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.



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.



Microsoft Word - Document4 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.
Tien 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.


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