29-Day Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Retreat in Rishikesh, India

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Suitable for intermediate, beginner, and advanced practitioners
Book and study materials
Theory classes followed with practical sessions
Enjoy a Chakra Ayurveda massage
Learn and get certified for Reiki
Train to emphasize certain pressure area in the body while doing asana
Daily vegetarian yogic food
Instruction in English
Max. 15 participants
Organiser also speaks Hindi
Without denial, during a proficient kundalini yoga training, one ends-up feeling as a supreme being, with the utmost energy, enthusiasm, self-control, and confidence and as energetic as if he or she has spent a devoted workout in a gym or has had deep worship at some shrine or temple. With this 300-hour Kundalini yoga teacher training, you will have complete and full teaching of everything related to Kundalini. Its concepts and theories in philosophy and verbal cues and alignment methods correct and support your students and prevent injury.
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Program

At Kundalini Yoga Ashram India, located in Rishikesh, with a sprawling space amid greenery, a lost stretch of mountains, and totally a pollution-free environment, they offer 300-hour Kundalini yoga courses in India, where the main aim is to equip you with the skills and in-depth knowledge to become a versatile instructor of Kundalini Tantra and to be eligible for an easy employment opportunity with a supreme social prestige. 

During the 300-hour Kundalini yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, India, the Master, Guri Ji holds special training sessions and other yoga mavericks. In his illustrious training, the crew takes the training forward by educating the trainees about dimensions of the human body, about 7 chakras that need to be adhered to, and what secrets are hidden inside each one of them, and what health delights are unfolded in various forms. For instance, when your spines are corrected, your glands get benefitted and your endocrine system gets boosted while you manage to develop stronger self to beat negativity and stress on your own.

The Salient Training of Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training
In a systemized way, training is imparted where theory classes are followed by practical sessions, and trainees are taught how to detoxify and to release the wastes from the body. Further, every little aspect of Kundalini Tantric yoga is harped upon and its corresponding evidence from science also gets into the discussion. They train how to identify unique bodies, diverse bent of minds, and attitude which patients possess and to which, custom yoga sessions become the need of the hour. Likewise, they also train the power points or pressure areas scattered all along the body which need to be emphasized during certain asanas in order to get the maximum health benefit and so forth.

Course Overview
During the 300-hour Kundalini Tantra yoga TTC, Kundalini Yoga Ashram India provides knowledge and know-how about the following:

  • Appropriate techniques to perform asanas
  • Appropriate space and location to perform Kundalini Tantra yoga
  • How to best utilize chakras and get soaked in utmost bhakti through deep-penetrated meditation
  • How to harness your negativity in a bid to give way to Kundalini energy for seeking abounding health and wellness
  • Knowledge of distinct human physiology and anatomy and how to tap upon special points for gaining maximum health among other crucial aspects about yoga.

300-Hour Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Syllabus
  • Kundalini yoga tradition
  • Kundalini yoga traditions of India
  • Development of Kundalini yoga
  • Kundalini and other types of yoga

What Kundalini is not?
  • Kundalini yoga in a different tradition of the world
  • Is it safe to practice Kundalini yoga from a normal yoga teacher and school?
  • How to know who is a Kundalini yoga teacher
  • Dangers in Kundalini yoga

Qualification for Attending Advanced Kundalini Yoga TTC
  • Must have firm knowledge of yoga and learned from a good teacher
  • At least 6 months of regular practice
  • No drugs and smoking marijuana
  • Not having a mental and physical illness
  • Someone who has a devotion and trust to the teacher and respect to the tradition
  • It is not a religion, so religious people should understand this from the beginning

Preparation for Kundalini Yoga TTC
  • Proper sitting, breathing, and relaxation
  • Proper focus on the point which will be guided
  • Detox and removal of toxins from the body

