September 01, 2020 – Trainer Update

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Watch Amrit’s weekly video here – Compassionate Reconciliation, moving ahead carefully and slowly, and the new Aquarian Teacher Manual. 

Click on the “CC” at the bottom of the video to see subtitles in various languages.

  • New Interim Aquarian Teacher – will be released in English on VitalSource today Sept 1st.  It will be available in two formats – one with Yogi Bhajan’s picture and name on the cover, and one without.  The existing manual can still be used as well for those trainers that would prefer that. 

  • Sept TTEC meetings – Like the Global Summit, there will be two “tracks” or daily time slots available, with each covering the same agenda items (so the expectation is that you will only attend one of the two tracks).  Please register here for the time slot that works for you on Sept 20, 21, and 22.  There is the possibility that we may need to go one hour longer at least on Day 1, but the expected times are:
    • Track 1 will be 8:00-12:00 Central European Summer Time (CEST) and 
    • Track 2 will be 17:00 – 21:00 CEST

  • KRI Staffing changes
    • We are saying goodbye (for now) to Sadhu Kaur, who has served as the Professional Development Coordinator, and we are welcoming Siri Sahib Singh from Brazil who will be covering this position.
    • Beginning in September, Inderjot Kaur from Mexico will be working with Japa Kaur, to keep expanding KRI’s Online Courses. 

  • Certification Committee is looking for a new member – a description of what this committee does (currently – knowing that it may change), the eligibility requirements, and the selection procedure are outlined in this document.  If you meet the qualifications and are interested, please email Amrit Singh.

  • The KRI Board of Directors is looking for new members – The intention is to strengthen and balance Board representation broadly across the globe and to include voices that represent the views and perspectives of our diverse community.  To that end, we invite you to self-nominate and/or recommend qualified candidates who are interested in re-inventing KRI to meet the needs, the consciousness, and the heart of this New Age.  They do NOT need to be teacher trainers.  If you are interested in self-nominating or know of a person who would love to serve the teachings and technologies of Kundalini Yoga, please send a request for more information and an application to Gurusahay Singh Khalsa.

  • Request for Prayers – Healing prayers are requested for Hari Jiwan Singh from Germany, who is awaiting a lung transplant.

  • September Webinars from KRI
    • From Crisis to Community: What does it mean to be connected?  With  Natasha & Lorenz Sell.  Join us Thursday Sept. 10th, 12-2 EDT (New York).
      • Come together as a community to create connection
      • Explore this territory in a safe, supportive, and even playful environment as we bring the nuances of our personal experience into presence in our collective container
      • A relational space to discover our common humanity through the practice of deep listening and embodied presence
  • Uplift Your Asana with Sat Siri. Join us live Thursday, Sept. 17th at 7PM EDT (New York City)
    • How to teach postures in trainings/ workshops with nuance, subtlety!
    • Share this grounding foundation, encourage the love of movement
    • Embrace, deepen into asana within your own body
  • The Rescue of the Father: Fall and Rise of the Masculine as a Spiritual Quest. With Guru Sansar Singh.  Join us live Monday, Sept. 7thh at 12PM Chile Standard Time (Santiago) En Espanol. Join us live Date /Time to be announced for English
    • The fall of the father as a universal myth story in our hearts
    • The archetype of redeeming/rescuing the father
    • Separating the wheat from the chaff
    • Reclaiming virtues to embrace the future together
  • The History of Kundalini Yoga With Pavandev Kaur!  Join us for a six-week series beginning Tuesday, Oct. 20th 5 to 7 PM EST (New York) to Nov. 24th.
    • Find out where the technology of Kundalini Yoga came from!
    • Dip your toes into the vast river of yoga history and discover origins
    • The Vedas, Ancient History, Tantra, Bhagavad Gita & Bhakti, Hatha Yoga and much more