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Dev Suroop Kaur delights in sharing the pure practicality of nurturing a successful and deeply authentic life. An accomplished musician, recording artist, and Lead Trainer in the KRI Aquarian Trainer Academy, Dev Suroop Kaur strives to break it down, keep it real, and guide students to their own empowered authenticity. Her deep passion is Naad Yoga and the expression of the voice of the soul through the sound current. She currently lives with her husband in Espanola, New Mexico and, in addition to her teaching and music activities, works to maintain a peaceful mind as a business executive. Dev Suroop Kaur is an ordained Minister of Sikh Dharma, is certified as a Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT500) through Yoga Alliance, and holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Claremont Graduate University.

Ongoing and Upcoming Programs

Level One Teacher Training — 4600 Copper Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA, Sep 29, 2018 to Apr 28, 2019

Ongoing and Upcoming Programs

Level Two Lifecycles and Lifestyles — Serbia, Oct 30, 2018 to Feb 2, 2019
Level One Teacher Training — San Francisco, CA, USA, Jan 24, 2019 to Jul 21, 2019
Level One Teacher Training — 57 Jamestown Rd, Camden Town, London NW1 7DB, UK, Feb 15, 2019 to Oct 1, 2019
Level Two Conscious Communication — Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India, Mar 11, 2019 to Jun 15, 2019
Level Two Authentic Relationships — Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India, Mar 18, 2019 to Jun 22, 2019
Level One Teacher Training — Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India, Oct 14, 2019 to Apr 14, 2020

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.

Sat Nam. I taught my first Kundalini Yoga class in February, 1973 at Guru Ram Das Ashram in Los Angeles and have taught over 3,000 classes since then, including classes at UCLA Extension, University of New Mexico, and many locations in the San Francisco Bay Area, teaching three classes per week for over 10 years before resettling here in New Mexico. I began teaching Level One Aquarian Teacher Training in the San Francisco Bay Area beginning in 2001 through 2006, and am currently enrolled in the Academy at the Professional Trainer level. Since 2007 I have been working with The Kundalini Research Institute. In addition to participating in our Level One Immersion Course each summer, I serve in many capacities including customer service, product management, marketing management and selling at events such as Summer Solstice and Sat Nam Fest.

Guruka Singh is a teacher, writer and inveterate punster. He is one of the original teachers trained by Yogi Bhajan, and he has been teaching Kundalini Yoga since 1971. He travels around the world to teach as well as teaching through the "SikhNet Inspirations Video" series on YouTube and SikhNet. His love of poetry and Gurbani have led him to translate Yogi Bhajan's Gurmukhi poems in Furmaan Khalsa as well as translating Japji Sahib and other Gurbani. The original founder of SikhNet, he now lives under the blue skies of New Mexico with his beloved Khalsa family.

S.S. Gurumeet Kaur Khalsa, E.R.Y.T. 500, is a Minister of Divinity of Sikh Dharma, Director of Create Inner Peace, Professional Teacher Trainer of Kundalini Yoga, Associate Instructor of SuperHealth and Certified Magi Counselor in Numerology. Gurumeet specializes in yogic technology to manage stress, recover from post-traumatic stress, heal addictions, and take control of our own health and well-being. Teaching through Northern New Mexico College (, Create Inner Peace and the GRD Health Center in Espanola New Mexico, Gurumeet studied for more than 30 years with Yogi Bhajan and served as one of his body guards. She works closely with Bhai Sahiba Bibiji Inderjit Kaur Khalsa, PhD, Chief Religious Minister of Sikh Dharma, wife of Yogi Bhajan, and founder of Create Inner Peace. Create Inner Peace strives to give back to First Responders—who daily serve and protect society, often placing themselves in harm’s way—while encountering overwhelming critical incident stress. Open to everyone, Create Inner Peace helps relieve stress and increase vitality and resiliency and provides technolgoy for our individual and collective transition to an open heart world, our timeless connection to our eternal, sacred being, and the co-creation of a world of prosperity, peace and justice for all people now.


Ongoing and Upcoming Programs

Level One Teacher Training — Bogotá, Bogota, Colombia, Jun 23, 2018 to Apr 5, 2019

About Dr. Japa Dr. Japa Kaur Khalsa is a 20-year practitioner of Energy Medicine. She is trained in multiple methodologies, and credentialed with degrees as a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Certified Yoga Therapist, and Level Two Sat Nam Rasayan healer. Dr. Japa travels and teaches internationally as a Professional Teacher Trainer in the Aquarian Academy, as co-author of Enlightened Bodies, she brings an awareness of the human body’s potential to self heal in her work.


