FAQs for the KRI Aquarian Teacher Training Level 1 – Hybrid Program

Q: Do I have to be accepted into the program before I register?
A: Anyone can register for the training. After registration, KRI reviews your forms and acceptance into the program is at KRI’s discretion.

Q: What type of travel Visa do I need if I am coming from outside the USA?
A:Most people come on a Tourist Visa. We can send you an invitation letter if necessary to assist you in acquiring a visa.

Q: Is there any type of Financial Assistance for the program?
A: Yes, there are work exchange positions and scholarship opportunities available. To download the applications for either of these, please click on the home page and click on the appropriate link under the registration and fees section.

Q: Is there a payment plan option?
A: Yes, you can make payments of $500 or more by revisiting your registration at any time. The standard is to be paid in full before the start of the course. To revisit your registration, click on the modify registration button on the website.
If you would like to enroll in a payment plan, paid throughout the timing of the course, please contact pritidarshan@kriteachings.org for information. 

Q: Can I bring my child?
A: We strongly encourage you to take this time to really immerse yourself in the experience and fully give your attention to the transformational process. Because of the intense nature of the training it is recommended that children be cared for by a spouse or relative and not brought to the training.

Q: Do I need to send Proof that I have completed my Prerequisites?
A: We want applicants to have experienced a minimum of 20 Kundalini Yoga classes prior to attending the Immersion so that you are familiar with some of the basics of Kundalini Yoga before starting the Level One Teacher Training. We do not need proof that you have attended these classes. If you are unable to attend the 20 classes, you are required to send in a written essay in addition to completing 20 KRI-certified classes online or via DVD before the program begins in August. (See the Prerequisite Requirements on the CERTIFICATION page.)

Q: Can I miss a few days of the training for school or work?
A: No.

Q: Can I arrive a few days Early or Stay a few days after the training?
A: Yes you may arrive a few days early if you plan to do sight seeing or want time to acclimate to the environment. Things you need to know if you plan to arrive early or stay late at the venue: You will need to coordinate directly with the Hawaiian Island Retreat Center and pay for any extra nights (see housing information for what days are covered during the course and how to contact the housing manager). You are responsible for any meals and transportation before or after the program.

Q: Is there drinking water in the classroom and dorms?
A: Yes, there are dispensers of bottled water in the classroom and dorms.

Q: What do I need to bring in terms of dishes?
A: Bring a water bottle (with a lid).

Q: Do I need to wear white the whole time?
A: You only need to wear nice white clothing and a white head cover while teaching your two Practice classes (Practicums). The rest of the time you may wear comfortable clothes that you can do yoga in. 

Q: Is there wi-fi?
A: Yes.