Our Skilled Yoga Teachers: Our Commitment To Quality
All regular and guest teachers at Cosmic Flow are graduates of Yogi Bhajan’s Aquarian Academy and are KRI-certified Instructors of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan©. Some also have a KRI Level 2 certification.
In addition, all Cosmic Flow teachers hold the Yoga Alliance certification of RYT 200 or RYT 500. Several of our teachers studied directly with Yogi Bhajan, the yogic master who brought Kundalini Yoga to the west, with over 45 years of practicing and teaching.
Meherbani KaurMaster Teacher / Healer / Founder
Meherbani Kaur Khalsa is a KRI-certified teacher and a KRI Lead Kundalini Yoga teacher trainer and mentor. She has practiced and taught Kundalini Yoga most of her adult life and teaches from her heart with simplicity and humor.
In addition to Kundalini Yoga, she also practices and teaches Yogi Bhajan’s healing art of Sat Nam Rasayan®. She is one of a handful of practitioners worldwide who have been designated to teach this sacred art.
Since 1994, she and her husband, Guru Mantra Singh, have opened their home to the community holding daily morning Sadhana, teaching yoga and Sat Nam Rasayan® classes and hosting community events, yoga intensives, gong classes and seminars.
Meherbani Kaur teaches in both English and Spanish and currently runs a yearly KRI Level 1 Teacher Training program in San Diego, Ca.
GuruMantra SinghMaster Teacher / Healer / Founder
Guru Mantra Singh is a certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher and studied directly with Yogi Bhajan Master of Kundalini Yoga. He received Level III Sat Nam Rasayan® Certification, the highest level in the International School of Sat Nam Rasayan® and is recognized worldwide. He graduated from the Los Angeles Kundalini Yoga Teacher Program in 1976 and has been teaching for more than 40 years in the US, and internationally.
He is a KRI Yoga/Meditation Instructor, Yoga Alliance Member, KYI Certified Teacher and Trainer, Life & Relationship Coach Consultant and Mind Map Instructor, a Gong Master and a Certified Level III Sat Nam Rasayan® Teacher and Healer, the highest level in the International School of Sat Nam Rasayan®.
He is one of the pillars of the 3HO San Diego Kundalini Yoga community, serving on several non-profits. He is a husband, father, grandfather, entrepreneur and business owner. GuruMantra Singh was recently chosen as one of the 10 most favorite Kundalini Yoga teachers in the world. Your Favorite 3HO Teachers
Gurumeher KaurTeacher / Studio Manager
Gurumeher Kaur was raised in a household by two Kundalini yoga teachers. She attended Miri Piri Academy in India, a school founded by Yogi Bhajan where yoga, meditation and other spiritual practices were part of the daily curriculum. She had the opportunity at a young age to experience Yogi Bhajan’s classes and lectures. He would also visit the school from time to time to speak with his young students.
Part of her many experiences in India included waking up at 4 am to do seva (selfless service) by cleaning the marble of the Golden Temple- the holy Sikh Gurdwara in Amritsar.
After her time in India she completed the KRI Level One Teachers Training Program as well as Level Two Life cycles and Lifestyles. She currently teaches regular Kundalini and sound healing classes, including her popular Earth Magick and Sound Healing class that combines Kundalini with sacred herbs and sound healing for a full body relaxation experience. It is her mission to share the benefits of Kundalini with others. She also offers Private Yogic Counseling sessions for those looking to bring about change in their lives.
Abhishek SharmaTeacher (part time)
Abhishek Sharma lives by the calling “Giving is life”. He is a certified Level 1 Kundalini Yoga Teacher with Kundalini Research Institute (KRI) and International Yoga Alliance. With over 8 years of Yoga experience, his classes will leave you feeling positive and closer to your vision. He also holds a degree in Biochemistry from Bowdoin College and received his MBA from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.
Ashlee is a KRI-certified Kundalini Yoga and meditation teacher, holistic health coach, writer, and editor from New York. She was trained as a teacher at Kundalini Yoga East in New York City, where this practice first transformed her being. She had been a spiritual seeker from a young age, but Kundalini Yoga lifted her out of a depression caused by disordered eating, body dysmorphia, and compulsive behavior. This technology showed her the divine within to such a profound extent that she decided to become a teacher in her second class. Now, Ashlee lives to uplift and provide tools to those who are looking to reclaim and strengthen their inner power, vitality, grace, and compassion.
Brianna received her KRI level I instructor certification in NYC while studying with Hari Kaur. A San Diego native, she has lived/taught in both New York City and Colombia. She works on creating tangible ways to bring yoga into our daily lives.
Other forms of yoga she uses to express her creative spirit are dancing, singing, poetry, running, cycling and cooking plant based meals. Brianna is currently studying herbal medicine as a healing modality. She is passionate about sharing the tools and technology of Kundalini yoga to help us connect with our higher selves and looks forward to sharing her passion for yoga with you in class. “We are not asking you to find the Master. Be the Master. That’s your chance, you are a Hu-Man-Being. You are Light now.” – Yogi B. Sat Nam.
Brittanie holds a BFA in Visual Art with an emphasis in Graphic Design from Marshall University, and she earned her MS in Instructional Technology from ECU. When she is not working or teaching, she enjoys keeping up with her own Kundalini Yoga practice at home, camping, hiking, traveling, hanging out with friends and family, and making art. Sat Nam!