Important information about me - Started studying with Yogi Bhajan in 1970 - Started teaching KY in 1971 - Level 1 and 2 Lead Trainer - Level III Sat Nam Rasayan Healer/Practitioner - PhD in Counseling/Physiology - CEU Provider for NM Counseling Board - my courses can receive CEU credits - Author of books: "The Art of Making Sex Sacred, Editions One and Two," "Dying Into Life: The Yoga of Death, Loss and Transformation," (working on Second Edition), "The Yoga of Aging and Chronic Illness" . - Have traveled to teach in Australia, South Africa, Japan, Europe and the USA. Why do I teach? I feel a part of and my mission to teach the Legacy Yogi Bhajan left us. - I facilitate a special training called Dying Into Life - to prepare oneself for death and to coach someone else in this transformative transition.


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 — Amarillo, TX, USA, Sep 21, 2018 to May 19, 2019
Level One Teacher Training — Santa Fe, NM, USA, Sep 28, 2018 to May 10, 2019
Level Two Vitality and Stress — Santa Fe, NM, USA, Mar 1, 2019 to Jul 7, 2019
Level Two Authentic Relationships — 2760 Daniel St, Clearwater, FL 33761, USA, Apr 26, 2019 to Aug 17, 2019
Level One Teacher Training — Santa Fe, NM, USA, Sep 27, 2019 to May 3, 2020

Director of SuperHealth: Yogic Science to Break Habits & Addictive Behavior Trained personally with Yogi Bhajan. Conducts trainings internationally and teaches an annual Specialty Professional Training, an 8 + day Immmersion in Espanola (February 16-23, 2013) including conditions for: Drugs & Alcohol Smoking Food and Relationship Issue Stress, Anxiety, Depression Computer, work, IT gadgets and more Studied personally with Yogi Bhajan for 30 years in SuperHealth technology. Directed Specialized Yogic based Hospital for substance abuse rated in to 10% of all programs in US by JCAHO (arm of AMA) Special Representative to the UN Office of Drug Control and Crime, Vienna. Author: Meditations for Addictive Behavior"

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.

Ongoing and Upcoming Programs

Level Two Mind and Meditation — Syracuse, NY, USA, Sep 14, 2018 to Jan 19, 2019
Level Two Authentic Relationships — 100 W 46th St, Minneapolis, MN 55419, USA, Jan 25, 2019 to Jun 29, 2019

Mentoring Lead Trainer for Level 1, Level 2 and 21 Stages of Meditation courses around the world. Creator of Excel and Celebrate and Aquarian Woman based on Yogi Bhajan's Teachings for Women. Also specializes in teaching Posture and Kriya.

Pritpal Singh Khalsa has been a student of Yogi Bhajan and a teacher of Kundalini yoga for over 35 years. As a KRI-certified Lead Teacher Trainer, at trainings around the world, Pritpal brings insight and caring to this work, guiding people beyond the blocks accumulated in life. He has recorded, performed and taught sacred music around the world. His uplifting music and rich voice resonates with the timeless and transforming quality of the Sacred Naad. Pritpal is a Core Dynamics Life Coach and presents workshops on various topics such as; Meditating On Purpose, Igniting Your Passion with Consciousness, Conscious Relationships, Sacred Sound, and workshops for men. In both his private sessions and his group work Pritpal uses techniques grounded in the philosophy and meditative practice of Kundalini yoga. Go to for more information.

Ongoing and Upcoming Programs

Level One Teacher Training — Boulder, CO, USA, Sep 21, 2018 to Mar 10, 2019

Sat Purkh Kaur Khalsa is a KRI Certified Kundalini Yoga Instructor and Practitioner as well as a Professional Trainer in the Aquarian Trainer Academy. Known for her work in Sound & Mantra she also enjoys teaching Ethics, Divine Alignment, Humanology and Yogic Philosophy. Sat Purkh joined the Kundalini Research Institute in 2006 and was instrumental in the development of the Level Two Teacher Training curriculums. Currently she serves as KRIs Editor and Creative Director as well as Curriculum Coordinator for the Immersion Training Program. She has three albums of sacred music, Nectar of the Name, Beautiful Day: The Aquarian Sadhana, and Queen Be: The Goddess Within; and authored Everyday Grace: The Art of Being a Woman, an introduction to the Women’s Teachings of Yogi Bhajan. She lives with her husband and their menagerie of animals, and is always at work on her next album of sacred music.

