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Shiva Singh Khalsa

Shiva Singh Khalsa is the co-director of Spirit Rising Yoga and President and CEO of Spirit Rising Foundation. Since 1971 he has taught and practiced with the guidance of Yogi Bhajan, who said of Shiva Singh, "You have always been an inspiration to me." Shiva Singh draws on a wealth of experience acquired through decades of spiritual practice, devotion and service. This is the foundation for his teaching and his life.  He is known as a Jupiter Teacher, jovial, inspiring and uplifting.

Shabad Kaur Khalsa

Shabad Kaur Khalsa, LCPC, LMFT, E-RYT 500, is the co-director of Spirit Rising Yoga, lead Teacher Trainer and psychotherapist. Shabad Kaur's direct, devoted service to Yogi Bhajan results in her insightful transmission of yogic teachings especially for women. As she shares her love for the teachings and creates a cozy, safe and nurturing place, she is a powerful Kundalini Yoga Teacher who will also bring out your "Keep Up!". Shabad Kaur was once described as "more than a person, she is a force."


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Amar Dev Singh Khalsa

Amar Dev has lived the 3HO lifestyle from birth. He studied for 2 years at our Yoga school in India. He is a Level 1 graduate of Spirit Rising Yoga and a powerful yoga teacher who deeply understands the practice of Kundalini Yoga.


Savannah Cass
Jiwan Jot Kaur

Savannah is a Level 1 Teacher and a Cretified nutritionaist - her company is Blissful Belly.

It runs in the family. Savannah’s mother graduated from our 2001 Teacher Training

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Janice Miller

Sat Sevak Kaur anila saineghi She has been a regular practitioner and teacher of Kundalini Yoga. She has also taught Kundalini Yoga in Chairs to seniors at Weiss Hospital for over 3 years.

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Ariane Allen
Prem Soorya Kaur

Ari graduated from our 2018 Training. She is just the best person to help you enjoy a yoga class adventure into the subtle , while sharing her grace, charm and humor.

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Mary Barrett-Hanlon

Sarab Shakti Kaur/Mary Barrett is a 2010 graduate who first encountered and then practiced Kundalini Yoga while she lived in Ireland. Upon her move back to Chicago, Sarab Shakti Kaur enrolled in Spirit Rising Yoga's Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Course. She is a vibrant, talented teacher.

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Esther Khuri

Charanjeet Kaur/Esther Khuri, a talented and joyful teacher, brings her wonderful energy to every class and shares it with the students. Our current Mentor Program coordinator. She brought the house down at last year's Teacher Training Marathon with her amazing Celestial Communication moving meditation at the end of the day. She is an Elementary School teacher by day and a wife and mother of two wonderful children. 

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Heather Lovegood Mahanraj Kaur

Mahanraj Kaur a healer with a toolbox of healing techniques and practices which enables her to teach Kundalini Yoga to all levels of students.

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Martha Adrienne

Kamal Prem Kaur, RYT 200. She served as our KYTT Level 1 Mentor Program Goddess coordinator. Her background includes decadesin the theater which wonderfully is expressed in her classes through creativity and charm.

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Janine Tvrz
Gian Shanti Kaur

Janine is an accomplished Yogini, who shares her joy and enthusiasm for the teachings. She is also a certified Hatha Yoga teacher.