Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa brings the ancient teachings of Kundalini Yoga into modern medicine. Shanti Shanti began teaching Kundalini Yoga since 1971. In 1986 under the guidance of Yogi Bhajan she began to teach people with chronic or life threatening illness. Dr. Khalsa directs the Guru Ram Das Center for Medicine and Humanology, founded to bring Kundalini Yoga and the teachings of Yogi Bhajan into healthcare.
She is a Medical Family therapist, Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500, and a KRI Certified Kundalini Yoga mentoring lead trainer. She trains Kundalini Yoga Mentoring for Levels 1 and 2. Dr. Khalsa is a charter member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists. She has served on the team that developed IAYT Educational Standards for Yoga Therapy Teacher Training.
She directs the 3 year 1,000 hour International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional training. This provides continuing education for health professionals and yoga teachers. Her Kundalini Yoga program for people living with HIV is featured in the book, Yoga as Medicine by Timothy McCall, MD.
Her ground breaking work as a Kundalini Yoga Therapist is featured in the book:
Yoga Therapy and Integrative Medicine: Where Ancient Science Meets Modern Medicine.
Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa was a guest speaker at the 2017 and 2018 Australasian Yoga Therapy Conferences.