Festival Teachers' Profiles

3HO Asia Kundalini Yoga Festival Teachers
  Sunder Singh Khalsa has taught Kundalini Yoga and meditation for the past 30 years and is known for his gift in facilitating the potential for authentic transformations.  He serves on the KRI Teacher Training Executive Council.  He brought the first Yoga Festival to SE Asia, an annual event in Thailand, and has served the emergence of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan® in Thailand, China, Cambodia, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Australia and Sri Lanka.  In 2009 he received KRI Honors for his devoted service to the emergence of the teachings of Kundalini Yoga. His given name is Tzu Ping, which in Chinese means compassionate peace.

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Suraj Kaur Khalsa has a background in Medicine, healing and meditation.  She is a KRI Teacher Trainer and Conscious Pregnancy Trainer, and one of the Lead Trainers on the KY Asia regional team. She teaches in China, Taiwan, Australia and Israel as well as other parts of Asia.  Suraj means Sun, Beam of Light.  Her light reflects her deep love of the teachings of Kundalini Yoga and her belief that they can help humanity to heal.  She serves as the Asia representative on the Global Teachers Council and is the Coordinator for the 3HO KY Asia Festival.



Tonie Nooyens is a long time practitioner in different traditions of meditation, meditational yoga and healing. He is a certified Kundalini Yoga teacher and one of the lead trainers on the KY Asia Teacher Training Program. He travels extensively throughout Asia. Since January 2007 he has been living and teaching in Cambodia – facilitating a Yoga and Meditation training program for Cambodians. The program includes activities for local communities and vulnerable groups in which yoga and meditation techniques are used for relief of stress and trauma, as well as for communication and personal capacity training.


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Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, Ph.D. is a Certified Kundalini Yoga t teacher and Lead Trainer.  She began to specialize in teaching people with chronic or life threatening illness in 1986, under the direction of Yogi Bhajan. She directs the Guru Ram Das Center for Medicine and Humanology, founded by Yogi Bhajan to bring Kundalini Yoga into health care. The Center provides direct client services with a yogic focus for people with health conditions, professional training to Kundalini Yoga instructors and health care providers, and directs outcome studies on the medical effects of Kundalini Yoga. Dr. Khalsa teaches widely on the psychological, spiritual and behavioral aspects of health recovery.


Scott Ward has been learning and practicing Gatka for over 15 years, during which time he has studied under Nanak Dev Singh Khalsa and Sant Subhagh Singh Nihang from Berlin, Sat Deva Kaur from Hamburg, and Nidar Singh Nihang Khalsa from the UK. He team teaches Gatka along with Narayan Kaur, in her Kundalini Yoga center and Gatka Akhara near Frankfurt Germany, where we hold single day and intensive Gatka courses on a regular basis. Gatka is commonly referred to as an India Martial art. . In Gatka, Balance, Rhythm, Breathing and Meditation are all trained.  The basic principle behind Gatka is to harmonize the body, mind and spirit.



Nguyen Tien-Nghia (Tien) has been practicing and teaching Kundalini Yoga for more than 12 years and is a Certified Kundalini Yoga teacher. She is also part of the Level 1 Teacher Training Certification Programs in Asia including China, Israel, and Thailand, where she is responsible for organizing the Level 1 Teacher Certification Program (TCP). Her specialties are Radiant Child Yoga Program (RCYP) for children; Yoga for women of all ages; Yoga for people with special educational needs and physical disabilities. She has also been part of organizing, promoting and managing Kundalini Yoga activities in Thailand and Asia since the beginning of Sunder Singh’s teaching in the region, in 2001.



Rajveer Singh from Singapore began to study the ancient science of Kundalini yoga, meditation and self mastery from a young age under the guidance of Yogi Bhajan in the United States of America. Since 1998, he has been teaching in Singapore and Malaysia and has dedicated his life to teaching this sacred science to South-east Asians. Rajveer's classes are an experience filled with yoga, meditation, music, and celebration of the human spirit. His classes are a moving transformation of your entire being into a world beyond stress and worry.



Satya Kaur Khalsa has been practicing Kundalini Yoga since 2001 and is a Certified Kundalini Yoga teachr.  She is an associate trainer in the Aquarian Teacher Training program Level 1.  Her studies of 'the mind' and how it works, and relates to behavior, the physcial body and thinking processes started more than 40 years ago with Eastern Philosopy and is still ongoing.  As part of a SEVA program she has taught Kundalini Yoga to recovering drug addicts in a local hospital in Bangkok. She serves as administrator of the 3HO Asia Festival. Her mission is to serve with gratitude and joy!


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Chatarbir Kaur is a Musician and Kundalini Yoga teacher. She has more than 18 years of experience in Voice training, Indian Classical Music, Gurmat sangeet and Indian Music Instrument training. She has earned a Masters of Arts in Music Vocal from M.D. University Rohtak, Haryana, India. Her career objective is to work in an international setting to enhance her skills, knowledge in music and yoga at the same time promoting gurmat sangeet, Indian classical Music and Healing through Yoga and Music.


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Manjodh Kaur started to practice Kundalini yoga in 2009, and joined teacher training in 2010. She is a certified Conscious Pregnancy Teacher, Radiant Child Yoga Teacher, medical yoga teacher and on the Kundalini Yoga teacher training team as an intern. She is one of the main initiators of China Woman’s Camp and organized the event with complete success in 2014. Since she started to teach in 2010, she has been living gracefully is her lifestyle, living neutrally is her attitude, serving continuously and sharing Kundalini Yoga is Manjodh’s interest and ambition.

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