Ongoing and Upcoming Programs

Level One Teacher Training — Baja California, Mexico, Nov 11, 2018 to May 20, 2019

Trained directly by Yogi Bhajan since 1970 in California, receiving his direct guidance on Mantra, Naad and appointed as first Guru Granthi. In September of 2013 Satkirin founded the Naad Academy of Gurbani Kirtan for this distinct kirtan, coined a Quantum Technology for this Aquarian Age. Teaching internationally in tele-class format she is an expert in Naad. She also travels to USA, Russia, Sweden, Germany, India, Columbia, Paraguay, Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, England, Spain, France, Mexico, Holland. Known for 18 celebrated Kirtan Cd's with Kriya's and voice of Yogi Bhajan. Teacher Mantra module of Level 1 TT for Kundalini Yoga's crowning meditation performing live kirtan, and manifesting a deep experience of how Naad and rhythm work together to calibrate the ten bodies for a joyful quintessential human experience. Satkirin publishes a seasonal newsletter in English and Spanish. Her website is Contact:Majesty Music in New York City 917-992-6382

Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD, has taught Kundalini Yoga since 1971. She began to teach people with chronic or life threatening illness in 1986, under the guidance of Yogi Bhajan and now directs the Guru Ram Das Center for Medicine & Humanology, founded to bring his teachings into healthcare. She is a Medical Family therapist, Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500, and a KRI Certified Kundalini Yoga mentoring lead trainer for levels 1 and 2. Dr. Khalsa is a charter member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists and served on the team that developed IAYT Educational Standards for Yoga Therapy Teacher Training. She developed and directs the 1,000 hour Kundalini Yoga Therapy teacher training and provides continuing education for health professionals and yoga teachers. Her Kundalini Yoga program for people living with HIV is featured in the book, Yoga as Medicine by Timothy McCall, MD. And her groundbreaking work in Kundalini Yoga Therapy as taught by Yogi Bhajan is in Yoga Therapy and Integrative Medicine: Where Ancient Science Meets Modern Medicine.

Ongoing and Upcoming Programs

Level One Teacher Training — Collegeville, PA 19426, USA, Mar 22, 2019 to Oct 27, 2019
Level Two Mind and Meditation — Chapel Hill, NC, USA, Apr 27, 2019 to Aug 3, 2019

Tarn Taran Kaur Khalsa offers Level 1 and 2 trainings with wisdom and wit throughout Europe, Mexico, South America, Canada and the United States. She teaches in English and German. As an Aquarian Academy Lead Trainer, she is well rounded in all aspects of the teachings of Yogi Bhajan, with a special focus on Humanology and the Women's Teachings. She studied Kundalini Yoga, the women's studies, community development and business development directly under the supervision of Yogi Bhajan for over 30 years. This unique experience with the Master has inspired her to place a major importance on mentoring the next generation of KRI Trainers. She has created the KRI-recognized Specialty Training Program: Conscious Pregnancy. This international program is THE source of Yogi Bhajan's teachings for the child-bearing year and prepares a Kundalini Yoga teacher to share these teachings as she builds community. Kundalini Women is recognized as a Yoga Alliance Prenatal Program.

German, English

Ongoing and Upcoming Programs

Level One Teacher Training — Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, Aug 18, 2018 to Jan 16, 2019
Level Two Lifecycles and Lifestyles — Taiwan, Jan 15, 2019 to Apr 20, 2019
Level One Teacher Training — Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, Apr 8, 2019 to Nov 19, 2019
Level One Teacher Training — Beijing, China, May 23, 2019 to Nov 19, 2019
Level One Teacher Training — Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, May 23, 2019 to Nov 20, 2019
Level One Teacher Training — Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines, Nov 5, 2019 to May 26, 2020
Level One Teacher Training — Taipei, Taiwan, May 7, 2020 to Nov 14, 2020

Tarn Taran Singh became a student of Yogi Bhajan in 1972. Teaching, training teachers and practicing Kundalini Yoga 40 years in USA, Europe and Latin America. Founder of 3HO Germany, European Yogi Tea Company, the 3HO European Yoga Festival and first European Teacher Training program. Currently living in New Mexico. Working for KRI as the Executive Director of the Aquarian Trainer Academy. Musician. Mantra CD’s include Amrit Vela ( w/ Snatam), Mantras of Prayer w/Gurudass), Ik Ardas and Soul Bride.

Ongoing and Upcoming Programs

Level Two Authentic Relationships — Pacheco, CA, USA, Sep 15, 2018 to Jan 12, 2019
Level One Teacher Training — New Brighton NSW 2483, Australia, Oct 28, 2018 to May 18, 2019
Level Two Lifecycles and Lifestyles — New Brighton NSW 2483, Australia, Nov 11, 2018 to Feb 14, 2019
Level Two Mind and Meditation — Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, Nov 27, 2018 to Mar 2, 2019