March 2015
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AC ENERGY EXCHANGE PROGRAM
Find out how you can be a part of this program today!

Energy Exchange Application

For more infomation email Sat Miter at
satmiter@awarenesscenteryoga.org

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Thank you Sat Mohine, for your beautiful service, your kind heart, and your smiling face. We will miss you as part of our Energy Exchange team!

Sat Mohine began working as Energy Exchange in 1997 until 2015.
Through those years she has grown immensely and states this: "It (Energy Exchange) has expanded my personal practice. It was about being of service, meeting our students and a nice way to give back to the AC. I miss it! It's been fun!"

Find out how you can be of service in a bigger way, build friendships, and grow, not only your yoga practice, but yourself as well. Get an application today.

Sat Mohine is a teacher for the Awareness Center as well, providing her wisdom of Kundalini Yoga Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00am–12:15pm and Sundays from 5:30–6:30pm. She also teaches Kids Yoga on Fridays from 4:00–5:00pm.


HEALER TRAINING
with Wahe Guru Kaur
begins May 30, 2015!!

INFORMATIONAL SESSION
Tuesday, March 31; 7:30–8:30pm

Healer Training Curriculum

Registration Form

SHAMANIC HEALING PRIVATE SESSIONS
with Wahe Guru Kaur

Saturday, March 28; 10:00AM–6:00PM

Call the Center to schedule an appointment.
626–796–1567

Private Sessions also provided weekly on Thursdays from 1:00–7:00pm


NEW THIS MONTH:

*ROCKIN'WITH WAHE GURU–March 6
*YOGA FOR HEALING: Sat Nam Rasayan Workshop–March 8
*DIVINE RELATIONSHIPS: Create the Love You Desire–March 14
*SACRED BREATHING CIRCLE: Spring Equinox–March 21


***Register for workshops, events and classes online, or call (626) 796–1567***

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UPCOMING TRAININGS:

HEALER TRAINING, Level 1
with Wahe Guru Kaur
Begins May 30!

INFORMATIONAL SESSION
Tuesday, March 31
7:30—8:30 pm

Attend the 6:00 p.m. Healing Breath class as Wahe Guru's guest and stay for the meeting to have your questions answered!

All living beings and life forms are connected. We are linked to the Mother Earth and all her inhabitants. In Healer Training we will explore this connection through an experiential process of journeying through the Elements of Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Spirit. At each point along the journey you will receive an initiation. We will work with interactive solo and group exercises, journaling and personal tests. In order to heal yourself and eventually become a healer you must develop a mastery of the elements and have the tools to work with them to evoke change in your internal and external environment.

Healer Training is a complete immersion into the healing arts. We will explore pranic healing techniques, mainly through use of the "Healing Breath." We will also delve into Celtic Shamanism, the five elements, guide work, channeling and sound healing. You will be trained in techniques to develop your intuition and access/or expand your psychic gifts. Learn how to set up an altar, choose your healing tools, work with "Animal Spirit Medicine" guides, communicate with your personal guides, understand and master the Chakra System, psychic protection and shielding and the protocol and ethics of being a healer.

Pre–requisite:

  • At least one private Healing Breath session

If you do not meet these requirements but wish to be considered for the program, please make an appointment to see Wahe Guru.

Please see the Healer Training brochure and application for more details at the front desk.

Healer Training Curriculum

Registration Form

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WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS:

CHAKRA CLEARING:
8 Week Series

with Wahe Guru Kaur
Cont'd from January
Tuesdays through to 3/10
6:00–7:15 pm
$15 or DT credit for single class

Each week will cleanse one of the 8 Major Chakras with the powerful pranic technique Healing Breath.

Learn about the chakra system as a self-diagnostic tool and discover what a balanced and imbalanced state feels like. Shed the energetic weight you have been carrying. Free your body, mind and being from the painful stories of the past. Feel clarity, inner direction and focus to achieve your intentions. Experience being lighter, brighter and fully alive in the moment. All levels welcome. Taught as an ongoing series - but you are welcome to come for any class on a drop in basis.

Anyone who attends the series is eligible to receive a 30 minute private EXPRESS healing session with Wahe Guru for only $25.

