SIRI RISHI KAUR, (founder of Rishi Retreats) is a NYC based KRI Kundalini Yoga Teacher and has been teaching Kundalini Yoga to everyone from 4 year olds to adults to seniors, as well as leading workshops through out the East Coast for the past 13 years. Siri Rishi is the owner of Beloved Yogi Harlem a donation Yoga Center in Upper Manhattan. She is also a lead teacher for Bent On Learning, teaching Yoga to a diverse population of children in the NYC Public School System. Siri Rishi is an assistant to Hari Kaur’s Kundalini Teacher Trainings. Siri Rishi delivers this ancient technology in a down to Earth fashion. Inspiring and reminding students that walking a spiritual path is our birthright and it can be as natural as breathing. Her classes and workshops are uplifting and transformational with a supportive emphasis on meditation and developing a daily practice as well as harmonizing with nature. Siri Rishi’s passion is to create Earth Healing Communities, by sharing sacred teachings that help us expand into a life practice of making the impossible possible. It is her mission to share these powerful teachings with all beings near and far. When Siri Rishi is not teaching in NYC you can find her hosting retreats in Costa Rica and other high frequency destinations on the planet. She is in a constant state of joy, gratitude, and reverence to her beloved teachers Yogi Bhajan, Hari Kaur, Gurmukh, Satkirin Kaur, All of the Elements, and many more.
Shivanter Singh is a Certified health coach and food service professional with 30 plus years experience working with food as medicine. Focusing primarily on how to eat healthy food that tastes good and embraces the nutritional support of the mind, body and spirit is something Shivanter calls “Healthy Food Strategies.” He has owned multiple restaurants on Miami Beach, worked for the Archdiocese of Miami and the Miami Dolphins and was the General Manager of Omega Food Works for several years (www.eomega.org). Trained through the Culinary/Restaurant Management Program at Joliet College, he also holds degrees from Columbia College Chicago, City University of New York and is currently in the global doctoral program at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. Shivanter is a certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher, certified ESL instructor through Oxford Language School and is a certified NYS Elementary Education Instructor .
Shivanter’s approach to food as medicine comes from his own personal experience of healing himself. Diagnosed with Hepatitis C seven years ago, he remains traceless today of the disease as a direct result of proper diet and alternative healing practice.