born in the 50’s and influenced by the events of the 60’s and early 70’s, Sat Kartar met Yogi Bhajan, Master of Kundalini Yoga in 1974. Immediately inspired by this funny, loving, and blunt teacher (lovingly referred to as Yogi Ji), Sat Kartar began to study with The Master. This included living in Ashrams along the east coast of the United States for almost two decades and travelling to courses & workshops given by Yogi Bhajan throughout his lifetime. Personally, Sat Kartar Singh has shared over 10,000 hours of teaching Kundalini Yoga over the years. Sat Kartar began teaching Kundalini Yoga in 1974 and became a KRI*Certified teacher in 1997 (220 hours). He is a Level 1 Lead Trainer in the Aquarian Trainer Academy and is actively teaching in several Level 1 Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainings in Altamonte Springs, FL, Chicago, IL and his home in Virginia. Sat Kartar’s continuing education in Kundalini Yoga includes a strong daily personal practice, all five Kundalini Yoga Level 2 modules (300 hours), Kundalini Yoga Level 3 (700 hours) which includes the “21 Stages of Meditation”, a 6-day course. Additionally, Sat Kartar and his wife of 4 plus decades are committed to attending the Summer and Winter Solstice Sadhana every year to further promote spiritual growth and clearing the psyche. Over the years, he has shared the teachings of Kundalini Yoga with thousands of people of all walks of life. Sat Kartar brings to his teaching all of the aspects he has lived and practiced for many years. This includes Yogic diet & lifestyle, yoga for men, yoga for women, the yoga of relationships and marriage, Naad Yoga- the yoga of mantra and sound as well as the vast teachings of Kundalini Kriyas & Meditations. He has taught in Ashrams, Health Clubs, Jails, Community Centers, Colleges, and Universities as well as Churches, High Schools, and the Federal Government in Washington, DC. Personally, and professionally Sat Kartar has excelled in many areas and continues to learn and study, so that he may be a well-rounded Human Being who has the vitality and desire to serve. His experience and credentials include: A touring musician with the GuruGanesha Band since 2008, including a 25 city tour of North America in the fall of 2013, sharing Music, Mantra and Dance with over 25,000 people. The GuruGanesha Band continues to touch and uplift through music and is active in promoting peace on the planet. GGB has an active schedule doing Sat Nam Fest in California (in May) and in Western Massachusetts (in August) as well as mini tours in the US and Canada. Business owner and partner in Khalsa, Inc. (Healing, Accounting & Bookkeeping) and Uplift, Inc. (the Band) Sales and Management- High end jewelry and diamonds in a boutique Jewelry store-1996 to 2008. Part time Wellness Practitioner-Certified Yogic Neuro-muscular Therapist-1996. Graduate of CHAC as a Certified Massage Therapist-2009. Devoted Husband of RaviInder since 1978 and father to two beautiful adult children Jai Jagdeesh and Avtar Singh. *KRI- Kundalini Research Institute. The non-profit that protects the integrity of the teachings. *3HO- Healthy Happy Holy Organization. A non-profit that holds the teachings of Kundalini Yoga.
Raviinder Kaur Khalsa
Raviinder is an inspired teacher who has been sharing the technology of Kundalini Yoga and the 3HO lifestyle for 43 years. She had the privilege of studying at the feet of Yogi Bhajan, Master of Kundalini Yoga since 1975; attending Solstice retreats, Ladies Camps, White Tantric Yoga courses, lectures, and workshops. Raviinder began teaching Kundalini Yoga in 1975 and became a KRI Certified teacher in 1996. She is currently a professional trainer working towards becoming a lead trainer. She resides in the Northern Virginia/ DC Metro area and serves some east coast communities as part of Gurudass Kaur’s North America Level I Teacher Training team. As a member of the Aquarian Trainer Academy, she has completed all Level II Kundalini Yoga modules and is currently nearing completion of ATA’s Level III program; a 1000-Day commitment to personal growth; enhancing spiritual maturity, further developing the meditative mind, and selfless service in the community. Over the years, Raviinder has shared the teachings of Kundalini Yoga with thousands of people from all walks of life. She has taught in Ashrams, Health Clubs, Community Centers, high schools, colleges, and federal government agencies. She brings to her teaching all of the aspects she has lived and practiced for many years, including yogic diet & lifestyle, yoga for health and healing, the yoga of relationships, conscious parenting, and Radiant Woman workshops, integrating the vast teachings of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan.
Karta Purkh Kaur
Karta Purkh Kaur is Co-Founder and Director of Kundalini Yoga Crestone, a center located in the Sangre de Cristo mountains of Southern Colorado. She received her training through Yogi Bhajan’s Master’s Touch Teacher Certification Program in Espanola, New Mexico in 1997 and earned her status as a Level I Lead Trainer in 2012. Karta Purkh was instrumental in establishing the first on-going Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training held in Colorado in 2004. She teaches with a palpable grace and infectious enthusiasm wherever she is invited to share Kundalini Yoga and the teachings of Yogi Bhajan.
Dan Retuta is Founder, Program Director, and Primary Instructor of Crestone Healing Arts Center’s Massage Intensive Training Program. He designed Kundalini Yoga to be an integral part of the instructional curriculum. He was certified in Espanola, New Mexico 2000 Level I Teacher Training under Yogi Bhajan Master’s Touch Teacher Certification Program. Dan has actively assisted his wife, Karta Purkh Kaur, AKA Sue Beck-Retuta in facilitating the many facets involved in Level I Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training since 2004.