Raj Traditional Yoga and Kriya Yoga Training Courses






06 Jan 2018

11 Jan 2020


2 years



Cost-- 24 months (380 hours), Registration fee $200 plus Course full fee of 2800 or payment option of 12 monthly instalments. 30 months (500 hours), Registration fee $200 plus Course full fee of 3500 or payment option of 12 monthly instalments.


Traditional Kundalini and Kriya Yoga Teacher Training


Warradale Uniting Church, 68 Lascelles Ave.  Warradale SA 5046

The Raj Traditional Yoga and Kriya Yoga School provides an authentic traditional yoga training course as taught by Indian sages and masters. Raj has been teaching and mentoring yoga teachers and students for over than 30 years.

Our Traditional Yoga teacher training courses are for 380 hours, 500 hours and then Master Classes after 500 hours. Yoga Teacher Training Levels 1, 2 and the Master Classes are accredited by Yoga Australia.

The training will be given by Raj Pandey. He has been intensively trained by enlighted yoga teachers and masters in India. The Kundalini yoga course will be based on true Kundalini Tantra, not the techniques normally taught as Punjabi Yoga (Yogi Bhajan). The courses will be in and around Adelaide.

For a detailed information pack and any questions prior to enrolling, please contact us at

[email protected] 

‘’Do not aim low, you will miss the mark. Aim high and you will be on a threshold of bliss’’ ~B.K.S. Iyenger

The full training programme integrates a variety of yoga asanas, 33 recharging Kriya exercises, mudra, Neti, kunjal, hatha pranayama, kundalini pranayama, Kriya pranayama, active-passive meditations, yoga philosophy, yoga life style, Chakra Sadhana, Chakra Shuddhi, anatomy, Sattvik diets, and the guidance to start your own yoga classes.

The course is designed to deliver holistic training that encompasses the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of the yogic path. The course can be summarised as follows:

  • Techniques – Training / Practice
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Anatomy & Physiology for yoga teachers
  • Pranayamas and Meditations
  • Yoga Philosophy / Lifestyle & Ethics for Yoga Teachers
  • Practicum


Detail and Cost—

  • 24 months (380 hours), Registration fee $200 plus Course full fee of 2800 or payment option of 12 monthly instalments.
  • 30 months (500 hours), Registration fee $200 plus Course full fee of 3300 or payment option of 12 monthly instalments.


Example Schedule
Saturdays- all day 10.00am – 4pm   or     Sundays -all day 10.00am – 4pm 

Please avail this training facility to learn this life changing ancient wisdom.

Hari Om Tat Sat

Love and Blessings- Raj      

   Raj Traditional Yoga and Kriya Yoga Training Courses     



Section A – (100 Hrs)

 Introduction to Yoga and Yogic practices

  1. Etymology of Yoga and definitions of Yoga in different Classical Yoga texts(Sankhya)

Ashtanga yoga—8 limbs

  1. Yoga Shikha Upanishad- Mantra yoga, Laya Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Raj Yoga

Brahma Granthi (Root), Vishnu Granthi (Heart) and Rudra Granthi (super- conscious)

  1. Introduction of Kundalini Energy- Sankalp—Sadhana

 Introduction to Kundalini Yoga and Kriya yoga-Discussion in detail

  1. Concept of Yogic Diet
  2. Causes of Success (SadhakaTattwa) and Causes of Failure (Badhaka Tattwa) in Kundalini Yoga Sadhana
  3. Purpose and utility of Shat-Kriya Kundalini Yoga  and Breath of fire
  4. Purpose and utility of special Asana in Kundalini and Kriya Yoga
  5. Purpose and importance of Pranayama in Hatha Yoga, Kundalini yoga and Kriya yoga

    Introduction to Patanjali Yoga Sutras

    Effort is the mean and effortlessness is goal.

  1. Definition, nature and aim of Yoga according to Patanjali
  2. Concept of Chitta and Chitta Bhumis (Chitta stages)
  3. Chitta-vrittis and Chitta-vrittinirodhopaya (Abhyasa and Vairagya)
  4. Concept of Ishwara and Ishwara Pranidhana (dedication)
  5. Chitta Vikshepas (Antarayas-distractions) and their associates (Sahabhuva)










  1. Concept of Chitta Prasadana (to become clear) and their relevance in mental well being
  2. Kleshas and their significance in Yoga (five Kleshas, or obstacles: ignorance, egoism,

    attachment, aversion and clinging to life).

  1. Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali: its purpose and effects, its significance
  2. Introduction to 5 Bodies
  3. Bandhas
  4. Mudras
  5. Basic Hatha yoga poses according Hatha Yoga Pradipika

Section B


  1. Familiarity with Kundalini and Kriya Yoga Asanas-
  2. 25 Recharging exercises

(Methods and anatomical impact of these exercises)- 50 hrs

      The benefits of various kundalini and Kriya asana on different parts of the human body

These exercises will be done in Kriya yoga style as described by Kriya yoga masters.

