10 Rights of a Kundalini Yoga Student

10 Rights of a Kundalini Yoga Student

It is of utmost importance to feel safe and taken care of in your personal practice as well as in the hands of your teacher and peers. The 10 Rights of a Kundalini Yoga Student was written by the Office of Ethics & Professional Standards & Conscious Conflict Resolution (EPS)*.

10 Rights of a Kundalini Yoga Student

  1. To have a safe, clean and welcoming class environment.
  2. To be treated with kindness, respect and honesty.
  3. To be treated equally with other students, without discrimination.
  4. To freely choose where, and with whom, you study Kundalini Yoga.
  5. To receive the teachings of Kundalini Yoga.
  6. To practice Kundalini Yoga and Meditation at your level of comfort, capacity and self-care while respecting the needs of others.
  7. To have a Student-Teacher relationship that is professional, respectful and graceful.
  8. To practice Kundalini Yoga free of personal, sexual, financial, religious or political pressure from your Teacher.
  9. To respectfully ask questions or raise issues of concern or complaint, openly or anonymously, and receive honest answers and fair consideration without fear of ridicule or retaliation.
  10. To enjoy your Kundalini Yoga journey!

Additional Information

Visit the EPS website to access the 10 Rights in 21 additional languages, and to download a printable version for use in classrooms, studios, or yoga centers.

24/7 Helpline: Call 1.888.805.4888

This helpline is available to all students and teachers as a safe way to communicate if you are facing ethical, environmental, or professional difficulties within the Teaching Community and you need assistance.

For more information go to: epsweb.org
10 Rights: epsweb.org/10rights
Helpline: epsweb.org/helpline

* The Office of Ethics & Professional Standards & Conscious Conflict Resolution actively maintains the ethics and integrity of 3HO/KRI/Sikh Dharma communities, Kundalini Yoga teachers, KRI teacher trainers, and the non-profit organizations by:

  1. Supporting safe environments for our members, communities, and organizations
  2. Educating all segments of our community in ethical and respectful behavior
  3. Empowering students to have strong clear voices in our global 3HO/KRI/Sikh Dharma communities
  4. Championing an ethical, inclusive, diverse, and transparent culture where all participants can speak freely and be heard with respect
  5. Enhancing the integrity and professionalism of Kundalini Yoga teachers and KRI teacher trainers
  6. Offering guided pathways of conscious conflict resolution


For more information on the updated and expanded Code of Ethics for Teachers and Trainers of Kundalini Yoga, please click here.


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