Kundalini Yoga Boston
Stories, Tips and Tools for Transformation

From the Yoga Mats of Siri Bani Kaur and Siri Ram Kaur

Image-1 copy

No Bake Organic Coconut Balls: Raw and Gluten Free

Siri Bani Kaur’s No Bake Organic Coconut Balls: Raw and Gluten Free Recipe. This was the recipe I used for our Summer Solstice Celebration. Enjoy!             INGREDIENTS:  2/3 c Raw cashews (or try roasted and salted) 1/3 c Quick organic oats 2 Tbsp Agave 3 Tbsp Maple syrup (Omit and [...]

college-meditation-shutterstock_58386121-617x416

College Students Need Yoga and Meditation!

There are now loads of studies showing that yoga greatly improves concentration. Concentration is a leading contributor to success in school because our ability to concentrate is akin to the ability to make the most of our education. We have to concentrate in order to hold our balance in tree pose. We can take those [...]

Coeli Marsh

KYB Welcomes NEW Teachers, NEW classes and NEW Weekend Event Series to Elevate the Body, Mind and Spirit!

KYB is thrilled to over a variety of classes and workshop series this fall that will enhance your practice and keep your should shining bright! CLICK HERE to read teacher bios and see our schedule. CLASS AND TEACHER SPOTLIGHT: Check out some of our new offerings and read about few of our new teachers. Vinyasa: [...]

10494977_775257595838563_2721976865336844601_o

Self-Healing Around the Globe – Meir Schneider Courageous Pioneer

Self-Healing Around the Globe – Meir Schneider Courageous Pioneer by Richard Mandrachio Join Meir at KYB on September 28, 2014! READ MORE AND REGISTER NOW! Alleviating Degenerative Disease One of the greatest health problems faced by humanity is continuous degeneration. When people begin to degenerate, they believe there is absolutely no way they can reverse [...]

10489661_10204065170406773_5417285482921977711_n

Strong Women Lift Each Other Up. Period

Strong Women Lift Each Other Up. Period When I was a little girl, I remember my mother putting herself and other women down; as I grew older, most of the girls and young women I knew did the same thing. I remember walking with my mother past another woman on the street once, and she [...]

689

What you Seek is Seeking You!

We’re excited about the upcoming Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training program at The Kundalini Yoga Boston Center.  It will be a great joy to be teaching in the new space and will be the first training at the Harvard Square center! For those of you practicing these teachings it will be a great opportunity to discover [...]

VermontRetreatConstantContactBanner2014

This is Not Your Average Yoga Retreat!

If you are like me you might have created a habit of checking your email before you get out of bed, skipping breakfast and eating lunch at your desk (alone), running from meeting to meeting or driving to soccer practice with no time in between, finding it overwhelming to keep up with the growing number of [...]

2014.07.08_KYB-0275

Victoria Hargrave Koertge, share why making the decision to take our Kundalini Yoga Boston Teacher Training was one of the BEST decisions of her life.

What made you decide to do Teacher Training?  Two years ago, I was in therapy for depression and anxiety and my therapist told me that I needed to quit spinning and try yoga. So I went onto Amazon and typed in yoga and what to my wondering eyes did appear but this incredibly intriguing word [...]

676

Top 5 Teacher Training Myths And Why Kundalini Yoga Boston Teacher Training is for EVERYONE!

Our Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training is starting to fill up with so many wonderfully amazing people! If you are considering joining this next graduating class there is still time for you to join them. Once you register online and fill out the application we will contact you to set up a time to meet to [...]

695

Lori Renn Parker / Siri Pritam Kaur shares her experience taking Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training at KYB.

What made you decide to do Teacher Training? I wanted to expand and deepen my Kundalini Yoga practice, and I wanted to be part of the uplift of consciousness that is sweeping the world today by understanding, learning, and sharing the science and technology of Kundalini Yoga. When I applied for KYB TT, Kundalini Yoga [...]

Aventures in Kundalini Yoga

This is me, not being busy.

We Are Not Humandoings!

  It’s been a while since I’ve written.. I’ve been so busy! Which is funny, because that’s exactly what I want to write about – busyness. It IS the Aquarian Age after all, right?! The age of Facebook and Google, fast paced information exchange and a society that puts value on productivity. “It’s just the [...]

562897_473803215982495_1920529738_n

A LOVE Celebration at KYB!

Valentine’s Day is a celebration and honoring of love. What a perfect time to tap into our hearts! The Heart Chakra, the 4th chakra, the Anahata is often thought of as the energy center of love, joy, and inner peace.  In the Kundalini tradition it is known as the “Balance Point” between the flow of [...]

FinalKundalini YogaHow much is enough

Kundalini Yoga: How much is enough?

