Beyond Addiction

The Yogic Path to Recovery

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This program is designed for individuals seeking to develop healthy habits and overcome addictive behaviour, for health professionals who work with addiction and for certified Kundalini Yoga teachers who would like to teach a yoga-based addiction recovery program.

The program consists of 16 modules, taught over four months, which include weekly themes, Kundalini Yoga, breathing techniques, meditation, relaxation, self-reflection, lifestyle and dietary guidelines, stress management, group support, hydrotherapy, naturopathic detoxification and nutritional and herbal supplementation for neurotransmitter and glandular balance.

The program was developed by Sat Dharam Kaur ND and Jivan Joti Kaur PhD, and integrates the teachings of Yogi Bhajan, Dr. Gabor Maté and experts in the addiction field.





Upcoming Courses:

Beyond Addiction Online Program, begins Feb 3, 2015

If you are unable to attend a Beyond Addiction program where you live, we have designed an online program for you.
The next group online program facilitated by Sat Dharam Kaur ND begins Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015 and continues for 16 weeks.
It is also possible for you to proceed through the online program at your own pace, without group facilitation.

Location: 
anywhere
Dates and additional location information: 

We will meet together virtually on Tuesday and Friday mornings, using teleconferencing via AdobeConnect or Skype. You'll need a high speed internet connection and phone with good reception or headphones for Skype.
Tuesdays you will be asked to practice Kundalini Yoga with an online video from 6:30-8:00 a.m. EDT, followed by an online webinar from 8:15-9:15 a.m. with personal interaction.
Fridays we will meet online for a group discussion from 8:00-9:00 a.m. EDT.

Lectures and discussions are recorded for later listening if you have to miss a session, although we strongly encourage you to attend each session.
You will receive a pdf by email for each of the 16 weeks with the lecture material pertinent to that week's module.

Fees: 

Full Course (16 Modules): $1300

Registration:
Online: Please click here to register online.
Phone: Please email or fax us the completed registration form before calling (519) 372-9212 with your credit card information.
Fax: Please fax the completed registration form and your credit card information to (519) 372-2755.
Email: Please email the completed registration form and your credit card information or eTransfer to satdharamkaur@gmail.com.
Mail: Please mail the completed registration form and send it along with your credit card information, cheque, or money order (made out to Sat Dharam Kaur) to:
Sat Dharam Kaur; 235 9th St E; Owen Sound, ON; N4K 1N8.

Payment may be made by cheque, money order, VISA, MasterCard, or eTransfer.

Please call or email Sat Dharam Kaur (contact information above) if you have further questions or concerns.

Registration Form: 

Beyond Addiction, Vancouver, Jan 16-18, Feb 13-15, Mar 20-22, Apr 24-26, 2015

Participate in this four weekend program led by our team of Beyond Addiction trainers at Karma Teachers Yoga Studio, 45 W Hastings St, Vancouver. The weekend dates will be Jan 16-18, Feb 13-15, Mar 20-22, Apr 24-26, 2015. Weekly support classes and check-ins are available between the scheduled weekends to keep you on track.

• Use Kundalini Yoga and meditation to rejuvenate body, mind and spirit
• Utilize yogic techniques to decrease cravings
• Restore the nervous system, brain, frontal lobe and adrenal glands with yoga and naturopathic therapies

Location: 
Karma Teachers
45 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6J 3A4
Canada
Dates and additional location information: 

Location, Dates, Times:
Karma Teachers – 45 West Hastings, Vancouver - BC
Weekend One: January 16, 17, 18, 2015 (Fri 6-9pm, Sat 9-6, Sun 9-6)
Weekend Two: February 13, 14, 15, 2015 (Fri 6-9pm, Sat 9-6, Sun 9-6)
Weekend Three: March 20, 21, 22, 2015 (Fri 6-9 pm, Sat 9-6, Sun 9-6)
Weekend Four: April 24, 25, 26, 2015 (Fri 6-9 pm, Sat 9-6, Sun 9-6)

Fees: 

I would like to register for the 4 weekend Beyond Addiction course in Vancouver, BC:
The early bird price is $1200 plus GST ($1356), paid in full before Nov 13, 2014
After Nov 13, 2014, the price is $1500 plus GST ($1695)
You may also pay in 4 installments of $400 + GST ($452.00), due one week before each scheduled weekend.
Some subsidies are available for those in need. Please request a subsidy form by emailing fatehbir@hotmail.ca

