KRI Level One Teacher Training

Take the first step toward mastering the practice and teaching of Kundalini Yoga with KRI Level One Teacher Training.

KRI Level One Teacher TrainingThe Aquarian Teacher Certification Program is open to yoga students ready to become teachers and those who wish to immerse themselves in the science of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan.

This 220 hour program will give you a foundation for a successful daily yoga practice and excelling as a Kundalini Yoga instructor. Taught by a team of eight world-class trainers, each personally mentored by Yogi Bhajan, this training includes:

  • Teaching postures, kriyas & meditations
  • Breathing practices for relieving anxiety, depression, pain and improving sleep
  • The magic of sound and chanting
  • Best business practices for the successful yoga teacher
  • Skills relevant to all aspects of your life

Training Courses meet two days per month. Sacramento Training meets one Saturday & Sunday per month and Nevada City Training meets one Tuesday & Wednesday per month. Discounts are available for early registrants, full time students, seniors, and auditors.

In Level One you become an Instructor and learn the fundamental principles and practices of Kundalini Yoga. You will develop the skills to instruct students in Kundalini Yoga kriyas and meditations as taught by Yogi Bhajan. You will practice teaching Kundalini Yoga in a practicum setting, participate in early morning Sadhanas (spiritual practice), and experience the powerful transformational energy of White Tantric Yoga.

This is a 220 hour course, which includes 180 hours of classroom instruction in a well-defined curriculum. It will give you a lifelong foundation for a successful yoga practice. Taught by a talented team of experienced trainers, this course covers:

  • Yogic & Western Anatomy
  • Teaching Kundalini Yoga Postures, Kriyas & Meditations
  • Yogic Philosophy & The Origin of Kundalini Yoga
  • Humanology & Yogic 3HO Lifestyle
  • The Role of a Kundalini Yoga Teacher
  • Children’s Yoga

The training is for:

  • Anyone who intends to achieve excellence, deepen compassion and expand awareness.
  • Experienced yoga students who wish to deepen their knowledge and personal practice.
  • Beginners who want to learn yogic science.
  • Students and teachers of other schools of yoga who wish to learn about Kundalini Yoga, expand their teaching and deepen their knowledge.

Graduates will:

  • Complete the standards for the 220 hour Yoga Alliance Teacher Certification set by the Yoga Alliance, a national alliance of diverse yoga organizations.
  • Become associate members in the 3HO International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association (IKYTA)
  • Automatically upgrade to Full Professional Membership in IKYTA upon completion of the Level 1 Teacher Training


  • Attendance and participation at all classes
  • Timely and full payment of all course fees
  • Satisfactory practice teaching assessment
  • Passing grade KRI written exam
  • Completion of 20 Kundalini Yoga classes during the Teacher Training program
  • Attendance at White Tantric Yoga course
  • Participation in 5 group sadhanas (early morning yoga practice)
  • Completion of the assigned 40 day yoga set/meditation
  • Successful completion of all homework
  • Completion of confidential course and trainer evaluation feedback
  • Sign the code of professional standards

The KRI Teacher Training Team reserves the right to grant KRI Certification based solely upon their discretion and evaluation of each student’s readiness to be a Kundalini Yoga teacher.

2019-2020 Teacher Training Dates
2020-2021 Teacher Training Starts in September 2020 and ends in June of 2021, exact dates TBA
Sat & Sun
Nevada City
Tues & Weds
Sep 21 & 22Sep 24 & 25
Oct 12 & 13Oct 15 & 16
4 Days Combined
Fri - Mon, Nov 15 - 18
in Nevada City
Dec 1 & 8Dec 10 & 11
Jan 18 & 19Jan 14 & 15
Feb 22 & 23Feb 18 & 19
4 Days Combined
Fri - Mon, Mar 20 - 23
in Nevada City
Apr 25 & 26Apr 28 & 29
May 16 & 17May 19 & 20
Graduation and Veggie Potluck
Sunday, June 7, 11 am - 2 pm
in Nevada City

Here is your opportunity to achieve your highest potential as a Kundalini Yoga instructor and as a prosperous happy healthy human being.

Deepen your personal practice.
Broaden your knowledge base and skill set.
Become a Teacher and Serve Your World.

Now is the perfect time to register – enroll by July 20 deadline to save $500.

KRI Teacher Training Brochure

Now Accepting Applications for Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training

Sacramento — KRI Level One
Nevada City — KRI Level One
2019-2020 KRI Level 1 Class Calendar


All Kundalini Teacher Training courses taught through the Reichian Institute are 3HO Certified.