Kalyani (Carlee) Barr
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Join Kalyani (Carlee) for deep pranayam (breathing practices), long stretches, spinal awareness, and meditation with the intention to bring strength to the nervous and immune systems and clear the subtle nerve bodies. Learn to lead with the heart and tune into your awareness in this Integral Yoga class.
Kalyani (Carlee) began teaching Hatha yoga, pranayama and meditation in 2005 after receiving her certification through Integral Yoga in New York City. She has over 3500 hours of experience and has attended numerous workshops and trainings over the years, including Anusara Yoga and Kundalini Yoga (currently). Carlee has led classes and small group sessions for musicians of all ages at Interplay Jazz Camp in Vermont, has co-lead a retreat in Northern India, and has appeared on Canadian television to share the gifts of yoga. “Yoga has many facets that contribute to a peaceful, happy, healthy life. Yoga has transformed my life on many levels, and my favorite thing is sharing this gift with others.” Carlee was given the name Kalyani by Swami Ramananda. It signifies a state of auspiciousness, recognizing blessings and being in bliss.
Inspired with a calling to serve, one might consider Candyce to be a doula of life's evolving passages. A Doula, coming from the ancient Greek meaning "a woman who serves", is one who offers physical & emotional support via providing nurturing guidance and information to birthing women. In these ever evolving times, experience lends that nurture and support play a vital role from day to day; from the smallest to the greatest of life's rituals. Passionate in her role of serving many women as a doula in the process of childbirth, Candyce eventually found herself in a Kundalini yoga class. Realizing the immense benefits of this practice, and eager to deepen her own practice, Candyce ventured on to complete her KRI certification in Kundalini Yoga; the perfect compliment to her passion for serving. Having been gifted a priceless education, orchestrated by the experience of motherhood, Candyce found herself learning, from her two wonderful daughters, the unique challenges of the changing times that seem to engulf and segregate our coming generations with a growing gap that requires a deeper, stronger sense of self & renewal. Desiring to support efforts to bridge this gap with compassion and the tools that Kundalini yoga provides, she aspires to one day have the ability to bring Kundalini yoga to our youth centers, schools and perhaps even to our juvenile systems and psychiatric hospitals. Moving away from outdated suppressants and fear, into a realm of sustainability through inspiration and courage to access our greatest potential with one another as well as with the environment that supports us. Thereby, giving our children the ability to realize their internal compass and technology that can help to navigate
I am a Level 2 Certified Kundalini Yoga teacher and have devoted my life to the continuum of both personal practice as well as sharing the empowering teachings of Kundalini Yoga with anyone that is ready. My spiritual name, Sarab Sital, means 'one who brings complete peace to all". Beginning at a young age to immerse in various modalities of healing, Kundalini was an ultimate awakening in itself, one that has magnified and enhanced all other spiritual teachings. No small thing, Kundalini is the force of all of Creation, and it is a profound honor and joy to share it with you. I guide and hold space for you to tap into this energy that lies within you; the energy that allows you to live your best life; your highest truth and potential, your ‘Sat Nam.’ When one brings a regular Kundalini Yoga practice into their life, change and healing is a gaurantee.
Teaching Kundalini Yoga since 2007, I co-founded Kundalini Rising in 2010. Kundalini Yoga has many branches, and immersing in them is my passion. Certified in Radiant Child Yoga, Tantric Numerology, and currently on the path to becoming a Kundalini Yoga Therapist, and Teacher Trainer.
Also a Reiki Master (since 2000), and Sound Healer (since 2011), I share regular offerings of group Sound Immersion during the Full and New Moon phases, as well as a short gong session in each of my classes.
and guide them through the challenges of these times. Candyce also aspires to have the opportunity to present support to parents of these evolving youth, to encourage them in centering with the self and one another to inspire a deeper connection that can gift the confidence to act in accordance with the intuitive processes regarding that connection with their children. In her efforts toward this goal, Candyce has completed the Yoga for Youth Teacher Training as well as the Dancing Spider (yoga for children) Teacher Training.
Taking the time to nurture, expand, & grow with results that spur greater awareness in consciousness & overall well being is what keeps one's foundation flourishing & thriving. Anyone fueled with a desire for enrichment and refinement, or even just a desire to relax in the midst of life's daily engagements, can benefit greatly from yoga & mediation. Sustained by diligence & patience with regard to pace, Kundalini yoga serves the body, mind, soul, & heart of every individual who ventures to utilize it's unique technology.
Feeling honored to have the opportunity to share and serve as a student and teacher of such profound transformation, Candyce maintains to support & sustain all with a loving disposition as she continues on her own individual path & journey.
Zechariah completed his level one teacher training in 2018.
He discovered Kundalini Yoga from a VHS tape he found that was an introduction to the practice in 1999. But it wasn’t until 17 years later that he started a regular practice and began immediately noticing changes in himself that he previously thought impossible. Always having a love for theology and mysticism, he fell in love with both the exoteric and esoteric teachings of the Torah. After studying under a Rabbi and entering the mikveh waters (ritual immersion), he took on the Hebrew version of his birth name.
