Kundalini yoga
Aquarian Teacher Training – Level 1

The KRI Level One Aquarian Teacher Training Program is the certification program in Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan®

For the third time ever in the Arabian Gulf, Life'n One welcomes Lead Trainer Shiv Charan Singh and Karam Kriya School in collaboration with The Red Chair

Kundalini Research Institute
Karam Kriya International School of Kundalini Yoga & Applied Numerology
Kundalini Yoga Level One Teacher Training - KRI Dubai

The KRI Level One Aquarian Teacher Training Program is a 220-hour professional certification program in Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan®. An interactive course in the theory, practice, and basic skills of a Kundalini Yoga instructor, it includes 180 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of independent study: service projects, a 40-day meditation, and White Tantric Yoga. Graduates of Level One earn the title of KRI Certified Instructor of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan® and fulfill the Yoga Alliance RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) 200-hour requirement.

Level 1: Foundations introduces the student to the principles and practices of the self-sensory human, and explores how Kundalini Yoga and yogic lifestyle can harmonise and uplift the human experience and awaken your true potential.

Course Goals

  • Obtain a Kundalini Yoga Teaching Certificate recognized worldwide

  • Gain a sound understanding of the fundamental nature, technologies and concepts of Kundalini Yoga

  • Experience a transformation through the practice of Yogi Bhajan’s teachings and related lifestyle

  • Develop the skills, confidence and consciousness required to become a teacher

  • Develop a relationship with other participating students local teachers, and the 3HO community

  • Develop a relationship with Yogi Bhajan as the Master of Kundalini Yoga, and link to the Golden Chain

Course Content

There are six principle components in a Level One program:

  • Kriya and Meditation: The foundation of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan®
    The theory and practice of Kundalini Yoga kriyas (yoga sets), asanas, and mudras. Explore the nature of the mind and its training through Kundalini Yoga meditations, mantras, and pranayam (breathing techniques).

  • Humanology and Philosophy: The Lifestyle of a Kundalini Yoga Teacher
    The history and tradition of Kundalini Yoga, as well as the underlying philosophy behind all yogic practices. The technologies of Kundalini Yoga as they apply to healing and humanology (the science of daily living), including diet, nutrition, and relationships.

  • Anatomy & Physiology: Essentials of Yogic and Functional Anatomy
    Traditional Western anatomy, its purpose and function, including the respiratory, nervous, immune, musculoskeletal, circulatory, endocrine, and digestive systems and their relation to the practice and teaching of yoga. Also Yogic anatomy and the energy systems of the body including the chakras, nadis, pranas and vayus, and the ten yogic bodies.

  • Consciousness of a Teacher: Virtues and Values of Living in the Golden Chain
    The skills and techniques to become an effective instructor, including practical strategies for teaching beginners, ethical guidelines, curriculum development, and the transformational role of the teacher in developing a successful yoga practice.

  • The Master’s Touch: Cultivating a Connection to the Master
    Connect with Yogi Bhajan through DVD classes and study.

  • The Practicum: Teaching from Day One
    Practical experience instructing a yoga class under the supervision of a KRI Yoga Teacher Trainer, receiving written evaluation and student feedback.

Entrance Criteria

Requirements for entry include attendance at 5 Kundalini Yoga classes and at least 1 Aquarian Sadhana. Entry will also be based on recommendation of the course tutor.

Certification Criteria

Students must satisfy the following criteria to qualify for certification. KRI team reserves the right to grant KRI Certification based solely on their discretion and valuation of each participants’ capacity to be a teacher of Kundalini Yoga.

  • Fees & Registration:
    Full payment must be made before registration closing date: January 7th, 2019.

  • Attendance:
    Students must attend all teaching sessions. Note: maximum length of training to receive certification is 2 years from the start date – which provides the opportunity to catch up on missed weekends in the first year and to complete course requirements.

