Kundalini Yoga & Meditation In-Depth Studies
Yoga Alliance Approved 200-hour Teacher Training Program
This program is intended for the dedicated student seeking an in-depth understanding and practice of Kundalini yoga and meditation, as well as preparation and training for becoming a teacher in this tradition.
Recognized and credentialed by Yoga Alliance, you will receive live classroom training, collaborative learning opportunities, self-study exercises, and Practicum assignments, plus direct one-on-one mentorship to enhance your journey of self-transformation. You will get the experience you need to teach others with wisdom and compassion, with a solid foundation of knowledge to build confidence.
An Integrated Experience - To Take You Deeper
This program integrates the traditional and contemporary teachings, with a strong focus on philosophy, energetic anatomy and the chakra system, and yogic lifestyle, with an underpinning of the anatomical structures and functions of the human body and how it operates, to better comprehend the roots, reasons, effects and applications of this practice. We also offer a dedicated focus on how to bring this practice to diverse populations, to make it accessible and its benefits attainable.
With a very spiritual yet non-religious approach, our accredited Kundalini Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training program is suited to everyone, regardless of background or beliefs. We believe the teachings of yoga are for all, and are meant to be understood philosophically and scientifically, without dogma or idolatry, for the purpose of freeing us into the limitless possibilities of our True Selves.
As yogis, it is our mission is to break down barriers to spiritual growth on every level. Through this program, you will endeavor on a transformational journey, become free of self-limiting beliefs, understand your unique power and purpose, and learn to share your light. Join us to explore your True Self and prepare to alight on your highest path.
Why Study Kundalini?
Through the deeper study of Kundalini yoga and meditation, we refine ourselves as individuals and contributors to the whole, as we clear subconscious patterns, imbalances, and detrimental behaviors, and uncover Truth. We unveil our ultimate potential and highest purpose, and are able to find contentment and happiness beyond the fluctuations of our daily lives.
Students of our school become knowledgeable, well-rounded, and safe practitioners and teachers of this method of yoga, embodying its messages and practices, and serving as an example of the benefits of a yogic lifestyle. Graduates are able to effectively convey the wisdom of the tradition and inspire others to explore these teachings.
Deepen your commitment. Find clarity. Cultivate Light.
Save with Early Bird Registration now!
Register for the 2022 DFW 200-hour Kundalini Training and get $250 off tuition when you enroll by January 1, 2021! Call us to register by phone at 972-822-6004 or use the PayPal buttons below to sign up.
Upcoming Course Dates, Locations & Details
Dallas Ft. Worth
Immerse yourself in the Kundalini teachings in a weekend intensive format in this comprehensive 6-month program! Allow this to be your getaway for your practice, and surround yourself in loving, supportive community in the studio, with the support of online group meetings in-between. Gain deep understanding of yourself and the Kundalini tradition, while developing your skills as a teacher. Tap into your inner wisdom and light, strengthen your practice, integrate your knowledge, and bring your purpose to the forefront of your life.
2022 Program Training Dates:
On site: February 12 & 13, March 5 & 6, May 21 & 22, May 28 & 29, July 23 & 24, July 30 & 31
Location: Blue Anjou Yoga & Meditation Center, 427 West Main Street, Lewisville, TX 75057
Class observation, participation, assignments, and practice teaching are required for those wishing to pursue the full certification for accreditation with Yoga Alliance. These requirements are in addition to the course dates and count toward your certification hours, completed at your convenience. Practicum requirements should be concluded within three months of the last training date. Please pack a vegetarian breakfast, lunch, snacks, and beverages for refreshment during each training session.
Study with Samadhi Banks
E-RYT 500, YACEP, IKYTA, NBC-HWC
Samadhi Banks is the founder of Studio Samadhi and Lead Trainer, offering programs in Texas, Chicago, Illinois, via destination retreats, and online. She has been dedicated to yoga and meditation for over twenty years, with well over 3000 hours of teaching experience. She has extensive experience in the wellness field, and is also a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach. Her personal practice and dynamic teaching style are rooted in her study of the Kundalini and Ashtanga traditions, as well as the meditation techniques of Buddhism and the Raj Yoga tradition of Brahma Kumaris. In addition to IKYTA membership, she is also a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider and ERYT-500. Samadhi is a Radiant Child (RCYP) Level III children’s yoga teacher and a Registered Children's Yoga Teacher (RCYT), offering The Indigo Project Children's Yoga Specialty Teacher Training. Samadhi is also a Reiki Master Teacher, teaching energy work in addition to the yogic disciplines, with a passion for mentoring others.
Her integrated approach to energetic awareness and holistic well-being inspires students through workshops, special events and festivals, In-Depth Studies programs, and private consulting. She was central in driving awareness and practice of Kundalini Yoga in the DFW area during the last decade. Samadhi embraces the lifetime journey of self-discovery, consciousness, and spiritual evolution.
Course Tuition & Fees
Registration & Practicum Fee non-refundable, due at time of application $250
Tuition Paid in Full, due at time of registration or as specified for retreat-based programs $2999
Tuition by Installment: Available via PayPal Pay Later - or - arrange installments directly with us, if paid in full at least two weeks prior to course start date*
*Registration fee + 50% down due at time of enrollment or by the specified payment arrangement and deadline per course; balance auto-billed monthly through course start date. Installment plans are not available for Retreat Intensives, unless registered early and paid in full by start date of training. You may also set up payments via PayPal Pay Later.
