Welcome to the Yoga Journal Kundalini Yoga Directory page. In this section you will find yoga studios, retreat centers, and teachers who specialize or incorporate Kundalini Yoga into their practice and philosophy.
Kundalini Yoga has its roots in the Tantric Yoga tradition, which dates back to the eighth century. In 1969, Sikh leader Yogi Bhajan (born in 1929) brought the practice to North America. Kundalini Yoga’s objective is to awaken a persons full human potential. It helps to build physical vitality and increase consciousness. A class usually incorporates movement, dynamic breathing techniques, meditation, and the chanting of mantras, such as Sat nam ("I am truth"). Using sound, breath, and posture, Kundalini Yoga aims to develop spiritual awareness by freeing the Kundalini that is coiled in the base of the spine. These practices draw the Kundalini upward through the seven chakras for awakening and healing. It is an uplifting blend of spiritual and physical practices.
Fall in Love with Yoga and Hawaii during one of our 25 Day Immersion Training on Hawaii's Big Island. Our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Trainings take place in a fun and creative environment where you will have the time and space to dive deeper into your practice and learn to spread your Love of Yoga. Peak Beings Yoga is a Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance and all graduating teachers will be qualified to register with the Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher. We also offer this same training in Mexico and Brazil.
Prana del Mar is a stunning beachfront yoga and wellness center specializing in yoga retreats and yoga holidays, and featuring many acclaimed international teachers.
It offers luxurious accommodations in wonderfully-appointed rooms and suites, two elegant yoga studios, a community building with reading library and rooftop deck, delicious and healthful cuisine, a swimming pool and hot tub, a desert garden and stone labyrinth, environmental awareness (including being fully-powered 24/7 by an extensive solar electric system), magnificent views, and warm Mexican hospitality.
Vineyard Arts Project is an arts and wellness retreat space located on the beautiful island of Martha's Vineyard. The center features two incredible 2,000 square foot yoga studios with high lofted barn ceilings and sprung floors. The center has a total of 23 luxurious bedrooms with private en-suite baths, communal dining and living rooms, a spacious kitchen, and expansive sun deck and yard. Available to rent for week-long yoga, fitness, and wellness retreats from May - October each year.
Bermuda Yoga Festival is an intimate 4-day yoga and music festival that brings together a community drawn to follow the path of spirit and the heart. The festival offers traditional and emerging yoga styles, wisdom teachings, transformational workshops, kirtan and live conscious music. Journey out of winter to the subtropical warmth of Bermuda's springtime and immerse yourself in master classes, sunrise meditation, sacred chanting in a magical crystal cave, ecstatic dance, soulful mantra grooves, and the creative possibilities of kirtan and live conscious music.
Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort is located in the foothills of Nosara and is a ten minute walk from the world class surfing beaches of Guiones. Utilizing its unique and tranquil setting in the Nicoya Blue Zone, Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort is the ideal spot to meet your desires of finding peace, relaxation, and rejuvenation.
Candie Crespo is an avid practitioner who is drawn to the core technique of the Krishnamacharya lineage (asana, bandha, pranayama, meditation) while being true to the other streams of influence that have deepened her experience of yoga. In 2011, she trained in the Hatha Tradition at the Yoga Vidya Gurukul Ashram and University in Nasik, India and then decided to continue her education with studies in Yoga Nidra and Kundalini. In 2014, she became a certified Aerial Yoga Instructor through Art of Flying Aerial in Torrance and continued onto level 2 in 2016.
Join us for an ongoing retreat & wellness experience. If you are here in Feb. visit http://optimysstique.com/ for our annual festival. Yoga,organic food from the onsite garden ,cooking classes,massage,surf,sup,snorkel, etc.... This hands on interactive retreat inspires,rejunvenates and educates people from all walks of life. A variety of teachers,studios,food and activities are offered. Send us your wish list!
"One of the 10 best yoga retreats in the world." (Yoga Journal)
Described as the place "where Robinson Crusoe meets Architectural Digest," Haramara Retreat is an exclusive, intimate, magical and idyllic place created and designed to provide a natural and supportive environment. Haramara offers serenity, seclusion and security to ensure relaxing and renewing retreats and vacations for groups, couples and individuals.
My yoga journey started many moons ago when my Mom suggested my sister and I take a class. I don't remember much about the class itself, but I do recall speaking enthusiastically about it afterward. I also remember the smell of the satsuma oil that was burned throughout the class, and the various intrigues of my teacher that day, who wore endless strings of beads around her neck and had glittery, bright eyes and really wild curly hair. Most strikingly, I felt calm.
3- Days- beginning Friday evening and concluding on Sunday Midday.
SPIRITUAL AWAKENING 101- 3 DAY RETREAT Over the course of three days, we will introduce you to many different ways that you may be able to develop connections with your personal spirit guides and a deeper understanding of your true souls purpose while here in the physical world. Enjoy guided meditations, yoga, silence, journaling, reflection, private card readings and chakra healings, all surrounded by the beauty of the Palm Springs desert, this experience will leave a lasting and positive impression.
Your Private Yoga Paradise.... An Unforgettable Experience
Imagine yourself relaxing with your fellow yogis at one of the most spectacular locations in the world. Enrich your practice surrounded by primary rainforest, tropical flowers, toucans, monkeys, butterflies, and the occasional sloth dropping in on your yoga practice on our jungle yoga platform.
Ignite Your Practice | Inspire Transformation | Live Your Passion
Deepen your practice, gain confidence and find your voice! Our programs set the standard for excellence focusing on alignment, intelligent sequencing and finding your voice. Our time-tested curriculum, online learning resources and knowledgeable teachers will expertly guide you in developing techniques to sequence, adjust and practice with clarity and skill.
We are a multi-studio center offering the largest curriculum of classes and workshops in the region.