No refunds or substitutions if you purchase the series and miss a class.

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ROCKIN' WITH WAHE GURU
with Wahe Guru and Friends
Friday, March 6
7:00–8:30 pm
$10 or DT
$54 8–Week Series for TT Alumni and Teachers

ECSTATIC DANCE

Join Wahe Guru and friends for a playful evening of Intermediate Kundalini Yoga and Meditation. Become a part of the yogic community and experience yogic lifestyle. Teachers, alumni, new and regular students gather to practice. All levels and abilities are welcome.

She will share a variety of offerings every month. Kirtan, Gong Sound Bath, Ecstatic Dance, Intermediate Kriyas and Meditations.

Interested in Teacher Training? Participate in an evening of Teacher Training and enjoy the group vibration.

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KUNDALINI TEACHER TRAINING:
Level 1

with Dr. Santokh Singh Khalsa and other Lead Teachers
March 6, 7, and 8

—ONGOING TRAINING—

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YOGA FOR HEALING
Sat Nam Rasayan® Workshop

with Atma/Gillian Symonds
and Dharma/Tom Takenouchi
Sunday, March 8
2:00–5:00 pm
$30

Allow yourself to be YOU! Experience your Soul.

Kriyas and meditations enable you to enter a meditative state; and using sat nam rasayan allows you to attain shuniya and heal each other. Let a powerful Kundalini Yoga set and meditation open you to an unfettered view of self. Then move seamlessly into the practice of Sat Nam Rasayan.

You will work with a partner to:

  • Enhance awareness of your subtle body

  • Expand the capacity of you meditative mind

  • Open your compassionate awareness

  • Be conscious of everyone and everything in your presence

Prior to this age, Sat Nam Rasayan was transmitted in silence. It is only now that, through the mastery of Yogi Bhajan and Guru Dev Singh, it is being taught openly. Sat Nam Rasayan is a great tool to add to your Kundalini Yoga skills. As a Sat Nam Rasayan healer/practitioner, you will learn the nature of surrender to your true identity.

Led by Tom Takenouchi/ Dharma Singh Sat Nam Rasayan Level III Student Instructor and KRI certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher and/or Gillian Symonds/Atma Kaur Level II Sat Nam Rasayan practitioner and KRI certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher

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WOMEN'S CHANTING CIRCLE:
So Purkh

with Nimrita/Marcia Canestrano
Monday, March 9
7:30–9:00 pm
$8 suggested Love Donation

So Purkh is a chanting/meditation technique for all women who practice Kundalini Yoga. Yogi Bhajan spoke glowingly about the tremendous power and potential of reciting So Purkh. He said a woman could use this shabd to:

  • Attract a child to you who will become a man of God
  • Heal a man
  • Transform a man into a man of God
  • Attract a man of God to be your husband
  • Make God appear before you

You are invited to join other women in healing, transforming and elevating their relationships with men and removing any negativity within such relationships in a safe, sacred space dedicated to the highest potential of feminine group consciousness.

Blog: www.chantsopurkh.typepad.com

Tara Nimrita/Marcia is a KRI–certified yoga teacher and a graduate of the Awareness Center Healer Training program.

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MANIFESTING MIRACLES:
A Drum Journey Through Visioning and Healing Breath

with Haridass/Basia Tacik
Thursday, March 12
7:30–9:00 pm
$15

THE HEALING POWER OF
AFFIRMATIVE PRAYER

Are you ready to accelerate your journey to your deepest heartfelt desires?

This soul-nurturing adventure will help transport you beyond doubt, fear, and the illusion of lack and limitation into greater peace and personal freedom.

Begin to manifest your heart-felt goals in relationships, career, finances, creative self expression, and spiritual growth.

This unique multidimensional evening offers:

  • Creating personal affirmations and invocations to rewire old behavioral patterns and receive greater abundance.

  • Increasing devotional and cosmic synergy through drumming and chanting a jointly formed group affirmation.

  • Meditation, visioning and sacred breath work to solidify your personal intention.
Please bring a blanket and a drum.

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Divine Relationships
"Create the Love You Desire"

with Sat Avtar/Beatris Karaoglanyan
Saturday, March 14
2:00 pm–4:00 pm
$25 by 3/12
$30 thereafter

Elevate your relationships
to a higher level!

