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Level 1 Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training

The KRI Level One Aquarian Teacher Training Program is a 220-hour professional certification program in Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan®. An interactive course in the theory, practice, and basic skills of a Kundalini Yoga instructor, it includes 180 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of independent study: curriculum projects, a 40-day meditation, a 40-day sadhana and you will experience White Tantric Yoga. Graduates of Level One earn the title of KRI Certified Instructor of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan®. This course fulfills the Yoga Alliance’s 220-hour national standard for a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT).

Opening to the heavens - Durham 2019 TT.

Intro to Level 1 Teacher Training

There are three levels of certification:

KRI Level One: Foundations and Awakening – Instructor

KRI Level Two: Transformation – Practitioner

KRI Level Three: Realization – Teacher

Enrollment is limited – apply now!

How do I apply for the course?

1. Download, print, and fill in this Application Form

2. Email your completed Application Form to

3. Submit your non-refundable deposit of $300 using the button below. This deposit will be applied toward your total course fee.


What is the cost of the training?

$3,500 if paid in full by the early-bird registration deadline,
December 15, 2023. **If paying via PayPal/credit card on the website, the PayPal fee of $122 will be added to your payment. To avoid this fee, you can pay via check, cash, or Venmo (@Keval-Khalsa).

Click here for available payment plans

Course Fee includes:

  • Course texts and documents

  • Breakfast and catered lunch on Sundays – fresh, local, vegan. Friday lunches on your own. Saturday lunches will be potluck.

  • Lodging and meals for the retreat weekend in August

  • IKYTA student membership

Course Fee does not include cost for the following certification requirements:

  • 20 Kundalini Yoga classes

  • 1 day of White Tantric Yoga or alternative

Refund Policy:

A refund of 1/2 the total course fee will be returned if the student discontinues the course before the third weekend (March 15-17). After this time, no refunds are granted.




1215 Carroll St., Durham, NC 27707

Course Dates:

Jan 13-15 (Sat-Mon)
Feb 16-18 (Fri-Sun)
Mar 15-17 (Fri-Sun)
Apr 13-14 (Sat-Sun)

May 10-12 (retreat)
Jun 7-9     (Fri-Sun)
Jul 12-14  (Fri-Sun)
Aug 17-18 (Sat-Sun)

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