|Created: 25 02 2007
Updated: 11 05 2014
to the website of the Kundalini Yoga Programme in Cambodia.
We hope you will find the site helpful, and we look forward to seeing you at the
Kundalini Yoga House!
The Kundalini Yoga programme in
Cambodia was started to make yoga
and meditation technology available to
persons and groups suffering from
trauma and stress. The programme
focuses especially on those who
normally cannot access yoga and
Training Cambodians to become teachers
is one of the core-activities of the
Classes and other activities
Kundalini Yoga classes are offered at the
rooftop of the Kundalini Yoga House
at #52D in Street 454, and
in two smaller inside practice spaces.
The Kundalini Yoga programmme
also offers healing and meditation
sessions and level 1 Teacher Training.
Weekends, Full Moon meditations and
specialised workshops are offered as
Kundalini Yoga is said to be the yoga
of awareness, and each exercise is to
deepen the experience of concentration
and awareness of body and mind.
styles of yoga on offer in Cambodia as
it combines breathing, movement,
mantra and meditation in a continues
Common yoga asanas are the basis
for many of the movement exercises.
Movements, as well as the use of mantra,
may also be part of breathing exercises
Kundalini Yoga classes are suitable for
beginners and advanced practitioners.
Persons with limited exercise experience
can attend classes, too, but are advised
to practice slowly and to rest during and
in between exercises if necessary.
There are special classes for pregnant
women, and senior citizens.
In many cases, also persons with physical
disabilities can practice this yoga.
The Kundalini Yoga Cambodia team has
started a range of outreach activities, with
classes in poor neighbourhood schools in
Phnom Penh, and for a small community
of children living with HIV/Aids just south
of the city.
The team has also been asked to help
enrich a number of workshops and group
activities with breathing, exercise and
staff of NGOs and UN organisations. It is
involved in training school teachers in
an NGO project for disadvantaged
children to use yoga and meditation in
At present, the programme is run by a
small group of Cambodian Kundalini Yoga
teachers. All teachers are involved in the
level 1 and level 2 International Teacher
Certification Programme. The team is
supported by two international teachers.
team offers additional classes for groups
and individual students, as well as healing
For more information see: Teachers
The aim of the Kundalini Yoga programme is to make Kundalini Yoga accessible to local and
international practitioners, in particular to Cambodians who would normally not attend or
have access to yoga and meditation.
Training young Cambodians to become certified teachers and to build an active community
of teachers and practitioners are among the core activities of the programme.
The first Kundalini Yoga activities in Cambodia date back to 2004 when during a few months
there were classes, small workshops and a project for stress relief focusing at vulnerable
groups, especially People Living With HIV/Aids.
in Phnom Penh. Monthly workshops covered topics such as 'What is Yoga', 'Mind-Meditation-
Mantra', 'Relationships'; 'Yogic Anatomy', 'Stress Relief', and 'Caring for the Spine'.
and Sundays, and on weekdays. Topics for special classes relate to: 'Caring for the spine ...
dealing with back and neck problems', 'Yoga for Women / Yoga for Men', ‘Healthy Lifestyle’,
Teacher Training classes started for the Level 1 International Teacher Certification by the
Kundalini Research Institute (KRI).
experienced Cambodian and international teachers.
All Cambodian teachers take part in regional Kundalini Yoga and Meditation training and
Supporting the Kundalini Yoga Programme in Cambodia
The Kundalini Yoga programme in Cambodia, and the costs of running the Kundalini Yoga
House are to some extent covered by the fees and donations received from classes. A part
of the expenses, including the support to the Cambodian team members and for scholarships
to attend the teacher training programme has to be met through donations and
You can support the Kundalini Yoga Programme in Cambodia by, first of all, participating in
the activities of the programma, attending classes and joining events. Other ways of support
- offering one-off or regular financial support for scholarships, translation, operational
expenses, and/or the costs of the Kundalini Yoga House.
- becoming a sponsor of the programme
- becoming a volunteer to help run the programme and to maintain the House
- helping with translation
- support a community teaching programme
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At Kundalini Yoga House
|Kundalini Yoga House
Street 454, #52D, Toul Tom Pong 2,
Phnom Penh. Phone: 092 429 835
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Saturday 16 August 2014
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