The Aquarian Teacher™ program is the KRI Level 1 Certification program in Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan®. In Level 1 you will become an Instructor and learn the fundamental principles and practices of Kundalini Yoga. The course includes 180 hours of class time and practicum, 40 hours of independent study, White Tantric Yoga, and a 40 day meditation.
The KRI Level 1 Foundations Course is a professional program in the theory and practice of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan®. It is a 220 hour course with a well-developed curriculum and course materials.
The broad range of materials covered includes:
Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan® is one of the major systems of yoga practiced today, incorporating the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of yoga into a and integrated system to elevate the individual consciousness, cultivate group consciousness and serve Universal consciousness.
Yogi Bhajan, Master of Kundalini Yoga, arrived in the United States in 1969 with a stated purpose: “I have come to create Teachers, not to gather disciples.” For over 30 years, he traveled internationally teaching Kundalini Yoga, the Yoga of Awareness. Through The Aquarian Teacher™ Program, Yogi Bhajan has trained thousands of KRI Certified Kundalini Yoga Teachers. In 1994, the International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association, (IKYTA), was formed to further spread these priceless teachings through the united efforts of Kundalini Yoga teachers worldwide.
Kundalini Yoga, the Yoga of Awareness, is a comprehensive science of life. You become a better teacher by becoming a better human being. As a certified Level 1 Instructor, you can extend the path of awakening with further training:
The Aquarian Teacher™ Program of KRI was among the first schools of yoga training recognized by Yoga Alliance. All graduates from Level 1 Teacher Training are eligible to become Registered Yoga Teachers RYT 200 in Yoga Alliance’s Yoga Teacher Registry. Graduates from the Level 2 Teacher Training qualify for RYT 500.
The Aquarian Trainer Academy (ATA) is a well-designed and comprehensive teacher training program. It is the fruition of Yogi Bhajan’s original intention to create teachers. Your Level 1 Teacher Trainers are all part of the ATA and have participated in extensive training. Should you feel drawn to this life-changing work, your own path may take you there as well.
The Yogi Bhajan Library of Teachings now contains more than 6,000 lectures, yoga classes and intensive trainings on audio and video tape.