Textbooks are required and optional textbooks are recommended, available at student's expense. Please visit our Book Shop to purchase.
Next Steps ...
Your education is an investment and intention for your future. Let us help with any questions or considerations you may have, and allow us to lend our experience to guide you. We are happy to assist and take your registration today via human. 🙂 Just call or text us at 972-822-6004.
Additional Training Opportunities & Information
Day-long training sessions envelop you in the Kundalini teachings in a monthly mini-retreat format! Allow this to be your getaway for your practice, and surround yourself in loving, supportive community. Gain deep understanding of yourself and the Kundalini tradition, while developing your skills as a teacher. Our weekend and immersion programs help you develop a strong practice, integrate your knowledge, and bring your purpose to the forefront of your life.
2022 Program Training Dates: COMING SOON!
Monthly Training, Workshops & Retreats
Live weekend training sessions envelop you in the Kundalini teachings in a twice-monthly workshop format! Find your place of peace and expansion right at home, surrounded by the support of others and treasured connections that will last a lifetime. Gain deep understanding of yourself and the Kundalini tradition, while developing your skills as a teacher. An orientation, mentorship with your lead trainer, and collaborative work with fellow trainees support you in learning as well as tailoring your practice and teaching style, and allow you to provide feedback to the process. A three-day intensive immersion midway through the program allows you to truly embrace and embody Kundalini to integrate what you have learned and prepare for your Practicum. This 8-month program provides the space, time, and opportunity to establish and grow your practice, with the flexibility and convenience of virtual learning.
Training Location: Anywhere you are! This program is delivered primarily in a live, synchronous online format via web-based meetings. Mentorship, collaborative learning opportunities, and supplemental asynchronous material and assignments are also required to fulfill training hours.
2022 Program Training Dates: COMING SOON!
Personal & Professional Studies
Interested in a day of personal study? Need Continuing Ed?
We also offer a Modular Day Training option for In-Depth Personal Studies and CEUs. Our Lead Trainers are E-RYT and YACEP-credentialed with Yoga Alliance, providing industry-recognized continuing education for professional yoga teachers.
Modular Schedule & Rates
*Exact times may vary according to studio and program schedule.
Half Day | includes complete Kundalini Yoga & Meditation practice, lecture, class discussion, and more to expand your practice and your spirit. $75
Full Day | includes the entire training day, including a deeper dive into philosophy and practices after morning discussion. Explore longer, deeper meditations and other practices, additional lecture and discussion, interactive partner and small group activities, and more! $140
Early morning Sadhana practice is also available to day students as noted by asterisks above, by donation.
Reservations required to ensure availability and materials.
Please note, these rates reflect an "audit" basis for the course as intended for Continuing Education. Teacher Training candidates enroll at the regular tuition rate and registration fee listed under Course Tuition & Fees. All sessions and requirements of the training must be completed for certification, including Practicum. Personal study and/or CEU students will not qualify for certification unless enrolled in and participating in the complete 200-hour program. You are welcome to begin as a Continuing Education student.
Intensive Immersion Retreats
Dallas - Ft Worth
Take a deep dive into the teachings of Kundalini with our full lifestyle immersion intensive! Develop your knowledge and surround yourself in supportive community as you devote yourself to your practice and training within our retreat-based format.
Gain deep understanding of the tradition, while developing your skills as a teacher. Allow yourself to truly embrace and embody Kundalini for this special experience that will transform you from the inside out, in a safe, supportive setting, surrounded by nature.
Our retreat location in the beautiful, wide-open Texas countryside, just 45 minutes from DFW airport, will allow you the personal time and space you need to comprehend and integrate deep truths and how you can fulfill your highest purpose on this path. The amenities you'll enjoy while you're there will ensure this is not only a journey to remember spiritually, but a comfortable one for your mind and body as well.
Post-Intensive practice, teaching practicum assignments, exclusive online community and Facebook group, mentoring, and virtual group meetings will help you integrate your learnings holistically over time
Training Location: Still Waters Retreat Center, 403 CR 3672, Springtown, TX
2022 Program Training Dates: COMING SOON!
All training will be residential, on-site. Prepare to live and breathe Kundalini. Prepare to TRANSFORM.
Teacher Training candidates also complete Practicum and mentorship sessions post-retreat.
Lifestyle Immersion Retreats
Locally & Away
Enjoy a summertime immersion retreat to truly embrace and embody Kundalini! Experience a complete yogi lifestyle first-hand in a fun and intensive practice environment, along with plenty of meditation, relaxation and outdoor activities with your fellow trainees.
Overnight accommodations will be available on-site for an additional cost at your option, with fresh, healthy meals included as a part of the retreat package. Locations will be within a 1 1/2-hour drive of the primary training sites as part of local programs. Attendance at retreat is required for Teacher Training certification.
Dates Coming Soon!
Upcoming Kundalini Retreats
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC
Plans forming now. Express your interest >
DFW: Saturday, July 7 - Friday, July 20, 2018, Springtown, TX
DFW: Quarterly Intensive Program @ Blue Anjou, March 2017 - January 2018, Lewisville, TX
LAKE GENEVA, WI: Thursday, October 4 - Monday, October 8th, 2018
DFW: July 2017
NORTH CAPTIVA ISLAND, FL: August 2011