When did you start practicing Kundalini Yoga?

At different points in my life, I had heard about yoga, trying Bikram and Hatha yoga. I always appreciated it, but it never personally resonated. Then in November, 2016, a dear friend was training to become a Kundalini instructor, and I was fascinated. I went to (now closed) Golden Bridge and experienced such joy. Read More


Kundalini Yoga By The Sea

Instantly, I became a member of the studio, going every week. My band moved to LA temporarily to write and record. I found out three months into my Kundalini practice that Golden Bridge was closing its doors, and my favorite teacher Dharam Dev Khalsa mentioned she was looking for a new studio. I knew I could do something, and I expressed interest in making the new studio a reality. She was intrigued, introducing me to Kia Dharam Atma and Lisa Arshawsky, and the ball got rolling. I strongly felt the call to keep this community going and to create a space for the community. Kundalini Yoga by the Sea (KYBTS) opened in June, 2017.

By Karen Henry| July 10th, 2018

Kundalini Yoga by the Sea

Kundalini Yoga by the Sea is a welcoming studio in all senses of the word. Owners Dharam Dev Kaur Khalsa, Kia Ancilotto (Kia Dharam Atma), and Nicholas Petricca share a commitment to the practice. They’ve created a light, airy space that offers traditional Kundalini Yoga, as taught by Yogi Bhajan. The studio serves all ages and levels. The weekly schedule hosts more than 43 classes with a roster of more than 40 teachers.

Classes at Kundalini Yoga by the Sea

The wide variety of classes on the schedule include Kundalini Yoga and Meditation, practices that include a sound bath are on offer. In addition, classes with a special focus in Yoga for Recovery Stress, Trauma and Addiction are held at the studio. If you want to learn more about the science of sacred sound, try Mantras in the Kundalini Tradition. Check the schedule for the pre-dawn sadhana.

By Karen Henry| October 31st, 2017

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When did you start practicing Kundalini Yoga?

Petricca is famous for getting arenas of feast dancing to his band's pulse-pounding synth-rock... It was his father's 

death in 2017 that moved him to fid a unit of (faith & mysticism) in Kundalini, a deeply spiritual form of yoga. "It was a dark time", days Petricca, who was working on the band's fourth album. What if Nothing (WALKING THE MOON has earned a combined 1.7 million equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music).

by Chris Martin| February 15th, 2019