  • Learn to create and sustain a partnership that uplifts and empowers you.

  • Strengthen your connection and intimacy.

  • Become aware of the destructive forces that can weaken and destroy relationships and acquire skills to overcome these forces.

  • Learn to communicate in a way that energizes and heals you and your partner.

Revive yourself and your relationship in a safe and nurturing environment.

The format will include discussion, yoga, meditation, practice exercises and Q&A.

Beatris is a PAX Certified Workshop Leader, Certified Pranayama Breath Healer as well as KRI Kundalini Yoga Teacher and Yin Yoga teacher. She has been teaching at the Awareness Center for over 12 years and works as an Environmental Scientist at CalEPA, DTSC.

www.RelationshipsAndYoga.com

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SACRED BREATHING CIRCLE:
Spring Equinox Celebration

with Wahe Guru Kaur
Saturday, March 21
7:00–9:30 pm
$30 by 3/18
$45 therafter

The spring equinox stands upon the point of balance in the wheel of the year and seasons. Everything pivots in its motion, in the universe, in the cycles of the seasons, and within ourselves. As we leave the season of winter behind, we release the dark half of the year and hold the shadow side of our being in the tender place of new light and hope. Spring is a seeding time where we can plant the seeds of our intentions in the fertile ground of creative possibilities. Set your intentions for finding and maintaining balance within all aspects of your life.

The Sacred Breathing Circle is a journey into the Self. It allows you to identify and release mental, emotional and physical blocks and bring light to areas that need healing. Experience Kundalini Yoga and an ancient pranic technique called the Healing Breath which promotes healing and regeneration on all levels. Please wear comfortable clothes that you can move in and bring a mat, blanket and cushion if you have one.

Wahe Guru Kaur is a Clairaudient Healer, KRI certified yoga teacher and the owner of the Awareness Center. She leads a yearly Healer Training Program - the next program begins in 2015. She also offers weekly private Shamanic Healing sessions using the healing breath technique.

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SAT NAM RASAYAN®: Clinic
with Dharma Singh/Tom Takenouchi
and Atma Kaur/Gillian Symonds
Sunday, March 22
2:00–5:00 pm
$20: 30–minute SNR healing sessions (Pre-register or first-come, first-served)
$20: SNR Practice Session
FREE for people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS

Sat Nam Rasayan means "deep relaxation in the True Identity."

It is an ancient art of healing through consciousness, created with the purpose to serve humanity. Those experiencing Sat Nam Rasayan often report a deep sense of relaxation and a rekindling of their innate ability to heal.

Clinics are your chance to experience Sat Nam Rasayan in a 30 minute session or to practice with a partner. This is not a class! The clinics provide:

  • The space to practice your workshop skills

  • Sat Nam Rasayan Certified Level I and II practitioners assigned to walk-in clients (first come, first served)

  • Facilitators to hold the healing space

Facilitated by Tom Takenouchi/Dharma Singh, Sat Nam Rasayan Level III Student Instructor and KRI certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher, and by Gillian Symonds/Atma Kaur, Level II Sat Nam Rasayan practitioner and KRI certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher.

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REIKI SHARE/HEALING CIRCLE
with Haridass/Basia Tacik
Monday, March 23
7:30–9:00 pm
Free or $8 Love Donation (first–come, first–served)

Join us for a meditative visualization with sound vibration, followed by Reiki energy treatments offered by Haridass and Reiki Practitioners. Experience peace as dormant energies are stimulated and released. Give and receive a heart centered flow of life force energy in a supportive and nurturing environment.

Haridass/Basia is a Reiki Master, KRI–certified Kundalini Yoga teacher, meditation teacher, Sekhem energy practitioner and a graduate of the Awareness Center Healer Training program.

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FREE INFO SESSION
Healer Training, Level 1

with Wahe Guru Kaur
Tuesday, March 31
7:30–8:30 pm
FREE

Attend the 6:00 pm Tuesday class as Wahe Guru's guest and stay for the meeting!

Are you ready to heal yourself? Are you called to the healing path? Do you have an interest in healing others? Has someone told you that you have a healing touch? Are you just curious about Healer Training?