  • White Tantric Yoga:
    In addition to the course criteria described below, the student is required to attend or have attended at least one day of White Tantric Yoga (in any country).

  • Additional Classes:
    Students must record attendance at a minimum of 20 KY classes during the training period, independent of Yoga on the course.

  • Exam:
    Pass with satisfactory grade in both the take home and final exam.

  • Coursework:

    • Complete a 40 day meditation and keep a journal of the experience and progress

    • Design two separate course curricula and submit within 18 months of course start date

    • Participation in 5 Sadhanas

  • Essential Reading:
    The KRI Course & Training Manual and “The Master’s Touch” by Yogi Bhajan


All KYTT classes and activities will take place at Life’n One WellBeing Center

Villa 5/1B, Street 27B, Jumeirah 1,
Jumeirah Beach Road (behind Magrudy's Bookstore & Jumeirah Centre),
+971 56 534 2899


  • Module 1: 1 - 4 Feb 2019, SHIV CHARAN SINGH (from Portugal) 4 days

  • Module 2: 21 - 26 Mar 2019, RAM SINGH (from France) 6 days

  • Module 3: 9 - 12 May 2019, RAM SINGH (from France) 4 days

  • Module 4: 30 May - 2 June 2019, SHAMA KAUR (from Egypt) 4 days

  • Module 5: 12 - 16 September 2019, GURUAMRITDEV KAUR (from Argentina) 4 days


Early Bird till 1 December 2018 USD $3500
Full Payment USD $3950 by latest 7 January 2019
Direct Family Members Discount (spouses or siblings) is 5%*
Stay tuned for one special Kundalini Yoga experience night in November. Registrations for the training will be offered on that day at a 5% discounted rate.
All payments in USD (not in dirhams) and in cash.
 The training team are not Dubai residents, hence the international payment.
Payments include all course manuals and teachings, but not fees for the exam ($120 USD) and White Tantra Day (www.whitetantricyoga.org) to be completed within 2 years of the beginning of your course.

*Both discounts can be combined for eligible applicants.



  • This training will change you. You will be taught and guided by extremely gifted, well experienced and highly knowledgeable teachers. It is the best gift you can give yourself! Yogi Bhajan said that "if you don't go within, you go without". This journey of becoming a certified Kundalini Yoga practitioner will definitely equip you with the tools needed to go deeper within so that you may have the capacity to uplift yourself and others.
    — Parwaneh S.

Daily Schedule

5:30am - 8:00am
An Aquarian Sadhana (on some, not all days, to be confirmed during the course)
9:15am - 12:15pm
Morning Session
12:15pm - 1:45pm
LUNCH (not included+)
1:45pm - 5:45pm
Afternoon Session
On weekend Sadhana days the training will go beyond 5:45pm. Sometimes, as late as 7:00pm. Please ask your trainer during the module for more specific timings on a particular weekend.
+ Life'n One offer 15% discount to the course participants on food and drinks at our cafe, otherwise, there are several walking distance options since bringing food in from outside is not permitted.

■ Immerse Your Self within the Self

■ Dive Deeply

■ Experience Your Infinity

■ Become a Kundalini Teacher

  • Why are you becoming Teachers? Because it is the highest status in a human life. It is elegant, it is excellent and it is very, very, very, very, very fulfilling.
    — Yogi Bhajan  August 1, 1996
  • If you want to learn something, read about it. If you want to understand something, write about it. If you want to master something, teach it.
    — Yogi Bhajan
  • You have to understand the purpose of life. The purpose of life is to do something which will live forever.
    — Yogi Bhajan
  • It doesn’t matter how much I teach you or how much you learn. The role of the Teacher is to elevate another person.
    — Yogi Bhajan

Life 'n One, Jumeirah, Dubai

You can also contact our KY teacher Hari Darshan Kaur (Nancy Zabaneh) 
Email: redchairdubai@outlook.com
TEL/WhatsApp: +971 56 534 2899