Traditional Kundalini Yoga Asana (Advance Level) (Followed by Proper Alignment and Adjustment)
  • Alignment, assistance, and adjustment
  • Surya Namaskar (sun salutation)
  • Chandra Namaskar (moon salutation)
  • Bharadvajasana
  • Lolasana - swinging pose
  • Kukkutasana - rooster pose
  • Sarpasana - snake pose
  • Shalabhasana - locust pose
  • Dhanurasana - bow pose
  • Paschimottanasana - seated forward bend
  • Janu sirshasana - head to knee pose
  • Parivirta Janu sirshasana - revolving head to knee pose
  • Sarvangasana - shoulder stand
  • Padam Sarvangasana - shoulder stand lotus pose
  • Sirshasana - Headstand
  • Natarajasana - Lord Shiva’s pose
  • Utthita hasta padangusthasana
  • Naukasana - boat pose
  • Vatayanasana - horse face pose
  • Mayurasana - peacock pose
  • Koormasana - tortoise pose
  • Chakrasana - wheel pose
  • Hanumanasana - monkey pose
  • Agnistambhasana - fire log pose
  • Brahmacharyasana - celibate’s pose
  • Astavakrasana - eight-twists pose
  • Ek pada sirasana - one foot to head pose
  • Chaturanga Dandasana
  • Pincha Mayurasana - feathered peacock pose
  • Eka Pada Koundinyasana - sage koundinyasana
  • Handstand - Adho Mukha Vrksasana
  • Ardha Pincha Mayurasana - dolphin pose
  • Makara Adho Mukha Svanasana - dolphin plank pose
  • Bakasana - crow pose
  • Ek pada bakasana - one leg crow
  • Utthan Pristhasana - lizard pose
  • Pashasana - noose pose
  • Parivrtta Surya Yantrasana - sundial or compass pose
  • Titibasana - firefly pose
  • Parshva bakasana - side crow

Yogi Bhajan’s Kundalini Yoga Asanas and Other Practices
In Kundalini yoga of Yogi Bhajan, a kriya is a series of postures (asana), breath, and sound that work toward a specific outcome. Practicing a kriya initiates a sequence of physical and mental effects.

Principles of 10 bodies
  • Set of pranayama and meditation in Kundalini yoga taught by Yogi Bhajan

You will learn
  • Basic breath series meditation - series 1-3
  • Sudarshan Chakra Kriya 1-2
  • Sadhana Mantra for the Aquarian Age

Postures
  • Archer pose (Virabhadrasana)
  • Baby pose (Garbhasana)
  • Back rolls
  • Stretch backward
  • Boat pose
  • Bow pose
  • Bridge pose
  • Butterfly pose
  • Camel pose
  • Cat - cow
  • Cat stretch
  • Cobra pose
  • Chair pose
  • Corpse pose
  • Celibate pose
  • Crow pose
  • Guru pranam
  • Ego eradicator
  • Frog pose
  • Front bends
  • Fish pose
  • Kundalini lotus
  • Leg lift
  • Lift nerve stretch
  • Life nerve stretch
  • Locust pose
  • Neck rolls
  • Maha mudra kriya
  • Pelvic lifts
  • Platform pose (front)
  • Plow pose
  • Platform pose (back)
  • Sat kriya
  • Shoulder stand
  • Shoulder Shrugs
  • Sitting bends
  • Sufi grind
  • Rock pose
  • Spinal flex
  • Spinal twist
  • Yoga mudra
  • Strength pose
  • Tree pose
  • Triangle pose
  • Wheel pose
  • Asana to awake visuddha
  • Asana to awake 10 bodies
  • Surya kriya
  • Sat kriya
  • Kirtan kriya 1-3
  • Laya Yoga Kundalini Mantra 1-2
  • Healing with the Siri Gaitri Mantra 1-2
  • Meditation for projection and protection from the heart
  • Meditation to change the ego
  • Breaking the Mask

Surya Kriya-Vija mantra
Surya kriya is the practice that allows us to awaken our internal hidden power. In the beginning, it goes like sun salutation and in the end, it awakens your energy centre and balances you completely. The practices are done with the Bija Mantra.

Kundalini Sadhana-Level 2
  • Kundalini Mantra Chant Level 2
  • Devi Prayer
  • Maun Sadhana
  • Shiva Shakti sadhana
  • Japa Sadhana
  • Meditation for Kundalini
  • Preparation for meditation
  • Creating a foundation for Kundalini meditation
  • Developing concentration
  • Art of cleaning and opening chakras
  • Mantra meditation for different duties of different chakras
  • Disturbances in Kundalini meditation

Yogic Detox Cleansing Exercises
  • Jala Neti
  • Rubber Neti
  • Jihwa dhauti
  • Agnisar
  • Kunjal Kriya
  • Kapalbhati
  • Tratak

Kundalini Breathing (Advance level)
  • Kosthya Swasa (Diaphragmatic breathing) for prolonging and smooth breath
  • Kapal Bhati - for awakening 3rd eye and emotional cleansing
  • Bhastrika - for awakening fire centre and emotional stability
  • Bhramari - transforming brain waves and cleansing Ajna and Sahasrar chakra
  • Nadi-shodhanam - for balancing both hemispheres and activating susumna

Dynamic of breath
  • Upper Susumna breathing
  • Lower Susumna breathing (spinal breathing)
  • Understanding prana and Swasa

