Kundalini Yoga & The Chakras: Awaken to Your Higher Self
Baja 9 day Kundalini Yoga & The Chakras program
In Yandara’s heart based Kundalini Yoga & The Chakras Module, you will learn deep and effective Kundalini Yoga techniques while exploring the transformative power of the chakras. The chakras lay the basis for the teachings of Kundalini Yoga and Tantra; we will focus on yoga practices and meditations for the 7 chakras and the aura which has been called the 8th chakra. This program is well suited to dedicated yogis and teachers who are looking to add depth to their practice. If you are already 200 hr certified, this program can be applied towards Yandara’s 300 hr advanced program, you are also welcome to attend this module without intending to complete the 300 hr YTT. Students will experience a yoga lifestyle at Yandara’s serene home campus with a secluded beach and natural setting known for bird watching, surfing and sun in Baja California, Mexico. Mexico is one of the safest travel destinations, to find out more click here.
Total All-Inclusive Cost: $1,600.00.
This price includes tuition, meals and accommodation. Airport transportation is not included in price. Canadian residence may be eligible for a “exchange rate” scholarship. Contact us for details.
Upcoming Baja, Mexico Kundalini Yoga & The Chakras Courses
*Please note, the travel days are the first and last day of the posted training dates. Please schedule your arrival/departure accordingly.
The teachers for this course are: Shane Christopher Perkins, Nicolina Daya Nam Sandstedt, Mercy Dev Sangeeta Kaur and Shane Christopher Perkins together with the rest of Yandara’s inspiring teaching community. Read more about the teachers on our Teacher Faculty page. Occasionally the teachers change for a specific course, please contact us if you have any questions about the teachers.
This program will give you the tools you need to enrich your classes and deepen your personal practice. We work with Kundalini Yoga to charge the body and breath, and balance the subtle energy centers we call chakras. The Kundalini Yoga tradition is known for its unique yoga and meditation techniques designed for specific results, such as stillness of mind, abundance and prosperity, healing, chakra balancing, connection to your higher Self, and more.
The ancient tradition of Kundalini Yoga originally made it big in the 1960s and is now on the rise again in modern yoga circles thanks to its ability to energize, empower and balance both body and mind. Along with focusing on physical postures, Kundalini Yoga is designed to awaken and organize your energy to bring you to a state of greater awareness. It includes dynamic movement, powerful breath work, heart opening chants, and many sweet and deeply relaxing moments in between. In the process of expanding awareness, we will lovingly meet and attend to our shadows through the reevaluation of limiting thoughts and beliefs. Kundalini Yoga will add depth to your life and take your practice and teaching to the next level.
Learn more about the subtle energy centres of the body. The theory of the subtle body and the chakras comes from the ancient tradition of Tantrik Yoga. There were many branches of the tantrik tradition and most of them presented a chakra system..five-chakras, six-chakras, seven, nine, ten, fifteen, twenty-one, twenty-eight, and more. The seven chakra system that Western yogis often work with is one of many. We will dive into the teachings of the chakras, both in theory and experience.
Experience how the sound of the gong can support your meditation. Gongs have been used for thousands of years to balance the nervous system and induce deeper states of meditation. A gong bath is a unique type of sound practice that is often used in Kundalini Yoga; it involves using the sounds and vibrations of gongs to bring about deep states of rest and rejuvenation.
This 100 HR module is the perfect foundation for teaching Kundalini Yoga. You will learn many inspiring sequences and meditations that you can share with your students!
As an enhancement to your teacher training, we are offering Reiki Level I and II Certification on consecutive afternoons during the Baja yoga teacher trainings. Click the “Reiki” page for details.
Prerequisite: We welcome all dedicated yoga students/teachers who are interested in enhancing their yoga and meditation skills. If you have previously completed a 200-hour Yoga Alliance approved teacher training, you will be able to use this training towards Yandara’s 300hr advanced program.
Contact hours: 90 hours
Non-contact hours: 10 hours (fulfilled by home study projects)
Preparatory Study: Purchase and read: “Introduction to Kundalini Yoga, Vol I: Begin and Deepen Your Practice”, by Guru Rattana. Further recommended reading is: “Essential Kundalini Yoga” by Karena Virginia and Dharm Khalsa. Please bring your book/s with you to the course.
The program is limited to 22 students ensuring personal care and attention.
- 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM: Kundalini Yoga and Meditation. Group Sadhana may be practiced from 5:00 am to 7:30 am on certain mornings.
- 9:00 AM: Tea, papaya, banana, granola, oatmeal and boiled eggs.
- 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM: Yoga and Meditation Workshop
- 12:30 PM: Brunch: Delicious vegetarian meals are served buffet style. (fish and dairy may be served on occasion)
- 2:00 PM to 6:15 PM: Student Practice Teaching, Communication Skills Workshop and Qi Gong Workshop. Tea-break at 4:15pm.
- 6:15 PM: Dinner: Healthy and delicious vegetarian meals served buffet style. (fish and dairy may be served on occasion)
- 7:30 PM to 9:15 PM: Satsang: meditation, music, kirtan, yoga philosophy and discussion.
- Some days will include an extended break for you to relax and explore the local area
At our Baja, Mexico location we offer a few different choices for accommodation.
The majority of yogis that attend our Teacher Training choose to stay in our deluxe tents. These are big tents that most people are able to stand up in. Each tent has a normal twin size bed and mattress, a small set of drawers and a lamp. Bed linens are provided, but we do not provide a bath towel. Comfortable and yet still close to nature. We like to call it luxury camping. For couples we can offer a larger tent with a larger bed. We have 6 bathrooms and 8 showers on our campus.
The Yandara cabana has a full size bed. This cabana does have a private bathroom.