He felt a strong calling to teach the moment he started practicing Kundalini Yoga on a regular basis and found many parallels between this ancient practice and the ancient wisdom of Kabbalah.
He also has a passion for art and filmmaking. He is a huge animal lover and when he’s not teaching, he’s almost always surrounded by his canine friends.
Zechariah McBryde (Randhir Anand Singh)
Tammy has been teaching yoga for over 35 years. She began with Hatha for the first 20 years and then began teaching Kundalini Yoga, and has been teaching Kundalini Yoga for over 15 years. Tammy has a pure passion for the teaching of Kundalini Yoga, and recognizes the pure essence and the healing that takes place in this practice, and that is why she continues to share this teaching. Tammy continuously educates herself in different modalities of healing so she can better support. Also, a Doctor of Naturopathy and a Raw Food Chef, Tammy looks forward to supporting you on this journey to a more balanced and healthy life.
"Thank you for allowing me to serve you!"
Bethany Joy is a certified Naam Yoga Therapist and instructor of both Khalsa Way Prenatal Yoga (certified by Gurmukh) and the Kabbalah of Birth and Beyond. She has studied intensely under Joseph Michael Levry (Gurunam) since 2004, and is deeply grateful for his tireless dedication to share these sacred teachings and serve humanity.
Originally from New York, Bethany is a former professional ballerina and is also certified in Pilates and Gyrotonics. Fluent in Spanish, she travels regularly to Nicaragua, leading yoga retreats, volunteering with children and teens, and is also co-founder of the Latina Birthing Project, a mentoring program for pregnant Latina teens. Bethany produced and starred in her own Prenatal Yoga DVD in 2012 and co-created and co-founded the I Am Consciousness Clothing Co. in 2013. She also holds a B.S. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Most importantly, she is the mother to three small children.
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Brandon is a former athlete and has been practicing Kundalini Yoga for almost one year. Certified as a Kundalini Yoga Teacher at Kundalini Rising in 2018, he is very excited to have the opportunity to share this amazing technology with his community.
If you have been looking to build your creative and problem solving capacities while also developing physical and mental stamina, flexibility, and intuition, then Brandon's class is for you. He will be sharing Kundalini Yoga practices designed for all skill levels so beginners are welcome. One major focus in his classes is to clear out the stress of the day and the week while rejuvenating and revitalizing the body, mind and spirit.
Brandon brings a deep motivation and so much infectious, positive spirit to his classes.
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If you are interested in a one-on-one sessions in Kundalini Yoga (to help you develop a personal practice or work on special needs), Tantric Numerology, and/or Sound Healing, please email me: Crystelle@KundaliniRisingYoga.net
"The practice of Kundalini Yoga does not discriminate, it meets you right where you are, and it gives everyone the opportunity to step into their true power once ready. One of the greatest things about it is that you are healing yourself while simultaneously doing your part to heal the entire planet. A committed practice brings true, deep and lasting healing!"
Burnell is a certified Kundalini Yoga teacher who has been doing yoga in one form or another for decades. Burnell started practicing Kundalini Yoga in 2010 and claims it as the yoga he has always sought. Burnell has practiced Nei Kung, Tai Chi, and karate throughout his adult life. Burnell has interest in mysticism, shamanism, energy healing and other modalities that help to unveil the mysteries of life and advance the evolution of humanity. Burnell spends time pursuing interest in mixed media art. Burnell answered a deep calling to be a Kundalini Yoga teacher and hopes to serve the yoga community selflessly.
I completed Kundalini Yoga Level One teacher training through KRI at Kundalini Rising Yoga in 2018
I found Kundalini yoga as a gift from my oldest daughter. Being a seeker, I was in search of a more intimate relationship with God. Always being aware of fitness and diet with a holistic approach to life, my oldest daughter thought Kundalini Yoga sounded like just the right thing for her mother (she found it through Groupon!).
My life has been more a blissful journey since redeeming that coupon. When I walked into Kundalini Rising for the first time, I knew I was home. Wahe guru! I look forward to sharing Kundalini yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan with you.
Originally from Ireland, Eileen’s background is in Textile and Clothing Design and Development. After 17 years in NY, where she worked in the garment industry, she moved to Nashville in 2006.
In 2012 she was lured “literally” into the world of Kundalini Yoga through the hypnotic and angelic music of Snatam Kaur. After 20 plus years of interest and study in metaphysics, Kundalini Yoga was the next deep exploration on her spiritual path and immediately felt like Home to her.
In 2016 her fascination and desire to learn more about this sacred science led her to teacher training. She graduated in April 2017.
Calling herself a “reluctant leader’ she is now embracing the role of Teacher and is so grateful and honored to share these sacred teachings with all who seek to experience them.
Eileen grew up singing in Ireland and immediately felt at home chanting these sacred mantras. Feeling the call of the ancients she continues to meld the worlds of the Celts and the Yogis through singing and music.
Her other interests and passions include the Earth, its beings and their welfare, women’s empowerment & social justice.