Trainers 8 

Cookbook author, cleansing expert and Kundalini Yoga teacher, Deva Khalsa embodies the spirit of a healthy lifestyle and began practicing this lifestyle based on the technology of Kundalini Yoga in Vancouver, Canada in 1992. In 1996 she moved to Espanola, New Mexico, the mother ashram for Kundalini Yoga and began studying yoga and Ayurveda with Yogi Bhajan. Since December 1999 she has been managing The Cleanse of Santa Fe, Whole Self Recovery and Yoga Southwest in New Mexico. Deva is passionate about empowering people to take control of their health and lives with Ayurveda and Yoga. In addition to being the co-creator of The Cleanse of Santa Fe™ she is an Ayurvedic Health Practitioner and works individually with clients on personal care and creating healthy lifestyles and diets.


Dr Guruchander Khalsa started his life long practice of Kundalini Yoga in 1973. Much of his vast yogic knowledge comes from the blessing that he for 20 years served Yogi Bhajan directly as his chiropractor. Along with his wife Kirn they run a kundalini yoga and healing center in Santa Fe NM. He has written the foundational books on the 10 body yoga system: Numerology as taught by Yogi Bhajan and Tantric Numerology. He is a Lead Teacher Trainer in the Aquarian Trainer Academy. He may be reached at for numerology readings or 10 body healing treatments.

Dr. Kartar S Khalsa has been teaching for over 23 years. He has taught classes on a wide variety of topics from relationships to prosperity to pranayam to cleansing and detoxing. Dr. Kartar has assembled teams of talented people in New Mexico to run comprehensive residential programs for addiction, wellness and medical treatment. With Kundalini yoga always as the link pin of true long lasting healing. He has taught weekly for almost the entire time he has been a teacher. Dr. Kartar was instrumental in starting a kundalini yoga center in his home in Espanola NM for 8 1/2 years and in his clinic for 5 years. He became a lead trainer and was part of a successful teacher training group that brought teacher training to Santa Fe NM. Currently teaches at a residential addiction treatment center in Santa Fe. While running his busy Acupuncture practices in Santa Fe.

Kirn Khalsa moved to the USA from the Netherlands in 1975. She met Yogi Bhajan that same year and started her life long passion of Manifesting Purest Potential. She served Yogi Bhajan directly as she lived and thrived in the Espanola Ashram from 1979 until 2012. Her current focus is on Purest Potential: a world wide movement to manifest the ultimate life experience through the integration of Kundalini Yoga, 10 Body Numerology and the Purushartha prosperity system. She lives with her husband and 2 beautiful children in Santa Fe, NM and gets to play at Yoga Santa Fe, Purest Potential and GRD Health Clinic 505-982-6369 love and light

English, Dutch

Ongoing and Upcoming Programs

Level One Teacher Training — 100 W 46th St, Minneapolis, MN 55419, USA, Sep 11, 2020 to May 9, 2021
Level Two Authentic Relationships — 1505 Llano St, Santa Fe, NM 87505, USA, Mar 26, 2021 to Jul 24, 2021
Level One Teacher Training — 1505 Llano St, Santa Fe, NM 87505, USA, Sep 24, 2021 to May 8, 2022
Level Two Conscious Communication — 1505 Llano St, Santa Fe, NM 87505, USA, Mar 25, 2022 to Jul 23, 2022
Level One Teacher Training — 1505 Llano St, Santa Fe, NM 87505, USA, Sep 23, 2022 to May 7, 2023
Level Two Mind and Meditation — 1505 Llano St, Santa Fe, NM 87505, USA, Mar 24, 2023 to Jul 22, 2023
Level One Teacher Training — 1505 Llano St, Santa Fe, NM 87505, USA, Sep 22, 2023 to May 5, 2024
Level Two Vitality and Stress — 1505 Llano St, Santa Fe, NM 87505, USA, Mar 22, 2024 to Jul 27, 2024

Nirvair Kaur has studied and taught Kundalini Yoga for over 39 years. She and Nirvair Singh first met Yogi Bhajan in 1971 began their lifelong study and love of the teachings with him. Yogi Bhajan sent them to Anchorage as the first Kundalini Yoga Teachers in Alaska in 1975 and she continued teaching there in the beauty and wildness of Alaska until moving to the warmth and sunshine of Santa Fe, NM in the winter of 2012. She is a KRI certified lead teacher trainer of level 1 and a level 2 practitioner and trainer as well. She can be reached at 907-227-5237.

Nirvair Singh Khalsa began studying with Yogi Bhajan in 1971. He is a retired University Instructor at the University of Alaska Anchorage where he taught classes in Kundalini Yoga for 31 years. He has authored nineteen best selling DVD's/Videos and four books on Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan. ( He has also taught classes, workshops and trainings throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. Currently he is the CEO and President of The Kundalini Research Institute. He is a Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 certified teacher trainer. He lives with his wife of 43 years, Nirvair Kaur, in Tesuque New Mexico.

I am a graduate and former Chairman of Miri Piri Academy and have been participating in Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training since I was a teenager. Yogi Bhajan asked me to be a musician and a teacher, travel the world, and inspire the people. Fulfilling his directive is my prayer and purpose.

German, English