What is Kundalini Yoga?

Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan is a system of yogic exercise and meditation for health, happiness, and spiritual awareness. A complete science that combines postures (asanas), movement, sound current (mantra), breath (pranayam), and meditation that allow you to experience your highest consciousness.


The word "kundalini" means "the curl of the hair of the beloved,” a metaphor to describe the flow of energy and consciousness that already exists within each of us. Kundalini Yoga enables you to merge with the universal Self, creating a "divine union" called "yoga." This practice is universal and nondenominational. No matter what religious path you follow, Kundalini Yoga helps you experience your personal beliefs and understanding in a deeper, more meaningful manner.

Kundalini Yoga is commonly referred to as the yoga of awareness. Practicing trains your mind to be strong and flexible in the face of stress and change, and opens your mind to make contact with your infinity and innate inner wisdom. Physically, Kundalini Yoga helps build and maintain a healthy body, while increasing vitality, balancing the glandular system and strengthening the nervous system. Kundalini Yoga gives you the vitality, peace of mind, and health that is your birthright. It makes you radiant, peaceful, confident, and strong so that you can meet life's challenges victoriously and with grace.

Through Kundalini Yoga, people have healed themselves of the pain of physical illness, mental pressure, drug and alcohol addiction, and more. Because Kundalini Yoga develops the total person, students transform holistically, becoming more mindful, compassionate, and accepting.