November 23, 2020 – Trainer Update

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Watch Amrit’s weekly video –  How can KRI support you?

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

·  Global Trainer Summit – Trainers are warmly invited to participate in the Global Trainer Summit December 10th – 13th.   Reconnect with Trainers from around the globe as we continue the process of building our Academy’s present and future.

o   Two tracks on alternating days for different time zones. 

o   Meet and interact with the staff of Just Outcomes, the restorative justice consultants assisting our global community

o   Access Professional Development Trainings online

o   Deep dive into discussions with peers on topics that are important to you

Follow this link for more information and to register.

·  Language-Specific WhatsApp Groups – We are truly a global community!  For many of you, WhatsApp is the preferred communication platform, so we have set up language-specific WhatsApp groups.  Many of you have already been added into your language’s group.  If you haven’t, please click the appropriate language WhatsApp group below to join. You can get updates like these via WhatsApp (in addition to email).   Only KRI staff can post, so you will not be inundated with messages!

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·  KRI has a new Contract Manager – We are saddened by Gurusimrat Kaur’s departure, and wish her well at her now job.  And we are happy to introduce Puranjot Kaur from Brazil as our new contract manager.  The email for this position remains the same, [email protected].  Please reach out for any support you need regarding certificates, contracts for all your trainings, royalty payments, and any book orders for your trainings.

·  Better Living Through Kundalini Yoga – To help you promote Kundalini Yoga in your communities, we have written several short articles for the general population.  These got a lot of digital press coverage in North America, and we hope they will be useful to you as well.  We have combined these 6 articles into a single PDF document, but you can use them individually if you would prefer.  The individual articles are titled, “Find Peace During Pandemic Uncertainty With Kundalini Yoga And Meditation,” “Yogic Breathing Techniques Support Respiratory Health,” “Three Ways to Bring Compassion Into Your Yoga Practice,” “How To Use Yoga To Sleep Better During the Pandemic,” “How to Use Yoga To Engage Kids During Remote Learning,” and “How to Boost Mood And Memory At Home.”

November 9, 2020 – Trainer Update

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Watch Amrit’s weekly video –  Sharing my excitement for this time of creativity and innovation. 

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

These Trainer Updates will now be biweekly.  Next Update November 23rd.

Global Online Trainer Summit 10-13 December

Culture, Community, Communication – Healing into the Future Together.  Two tracks with alternating days for different regions and time zones.  Just Outcomes, the group hired to assist our Compassionate Reconciliation process, will be presenting and engaging with participants on the first day of both tracks.  Meet the team, get some questions answered and begin the work. If you want to read and learn more about Just Outcomes and their work please click here:  Registration will open Friday November 13th.

Global Teachers Forum November 20-21, 2020

Hosted by KRI AND IKYTA and titled, “Emerge Together: Courageous Dialog for Connection and Change. A space for all KRI-Certified Kundalini Yoga teachers worldwide to envision a new future together –  offered in multiple languages. These conversations will utilize a format that is non-hierarchical, collaborative, respectful, deliberate, mindful, and will prioritize the process involved in deep listening, intentional speaking, and courageous creativity – with teachers all over the world.

Register here:  Please also share with your Level One graduates!

April 2021 TTEC meeting

Planning has begun for the next online, global TTEC meeting.  If you’d like to be part of planning the agenda, please email Amrit Singh.  Also, please see this planned timeline below.  Mark your calendars for April!  One of the Tracks will be April 6, 8, and 10.  The second track will be April 7, 9, and 11.

  • South American Mela February 19, 29 , 21.–  Registration open -Delivered in both Spanish and Portuguese, any of your Level 2 graduates can apply here to join the 2021 cohort.  Please pass this information on to your Level 2 students.

  • Short Update from the Office of Ethics and Professional Standards (EPS) Check out changes to the Code of Excellence (both now and in the works), and a soon to be ready online anti-harassment training course.

  • KRI Online Digital Resource Center – KRI Presents Online Development Courses  – Stay tuned over the next few months as we transition our online courses from Sutra to a new platform. The Academy will be given discount codes to access these courses on the KRI website instead of on Sutra.

The History of Kundalini Yoga 

Join Pavan Dev Kaur for three more classes 10 Nov thru 24 Nov at 17:00-19:30 New York City time. 

Today we have the incredible technology of Kundalini Yoga but how did this technology come about? In this series, we will dip our toes into the river of history, and get a glimpse of where “yoga” began, how it changed and developed over time, and how it got to where we are today. 

Purposeful Play of Polarity: Through the lens of Japji Sahib with Priya Jain

November 14th, 12:00 -14:30 PM EST

It may seem like the world has never been as divided and polarized as it feels right now!  But the play of polarity is as eternal as life itself! In this webinar, Priya Jain invites you on a cosmic ride with Guru Nanak, as he guides our understanding of the “purposeful” play of polarity, through the lens of Japji Sahib.

Yoga and Stress Regulation, Tolerance and Resilience: The Underlying Science with Gabrielle Lewis

November 18th, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST

Gabrielle Lewis, mental health graduate from the University of Durham and researcher, will discuss what stress is, the physiological mechanisms that are involved, as well as the research on the impact of yoga on stress, and how this can inform your students when presenting at teacher trainings.

  • The Popularization of Kundalini Yoga – Check out this “talk show” about yoga on Amazon Prime, with a short Kundalini Yoga kriya and meditation each episode!