Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training

Activated Awareness Kundalini Yoga 200 hr Teacher Training

Learn to BE the Change You Want to See in the World

Course Runs:
September 20, 2019 – May 17, 20201 Weekend a Month

Fridays 7-10pm, Saturdays 7am-8pm & Sundays 7am-5pm


Activated Awareness Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training 9 Month Course is a 200 hour, Yoga Alliance Approved, Kundalini Based Yoga Training that emphasizes personal growth and transformation through all 8 limbs/facets of yoga. The training will include modules in: Reiki Level I, Kundalini Yoga Asana and Philosophy, Hatha based postures and alignment, Restorative propping for safely teaching to all populations, Pranayama, Nutrition, Anatomy, Mantra, Mudras, Meditation and Heart centered Approach to Teaching Yoga. Students will have an opportunity to assist lead teachers and practice teaching their own classes to diverse populations.

Whether you are called to teach, are ready to AWAKEN or you want a deeper exploration of your practice, this 200 hr YOGA ALLIANCE APPROVED course has what you need to reach your goals. You know the life changing power yoga has had in your own life, now you will have the knowledge to share this ancient technology with others.

Activated Awareness Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training is a course rich in the spiritual origins of yoga, meditation, sound techniques, energy balancing techniques, meditation, energetic anatomy, nutrition and Ayurveda. This 200 hr course requires practice both at home and in class. You will be guided through classes, lectures and experiential teaching to understand the dynamic flow of the energy to educate and awaken the body.

Course of Study includes:

* Asana in Hatha and Kundalini
* Advanced study of asana (proper alignment, benefits and potential risks)
* How to observe bodies and make adjustments
* Gurmukhi and Sanskrit mantra
* Science and art of teaching kriyas and meditations
* Informed use of props to improve or modify a posture
* Meditation and Mantra
* Sound and Energy Healing
* Reiki Level 1 Attunement
* Nutrition and Ayurveda
* Anatomy of Yoga
* Yoga History, Yoga Sutras and Philosophy
* Mentoring from Lead Teachers
* Cultivating your Voice
* Confidence-building through practice teaching
* Opportunity to Teach Live Classes
* The Business of Yoga
* The Experience of the Bodyful Mind
* And a Deep Exploration of the Spiritual Sciences

This is an overview of the course, not a complete listing. The complete training itself, will give you the practical tools and the theoretic knowledge to create yoga classes that will inspire, uplift and heal!

Jennifer Lakhmi Chand Kelly – E-RYT 200, KRI 200, Holy Fire Reiki Master, Functional Nutritional Therapist, Certified Hypnotherapist, CARE Certified in Raindrop Technique and Healthy Lifestyle Coach. Certified in Kundalini, Yin, Restorative, Yoga Nidra, Prenatal/Postnatal, Kids Yoga as well as Yoga for Addictions and PTSD.

Fatehbir Kaur (Mary Jacobson) – E-RYT 200, KRI 500, Kundalini Yoga, Hatha, Anusara, Restorative. In 2012 she joined the Yoga West Teacher Trainer Team as a group leader for Level 1 and Level 2 KRI trainings and is an intern with the KRI Aquarian Trainer Academy. She is the creator of Yoga for All Seniors.

Charmaine Hamp – 200 hr KRI Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Teacher, Hypnobirthing and Life Coach.

Beverly O’Donohue – 200 Hr LOAY Teacher Training in NY under the loving guidance & instruction of Sri Dharma Mittra.

The Bodyful Mind Group – Doreen Rivera, Susan Grace and Darcy Halsey


Jennifer Lakhmi Chand Kelly – began her journey when she became pregnant with her oldest son in 1998. During her pregnancy she was introduced to whole food nutrition, homeopathy, herbs, essential oils and Kundalini yoga. The experience was so transformative that it changed her life path. She left a 16 year career in film and TV to become a Post Partum Doula, Kundalini Yoga Teacher, Reiki Master, Functional Nutritional Wellness, Healthy Lifestyle Coach, Certified Hypnotherapist and is CARE Certified in Raindrop and Vitaflex Technique. Lakhmi Chand has specialty certifications in Yoga for Addictions, PTSD, Pre/Post Natal Yoga, Kids Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Yin and Restorative Yoga. She created Spirit Led Yoga a Multi Style Yoga Teacher Training and Activated Awareness a Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training, I AM Kids Yoga Camp and Reiki 1, 2 and Master Trainings.

