S. Khalsa, B.S.,M.A.
Director of the 3HO Kundalini Yoga Center of Missouri, Inc. since 1980
Prior to moving to Kansas City, Karta Purkh Singh travelled around the world as a photojournalist for the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA). He was attracted to Kundalini Yoga through the vibration and delicious foods served at the Golden Temple restaurants in Kansas City. He moved into Sat Tirath Ashram in 1975, wherte he excelled at early morning Sadhana and Karma Yoga. He was trained in Kundalini Yoga and Meditation by Yogi Bhajan and has taught Kundalini Yoga in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Iowa since 1976.
Karta Purkh is a KRI-certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher and a member of the International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association (IKYTA) and the Interfaith Council of Kansas City. He is a certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainer for Levels I, II, and 21 Stages of Meditation. He is also certified in Supporting People with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Through Kundalini Yoga.
As an Adjunct Professor at UMKC, Karta Purkh Singh teaches 2 courses in Kundalini Yoga in the Departments of Psychology and Physical Education each semester. He is a a published writer and award-winning photographer.
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K. Khalsa, BA, MS.W., LCSW
Co-Director of the 3HO Kundalini Yoga Center of Missouri, Inc. since 1980
Sat Inder Kaur had been practicing Transcendal Meditation (TM) for 2 years and taking Hatha Yoga classes for 18 months when she met Yogi Bhajan in 1975. She recognized a great opportunity and left her position as Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine and moved into the ashram in Espanola, New Mexico to study closely with Yogi Bhajan. After studying at the LA Ashram for a few month, she moved to Kansas City and has been teaching Kundalini Yoga here since 1977.
Sat Inder enjoyed hosting Yogi Bhajan at Sat Tirath Asrham and preparing his meals when he travelled to Kansas City, Chicago and St. Louis in the 1970s and 1980s. She retired from her position as Northwest Area Coordinator for the Bureau of Special Health Care Needs, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services in 2006. Sat Inder Kaur’s full time occupation now is to work with her husband, Karta Purkh Singh, as Administrator of Sat Tirath Ashram and Kundalini Yoga teacher and Teacher Trainer. She is a KRI-certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher and a certified Lead Trainer for Levels I and II, as well as 21 Stages of Meditation. She conducts Aquarian Teachers Training in Oklahoma as well as KCMO. She is also certified in Supporting People with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)Through Kundalini Yoga, and her Kundalini Yoga classes are trauma-informed.
Sat Inder Kaur is a member of the International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association – IKYTA. She and Karta Purkh Singh regularly participate in Summer and Winter Solstices and the Career Academy of IKYTA. “Sat Inder” is a spiritual name that means “Highest Truth,” and she is privileged to share with her students the Yogic Truths that can illuminate our paths and elevate our spirits. Her contact information is (816) 561-5337.