These Information Sessions will answer all your questions about Healer Training and give you an opportunity to register.

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HYPNOSIS FOR WELLNESS
with Dev Avtar/Helen Huber
Saturday, March 28
1:30–3:00 pm
$20 by 3/25
$25 thereafter

We recommend pre–registering for this very popular workshop! Space is limited.

HEALING AND BALANCING OUR EMOTIONS

There is an indian belief that everyone is a house of four rooms: A physical,  a mental, an emotional and a spiritual room.  This month we will quiet, balance and heal the room of emotion.  When unbalanced, our emotions can run our life.  Without healing we can live our life in fear, anxiety, and sadness.  It's time to heal.

Hypnosis can enhance your well–being by allowing your deeper self to emerge. Hypnosis can strengthen self–concept, self–esteem and aid in the healing of body, mind and spirit. While in a deeply relaxed state, your subconscious mind becomes alive and fertile. This allows absorption of positive affirmations so change can occur deep within.

Enjoy a safe and nurturing evening exploring different aspects of hypnosis.

Format:
  • Brief discussion on hypnosis
  • Experience a hypnotic journey into self
  • Time to process your experience

Dev Avtar/Helen is a KRI–certified Kundalini yoga teacher, Reiki Master, graduate of the Awareness Center Healer Trainee program and a certified hypnotist. She has been a psychotherapist for over 25 years as well as a psychology college instructor. Dev Avtar offers private Reiki, Healing Breath and Hypnosis sessions by appointment.

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SADHANA: Daily Spiritual Practice
4:15–6:30 am
FREE

Sadhana is the daily practice of yoga and meditation that is practiced, ideally, during the early morning hours when our mind is clearest. Join the AC's dedicated sadhana group for a transformative experience of body, mind and spirit. Experience the techniques of Kundalini Yoga, meditation, breathing, chanting, music and relaxation to assist you in unlocking and releasing your inner creative energies. Feel the power of group energy and be part of the process.

Whether you decide to participate for one day or 40, you are always welcome. Enter through the back door.

The greatest reward of doing sadhana (personal spiritual discipline) is that the person becomes incapable of being defeated. Sadhana is a self–victory, and it is a victory over time and space.
—Yogi Bhajan

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CLASS SPOTLIGHT:

Kundalini Yoga with
Siri Har Narayan/Carolyn!

Carolyn's (Siri Har Narayan) class motto is "time to go within and have your own personal experience." This is what Siri Har Narayan values in her own practice and strives to create such a space for her students. The tone of the class is often set early on to gently coax you inward and allow you to find inner strengths and resources. Siri Har Narayan will guide you through your practice with instructions at each shift and then quietly allow you to work on the kriya and the kriya to work on you. In addition to Kundalini Yoga she teaches Qigong, a type of moving meditation that helps to release energy blocks, relieve stress and increase vitality.

Catch her yoga class on Tuesdays from 9:30–10:30 am.

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SAVE THE DATE!

  • ROCKIN' WITH WAHE GURU with Wahe Guru—April 10

  • BEGINNER'S SERIES with Dr. Santokh Khalsa—Begins April 15

  • RETURN OF THE GODDESS with Sat Avtar/Beatris—April 25

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HEALING SERVICES AT THE AWARENESS CENTER:

About Our Healers...
Awareness Center healers are a gifted group of practitioners who are trained in many types of healing arts. Learn more about their gifts on our Web site:

www.awarenesscenteryoga.org/HealingIndex.html

Call the studio at (626) 796–1567 to make an appointment with any of the healers.

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SHAMANIC HEALING SESSIONS
with Wahe Guru Kaur
Every Thursday & Saturday, March 28

$154: 90–minute
$108: 60–minute
$54: 30–minute

A private Shamanic Healing Session with Wahe Guru is a life–altering event, to say the least. During this process she will use her gifts as a clairaudient (communicating with your subconscious self), sound, chanting, mantra, channeling, sending healing energy through her hands, essential oils, crystals and whatever else is needed for you to remove blocked energy. Each session is unique and you will leave feeling peaceful, connected and often with a completely altered way of looking at your life.

