Level 1


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Purpose of this training:

  • Obtain a Kundalini Yoga Teaching Certificate recognized worldwide.
  • Immerse yourself into the science of Kundalini Yoga and acquire the competencies to use this systemic and holistic technology.
  • Connect to a lineage of yogis whose teachings are from a thousand years Himalayan tradition, through the Teachings of Yogi Bhajan and the link to the Golden Chain.
  • Develop the skills, confidence and consciousness required to become a teacher and to be able to hold a space of teachings by strengthening your inner reference point.
  • Experience a personal transformative process within a group through the practice of Yogi Bhajan’s teachings and related lifestyle.
  • Develop a relationship with other participating students, local teachers, and the 3HO community.

Why train with AAA?

AAA is a school of life and programs are designed to help students transform and reach a higher level of consciousness. We do not aim at big numbers for the sake of business, but aim at students’ growth. This is why we have high standards and expectations and do not consider that the teachings are for everyone.

You have to qualify yourself. Sometimes we hear that our school is strict. This is an evaluation based on how much you want to give yourself and which chances of growth you want to face: do you want to live a life in your comfort zone and keep being a victim of outside events, or do you want to do a life at your highest potential, one that has a deep meaning for you, your ancestors and the generations after you?

We strive to give students what they need rather that what they want. The difference is between the ego (who wants) and the soul (who needs). Students who have done the teacher training with us learn to love themselves, to serve others, to recognize their patterns and change them. They are happier, more relaxed, more loving and tolerant, and can help their family to do the same.

Our way of teaching is creative, alive (we laugh a lot!) and adapted to the participants and their needs. You will be invited to participate actively all along the training. During the training (between the modules) and after the training, you will be part of study groups. These study groups are lead by TNTs (Trainers in Training) or students currently registered in Level 2 programs. These meetings will give you an opportunity to share your experience, reflect and integrate your process. It is also a place to apply the teachings at the level of the community, by being authentic in a group, by learning how to listen and communicate, and by being inspired by others.

The Kundalini Research Institute (KRI) certification

KRI TT Level 1 logo Kundalini Yoga Ajai Alai AwakeningThe Kundalini Yoga T˺EٽToUtx_j\ered by the Kundalini Research Institute. It will give you access to IKYTA (International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association, funded by Yogi Bhajan), which guarantees the competencies of the Level 1 Trainers, the validity of the certification and its worldwide recognition. 

A final written exam will be organized at the end of the training to validate your certified diploma by KRI. 

The total program takes at least 220 hours, dividing in about 140 hours of class sessions (including class presentations, teachings and teacher guided Q&A and peer group discussions), 40 hours of assignments, homework and preparation, and at least 40 hours of personal practice. 

Structure of the training

The training is structured in 3 modules that we call “Foundation”, “The Self” and “5 Elements”.  The modules are held every year and you can start at the beginning of any given module.


  • Yogic philosophy and roots of Kundalini Yoga (lineage of Yogis and Sikh Dharma)
  • Oriental physiology: the system of the 10 bodies
  • Numbers: introduction to the Tantric Numerology 
  • Science of mantras and Shabd Guru (1)
  • Breathing techniques: the science of pranayama 
  • Kundalini Yoga postures and dynamic of the kriyas (1)
  • Mudras and locks 
  • Preparation of a class, communication & pedagogy 
  • Humanology: life cycles, death and soul journey


  • Oriental physiology: the 8 chakras, the 5 pranas, Kundalini energy 
  • Cosmic and human cycles of life 
  • Ladder of subtlelty 
  • The Mind and its 81 facets 
  • Different kind of meditations: Celestial Communication, Healing, Sat Nam Rasayan, Gong, … 
  • Patanjali Sutras & Pratyhar 
  • Science of mantras and Shabd Guru (2) 
  • Mental health 
  • Kundalini Yoga postures and dynamic of the kriyas (2) 
  • Western anatomy


  • Humanology: yogic lifestyle & diet 
  • Physical health 
  • Karma and Dharma 
  • Experience the 5 elements 
  • Spiritual path, the 5 padas 
  • The role of the Teacher / Code of Ethics & Professional Standards for Kundalini Yoga Teachers 
  • The art of being a teacher: Poke, Provoke, Confront, Elevate

2018 Course Dates

Each course comprises three modules. The 3 modules are usually be completed within one year. You can start with any of the modules and complete the missed module the following year. AAA Teacher Training is also offered in Sydney and Brisbane. 

