Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa PhD

Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD is a Medical Family therapist, highly experienced Yoga therapist and Yoga therapy trainer.

She brings the ancient teachings of Kundalini Yoga into modern medicine. She has taught Kundalini Yoga since 1971 and began to teach people with chronic or life threatening illness in 1986, under the guidance of Yogi Bhajan. Dr. Khalsa directs the Guru Ram Das Center for Medicine and Humanology, founded to bring Kundalini Yoga and the teachings of Yogi Bhajan into healthcare.

She is a Medical Family therapist, Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500, and a KRI Certified Kundalini Yoga mentoring lead trainer for Levels 1 and 2. Dr. Khalsa is a charter member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists and served on the team that developed IAYT Educational Standards for Yoga Therapy Teacher Training.

She directs the 3 year 1,000 hour International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional training and provides continuing education for health professionals and yoga teachers. Her Kundalini Yoga program for people living with HIV is featured in the book, Yoga as Medicine by Timothy McCall, MD. And her groundbreaking work as a Kundalini Yoga Therapist is featured in the book, Yoga Therapy and Integrative Medicine: Where Ancient Science Meets Modern Medicine. 

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