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, Toronto, Sept 19-21, Oct 17-19, Nov 14-16, Dec 5-7, 2014

Participate in this four weekend program led by our team of Beyond Addiction trainers at Lotus Yoga Studio, 100 Harbord St. in Toronto. The weekend dates will be Sept 19-21, Oct 17-19, Nov 14-16, Dec 5-7, 2014. 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: 
Lotus Yoga Studio
100 Harbord St.
Toronto, ON
Canada
Dates and additional location information: 

Sept 19-21, Oct 17-19, Nov 14-16, Dec 5-7, 2014; (Fri 6-9pm, Sat 9-6, Sun 9-6)

Fees: 

Deposit: $565
Early Registration by July 15th: $1356
Returning Participants: $678
Regular course fee after July 15th: $1695
Payment may also be made in 4 installments of $400 + HST ($452.00), due one week before each scheduled weekend.
Some subsidies/work exchanges are available for those in need. Please request a subsidy form.

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) made out to Yvonne Kaiser, 30151-123 Rexdale Blvd, Toronto, M9W 1P1
email: info@dayakaur.com tel: 416 674 7083
Payment may also be made by Visa or Mastercard through PayPal at http://dayakaur.com/workshops

For more information please call Daya Kaur – 416 674 7083

Beyond Addiction Online Program, begins Sept 30, 2014

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, Sept 30, 2014, 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: 

Mind-Body Approaches to Addiction Recovery with Dr. Gabor Maté, Edmonton, Nov 2, 2014

Dr. Maté presents:
• the biological, psychological, social and spiritual causes of addiction
• circumstances in child development and brain development that make us vulnerable to addiction
• exploring the problems that addictions are trying to solve
• the link between stress and addiction
• experiential exercises to explore our own unhealthy habits
• novel ways of working with addicted clients or ourselves
• counselling techniques to use with the addicted population
• one-on-one healing interactions with course participants

Location: 
Muttart Hall, Alberta College Campus
10050 MacDonald Drive
Edmonton, AB
Canada
Dates and additional location information: 

Nov. 2, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 pm

Fees: 

Cost:
$250 + GST until Mar 30th, 2014 (subsidies available for those in financial need)
$300 + GST after Mar 30th, 2014
$325 + GST at the door

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. Space is limited… so register early!

Beyond Addiction, Detroit, Sept 19-21; Oct 24-26; Nov 22-23; Dec 20-21, 2014

Participate in this four weekend program led by Wendy Harris (Livtar) at YC Yoga for Life (www.YFLCenter.com). The weekend dates will be Sept 19-21; Oct 24-26; Nov 22-23; Dec 20-21, 2014. 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
• Access your spiritual centre and learn to rely on your Higher Self

Location: 
YC Yoga for Life
502 Lewis Street, Suite 102
Birmingham, MI
United States
Phone: (248) 593-5583 tel ,

Beyond Addiction Immersion Program, Peru, Oct 18-28, 2014 or May 9-19, 2015

Come with Tej Kaur and Pavanpal Kaur 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: 

Oct 18-28, 2014

Fees: 

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

Beyond Addiction Nine Day Immersion, Edmonton, Oct 25-Nov 2, 2014

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 25 - Nov 2, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily. The Nov 2 final day with Dr. Gabor Maté will be held at a Muttart Hall, Alberta College Campus, 10050 MacDonald Drive.

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:
Online:
First-time participants please click here to register online.
Returning participants 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. Space is limited… so register early!

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:
I would like to pay the early bird price of $1200 plus GST ($1356), paid in full before Nov 13, 2014
I would like to pay with one payment of $1500 plus GST ($1695) (after Nov 13, 2014)
I would like to 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.

Registration Form: 

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 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