Melbourne Program:


Sat 21 / Sun 22 July 2018 – 2 days non-residential (Local Trainer: Siri Hari – Hawthorn)

Fri 3 / Sat 4 / Sun 5 August  2018 – 3 days non-residential (Local Trainer: Siri Hari –Hawthorn) 

Sat 15 / Sun 16 Sept 2018 – 2 days non-residential (Local Trainer: Siri Hari – Hawthorn)


24  to  31 Oct 2018 – 8 days residential (International Trainers: Sat Sarbat & Satmukh – Blue Mountains NSW)


Sat 16 / Sun 17 Feb 2019 – 2 days non-residential (Local Trainer: Siri Hari – Hawthorn)

11 / 14 April 2019 – 4 days residential (International Trainers: Sat Sarbat & Satmukh  – Daylesford )

We start at 11am on the first day and finish at 4pm on the last day.

For further info please contact Siri Hari 0449213943 or email melbourne@kundaliniyogacollective.org.au

About our lead trainers

Satmukh Singh Khalsa & Sat Sarbat Kaur Khalsa have a way of teaching that is creative, alive and adapted to the participants and their needs. You will be invited to participate actively all along the training.

Sat Sarbat is a KRI Kundalini Yoga Lead Trainer Level 1 and 2 and Mentoring Lead. She offers KRI teacher training in several countries in Asia, Australia and Europe. She offers also the SunChild teacher training, a programme created by herself for teaching yoga to children. A passionate of numerology, she has been studying it for several years and offers private numerology consultations and special workshops in that field. In 2015 she and Satmukh created this numerology training to become numerologists, and are now ready to start offering it.

Sat Sarbat expanded her experience around Yogi Bhajan’s teachings, by following several trainings, such as Sat Nam Rasayan Healing, Numerology, Conscious Pregnancy, and Children Yoga.

Satmukh is a KRI Kundalini Yoga Lead Trainer Level 1 and also a Trainer Level 2, as well as a certified Ashtanga yoga teacher. He is also qualified to teach Kundalini Yoga to Children and teaches in the teacher training SunChild proposed by AAA.

Very inspired by the teachings experienced in a community environment, he initiated the Chinese Kundalini Yoga Festival in 2012 and he has been responsible of its organization until now. He is very engaged in coordinating translation into Chinese of Yogi Bhajan’s teaching material and supervising other activities to develop the teachings and the community in China.

About our local Trainers


Siri Hari was introduced to yoga at a young age, she has over 15 years experience as a Kundalini Yoga Teacher & Trainer.

Siri Hari has a gentle and joyful nature, her classes are uplifting and energetic. During her time as a teacher she has further developed her learning and has studied Ayurveda, Aromatherapy & is an advanced Pranic Healer. She also has a deep interest in philosophy and psychology and has furthered her studies by becoming a Transpersonal Counselor, her wish is to share these teachings each day inside and outside the classroom, she believes we need to be the change we want to see in the world. She aims to live her life in the most authentic way.

Siri Hari has a deep calling to uplift women on their journey, she has delved deeply into Yogi Bhajan’s teachings for women, she is an experienced Prenatal Yoga teacher, Childbirth educator and Children’s yoga teacher. She developed the Radiant Birth program based on the teachings of Kundalini Yoga, the program has helped hundreds of women experience harmonious and conscious births. Siri Hari has owned and operated Yoga Studios and is a member of the Board of the Kundalini Yoga Festival and Kundalini Yoga Collective in Australia. She is the organiser for Ajai Alai Awakening Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training in Melbourne where she teaches regular classes and workshops. 