Kundalini Yoga is known among many to be the fast track to awakening one’s awareness and union of the body, mind, and spirit.  Yogi Bhajan said it takes 22 years to achieve in Hatha Yoga what can be done in one year of Kundalini Yoga.  Coming from my own experience, after my very first Kundalini [...]

IMG_0165 copy

Dancing in Kundalini Yoga: Dance like no one is watching

In Kundalini Yoga we breath, we meditate, we chant… and yes, sometimes we dance. I remember the first time I was instructed to dance in a Kundalini class… Awkwardly starting to sway my hips from side to side and wondering in the back of my mind what the appropriate Kundalini “moves” would be, I snuck a few glances over my shoulder [...]

It’s All About Tea and Cookies

Kundalini Yoga can be healing on so many levels.  There are so many tools! Breath, bandha, eye-focus, mantra, mudra, asana… and the list goes on.   Along with all this amazing technology, another aspect of this yoga that I have found so profoundly life-changing is community. What I found out pretty soon after my first Kundalini [...]

Kyla

My Recovery from an Eating Disorder through Kundalini Yoga

There once was a 16 year old girl who desperately wanted to be noticed.  She wanted nothing more than to fit in, be popular, and ultimately feel loved.   She started a diet to be “more healthy” and started running to get “in shape”.  She lost a few pounds and people noticed.  She soon began [...]

tumblr_m351pvvfBS1r8jhu8

What’s With the Turban?

We are thrilled to welcome Geeet Anand (Kyla Rose Maher) as a contributing writer to our blog!  So you walk into a Kundalini Yoga class not knowing what to expect, and you see a lot of people with their heads covered… hats, scarves, bandanas… OK a little weird….  and then you look up and the [...]

Soul Notes

random-acts-of-kindness

Union by Gurunam Singh

Union My heart is open My words are a prayer My light is your own My arms for your care I touch the whole world I hold you so close Deepen the subtle Forsaking the gross I see my own weaknesses Draw on your strength I see my demerits And Thy merits length Raised up [...]

love

LOVE

Love is a painful story Its pace is unlike yours and mine It is not of man, ego’s glory Nor spoken, loves words, are not mine You may think that Love Is a vision of beauty And once you find Love You’ll be whole Love is a touch That frees and entangles Both soothing and [...]

200200_104388869647503_100002291712521_43219_5900211_n-1

Blessed Be

I have often thought of the zen dojo, the ringing of the bell, the time a master might hit the student on the back, the dropping of the pebble, the one moment when a person could “wake up” or reach a level of understanding, insight, peace, awareness, that wasn’t temporary but going to last the [...]

gurunam_img

“Bleed” By Gurunam Singh

Bleed is a poem about life and love, about greed and war. Hope you like it.  BLEED Bleed like sun upon the day Bleed like moon upon the night Bleed like all the shades of grey Through the darkness bleeds the light Bleed like purple hearts and blood Bleed like grass grown high and green [...]

200200_104388869647503_100002291712521_43219_5900211_n-1

Soul Notes by Gurunam Singh

Sat Nam Dear Readers, I feel very blessed to be posting poems on the Kundalini Yoga Boston blog. Siri Ram Kaur and Siri Bani Kaur (co-owners of KYB) put their hearts, minds and bodies into this studio. The way they serve it is beautiful. It is the way the master, Yogi Bhajan, taught people to serve. You can feel [...]

Community Posts

confused-girl-jpg

Kundalini, Is That A Type Of Pasta?

I love the looks and questions I get when I tell people I do Kundalini Yoga.  Many pretend to know what it is  but have a blank look of confusion, while others right out look like I told them a very complicated word problem and then, admitting defeat, ask what I am even talking about. [...]

lydiaonblocks_1

Growing up with a Yoga Mama!

I think it’s safe to say that my life would be very different if I did not grow up doing yoga. I have vivid memories of watching my mom (Kundalini Yoga Boston co-owner, Siri Bani Kaur) practice yoga when I was younger and I started attending Bikram classes with her when I was seven. Back [...]

unnamed-289x300

Gratitude and Miracles

The full moon is a lovely reminder to cultivate gratitude for the wonders of each moment, and also to release anything that is not serving us. Many of us are experiencing things in our lives that are falling away naturally. But sometimes when we think of letting go, we can become fearful and feel a [...]

1377997_869520481880_692490581_n

MS and Becoming a Yoga Instructor by Kundalini Yoga Boston Teacher Training Graduate Emily Royce

For years it has been a dream of mine to be a yoga instructor. I found reason after reason why this was not pragmatic. When I got diagnosed with MS, it provided the perfect opportunity to do more fear procrastination, perhaps indefinitely. I was still motivated to practice yoga and I searched out yoga specific [...]

tea-spices

Spice up Your Holiday Season!

