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Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training

Teaching Team

Sat Siri

Lead Trainer

Sat Siri is a trailblazing, next generation Kundalini Yoga teacher and trainer. She travels the world teaching Kundalini Yoga (in places like Bali, Maui, Mexico and India) and opened the first Kundalini Yoga studio in Sydney, Australia.

A former ballet dancer with the Australian Ballet, Sat Siri has been practicing Yoga and Meditation for over twenty years and teaching Kundalini Yoga for fifteen.

Sat Siri is a teacher of teachers. She has a unique ability to anchor the more esoteric qualities of this technology, bringing the tools into practical, everyday life. She believes it is everyone’s birthright to experience the peace, grace and blessings that awaken with daily Kundalini Yoga and Meditation.

She currently resides in Los Angeles with her exuberant daughter Prem, who is her greatest teacher.

Dr. Japa Kaur Khalsa

Professional Trainer

Dr. Japa Khalsa is a 25-year practitioner of Energy Medicine with a dual degree as a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT). Dr. Khalsa travels and teaches internationally as a Professional Teacher Trainer and Yoga Therapist. As co-author of Enlightened Bodies, she is passionate about sharing the power of the human body’s potential to self-heal. Her heart lies in serving public health and in bringing joy, enthusiasm and humor to teaching. She lives in Santa Fe, NM with her husband Harpal and their son, their two dogs, a ball python and a tortoise…. Samantha. Visit for more info.

Faith Hunter

Lead Trainer

Faith Hunter is global yoga and meditation instructor, wellness philanthropist, movement motivator, healing guide, and a music head. She is the architect of Spiritually Fly™, a life philosophy that awakens the brilliance within the soul, and uses the ancient technologies of breath, movement, sound (chanting & music), and stillness, in a fresh and modern way to encourage students to live the life they desire. With a BS and MBA, Faith has also studied the depths of yoga, meditation, and energy healing.

From the cover to pages of multiple magazines like Yoga Journal and Essence, global TV shows, and various other forms of media, Faith is a spiritual teacher that brilliantly blends Classic yogic principles and real-world occurrences into an integrated experience that is grounded, radical and unforgettably Spiritually Fly™. As a creative spirit, Faith is also a writer who has merged her love of poetry, meditation, and the healing arts into numerous projects. Her 2nd book, Spiritually Fly: Wisdom, Meditations, and Yoga to Elevate Your Soul will be released in 2021. Faith is also the owner Embrace Yoga DC, located in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington, DC, and the Founder/CEO of Embrace OM, a wellness brand focused on sharing the many voices of the world community.

Amrit Singh

Lead Trainer

Amrit Singh Khalsa is a lead trainer and the CEO of the Kundalini Research Institute.  He earned his PhD in Aeronautical Engineering from MIT and then worked within the 3HO legacy businesses and non-profit organizations for 11 years.  He has been a successful executive in the natural food industry, and brings clarity, practicality, and heart to his teaching and his work.

Dev Suroop Kaur

Lead Trainer

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. From the deeply contemplative compositions in her recordings Sahej and Narayan, to the hip, edgy beats of her chant-rap album Kundalini Beat, Dev Suroop Kaur offers an extraordinary range of styles to invoke the experience of the Divine Spirit. She is blessed to have studied in the classical raag kirtan lineage of Bhai Avtar Singh Ragi and Bhai Kultar Singh Ragi. She deeply enjoys training students and teachers of Yoga in the science of Naad Yoga, conscious communication, and how to access the beauty and power of their personal voice as well as other Kundalini Yoga topic areas. In addition to her Kundalini Yoga studies, she is a certified Vinyasa teacher through Yoga Farm Ithaca and is currently completing a 200-hour hatha yoga teacher training with Yogasource in Santa Fe. She currently lives with her husband in Espanola, New Mexico. Dev Suroop Kaur is certified as a Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT500) through Yoga Alliance, and holds an MBA from the Claremont Graduate University.

Guruwant Kaur (Daphna)


It is with energetic passion, love and joy that Guruwant Kaur (Daphna Dor) has been sharing the healing technology of Kundalini Yoga for the last 20+ years through classes, immersions and retreats both in her hometown of New York, her current home in Bali where she lives with her family, and internationally.  She was the coordinator and producer of the first KRI approved Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training in Bali in 2014, and has since continued to organize and teach on several kundalini teacher trainings, with deep awe and reverence for this liberating, transformational path of higher consciousness. 

