May 23, 2022 – Trainer Update

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Watch Amrit’s weekly video here

An invitation to the June trainer meetings, and to visit Amrit sometime


Regional Trainer Meetings online in June

There will be a series of online trainer meetings (just 3hrs long) in June.  These are very important for we will begin the work of applying the ATA principles to a discussion on the current trademark “Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan.”  The work we do in these Regional meetings will inform the work that we will do at the Trainer Summit in September.  You are welcome to attend any of the below meetings that work for your schedule.  Please register now!

  • European Trainer Regional Meeting. June 22nd from 5-8 pm Central European Time. Registration Link
  • North America: Wednesday, June 15 from 4-7 pm Central Time.  Registration link
  • Latin America: Friday, June 24 from 4-7 pm CDMX; Chile from 5-8 pm; Brazil from 6-9 pm.  Registration link
  •  Asia/Oceania: Tuesday, June 28 from 7-10 am Beijing; 9 am-12 pm Melbourne; Monday, June 27 from 6-9 pm Central Time USA.  Registration link

July in-person meeting in France

Amrit Singh and Hari Charn Kaur look forward to seeing you at the European Yoga Festival in France and invite you to come to the first in person Trainer Forum! The European Trainer Forum will be held on Friday July 29th at Château de Jambville (the location of the European Yoga Festival) at rue de Tilleuls – 78 440 Jambville – France.  Very soon KRI will send you the details of the agenda and the details of housing etc.

SAVE THE DATE – Global ATA Trainer Summit – September 8-12 online

Details will be out in July. This will be our annual Summit. Just Outcomes will facilitate the first day.

Trainer relicensing

This will be required for you to be an automatically recognized voter in the upcoming SSSC elections (if you are a lead or professional), and is required if you plan to be part of a Level One or Level 2 training team between July 2022 and June 2023!  Click here now!

Global Meeting for Mentors – Meet Your Fellow Members – Network, Self Reflect, Support

A time to come together as Mentors in the Aquarian Trainer Academy, to connect with each other, to reflect on and share experiences and challenges to build our worldwide training community.

Tuesday, June 7th – 2pm – 5pm GMT​ – CLICK to REGISTER NOW – June 7th

7am-10am California / 10am – 1pm New York / 11am – 2pm Brazil / 4pm – 7pm Paris

Wednesday, June 8th – 10pm – 01h GMT​ – CLICK here to REGISTER NOW – June 8th/9th

(due to differente time zones, this meeting will take place simultaneously on June 8th and 9th)

Time on Wednesday June 8th: 3pm – 6pm California / 6pm – 9m New York / 7pm – 10pm Brazil

Time on Thursday June 9th: 6am – 9 am China / 8am – 11am Australia

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Register to VOTE in the upcoming SSSC election

All Lead and Professional trainers are automatically registered to vote in the upcoming (August 2022) SSSC elections.  And interns and associates can apply to be voters.  KRI strongly encourages you all to exercise your right to vote! Read more details in your language here:

English / Spanish / Portuguese / German / French / Italian / Chinese / Russian

KRI is looking for a part time writer

We are looking for someone 10-15hrs/wk to help write content for our website, emails and social media posts.  Please see a complete job description here.  If you, or anyone you work with, is interested in applying, please email a resume and writing sample to Amrit Vela Kaur Ramos.  

The Certification Committee is looking for a new member

Check out what this committee does, and who is currently a member on this new ATA transparency webpage.  If you are qualified and interested in joining this committee, please email Amrit Singh.

May 9, 2022 – Trainer Update

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Watch Amrit’s weekly video here

The yoga world is changing.  We need to adapt.  How can KRI help you do that?  Share your thoughts in our Sutra discussion!


Trainer Licensing is now OPEN

Please take a moment and relicense now!  You can switch to your language using the dropdown menu at the top-right.

Register to VOTE in the upcoming SSSC election

We are excited that the SSSC Board has opened up the process for Lead and Professional Trainers to be voters in the upcoming election. You automatically qualify to be able to vote if you are a Lead or Professional Trainer.

Please support your community in getting out the vote and expanding the electorate to include people who have been practicing Kundalini Yoga & Meditation for 7 consecutive years.

Ways you can help:
We hope that all Interns and Associates will join the electorate pool! Your voice matters and we want you to vote.

  • Interns & Associates please click here to register to vote and see the election deadlines
  • Send out a message to your community to include your longtime students in the electorate and write recommendations for them
  • For leads and professionals, here is the link to write recommendations for people

KRI’s website is now multi-lingual!

Yes, finally, you can choose your language at the top right hand corner of the main KRI web site!

How can KRI help you?

Most training programs are attracting a lot less students now than they used to.  Share in this online Sutra discussion what you think KRI can do to support your training programs!

Please don’t send in physical Student Packets anymore!

Please email them as digital documents.  If you have any questions, please contact your regional administrator.  Thank you!

KRI 2022 Honorees

You all, the ATA members, have selected Sarabjit Kaur (Spain), Sarb Jit Kaur (Espanola), and Gurudarshan Kaur (Mexico) as our 2022 KRI Outstanding Awardees!  There were 12 amazing nominees – it is truly inspiring the caliber and quality of the teachers in our community.  Congratulations Sarabjit and Sarb Jit, and thank you so much for your years and years of service. You can read about their amazing service (and all the prior recipients) here.

BIPOC affinity group zoom gatherings

KRI is organizing a Monthly Community Gathering for Teachers and Trainers of Color for mutual support and solidarity. Click here to sign up for this meeting on the Third Tuesday of the month at 1 pm PST, 4 pm EST., facilitated by Atma Chanan Kaur PhD. Open to all who identify as BIPOC family or person of color.