News and Announcements
A congratulations to Nirmal on her new role as Lead KRI Trainer
We are excited to announce that our founder, Nirmal Lumpkin, has completed her 10 year journey in the Aquarian Training Academy. Alongside her mentor, Kirn Khalsa, she has worked hard to earn the title and role of Lead KRI Trainer. This is a HUGE accomplishment!
In addition, she is the author of Enlightened Bodies: Exploring Physical and Subtle Human Anatomy (2015). This work explores the human body through many lenses; from physical/gross anatomy to a subtle understanding of chakras and meridians. Nirmal has just graduated from the University of Minnesota as an MD and is starting her residency in Family Medicine at St. John's Hospital.
We’d like to celebrate her commitment to making Kundalini Yoga inclusive and accessible through her integration of anti-racism, decolonization, and body-positive language and practices. Nirmal is--and has been--a leader in the national Kundalini Yoga community, whether it's her past work coordinating national events like Summer and Winter Solstice festivals or her contributions to conversations around how to evolve the teachings after the YB allegations.
Thank you for all you do and all you are. We feel honored to be led by you and to grow with you.
A Note of Thanks
Thank you to all those who were able to make it to Nirmal's celebration last month and to all those who sent their congratulations from afar. It was wonderful to be in community and we can't wait to do it again!
Meet the Board
Our Kundalini Collective Board
How did you find Kundalini Yoga?
By complete accident. And thank goodness I did! It opened me to a whole new world and way of being. The universe truly reached out and handed me this practice at the exact moment I was ready to expand.
Where did you complete your teacher training?
I completed my teacher training in San Marcos, Guatemala in 2018.
As a KY teacher what is your unique strength?
I am a total astrology nerd and love to allow the movement of the skies to inspire me.
What do you think Kundalini has to offer others?
I believe Kundalini is simply one vehicle to help us connect with our inner most wisdom. Just as we all hold unique gifts, Kundalini has something a little different to offer each of us.