Rai Kaur


2:00pm – 3:30pm Early Afternoon Workshops

Yogic Parenting ~ Rai Kaur Khalsa, (Women) Fire Tent
The ultimate “other person” reflecting back to you is your own child. This class is for parents (both men and women), prospective parents, or anyone interested in spending quality time with children. Class includes Yogi Bhajan’s list of “Ten Things to do for Your Children” and examples of how to incorporate them into your lives. This class is back at Summer Solstice by popular demand and promises to leave you with creative new possibilities for your relationship with your children.

Rai Kaur Khalsa began her practice of Kundalini Yoga in 1972 in Newark, DE. She and Rai Singh were married by Yogi Bhajan at Winter Solstice in 1974 and opened the Guru Ram Das Ashram in Knoxville, TN in 1977. They have both been active yoga teachers there, as well as leaders in the Sikh community.  They’ve hosting Gurdwara in their home for more than twenty-five years. Rai Kaur led the young women’s program at the annual 3HO Women’s Camp in Espanola, NM for many years. Her and Rai Singh re-organized and led the teen program at Summer and Winter Solstices for over a decade. They have been guest teachers at Miri Piri Academy in Amritsar, India, as well as several venues in the U.S. They have two grown daughters, Gururas Kaur and Karta Purkh Kaur. Gururas was married to Knoxville native, Siri Datar Singh in March 2008, and they have blessed Rai Kaur with two beautiful grandchildren. Twice yearly Solstice participation has always been, and continues to be, a deep priority for all three generations. When Rai Kaur is not busy with ashram and family activities, she and her husband run the Fountain City Animal Hospital in Knoxville, TN, where he is the business manager and she is the head veterinarian.

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