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

Video created by graduates from Keval Kaur's Ann Arbor, MI, Level I Teacher Training course!

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 kundaliniyogadurham@gmail.com

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?

$3,100 if paid in full by the early-bird registration deadline,
April 15, 2022.

Click here for available payment plans

Course Fee includes:

  • Course texts and documents

  • Breakfast and catered lunch on Sundays – fresh, local, vegan (Saturday lunches will be potluck.)

  • Lodging and meals for the retreat weekend in December

  • 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 (July 16-17). After this time, no refunds are granted.


e-mail kundaliniyogadurham@gmail.com


1215 Carroll St., Durham, NC 27707

Course Dates:

May 13-15
June 4-5
July 16-17
Aug 19-21 (retreat weekend at Cedar Cross)

Sept 10-11
Oct 8-9 (Guest trainer Meherbani Kaur)
Nov 5-6
Dec 3-4
Jan 7-8
Feb 4-5 (graduation Feb 5!)