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Kundalini Yoga Graduating Class of 2019

Kundalini Yoga Advanced Training, Level 1

220 Hour Instructor Certification in Kundalini Yoga

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Immerse Yourself in the Sacred Vibration of Kundalini Yoga

Join us for Aquarian Teacher Training—featuring a day visit to Espanola, New Mexico, on the land where Yogi Bhajan lived and taught.

Awaken your potential to self mastery through the science of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan. This program will take you on a journey of self-development and deep self awareness to generate profound and lasting change in your life. It is designed for everyone—whether you would like to become a certified teacher  or deepen your experience of Kundalini Yoga and expand your consciousness. Using these ancient, yet timely teachings you will move beyond subconscious limitations and gain a more authentic sense of your life’s purpose and meaning.

The comprehensive skills learned throughout the course enhance career, relationships and overall well-being and increase the quality of life. This is an opportunity to explore, grow, heal and thrive under the guidance of teachers who studied directly under Yogi Bhajan and are dedicated to maintaining the purity of his message, “Happiness is your birthright.” The Aquarian Teacher Training program is the KRI Level One Certification Program in Kundalini Yoga to become an instructor and gain a deep, experiential understanding of the core science of Kundalini yoga.


The 220-hour Course Curriculum includes:

  • 180 in-class hours

  • 40 hours at-home study

    • 20 yoga classes with a certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher

    • 20 hours of reading and homework

Subjects covered in the 220-hour Course Curriculum:

  • Meditation and the mind 

  • Mantras and postures, kriyas

  • Science of breath and sound

  • Yogic and western anatomy

  • The origins and history of yoga

  • Yogic philosophy, psychology and physiology

  • Nutrition and yogic lifestyle, diet and nutrition

  • Humanonology, the applied science of the human psyche for fulfillment of our potential in body, mind, and spirit.

  • Sadhana: developing a daily spiritual practice

  • Code of Ethics of a Kundalini Yoga Teacher

  • The role and identity of a Kundalini Yoga Teacher

  • Teaching and building a profession

  • Practicums and written exam

  • Yogic diet and the science of Ayurveda, with Deva Kaur

  • Yogic and physical anatomy, with Dr. Japa Kaur

  • Stress management technology, with Gurumeet Kaur

  • Sound current and the naad, with Kirn Khalsa


January through October 2020

Jan 11–12; Feb 22–23; Mar 21–22; Apr 18–19; May 9–10; Jun 6–7; Jul 18–19; Aug 22–23; Sep 19–20; Oct 17–18

Saturday & Sunday 8am to 6pm



The Unity Studio

6855 Fourth Street, NW

Los Ranchos, NM 87107


  • Non-refundable deposit $500 to reserve your spot

  • Full regular registration fee of $3500

  • Pre-registration fee of $3300 paid by December 15, 2019

  • Super Early Bird $2900 paid by October 30, 2019

  • Students and seniors over 60 $2900 when paid in full by December 15, 2019

  • Payment plans available with an initial $1800 deposit paid by December 15, 2019. Start your payment plan anytime, then pay $400 per month until paid in full.


 Program fee includes

  • Three KRI Manuals:

  • The Aquarian Teacher Yoga Sets Manual

  • The Master's Touch

  • The Aquarian Teacher Level One Instructor Textbook

  • One year membership in the International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association (IKYTA)

Not Included in Program Cost & Required for Certification

White Tantric Yoga

  • For certification teacher trainees must complete one day of White Tantric Yoga while you are enrolled in the Teacher Training Course.

  • You can take the White Tantric Yoga anywhere in the world. This must be completed within 12 months of the course end date.

20 Kundalini Yoga Classes

  • Within the 9 months of training, certification students are also required to take 20 Kundalini Yoga classes from a certified Kundalini Yoga instructor.

Questions? Click HERE for frequently asked questions about this training or contact Deva Khalsa at 505.603.8813.

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Kirn Khalsa (Lead Trainer) has taught Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan since 1979. She is a Yogic Energy Healer, writer, musician, mother, and co-director of Yoga Santa Fe in Santa Fe, New Mexico.


Gurumeet Kaur, E-RYT is a Professional Teacher Trainer, Minister of Divinity of Sikh Dharma, and Director of Create Inner Peace, specializing in Stress Recovery and Addiction Healing technology. Teaching for more than 30 years, Gurumeet served as one of Yogi Bhajan’s body guards. Create Inner Peace provides group and individual coaching for transformational self-empowerment and self-autonomy.


Japa K. Khalsa, DOM is a health coach & yoga therapist who passionately shares the power of the human body’s potential to self heal. Co-author of the yoga anatomy book Enlightened Bodies, she travels and teaches as an inspirational speaker. To take a Kundalini yoga class with Dr. Japa in Santa Fe or online or to book a health and wellness coaching session, visit

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Deva Kaur, AHP, BA, RYT is a Professional Teacher Trainer, Ayurvedic Health Practitioner, cookbook author, and cleansing expert. Deva embodies the spirit of a healthy lifestyle and is the owner of Deva Health, featuring The Cleanse of Santa Fe™ and Whole Self Recovery. She is a certified hypnotherapist and teaches Ayurvedic cooking and raw food prep classes. She also is a personal vegetarian chef for people in New Mexico. Deva is passionate about empowering people to take control of their health and lives with Yoga, Ayurveda, and conscious living.


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.

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