Kundalini Yoga theory and practice
  • Serpent power
  • Why kundalini is sleeping
  • The risk of awakening Kundalini
  • Food for Kundalini awakening
  • Sex and Kundalini
  • Tantric understanding of Kundalini
  • Muladhara chakra
  • Swadhisthan chakra
  • Manipura chakra
  • Anahata chakra
  • Visuddhi chakra
  • Ajna chakra
  • Sahasrara chakra
  • Guru and disciple relationship
  • Initiation
  • Feminine energy

Bandha (energy lock) for Kundalini awakening
  • Mula bandha (for stability and awakening of Kundalini)
  • Uddhiyana bandha (Abdominal lock for balancing inner organs)
  • Jalandhar bandha (throat lock)
  • Maha Bandha

Energy Blockages
  • Reasons for blocking the energy and chakras
  • Three majors energy blockages
  • Great energy lock (balancing the whole system to awake Kundalini)

Kundalini Tantra Mudra
  • Jnana Mudra and Chin Mudra (to balance the fire and air energy to improve concentration)
  • Yoni Mudra to invoke the primal energy inherent in the womb or source of creation
  • Bhairava Mudra helps to unite the individual and supreme consciousness
  • Hridaya Mudra to improve the vitality of the heart.it helps to release pent up emotion and remove emotional conflict
  • Shambhavi Mudra to improve mental stability and state of thoughtlessness
  • Khechari Mudra, practising this yogi trap; the descending drops of amrita at vishudhi, overcoming hunger and thirst and rejuvenating the entire body
  • Viparit Karani Mudra balances the activities of the thyroid. It balances the ida and pingala nadi so that kundalini can move through susumna nadi

Yoga Nidra
  • The necessity of yoga Nidra for Kundalini practitioner
  • What type of yoga Nidra is included in Kundalini sadhana
  • Deep relaxation
  • Subtle body awakening Yoga Nidra
  • 31 points blue star yoga Nidra

Kundalini Tantra Philosophy
  • Introduction to Kundalini yoga
  • Definition of the Chakra
  • Understanding the Chakra
  • Mooladhara Chakra
  • Swadhisthan Chakra
  • Manipura Chakra
  • Anahata Chakra
  • Vishudhhi Chakra
  • Aagya Chakra
  • Sahasrar Chakra
  • Kundalini Awakening process
  • Mantra-Shaktipata

Kundalini Anatomy
  • Nadis/energy channel
  • Chakras
  • Panchakosha (5 sheaths)
  • Respiratory system
  • Nervous system

Teaching practice
  • Demonstration
  • Alignment
  • Instructions

Teaching Methodology
  • Positive and conscious communication
  • Friendship and trust
  • Time management
  • Quality of a teacher
  • Use voice in the class
  • Mental and emotional preparation for teaching
  • Class preparation
  • Step by step class structure planning

Ayurveda and Kundalini
  • Understanding Ayurveda to balance our energy system
  • Chakra massage
  • 5 element theory applies to our body's energy
  • Dhatus
  • Vayu
  • Tridosha

Tantra and Sex
  • Sex and spirituality
  • The relation between sex and Kundalini
  • Importance of Brahmacharya for awakening
  • The discipline of sex in daily life to maintain health and harmony
  • Tantra is not sacred sexuality, it is pure spirituality beyond sex

Classical Dance
Once a week students learn Indian classical dance, it is a powerful tool to bring relaxation and happiness. Classical dance in India contains lots of Mudra and Shiva Shakti practices to unite both masculine and feminine energy.

Kirtan and Chanting
Through Kirtan and Mantra chant, you express your feeling to the Divine and it is the easiest way to feel divine within. You will learn mantra and kirtan so that you can create joyfulness with your students and prepare the surroundings with a powerful vibration.

Shakti Temple Visit
India has been the place of Tantra for thousand of years and Shiva symbolizes the male energy and Shakti symbolizes the feminine energy. You will visit Kunjapuri Devi temple and some other Shakti temples to experience the power of Kundalini.

Initiation (Mantra Diksha)
Guru Vishnu who is a Himalayan Master and disciple of Swami Veda Bharati will initiate you to the first step of Mantra Initiation so that you start your journey towards spiritual practice.

Energy Transmission (Shaktipat)
You all know that only light can light another light. Kundalini yoga always should be practised under an experienced teacher who has this experience. Yogi Vishnu and Swami Krishna are well experienced and learned from the tradition. This is an important part of the transformation of the student.

Satsang (Spiritual Guidance)
Guruji’s guidance is so powerful and inspiring. The Kundalini TTC will guide your life ahead and inspire you in every moment of life. After the course, you can still ask any question to the Master.

Sound Healing
Tibetan Sound bawl healing session will be organized one day to experience the sound vibration.