“Elevate. Each day, live to elevate yourself, each day elevate one person. Make elevation your religion and you shall reach infinity.” – Yogi Bhajan
Dana Reece (Prempal Kaur), PhD, holds advanced degrees in Writing, Literature, and Education. She is a college professor as well as being a 3HO, KRI, and Yoga Alliance certified Kundalini Yoga Instructor, and an Inner Space Technique (IST) Practitioner.
Dr. Reece has over 14 years’ experience in meditation and techniques designed to develop and strengthen the energetic body. She combines spiritual vision and practice with “real-world,” results-oriented practicality. Her teaching style is characterized by compassion, humor, and a fiery determination to move students through their self-imposed fears toward clarity and confidence to achieve their highest potential.
Diana Otalvaro (Bhagti Kaur) discovered Kundalini Yoga in 2011 through a friend in her home country of Colombia, and immediately felt the change it made in her life. She began taking classes at Cosmic Flow (then the San Diego 3HO ashram) when she moved to San Diego in 2014, and graduated from Level 1 Teacher Training in 2016. She is fascinated by the vast study of healing, and also earned a Level 2 Reiki certification in Columbia. Her passion is sharing insights that have helped her in different aspects of life. Her favorite teaching from Yogi Bhajan is “Happiness is your birthright.” Outside the studio, Diana finds solace in nature and trees, and formerly worked as a Forestry Engineer in both public and private institutions.
Har Dev SinghTeacher
Har Dev Singh Khalsa is an international level One KRI Certified Instructor. At the age of twenty, he discovered the power and sweetness of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan. Har Dev served and instructed students at Yogi Bhajan’s International High School, Miri Piri Academy in Amritsar, India. Har Dev has lived serving the community of Espanola, New Mexico home of KY Master Yogi Bhajan by leading early morning yoga and live music chanting for over four years. He has studied and worked closely with a vast array of Yogi Bhajan’s leading teachers and students in addition to his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. Har Dev’s Kirtan music is the perfect blend of East meets West with profound rhythm and soul performing within yoga classes, workshops, and kirtan concerts. His enthusiasm and experience make every class uplifting and meditatively profound.
Harpal Kaur transplanted from Arizona to San Diego in February 2018. She discovered Cosmic Flow Yoga from a teacher at Summer Solstice in New Mexico. Harpal loves the inter-connectivity of the lifestyle, tradition, and practice of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan. It has provided both practical and spiritual healing in all areas of life.
Harpal is a certified Professional Level 1 trainer with experience in multiple teacher trainings, with various lead trainers since 2010. She loves to travel and serve in the public community. She is currently pursuing her Masters as a clinical mental health counselor. Harpal intends to teach and incorporate Kundalini yoga and meditation as a counseling technique and methodology.
Harpal means “God’s blessing.” She feels blessed to meet you!
Lianne TwohigTeacher (part time)
Lianne Twohig is a KRI certified yoga instructor whose go to mantra is the Adi Shakti Mantra. When she isn’t dressed in white or chanting about primal power, she is usually teaching 2nd and 3rd graders with special needs and singing songs about the days of the week. Aside from her current dharmic path, Lianne has a soft spot for literature, music, good food, and quiet getaways in the desert with her husband Niall.
A transplant from Massachusetts, Mary discovered Kundalini when she moved to San Diego in 2016. She fell in love with the practice and it’s benefits and decided to jump all in to become a KRI certified teacher. Her favorite things about Kundalini are discovering our relationship with the self and chanting. She has a bachelor’s in Biomedical Science and makes a living as a lab technician. It was the science of Kundalini that hooked her in, but the spirituality of the human experience that made her stay.
Niall TwohigTeacher (part time)
Niall Twohig is a KRI certified yoga instructor. He is a published poet and Doctor of Philosophy whose studies focused on nonviolence. He spends his time reading, teaching at the university, and navigating life’s ups and downs with his wife Lianne and their critters. His favorite mantra comes from Saint Francis of Assisi: Lord, make me an instrument of your peace.
Deg Avtar SinghTeacher
Deg Avtar Singh is a Yogi dedicated to sharing the teachings of Kundalini. He believes strongly in the power of a personal practice and is KRI certified. He is in the process of becoming a lead trainer for Kundalini yoga. He is also a certified Vinyasa instructor through Yoga Alliance. He is a practitioner of the healing art of Sat Nam Rasayan, and a certified Integrative Energy Therapy Healer. He uses the gong for sound healing and also offers private consulting and healing sessions.
Paul Moreno is a KRI Certified Level 1 Instructor and began teaching in 2015. Favorite mantras include Sat Siri Akal and Guru Ram Das. He has fallen in love with the experience and practice of Kundalini Yoga and Meditation, and the way it makes him feel. His other passions are surfing, the ocean, travel, music, and burritos! He strives to live by Yogi Bhajan’s advice: “if you want to master something, teach it.”
Saige Gonzalez WaldingTeacher
Tyler has completed a 200 hour YTT in Hatha Yoga and Positive Psychology and is currently enrolled in the Kundalini Research Institute Level 1 YTT for Kundalini Yoga. Tyler began practicing mindfulness meditation in 1998, and after experiencing the immense benefits, started to explore various yoga disciplines in philosophy and practice.
His scientific background led him along a path where science and spirituality merge. Thus, he was naturally drawn to Kundalini Yoga as it has been described as the science of angles and triangles. Tyler evokes crystal singing bowls as a sound healing modality and is dedicated to furthering his understanding and practice of various yogic traditions to serve his highest self and to serve others on their journey. His other interests include the philosophy and practice of Anusara Yoga, Yin Yoga, and on occasion trail running in scenic venues.