Keval Kaur Khalsa

Lead Trainer

Keval Kaur Khalsa is a Kundalini Yoga Lead Teacher Trainer, North Carolina Regional Coordinator for Y.O.G.A. for Youth, and a Professor of the Practice of Dance & Theater Studies at Duke University.  Keval Kaur is the co-founder of the Y.O.G.A. for Youth Satellite in North Carolina.  For nine years, Y.O.G.A. for Youth NC has hosted an annual Y.O.G.A. for Youth Teacher Training, and currently runs programming in three counties.  She loves connecting with young people from all walks of life through her teaching with both Y.O.G.A. for Youth and at Duke University.  Keval Kaur has been teaching Kundalini Yoga & Meditation for the past 15 years in locations as far-ranging as Michigan, North Carolina, Brazil, and Togo. She has trained Kundalini Yoga teachers in North Carolina, Tennessee, California, Michigan, and Accra (Ghana). At Duke University, she directed the Dance Program for seven years, teaches courses in dance, Kundalini Yoga & Sikh Dharma, and activist theater, and is currently conducting a multi-year yoga research study supported by Duke’s Bass Connections Initiative.

Krishna Kaur Khalsa

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Krishna Kaur, a dynamic, heart centered Yoga teacher, began studying with Yogi Bhajan in 1970 and has passionately taught the art and science of Kundalini Yoga and Self Awareness for 40 years. A spiritual activist, she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from her teaching in Africa, Mexico, and inner cities throughout the U.S. A master teacher trainer of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan, she also conducts workshops in Canada, Europe, and Latin America.

She is certified by the Kundalini Research Institute as a Lead Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainer of both Level I and II. She is the regional coordinator for 3HO Africa, focused on stabilizing Kundalini Yoga practices in countries throughout Africa. Krishna also founded and runs Y.O.G.A. for Youth, a non-profit dedicated to training yoga teachers to work with at-risk youth and creating yoga programs in schools
and juvenile facilities.

Krishna opened the first yoga center in South Central Los Angeles, and still resides in the L.A. area today. Her passion is sharing yogic tools to "Release Fear and Allow Joy" coupled with "Practicing Forgiveness" to the full spectrum of yoga practitioners. She lives her teachings, rising daily at 4 a.m. for her personal practice. People love Krishna's workshops because they are fun, invigorating and very uplifting.

 

S.S. Mahan Rishi Singh Khalsa D.C.

Mahan Rishi Singh co-founded the Khalsa Healing Arts and Yoga Center in Yardley, PA. USA in 1989.  He began studying yoga and meditation in 1973-4 and entered the Guru Ram Das Ashram in 1975 as a student and teacher of Kundalini yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan.  Having taught nationally and internationally, along with traveling numerous times to India, he seeks to bring the ancient wisdom and authentic devotional practices of yoga and meditation into everyday life.  He has been leading retreats and yatras (spiritual pilgrimages) to India, Nepal and Tibet over the past 25 years.  His experiences of the kundalini and subtle-energy currents of the etheric body have led him to guide his students toward Self-realization and illumination through Universal love and understanding.  His vision is for each student to have an experience of vital energy, great joy, and liberating peace. 

Mahan Rishi is also a doctor of Chiropractic and Herbal nutritionist.  He graduated from New York Chiropractic College in 1988.  Through natural healing practices and holistic health care he guides his client toward optimum health and well-being.  Dr. Khalsa seeks to awaken the vital spirit and heart of each individual on their journey of wholeness and liberation.

He graduated from the International School of Polarity Therapy in 1978 as a certified practitioner of Polarity Therapy………utilizing various techniques of energy balancing

through bio-energetic synchronization, meridian balancing via pulse diagnosis using both Chinese and Auryvedic traditions, and auric balancing through breathwork and yogic practices he helps to enhance the vital life force of your body, mind and spirit…..

Also trained in Reiki, Yogic subtle body, crystal and aromatherapy healing practives he releases deep emotional and vibrational blocks, unleashing your profoundpotential and vital energy……..

Dr. Khalsa has studied with healing masters from around the world for over 30 years, including some of the oldest known yogi’s and dharma teachers,:Swami Bua who still lives today at 119 in New York, and the world renowned Green Monk Bhante Dharmawara Mahatera who lived to 110.  Dr. Khalsa’s knowledge of herbology and nutrition is valuable for anti-aging as well as rejuvenation. 

His experience over the past 20 years of tongue diagnosis and iridology give him deep insight into one’s internal bio-chemistry………By integrating herbology, and various orthomolecular therapies (vitamins and minerals) he is able to guide you toward optimum health…………..As a healthy vegetarian for over 30 years he is able to guide you toward creating healthy dietary habits which enhance your overall state of well-being…….

After thirty years of dedication Mahan Rishi was given the minister’s title of Singh Sahib by Yoga Bhajan ….to serve as a spiritual minister of Sikh Dharma officiating weddings and other sacred ceremonies.

Sessions with Mahan Rishi are gentle yet powerful, energizing and calming, creating a deep sense of peace and vitality………..

S.S. Nirbhe Kaur Khalsa

S.S. Nirbhe Kaur Khalsa began practicing and studying Kundalini Yoga and Meditation as taught by Yogi Bhajan in l972 in Michigan.  Upon finding something that truly spoke to her soul she soon moved into an ashram in New Jersey where she married and helped direct the ashram there.  Studying under the direct guidance of Yogi Bhajan with every opportunity possible she knew her life had found its path and focus to serve others on their path to self-awareness.  Summer and Winter Solstices,  Spring and Fall Tantric Courses,  Women’s Camp and numerous meditation evenings with Yogi Bhajan each year have been an amazing foundation to enrich and strengthen her life, caliber, depth and persona,  for which she is in absolute gratitude. In 1974 she became a minister of Sikh Dharma and finds performing marriages to be among her favorite things to do.

In 1989 Nirbhe Kaur co-founded The Khalsa Healing Arts and Yoga Center in Yardley, Pa., U.S.A.  Nirbhe Kaur offered massage therapy to complement her husbands Chiropractic practice and together they began teaching both Level I and Level II Aquarian Teacher’s Training to students in their center as well as in other parts of the country.  Another special interest for her is the teaching of both yoga and mediation retreats, hosting spiritual yatras to Jamaica, India, Nepal, and Tibet, and offering Vegan cooking classes.

Nirbhe Kaur is a soft spoken woman with a gentle and warm heart who feels her greatest joy is in teaching, sharing and inspiring others to find their wholeness, radiance and bliss.