Excursions
  • Local sightseeing
  • World-famous Ganga Arati
  • Himalayan Kunjapuri sunrise trip
  • Himalayan Kundalini meditation cave trip
  • Temple visit

Optional activities
  • Past life regression therapy
  • Ayurveda massage therapy
  • Panchakarma detox therapy 3 to 21 days
  • Massage course
  • Gantum breathwork

Accommodation

Caters for vegetarian, organic, and vegan diets
Rishikesh

Check-in

09:00

Check-out

10:00

The ashram provides two accommodation options: Deluxe shared room and Deluxe private room.

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Single Room
Private room | Shared bathroom | $1,899
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Double Room
Shared room | Shared bathroom | $1,599

Food

The food in Kundalini Yoga Ashram India is made with love that you can feel in every bite. Food is an important part of yoga that helps to awaken your energy. They buy vegetables from the local farmer of the Himalayan mountain so that they can be supported financially and the ashram can get organic vegetables.

The ashram does not serve coffee and nonvegetarian products. The herbal tea and detox juices may help you to make yourself new in this month of training. On Sunday, they serve only breakfast so that you can enjoy the taste outside in the beautiful cafes and also the cooking team enjoys the time to rest and with their family.

If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate them to the organiser when making a reservation 

Location

Kundalini Yoga Ashram is situated in Laxmanjhula, Rishikesh, India.

Nearby Towns

Narendranagar
6 km
Rishikesh
7 km
Dehra Dun
Dehra Dun
36 km

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Jolly Grant Airport (DED) or Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). Transfer from Jolly Grant Airport (DED) is included. Pick up from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) is available upon request for 75 USD. The drop off to Jolly Grant Airport (DED) costs 22 USD.

Nearest airports
DED Jolly Grant Airport
Transfer included
15 km
DEL Indira Gandhi International Airport
Transfer available for additional € 71 per person
209 km
Nearest train stations
Rishikesh
4km
Yog Nagari Rishikesh
5km
Virbhadra
9km

Instructors

Yogi Vishnu Panigrahi
Yogi
Vishnu teaches your evening meditation class. His peaceful and well-informed approach to teaching will help you to discover your true self. He encourages you to strip away all of the layers of social conditioning and find the stillness within. In his class, you will learn various approaches to meditation which can be applied to both your personal and teaching practices. A kind, understanding, and patient teacher, Vishnu is here to guide you on your meditation journey.
Ashutosh Kumar Mishra
Ashutosh
Ashutosh Mishra born and bought up in Rishikesh, also known as the international capital of yoga. It was in his gene to relish and explore the significant ancient art of yoga, and he is strongly rooted in Hatha yoga and Therapeutic yoga. His style of teaching is a dynamic combination of intelligent sequencing and alignment for the body and health condition of the person. He was introduced to yoga at a very delicate age. So his father enters him at the University of Patanjali. He spent three years at the university and receive his Bachelor’s Degree in yogic science. 
Swami satya chaitanya ji
Swami
Swami satya chaitanya ji has compleated his master degree in the subject of Geography. He also compleated naturopathy and yogic science from Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Naturopathy, Delhi. Now he had parctice spritual life from 1993 and dedicated for the service of humanity.He also practice integral yoga in the philosophy of sriaurobindo ashram Panducherry. He lives the ashram and dedicated around 25 years for the growth of inner life. He has study the philosophy of Yoga Sutra of Pantanjli and The Bhagwat Gita in the light of Swami Shivanand. He has practice Kundalini Yoga in a traditional way

What's included?

  • All classes
  • Free Wi-Fi internet facilities
  • 3 vegetarian yogic meals (from Monday to Saturday; Sundays only include breakfast)
  • Detox tea and juices
  • Nature excursions
  • Daily detox cleansing with a cleansing kit
  • Book and study materials
  • Himalayan sunrise tour
  • Kunjapuri Devi temple visit
  • 1 Mala
  • Meditation on Ganga beach
  • Ganga Bath
  • Kundalini meditation in an ancient cave
  • 1 Chakra Ayurveda massage
  • 28 nights accommodation
  • Course on Reiki after the Kundalini yoga training
  • Pick up from Dehradun airport

What's not included?

  • Sunday lunch and dinner
  • Visa fees
  • Ticket
  • Personal expenditure
  • Pick up from Delhi airport
  • Drop off to Dehradun airport

Cancellation policy

Cancellation

Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a 85% refund

Changes

You may not change your dates after booking

Covid

No refund if you test positive for Covid
Full refund if you cannot travel due to Covid restrictions
Full refund if the retreat does not take place due to Covid restrictions
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