  1. Forward bending
  2. Backward bending
  3. Side bending
  4. Karmic Kundalini
  5. Slow and fast running at the same place
  6. Neck rotation
  7. Wrist and leg rotation
  8. Shoulders rotation
  9. Standing on toes of alternate legs and stretching
  • Jumping sidewise on the same place with double inhale and exhale
  • Double Breath –contraction and relaxation
  • Kurma Shwashan Kriya (Turtle breathing)
  • Bhrastika -21 times in Kriya yoga style
  • Pranic Breathing
  • Paap-Nashini Kriya
  • Centre to periphery and reverse contraction and relaxations
  1. Backbone twist in Kriya yoga way
  2. Samudra Manthan Kriya- Cleansing and balancing mind
  3. Agnisaar Kriya
  • Cat Cow Pose with Shwashan Jwala (breath of fire)
  • Naukasana with Shwashan Jwala
  1. Bhujangasana with Kriya breath and bandhas
  2. Removing pent up emotions with Raso Kriya
  • Kaya Kriya- Psychosomatic exercise
  • Udar-parivartanasana with double breath
  1. Table Top pose with Shwashan Jwala
  • Shwashan Jwala in Camel Pose
  • Kriya breathing in Sarvangasana
  1. Shwashan Jwala in Eagle pose (To energise bio-magnetic power)
  2. Shwashan Jwala in Jesus pose
  • Pivot Exercise- Lower back for kundalini
  • Camel Ride- for Manipura and heart chakra
  1. Shrugging the shoulders- Balancing sun and moon channels balancing mind

  1. Hatha yoga Asnas
  2. Anatomy and Physiology—30 hrs.

Section C


Familiarity with the

--Tantra Yoga-Introduction

 --Hatha Pranayama and their importance

--Shat Karma and methods to cleanse 5 sheets of the body- 50 hrs

  1. Neti –nose cleansing
  2. Dhauti-throat and stomach cleansing
  3. Kapalabhati
  4. Nadi Shodhana pranayama and Kriya
  5. Ujjayi Breathing
  6. Sheetakari Pranayama and Sheetali Pranayama
  7. Chandra Bhedan and Surya Bhedana
  8. Murchha Pranayama
  9. Pranava pranayama
  • Bhramari Pranayama and Udgeet Pranayama
  1. Brahma Mudra Kriya
  • Trataka – Grazing on candle or anything(different types of Trataka)

 Section D

Kriya Pranayama

These are special breathing exercises

–Designed by swami Ram and Raj Pandey-50 hrs

  1. Mool Kriya- for root centre
  2. Nabhi Kriya- for navel centre
  3. Sudarshana Chakra Kriya- For Navel centre
  4. Maha Mudra- Basic Kriya technique  
  5. Makara Kriya( for heart centre)
  6. Humkara Kriya- for throat centre
  7. Omkar Kriya- Ajna centre
  8. Mekara Kriya- 3rd eye and Crown centre
  9. Trikuti and Bhriguti Bhedana Kriya (activating pineal gland)
  10. 9 + 2 breathing- Connection of body with navel centre
  11. Tibetan Breathing technique- It is a technique to activate lower 5 chakras
  • Beej Mantra and chakra Shuddhi (from Taittiriya Upanishad)
  1. Omkar Kriya

-Om mantra 7 times up and down then finally sit and do OM mantra

Section E



  1. A) Mudras, Mantra Japa- Description about mudras and mantra and chanting. Techniques of 

         Mantra chanting and its importance

      - Cobra breathing Technique (for energising all chakras)

     -Hridaya Granthi Bhedan Kriya- Technique of unlocking heart knot 

    -Tribhanga Murari Kriya- Technique for cleansing negativity

   -Mana Sanchalana- infinity lock and cleansing mind

   -Parvati Lotus- technique for connecting root centre and crown centre

   -Linga Sanchalana- Technique for conjugation of Shiva and Shakti

-Hirnya Garbha Kriya- meditation for heart centre

-Shambhavi Kriya- activating 3rd eye

- Jyoti Kriya- visualising light at 3rd eye

-Anahata Nada Kriya- Listening the Om sound by inserting thumbs

  1. B) Tantra yoga- a great method for body oriented persons

- Familiarity with techniques to address the specific needs of individual participants, to the degree  

   possible in a group setting.

Total – 380 hrs (Done in two years’ time)  



The criteria for evaluation of candidates include assessing the knowledge and skill of the Yoga Professional. The weightage of knowledge and skills is equally distributed while evaluating all the levels of Yoga Professionals.


                                                           - 150 hrs


Pranayama Practices leading to Meditation- Active and passive meditations

-Active meditations taught by Osho

- Dharana, Dhyana and Samādhi- Samyama (Yoga sutras)

- Continuation of meditation and Vigyan Bhairav Tantra- Taught by Shiva

-Swara yoga- yoga of breath from left and right nostrils (taught by Shiva)

-Higher Omkar Kriya and Kriya initiation (Teacher’s discretion)

Master course- after completing minimum 500 hrs of practice

   Level 3- master classes

Decided by teacher after evaluation (Teacher’s discretion)

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