Aquarian Teacher Level 1: Foundations and Awakening

Master yourself and awaken your potential using the science of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan. This Teacher Training Program is for everyone, whether you would like to become a certified teacher or just wish to deepen your personal experience of Kundalini Yoga. This course gives you a lifelong foundation for a successful yoga practice. This certification program provides the tools and comprehensive training to learn both the theory and techniques of Kundalini Yoga. You will gain the knowledge and self-confidence to make a difference in yourself and the world around you. You'll study and practice yoga while still being able to maintain your work schedule and activities.

This program includes a membership in the 3HO International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association (IKYTA).  This program also meets the standards for the 220 hour Yoga Teacher Certification set by the Yoga Alliance, a national alliance of diverse yoga organizations. KRI Certification is lead by teams of KRI Teacher Trainers who will help you fine tune your growth and gain a sense of excellence as a Teacher of Kundalini Yoga.

This comprehensive 220 hour training includes: 

  • Teaching Kundalini Yoga Postures, Kriyas & Meditation.

  • Role of a Kundalini Yoga Teacher.

  • Yogic Philosophy & the Origin of Kundalini Yoga.

  • Yogic & Western Anatomy.

  • Humanology & 3HO Yogic Lifestyle.




"Teacher Training has been one of the best and most challenging experiences of my life. It is a must if you want to teach Kundalini Yoga. Teacher Training has given me the knowledge and confidence that I can pass on to my students."

Dale Milner, Arlington VA

KRI Teacher Certification Requirements


The KRI Teacher Training team reserves the right to grant KRI Certification bases solely on their discretion and evaluation of each participant's readiness to be a Kundalini Yoga teacher. Evaluation is based on successfully meeting the KRI Teacher Training course requirements including, but not limited to:

  • Full payment of course fees.

  • Attendance in all 180 hours of classroom instruction plus 40 hours of assigned homework.

  • Satisfactory practicum assessment.

  • Passing grade on KRI's written examination.

  • Current membership in IKYTA (included in cost of training).

  • Completion of 20 Kundalini Yoga classes (during or after completion of Teacher Training).

  • Completion of the assigned 40 day yoga set / meditation.

  • Participation in 5 morning sadhanas.

  • Attendance of one full day at a White Tantric Yoga course.

  • Proper representation of the Code of Professional Standards for Kundalini Yoga Teachers.

Upcoming Courses Taught by KRI

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