"Awaken with Meditation is a journey of a lifetime, and each inner journey begins with the first mindful breath." – Dr. Dean Telano
Welcome to the School of Kind Karma® Yoga & Awaken with Meditation.
Kind Karma® Yoga is a heart centered and midline integrated yoga. This style of yoga incorporates heart-based practices, powerful core techniques and Rahini Yoga Kriyas that promote healing and personal empowerment.
We have been professionally offering yoga and meditation teacher certification since 2001. We believe learning to teach yoga can be educational, inspirational and joyful. It's our belief yoga should be taught in a professional, encouraging environment that offers the necessary skillset and confidence to teach and share yoga.
Graduates from Kind Karma Yoga, are currently teaching all over the world, including such places as Ecuador, Costa Rica, South Africa, Japan, Canada, California, Colorado, Florida, Maine, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, New York and Long Island.
Our School Aim is: "Motivate, Empower & Inspire" (Měi: Beauty).
In Peace, Kindness & Light,
Dean (Sukh Shabad), Ph.D., E-RYT 500, RCYT, RPYT, KKRGM-24
Founder & Spiritual Advisor
Heidi (Ananda) KKRYT-2,000, E-RYT 500, KKRGM-20
Director of Asana Training
Naomi (Lakshmi), LCSW, KKRGM-20
Director of Administrations & Outreach
Lauren (Chandreyee), KKRYT-1,400, RYT 500, KKRGM-20
Assistant Director of Outreach
Our Yoga Alliance Registered Schools
Awaken with Meditation Course 1
"Open your Heart to Calm your Mind"
This course combines meditation, breathing exercises and gentle Awaken Qigong movements. The healing applications of sound therapy is used as a backdrop, solely intended to deepen the meditation experience.
This meditation course is intended to open your heart center, allowing the energetic flow of joy to circulate throughout your physical and energetic body. You will learn practical methods to open the heart for this to occur as you learn how to practice Awaken with Meditation.
The length of the course is 2.5 hours and is designed whether you are a beginner and would like to learn how to meditate, considering meditation as a career path, or simply wish to deepen your practice and enhance your knowledge.
As a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provide (YACEP), this course credits 2.5 Yoga Alliance CE Hours.
Chairs and meditation props will be available for comfort, however we do recommend you bring your personal meditation cushion, if you have one.
No experience is necessary.
Kind Karma Circle of Light & Compassion.
Awaken Qigong warm ups, and heart centered breathing with stretches.
Heart healing sounds.
Meditation discussion. Myths of meditation. Posture. Breath focus meditation. Anchor.
Seated meditation practice. Introduction to walking meditation practice.
Upcoming Training Schedule, Cost & Registration
Date: Saturday, September 17th, 2022.
Course Cost: $20.
Manual Cost: $20.
Please Arrive 10 Minutes Early.