She has a heart for working with women and children as well as owns and operates The Yogi Tree Center for Growth in Toluca Lake established in 2009.

Fatehbir Kaur (Mary Jacobson)Fatehbir likes to infuse her classes with candor and good humor. She teaches in diverse settings such as the YMCA and an assisted living facility, and has taught at a cancer support center. She began practicing Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan® in 2004 and immediately benefited from the group energy and healing sound current. She earned her Level 1 KRI certification in June 2009 from Yoga West Los Angeles, completed Level 2 KRI certification in 2016, and is registered with Yoga Alliance®. In 2011 she completed a 200-hour teacher certification at Shakta Yoga Teacher Training with Tanya Greve and Lauren Maher. Tanya and Lauren instilled in her teaching style the values of compassion and humility. Fatehbir has had the opportunity to work closely with her mentor, Guru Singh, who has guided and supported her healing, growth and service through the practice of Kundalini yoga.  

She is the creator Yoga for All Seniors, a program to bring the benefits of a committed yoga practice to seniors with extremely limited mobility and/or memory function. She has adapted pranayam, meditation and seated postures to make this original approach ideal for those coping with dementia, chronic pain and illness and other geriatric conditions.

Charmaine Hamp is a catalyst for change through LOVE ALCHEMY Life Coaching. She is also one of the founders of a movement in Los Angeles called ‘The Rise,’ an empowerment group created to raise the vibration of the planet. Charmaine is a HypnoBirthing® Coach, inspiring beautiful, inspiring, often pain-free births. She is a Kundalini/Meditation Yoga Instructor and teaches Self-Love workshops in L.A as well as coaches personal clients to step into living the life of their dreams.

Her first book with Golden Brick Road Publishing house was released recently and is already a two time award winning book for outstanding literacy, high quality design and market appeal. “Dear Time Are You On My Side.” It available for purchase on Amazon and at The Yogi Tree.

Beverly O’Donohue began her yogic journey in search of the Higher Self at DMYLA in 2009, and was greeted with great compassion and love. In June of 2012 Beverly attended the 200 Hour LOAY Teacher Training in NY under the loving guidance & instruction of Sri Dharma Mittra. Becoming an instructor has given Beverly a new opportunity for self discovery, she adds, “The same spiritual light in all beings is a piece of the divine being that makes up this entire world, universe, and beyond… we are one.”

The Bodyful Mind – Doreen Rivera’s The Bodyful Mind — In 1979, Doreen Rivera experienced a life-changing automobile incident, ending her flourishing dance career. Doreen transformed this debilitating event into a life-affirming journey… This is The Bodyful Mind®, an exercise class designed to provide people with the opportunity to experience themselves from within, using breath-connected movement, writing and self-awareness to create emotional intelligence.

In Person Intensive Training:
September 20, 2019 – May 17, 2020

DATES for In Person Training:
September 20-22
October 18-20
November 15-17
December 13-15
January 17-19
February 14-16
March 20-22
April 17-19
May 15-17

TIMES for In Person Training:
Fridays 7pm – 10pm, Saturdays 7am-8pm and Sundays 7am-5pm


Register By August 5th and Receive A Free Elective Course – in Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga or Yoga Nidra ($150 Value)

Pre-register Payment in Full by September 1st: $2995
Pre-register Payment Plan:
Deposit Paid on or before September 1st
$950 and
6 installments of $425 to be paid when we meet monthly starting on October 20th and ending March 16th


After September 1st Payment in Full: $3500
Payment Plan:
Deposit Paid After September 1st
$1,120 and
6 installments of $430 to be paid when we meet monthly starting on October 20th and ending March 16th