About the Sydney Venue in October: Kihilla Retreat

Kihilla Retreat & Conference Centre is owned by a not-for-profit organisation, and is dedicated to providing a space for people to gather together, experience and enjoy community, consider life and its meaning, and have a life-changing experience.

5-17 Queens Road LAWSON, NSW 2783


 Accommodation is offered as triple share. 


Please keep your belongings to a minimum and don’t bring additional food (please let us know if you have food intolerances or allergies). Three vegetarian meals are provided each day.


Kihilla Retreat is located 2 hours away from Sydney in the Blue Mountains. 

From Central Station in Sydney take the  Blue Mountains Line train to Hazelbrook Station, Kihilla house is 20 min walk or 5 minute car ride. 


 Includes: course fees, all meals, accommodation, and all course materials.

Registration payment and form must be received to reserve your place.  

Course Payments are made in installments as per the table below by Direct Bank Transfer, you will receive all the relevant payment information upon registration.

Students and Concession Card holders always receive our Early Bird discount, if you have difficulty meeting the payment timelines please let us know and we can work a different payment plan for you. 

Please read our terms and conditions before making your payment.

Teachers choosing to repeat their Level 1 course receive a 50% discount on the course fee component of the total cost.


Early-bird Special/Concession Rate: $5,030 ($3,050 training fees + $1,980 accommodation & food)

$1,300 Registration before June 30 2018, $2,030 before September 30, 2017; $ 1700 before 30 Jan 2019

Full price: $5,380 ($3,400 training fees + $1,980 accommodation & food)

$1,300 in registration; $4080 by June 30 2018. 

Instalment payment option: $5,620 ($3,640 training fees per module + $1,980 accommodation & food)

$1,300 in registration; Monthly payments $432 for 10 months starting 30 June 2018. 

Register Now!

Please pay the registration fee and complete the registration form below and email it to melbourne@kundaliniyogacollective.org.au. Please also ensure your read the course terms and conditions on this page.  

Registration: $1300 (+ 3.5% Paypal fee)


A message from your teachers

Kundalini Yoga is a blend of dynamic physical postures, breathing, meditation, mantra and relaxation, the combination of which activates the glandular system, strengthens the nervous system, expands the lung capacity, and purifies the bloodstream. It brings balance to the body, mind and soul, thus to your life and the life around you.

For the past 5 years at least, an increasing number of people have been coming to the teacher training with no intention of becoming KY teachers, but rather improve the quality of their lives. Many of them come with no experience of KY whatsoever. This direct experience of teaching yourself the foundation and becoming your own

teacher, builds a platform of strength, radiance, intuition, and security, which in turn will make your self-esteem raise, will improve your relationships, and give you the possibility to consciously step into the life you want to have.

Never as good as now have I understood what Yogi Bhajan, the founder of KY, repeatedly said: “I do not want followers, I want teachers”.

It does not mean that you must teach classes. What it means is that by increasing your well-being and stamina, you will become a lighthouse for others around you, in your family, at your workplace, in the daily activities of your life. You are part of an exponential growth.

This is so precious nowadays, in the “age of stress” where we became numb and lost our sense of Self, trying to keep up with the changes that are coming so fast.

The world and personal events whirl around our heads with such speed that it is difficult to remember who we are and what we are really doing. The news media informs us each day of critical problems we cannot solve. Opinions, commercials and instructions bombard our minds, making it difficult to think for ourselves. It seems that everyone frantically wants to capture everybody else’s attention in an attempt to feel alive.

It is to rediscover who we really are and KY is a great tool for it.”

 You can find out more about Satmukh and Sat Sarbat on the AAA website.






  • Gavin Ivey

    Sat Nam

    just wondering what qualifications I would need to register for the The second module from 24 – 31 March 2016 is a residential course, and if I’m eligible to register? Not sure about the level of experience needed to enroll.



    • admin

      Sat nam, No quals needed but it is helpful if you have tried a few classes already which you have so you’re all set to go! 🙂

    • admin

      Sat nam Anthea
      Thank you for your enquiry. We are just in the process of finalising the location and we will announce it soon.
      Nam Hari

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