At my house, it’s not the holidays if my house doesn’t smell of yogi tea!  The inviting aroma of cinnamon, cloves and ginger just can’t be beat.  And the healthful qualities of this delicious tonic sure are a plus! It strengthens the nervous system, purifies the blood, improves digestion, energizes the body, clears the mind, [...]

KYB teaching

The Gift of Teacher Training at Kundalini Yoga Boston

The Gift of Teacher Training As I reflect on my Teacher Training experience this past year at Kundalini Yoga Boston with lead teachers Mahan Rishi Singh Khalsa and Nirbhe Kaur Khlasa I am filled with an indescribable gratitude.  The process has been a journey to a deeper Truth. The gifts I received are numerous, but [...]

687

Be the Light: Join us as for the the next Spirit Voyage 40 Day Global Sadhana!

Today is Day One of Spirit Voyage’s  global sadhana “Be The Light”! Join us and thousands of others who are going to be practicing this beautiful meditation every day for the next 40 days. Ajeet Kaur chose this powerful meditation for the arcline to bring light into our hearts.             [...]

Final500X293Banner

Join us as we kick off another Spirit Voyage 40 Day Global Sadhana!

Today, Spirit Voyage starts its next Global Sadhana, Elevating Ourselves, Blessing Our Children. This amazing mediation is lead by Snatam Kaur and Gurmukh. We invite you to practice with a group in the KYB studio.  Please join Siri Bani Kaur in the KYB studio every Sunday at 4 p.m. (group practice starts on 5/20). Read more     [...]

elizabeth-earley-2-100x100

Elizabeth Early Shares Her Experience @ KYB!

Getting candy in a family with five kids when you’re the youngest is a rare treat. For me, it was all about Mary Mare. Mrs. Mare was an old woman on our street — she lived in the smallest house at the end next to Electric Boulevard with a cherry tree right there on the [...]

CDS-004350180x180

Kundalini Yoga Boston Partners with Spirit Voyage for Their 40 Day Global Sadhana

We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Spirit Voyage for their 40 Day Global Sadhana. Join Siri Bani Kaur for her 4p.m. class every Sunday and experience these powerful meditations with a group in the studio.  The current Global Sadhana: Expand Through Your Intuition with Jai-Jagdeesh began on March 27th and this [...]

Jason Osburn

581806_10200283711449745_1070113955_n

I’m Better Now

“Life is a flow of love, only your participation is requested..” ~ Yogi Bhajan ‘I’m better now …’ It was born out of a spontaneuous moment. I was a few months into the Level I Teacher Training and I was trying desperately to get to Hari Dass’s Tuesday evening class. To get to the KYB [...]

catt-copy

Let’s Play Yoga

Lets play yoga!   Every Friday for the last couple of months I have been spending a couple hours with my son’s first grade class. I help out with their classroom work, reading, etc. We also spend about 20-30 minutes doing yoga. One week a student saw me come in and asked, ‘Mr. Jason, are [...]

NEWJasonFinalBlog

Choices

“Your job is to control yourself. Your job is to discipline yourself. Your job is to deal with everything in life with affection, love and kindness. ” ~ Yogi Bhajan Some times you’re up. Some times you’re down. Most times I feel crushed by the waves of life … overwhelmed with my ever growing lists [...]

402260_327818383915822_118819098149086_1052788_838705308_n

Small Victories

“The greatest reward of doing sadhana is that the person becomes incapable of being defeated. Sadhana is a self-victory and it is a victory over time and space. Getting up is a victory over time, and doing it is a victory over space.“        ~ Yogi Bhajan small victories … Sadhana or daily spiritual practice is [...]

NEWJasonFinalBlog

Small Victories

“The greatest reward of doing sadhana is that the person becomes incapable of being defeated. Sadhana is a self-victory and it is a victory over time and space. Getting up is a victory over time, and doing it is a victory over space.“        ~ Yogi Bhajan small victories … Sadhana or daily spiritual practice is [...]

Beginners Luck

“Without meditation, and without a relationship to your mind, you fail to use the power of the mind. You fail to rely on your self. You complicate your approach.
”       ~ Yogi Bhajan Beginners luck … I felt like a train. Strong and powerful, moving forward with a full head of steam. My only issue was [...]

402260_327818383915822_118819098149086_1052788_838705308_n

My First Day of Teacher Training at Kundalini Yoga Boston

My First Day The moment I walked into the first Teacher Training Weekend back in early October, I was greeted at the door of the KYB studio by Mahan Rishi Singh. He immediately opened up his arms and said ‘welcome brother’ and gave me a big warm, firm and meaningful hug (which was super nice [...]

Jason'sBannerBlogFinal

Changes

“There are two ways to change things: Either you are forced to change or you have the intuition to change.
”   ~ Yogi Bhajan My parents once described me as a ‘boat without a rudder’. I have a feeling, that from their perspective, this was not a compliment. From my perspective it was some sort of [...]