For more information please call Fateh Bir Kaur – 604 928 4588

To Register: Payment can be made by cheque, money order, PayPal or eTransfer
Please send 1 cheque or 4 postdated cheques or money order(s) (dated January 9, February 6, March 13, April 17) made out to Soraya Romao, 206-3515 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, V6H1Z4
email: fatehbir@hotmail.ca tel: 604-928-4588 . Please fill out the online registration form below.
Payment by: Cheque ❑ Money order ❑ Total amount: $ _____________________
Payment may also be made by Visa or Mastercard through PayPal – send money to: fatehbir@hotmail.ca

Space is limited. Please register early.
Cancellation Policy: $200 registration fee is non-refundable. Remainder of course fee is fully refunded if written notice of cancellation is received at least two weeks before scheduled course date. No refunds after December 30th, 2014.

Beyond Addiction, Mississauga, January 23-25, February 14-15, March 14-15, April 4-5, 2015

Participate in this four weekend program led by our team of Beyond Addiction trainers in Mississauga, Ontario. The weekend dates will be January 23-25, February 14-15, March 14-15, April 4-5, 2015. Weekly support classes and check-ins are available between the scheduled weekends to keep you on track.

• Use Kundalini Yoga and meditation to rejuvenate body, mind and spirit
• Utilize yogic techniques to decrease cravings
• Restore the nervous system, brain, frontal lobe and adrenal glands with yoga and naturopathic therapies

Location: 
Yudh Combat Academy
#23, 1332 Khalsa Drive
Mississauga, ON
Canada
Dates and additional location information: 

January 23-25, February 14-15, March 14-15, April 4-5 - Friday, Jan 9th 6:00-9:00pm, Saturdays and Sundays 9:00am-6:30pm.

Fees: 

Beyond Addiction Immersion Program, Peru, Mar 21-31, 2015

Come with Tej Kaur and Nirmal Singh to participate in a program that will give you the opportunity to free yourself from unhealthy habits and develop a spiritual practice. Come with us to the healing wonder that is Peru…
Surrender to your higher self and leave behind any demoting habits. Experience the mystery of the ancient Inca and bask in the majesty of the Andean mountains.

About the program:

Location: 
Mandala Retreat Centre, Cusco Sacred Valley
Peru
Dates and additional location information: 

March 21-31, 2015

Fees: 

Please register by contacting Tej: 416-538-9718 or visit www.yogaperu.ca

Beyond Addiction Immersion, Los Angeles, March 30 - April 9, 2015

Join us at this immersion course to cultivate healthy habits, explore the core feelings and beliefs that contribute to addiction or unwanted behaviours, and celebrate transformation in a supportive and safe environment using Kundalini Yoga, group process work and self-discovery. You will learn to:

• Use Kundalini Yoga and meditation to rejuvenate body, mind and spirit
• Utilize yogic techniques to decrease cravings
• Restore the nervous system, brain, frontal lobe and adrenal glands with yoga and naturopathic therapies

Location: 
Mary and Joseph Retreat Centre
5300 Crest Rd.
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
United States
Dates and additional location information: 

March 30 - April 9, 2015, followed by a four month facilitated home practice program.

Fees: 

Contact Wendy Harris (Livtar) at http://www.yogiwendy.com/contact.html for more information or to register.

Beyond Addiction, Antwerp, Belgium, April 17-19, May 15-17, June 12-14, July 17-19, 2015

Participate in this four weekend program led by Paramjot Singh Khalsa and Sat Dharam Kaur ND. The weekend dates will be April 17-19, May 15-17, June 12-14, July 17-19, 2015. Weekly support classes and virtual check-ins are scheduled between the weekends to keep you on track.

• Use Kundalini Yoga and meditation to rejuvenate body, mind and spirit
• Utilize yogic techniques to decrease cravings
• Restore the nervous system, brain, frontal lobe and adrenal glands with yoga and naturopathic therapies
• Access your spiritual centre and learn to rely on your Higher Self

Location: 
Antwerp Yoga
Frankrijklei 107, 2000 Antwerpen
Antwerp
Belgium
Phone: +32 488 04 14 15
Dates and additional location information: 

The weekend dates will be April 17-19, May 15-17, June 12-14, July 17-19, 2015

Fees: 

