Teacher Training Team

As more people search to find spiritual meaning in their lives, the role of the Kundalini Yoga teacher takes on increasing importance. This team of Senior Teacher Trainers will guide you in how to build your grace and character. They will lead you through this program with inspirational and challenging lectures, and kriyas and meditations that will confront your self-imposed limits. You will discover how to live and teach from your highest and purest consciousness.

 
 
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Karta Purkh Kaur

Karta Purkh Kaur is Co-Founder and Director of Kundalini Yoga Crestone, a center located in the Sangre de Cristo mountains of Southern Colorado. She received her training through Yogi Bhajan’s Master’s Touch Teacher Certification Program in Espanola, New Mexico in 1997. In 2004, Karta Purkh Kaur was instrumental in establishing the first on-going Kundalini Yoga Level I Teacher Training held in Colorado. She earned her title as a Level I Lead Trainer in 2012 and looks forward to team teaching Level II courses. She teaches with infectious enthusiasm wherever she is invited to share Kundalini Yoga as taught Yogi Bhajan.

Sue is a Certified Instructor and Trainer of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan. Our center has been offering healing arts trainings and services since we first opened in 1995. We thank you for your kind interest and continued support.

Karta Purkh has taught kundalini yoga as a healing art and has been an inspiration to countless students. Her qualifications include:

  • Yogi Bhajan Master’s Touch

  • Kundalini Yoga Teacher
    Certification: 1997

  • International Kundalini Yoga Teacher’s Association
    Professional Level Teacher
    Trainer: 2009

  • Founder of Colorado’s first Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training
    Program: 2005

Learn more about Karta Purkh Kaur’s journey to Kundalini yoga

 
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Dan Retuta

Dan is a Colorado Registered Massage Therapist, Certified Instructor and Trainer of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan. Dan co-directs Kundalini Yoga of Crestone and Crestone Healing Arts Center’s 12-Week Massage Certification Intensive Program with Sue. Our center has been offering healing arts trainings and services since we first opened in 1995.  We thank you for your kind interest and continued support.

Dan Retuta has taught movement and healing arts for over 30 years. His accomplishments include:

  • Yogi Bhajan Master’s Touch
    Kundalini Yoga Teacher
    Certification: 2000

  • Founder and Program Director of Crestone Healing Arts Center’s 12-week Massage Program

  • International Kundalini Yoga
    Teacher’s Association Specialist & Associate Level Teacher Trainer

Learn more about Dan Retuta

 
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Siri Karam Earthtree

Siri Karam EarthTree is an associate trainer and has been teaching Kundalini Yoga since 2002 and is grateful for having attended several lectures by Yogi Bhajan. She strives to teach classes that inspire practitioners to take the radiance of their practice out into the world, uplifting others through their mere presence. She intends to guide others toward moving past their perceived limitations and blocks, enabling them to expand into their true selves and live from this state.

Learn more about Siri Karam Earthtree

 
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Mata Mandir

Mata Mandir was born in 1952 in the USA and currently resides in New Mexico with his wife, Sat Nam Kaur, and family. He has been teaching Kundalini yoga and gatka (an ancient martial art used by the Gurus) – for decades.

Mata Mandir specializes in yoga of sound, naad yoga, and has produced more then 25 CDs and tapes with mantras where he plays guitar and sings along with a host of fantastic musicians. Many of those CD’s are available at yogaofsound.com, and we welcome you to explore all the wonderful music to be found there.

Learn more about Mata Mandir

 
 
That’s the pride of a teacher: that he has the privilege to serve another student because somebody served him.
— Yogi Bhajan