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 intiating authentic transformations. He serves as the KRI Coordinator of Teacher Training Asia, is on the KRI Board of Directors and the 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.

 

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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. has taught Kundalini Yoga since 1971. 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 received her doctorate in Health Psychology from Columbia Pacific University; she is a Medical Family Therapist, a Certified Kundalini Yoga teacher and a mentoring lead teacher trainer.  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.

 
 

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Nguyen Tien-Nghia (Tien) has practiced and taught various types of Yoga since 1978.   She has been practicing and teaching Kundalini Yoga for more than 10 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, Australia (Sydney) 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

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.

 

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Kirn Kaur has been teaching Hatha Yoga and Ashtanga Yoga for more than 10 years. After taking psychology courses in HAVEN Institute in Canada in 2006, and studies in India in 2009, she started to learn to be a Kundalini Yoga teacher. Following Yogi Bhajan’s teaching, she has been exploring the meaning of life, focusing daily sadhada, sharing her real experience of Kundalini Yoga. She joined China Kundalini Yoga training team in 2012, and served more people with grace, surrender and commitment under the leading of Sunder and Suraj. During the 21 Stages She connected her destiny during the deep meditation, and her life changed quickly. She is now a KRI Level 1 Certified Teacher, Conscious Pregnancy Teacher, and Radiant Child Yoga Teacher。

 

Harjinder

Harjinder Kaur became a KRI Certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher in 2008 and lives in Australia. Harjinder is passionate about guiding and supporting students to create an abundant, peaceful and balanced life having experienced the transformation within herself through the blessings of the teachings. She looks after Level One Teacher Training in Sydney for Suraj Kaur Khalsa as Lead Teacher Trainer as well as assisting as an Intern on the course.  She has been managing White Tantric Yoga in Sydney since 2010. In 2011 was President of KYTANZ (KY Teacher Assoc. Aust & NZ. Besides teaching regular classes, workshops and retreats her focus is in teaching the PTSD curriculum as instructed by Dr. Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa.  Harjinder also enjoys designing and creating hand made jewellery for the Kundalini Yoga Community and beyond.
 
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Satya Kaur Khalsa has been practicing Kundalini Yoga since 2001 and has been teaching since 2003.  She is involved in the Aquarian Teacher Training program Level 1, as an Associate Trainer.  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 an 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. Teaching with a sense of humor and being energetic will be the quality she shall cultivate continuously.


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