The basic format: talking briefly and setting your intention, drawing divination cards, then doing the Healing Breath, a pranic healing technique. You will be guided through a clearing of the seven major energy centers of the chakras and go into a deep meditative trance.

She offers spiritual life coaching and follow–up "Home Play" that helps you put your healing experience into practice in your everyday life.

EXPRESS SESSIONS are for clients who have already had one or more private sessions. This session targets a specific emotional and energetic release. The client comes with intention clearly stated and immediately goes into the healing breath trance and the clearing begins! For specific relationship clearing, an energy blast, breaking a habit, stress relief, restful sleep, getting a new job or opening up opportunities in all areas of life.

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AYURVEDIC PRIVATE APPOINTMENTS
with Dr. Parla S. Jayagopal
Thursday, March 12
Slots fill up quickly — please call for an appointment
$100: 60–minute session
$50: 30–minute follow–up sessions

The ancient art of pulse examination is a comprehensive diagnostic tool. Through the pulse diagnosis, our Ayurvedic physician, Dr. Jayagopal is able to understand your body type, present state of health and mind, family tendencies, metabolic activity, and many other intricacies.

He will create a specialized program with respect to diet, lifestyle, breathing, yoga, detox, rejuvenation, herbs, gems and aromatherapy to balance body, mind and spirit for vibrant health.

Each session of pulse reading is one hour. Your reading will be documented for your reference. Other available treatments include: herbal oil massage, herbal steam, lower back therapy, neck treatment and knee treatment.

Due to the popularity of these sessions, please call a month in advance for an appointment.

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HEALING BREATH, HYPNOSIS AND REIKI PRIVATE SESSIONS
with Dev Avtar/Helen Huber
$108: 90–minute session
$75: 60–minute session

Dev Avtar found her purpose in life as a healer. She brings over 25 years of experience as an educator and psychotherapist to her private healing sessions. Combining her skills as a Reiki Master and Sacred Healing Breath practitioner, Dev Avtar provides a safe and nurturing environment for you to heal and rejuvenate on physical, emotional and spiritual levels.

After tuning in and a brief talk regarding your purpose, you will be asked to lie down to begin the powerful, easy to learn, healing breath. This powerful breath clears and unblocks old patterns which can create emotional, physical and spiritual illness. Following the healing breath, the use of a safe and nurturing light hypnosis will deepen your experience. It is used for the restorative purpose of enhancing your mind through exploration and "sinking in" positive affirmations.

This will be done while you receive your intuitive hands–on Reiki treatment. Reiki restores and balances the energy centers in your body promoting healing and wellness on all levels. The use of crystals, essential oil, and healing sound is used for intensification. Your session ends by being given practical tools to guide you on your intended path.

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SAT NAM RASAYAN® HEALING SESSIONS
with Gillian/Atma Kaur
$108: 60–minute session
$75: 30–minute session

Sat Nam Rasayan means "deep relaxation in the true identity." It is an ancient art of healing through consciousness. Any issue, whether emotional, mental, physical or spiritual, may be included. Those experiencing the healing often report a deep sense of relaxation and a rekindling of their body's innate ability to heal. You will be invited to lie down or sit comfortably for the session.

Atma Kaur is a Level II Sat Nam Rasayan® Practitioner and a KRI–certified Kundalini Yoga teacher. She has taught at the Awareness Center since 1995.

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PAST LIFE REGRESSION
with Dev Avtar/Helen Huber
$195: two–hour session

SA TA NA MA: Infinity–Life–Death–Rebirth

"In the Aquarian Age, we must understand our own reincarnation." – Yogi Bhajan

Dev Avtar will gently guide you on a journey back in time where your soul expressed itself as other lives. There, you will have the opportunity to heal through deep spiritual knowing that death is an illusion, or find understanding into why you have the blocks or patterns that your soul carried into this lifetime, and what you can do about them.

Your session begins with a brief discussion about regression and your individual intention. After the past life regression you will have time to process, as well as an opportunity for further follow–up by email.

Important: A past life regression session is not for entertainment and should not be taken lightly. Approximately 3–5% of participants will not be able to have a PLR experience. There is no guarantee of results.


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www.awarenesscenteryoga.org