Applied Yogic Lifestyle
Our teacher Trainers
Dharam Dev Kaur Khalsa is a licensed Marriage, Family and Child Counselor practicing in Beverly Hills for over 32 years. She is a co-founder, Lead Teacher Trainer, and Director of Teacher Trainings at Kundalini Yoga by the Sea in Santa Monica. She facilitates both Level One and Level Two Teacher Training courses with her husband, Siri Marka. Incorporating the best of eastern and western modalities, she facilitates her students in expanding their consciousness and realizing their highest potential. With a heart forever young, she relates to the new generation of truth seekers and expresses the deepest wisdom of Yogi Bhajan PhD’s Teachings in the simplest language. Through compassion and humor, she delivers the ancient technology of Kundalini Yoga in a friendly and joyous manner. Presently she teaches three times weekly and runs ongoing groups on various topics such as “Grieve with Grace,” “What Sparks Joy,” and “Sacred Secrets of Success.”
Siri Marka Khalsa
Inspired to serve and learn from his teacher, Yogi Bhajan, Siri Marka taught his first Kundalini Yoga class over 45 years ago.
With a smile and a grace he delivers vigorous and heart opening yoga kriyas and meditations from Yogi Bhajan’s original weekly classes. Siri Marka is known to speak with joy and from the heart. As a KRI certified Lead Trainer for Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainings he is the host of many trainings every year, from here in Santa Monica, Eagle Rock, the South Bay and Latin America to share the teachings. He has been featured several times on Univision sharing the benefits of KY with farmworkers to business people.
When he is not teaching, he keeps fit by running the L.A. Marathon, which he has done for the last 17 years. You can also see him as a Yogic Coach and Counselor in his Beverly Hills office. With love, humor and a dose of truth, Siri Marka will help propel you the next level in your spiritual evolution.
Guru Prem Singh Khalsa
Guru Prem Singh Khalsa was named ‘Posture Master’ by Yogi Bhajan. He is a Master Yogi and he has been practicing and teaching Yoga for over 30 years. He is certified K.R.I. Kundalini Yoga teacher trainer and an advanced Kundalini and Ashtanga Yoga practitioner.
Dr. Siri Atma Singh Khalsa
Siri Atma Singh Khalsa, M.D was trained by Yogi Bhajan and was blessed to serve as his personal physician for eight years. Yogi Bhajan called him a medical intuitive and a pure healer, which aptly describe his ability to tune into what people need at a very deep level in order to heal.
Nam Kaur had the rare experience of being both a student and employee of Yogi Bhajan. She’ll share her stories about working alongside the Master of Kundalini Yoga to create the International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association (IKYTA) and to produce KRI’s Level 1 Teacher Training textbook, The Aquarian Teacher. You'll get to listen in on Nam Kaur’s recorded work meetings with Yogi Bhajan to get a first-hand glimpse of their unique
Dr. Alan Weiss
Dr. Alan Weiss Met Yogi Bhajan in 1970 and traveled
extensively with him from 1970 to 2000, as he
spread the teachings and the Dharma.
Yogi Bhajan also lived in Dr. Weiss’s house in Los Angeles from 1986 to 1998. Dr. Weiss experienced extensive everyday life with
him, both privately and as he met with others. Per
Yogi Bhajan’s guidance & direction, Dr. Weiss has been a Kundalini Yoga teacher since 1970, a Sikh Minister
since 1971, and MD since 1974 and surgeon since 1979.
Siri Simran Kaur
Siri Simran Kaur is a yogi, healer and teacher of meditation and healing in the ancient healing traditions of Kundalini
Yoga and Sat Nam Rasayan.For more than 15 years
Siri Simran has studied Sat Nam Rasayan under the direct tutelage of Guru Dev Singh, the master of this ancient
healing art. She holds a Level 3 Entrance certification in
Sat Nam Rasayan and is a certified instructor. She was
also certified in Kundalini Yoga by Yogi Bhajan personally.
Guru Amrit Hari
With great Joy and Enthusiasm we Welcome Guru Amrit Hari Kaur to our team of trainers in our Level 1 Teacher Training at KYBTS. She is a 3rd generation Kundalini Yogini who has lived and breathed this lifestyle since the beginning. She has spent over half of her young life in India attending Miri Piri Academy (the school established by Yogi Bhajan) and then being hired as a staff member and teacher there for 6 years.
We are so grateful to have this young woman with grace and grit on board with us.
A native of North Carolina, HarSimran Khalsa started practicing Kundalini Yoga in 1980. Over decades of daily practice, she gratefully testifies to less stress, more joy, speedier recovery from all types of upsets, a clearer and more loving relationship with her Self, and more consistent and deeper connection with Spirit. Living in Los Angeles with her husband since 1983, HarSimran attended many of Yogi Bhajan's twice-weekly live classes and served in his personal household. HarSimran became a certified Kundalini Yoga instructor in 2003. Teaching Kundalini Yoga is part of her life's fulfillment. Her style features clarity, gentleness and humor.