Guruwant co-created and facilitated the first annual Kundalini Yoga Women’s Leadership Training in Bali in 2019, which has become an annual event.

Guruwant has a dynamic background as a mom, wife, teacher, trainer, Chakra Dance facilitator and Phoenix Rising Yoga therapist.  She believes we all have the wisdom, the light and the love within to manifest our highest calling!



Onkar is a student & teacher of Kundalini Yoga for the past 15 years, intuitive counselor & meditative healing, Level 1 & 2 KRI certified, Level 1 Satnam Rasayan healer & the founder of 40 Day Rituals- an online platform of support for bringing spiritual ritualism into our everyday lives.

She brings her love & wisdom of teaching & meditation experience to create powerful 40-day programs that help to heal the mind, body & soul. Known for her approachable methods for accessing the technology of Kundalini Yoga, Onkar has brought this accessibility to the masses as a frequent contributor to mainstream publications & well-ness brands.

She finds the greatest joy in life being a mother & teacher. You can find her at

Nirvair Singh

Lead Trainer

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 is a lead trainer, and has authored nineteen 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. He is on the KRI Board of Directors and is a Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 certified teacher trainer. He lives with his wife of 50 years, Nirvair Kaur, in Santa Rosa CA USA.

Gurumukh Mark Harris


Gurumukh Mark Harris first trained as a Kundalini Yoga teacher in the 70’s, and has been applying yogic philosophy, African-American Psychology, and other principles to his music performance, and addiction therapy practice, for nearly 40 years.

In his musical, written, and activist work, he likes to reclaim a bit more of the original spirit of these technologies in their places of origin, where they could be accessed by poor and oppressed people in order to gain empowerment and enlightenment.

He has over 40 years of experience in Cross-Cultural Addictions and Mental Health Counseling, Ethnic Studies Education, and training in evidence based, and culturally defined therapies. He specializes in “hard to reach”, and marginalized populations. Many times these populations have devised innovative and exportable solutions, that are exportable to other more mainstreamed populations.

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Prakash Nam Kaur


Prakash Nam Kaur lives in Long Beach with her wife, two rescue dogs, and the wild birds that visit her backyard. She is a Kundalini yogi, world traveler, gong and sound player, Tarot card reader and teacher, crystal healer, and Usui/Tibetan/Karuna® Reiki Master Teacher.

Prakash Nam teaches yoga because it has been a sacred part of her personal healing journey. Inspired to share the teachings with others, Prakash Nam holds the space for her students to experience their own innate healing capabilities and journeys through the ancient wisdom of Kundalini yoga. Prakash’s training includes KRI Level 1 with Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa and Level 2 Aquarian Teacher Training Programs. She is currently registered with the Yoga Alliance (E-RYT® 500 and RYT® 500 YACEP) and International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association as a Practitioner of Kundalini Yoga.

Prakash Nam is also an ordained minister performing sacred marriage ceremonies, baby blessings, death ceremonies, and other sacred practices. To get to know Prakash Nam more visit

Pauline Drossart formerly Sukhdev Jackson


Pauline Drossart formerly known as Sukhdev Jackson is a seeker, a mother and an artist. Trained as a Kundalini Yoga & Meditation teacher, she immersed herself in spiritual teachings for the last 20 years when her sobriety journey begun.
Founder of Shakti School, she uniquely converges ancient feminine teachings, shadow work, Indigenous teachings, healing with sound and quantum work all done in a women’s circle format.

As a musical artist, Pauline and her beloved Akah created the musical duo Aykanna. Pauline is a “Billboard Magazine” acclaimed musician with a diverse music career spanning over 20 years.
Pauline shares her sacred music and work at retreats, concerts and festivals. When she is home, she lives in Costa Rica with her husband and 9-year old daughter Sahej-Rose.

Inderjot Kaur

Trainer and Program Coordinator

Born in México City and partially raised in the US and Europe, she began her yoga practice at age 15. Currently an Associate Trainer in the Academy, she loves both teaching and coordinating programs that offer and experience of well-being, both physically and spiritually. In 2017 she opened Casa Prem, a yoga school in Guadalajara, where the main focus is to work through collaborations of teachers locally and internationally. On another note, her passion for arts and education has been present in the work developed for over 20 years with museums and cultural institutions, designing educational programs and didactic exhibitions.