TBA

Beyond Addiction Nine Day Immersion Course, Canada, Owen Sound, May 16-24, 2015

Join us at this immersion course for new participants as well as for those who have taken the program before who are wanting to certify as Instructors and Trainers. New participants will be taught the program by a variety of instructors and trainers supervised by Sat Dharam Kaur. You will learn to:

• Use Kundalini Yoga and meditation to rejuvenate body, mind and spirit
• Utilize yogic techniques to decrease cravings
• Restore the nervous system, brain, frontal lobe and adrenal glands with yoga and naturopathic therapies

Location: 
Trillium Healing Arts
235 9th St E
Owen Sound, ON N4K1N8
Canada
Phone: 519 372-9212
Fax: 519 372-2755
Dates and additional location information: 

Dates:
May 16 - 24, 2015

Hours:
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. daily

Participants can stay at local hotels, B&Bs, or camping sites.
Vegetarian lunches will be arranged with local restaurants but are not included in the course fee.

Fees: 

First time participants, $1200 + HST
Returning participants, $600 + HST
Potential Instructors and Trainers who have taken the course at least two times previously, $400 + HST

Registration:
Online:
First-time participants can click here to register online.
Returning participants can click here to register online.

Phone: Please email or fax us the completed registration form before calling (519) 372-9212 with your credit card information.
Fax: Please fax the completed registration form and your credit card information to (519) 372-2755.
Email: Please email the completed registration form and your credit card information or eTransfer to satdharamkaur@gmail.com.
Mail: Please mail the completed registration form and send it along with your credit card information, cheque, or money order (made out to Sat Dharam Kaur) to:
Sat Dharam Kaur; 235 9th St E; Owen Sound, ON; N4K 1N8.

Payment may be made by cheque, money order, VISA, MasterCard, or eTransfer.

Please call or email Sat Dharam Kaur (contact information above) if you have further questions or concerns. Space is limited… so register early!

Participants can stay at local hotels, B&Bs, or camping sites.
Vegetarian lunches will be arranged with local restaurants but are not included in the course fee.

Beyond Addiction Immersion, Madrid, July 11-19, 2015

Join us at this 9 day immersion course for people who would like to cultivate healthy habits, explore the root cause of addiction, and gain understanding and choice with one's behaviour. Suitable for people in recovery, health practitioners, yoga teachers and anyone seeking positive change and guidance in developing a spiritual practice. The course includes a 4 month home practice program with online yoga videos and teaching clips from Dr. Gabor Maté, a 400 page manual and weekly group support. You will learn to:

• Use Kundalini Yoga and meditation to rejuvenate body, mind and spirit

Location: 
Madrid
Spain
Dates and additional location information: 

July 11-19, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Fees: 

TBA

Beyond Addiction Nine Day Immersion, Edmonton, Oct 24-Nov 1, 2015

Join us at this immersion course for new participants as well as for those who have taken the program before and would like a refresher. You will learn to:

• Use Kundalini Yoga and meditation to rejuvenate body, mind and spirit
• Utilize yogic techniques to decrease cravings
• Restore the nervous system, brain, frontal lobe and adrenal glands with yoga and naturopathic therapies
• Access your spiritual centre and learn to rely on your Higher Self
• Develop neutrality and clear subconscious patterns
• Manage your reactions to people and events

Location: 
Healing Connections
10548 115 St NW
Edmonton T5H 3K6
Canada
Phone: (780) 488-9779
Dates and additional location information: 

The course runs from Oct 24 - Nov 1, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily.

If you are travelling from out of town and need a place to stay, two nearby options are the Glenora Bed and Breakfast Inn http://www.glenorabnb.com/ and MacEwen University Residence http://www.macewan.ca/wcm/CampusServices/ConferenceandEventServices/Acco....

Fees: 

First time participants, $1500 + GST
Returning participants, $750 + GST

Registration:

Phone: Please email or fax us the completed registration form before calling (519) 372-9212 with your credit card information.
Fax: Please fax the completed registration form and your credit card information to (519) 372-2755.
Email: Please email the completed registration form and your credit card information or eTransfer to satdharamkaur@gmail.com.
Mail: Please mail the completed registration form and send it along with your credit card information, cheque, or money order (made out to Sat Dharam Kaur) to:
Sat Dharam Kaur; 235 9th St E; Owen Sound, ON; N4K 1N8.

Payment may be made by cheque, money order, VISA, MasterCard, or eTransfer.

Please call or email Sat Dharam Kaur (contact information above) if you have further questions or concerns. Space is limited… so register early!