Department of Exercise Science
Tuesday/Thursday, 3:00-3:50 PM
Kahlil M. Kuykendall, MA, RYT
Phone: 202-821- YOGA (9642)
Kundalini Yoga is ancient technology and at the same time the fitness of the future.
Kundalini Yoga, as taught by Yogi Bhajan, is a 5,000-year-old authentic system of yoga exercise and
meditation that promotes health, happiness, and spiritual awareness. Combining breathing, movement,
stretching, and sound, Kundalini Yoga is a safe, comprehensive technology that can be practiced by
everyone. Along with healthful living, practicing Kundalini Yoga keeps the body in shape, increases
vitality, and trains the mind to be strong and flexible in the face of stress and change. It balances the
glandular system, strengthens the nervous system, and enhances the creative potential. Through yogic
breathing techniques and meditation, peace of mind can be obtained, giving an experience of deep inner
calm and self-confidence. Because Kundalini Yoga develops the total person, practitioners also become
more intuitive and more sensitive within the shortest possible time.
Each class will include the following:
Kriyas—sets of exercises
Course Prerequisite(s): No Prerequisites.
Upon completion of the course, students will demonstrate ability to:
Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental principles and practices of Kundalini Yoga as
taught by Yogi Bhajan.
Perform the postures (asanas), movements, mudras, bhandas safely and understand their benefits.
Perform various breathing techniques and understand their benefits
Demonstrate an understanding of the Chakras and Energy Centers
Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of meditation and its relation to the mind
Develop a personal yoga practice that includes: pranayama, mudras, kriyas, mantras, relaxation
Understand & Experience the 7 Steps to Happiness ~~ Commitment, Character, Dignity,
Divinity, Grace, Power to Sacrifice and Happiness.