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 Nine Day Immersion Course, Canada, Owen Sound, May 12-20, 2014

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 12 - 20, 2014
+ One Day with Dr. Gabor Maté
(either May 22 in Toronto or June 1 in Owen Sound)

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 Online Program, begins May 6, 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, May 6, 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.
The online program consists of 16 theme-based modules. The expectation is that you will take 7-40 days to progress through each module, thus finishing the program in 4 to 16 months. In each module there is:

Location: 
anywhere
Dates and additional location information: 

We will meet together virtually on Tuesday and Friday mornings, using teleconferencing via AdobeConnect. You'll need a high speed internet connection and phone with good reception.
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 each of the 16 weeks with the lecture material pertinent to that week's module.

Instructors: 
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, Toronto, May 22 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
• counseling techniques to use with the addicted population
• one-on-one healing interactions with course participants

What You Will Gain from this Workshop:

Location: 
Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal JCC
750 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON
Canada
Phone: 519 372 9212
Fax: 519 372 2755
Dates and additional location information: 

May 22, 2014 Toronto, ON

Hours:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Instructors: 
Fees: 

Cost:
$300 + HST
$325 + HST at the door
(some subsidies available for those in financial need)
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!

Mind-Body Approaches to Addiction Recovery with Dr. Gabor Maté, Owen Sound, June 1 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
• counseling techniques to use with the addicted population
• one-on-one healing interactions with course participants

What You Will Gain from this Workshop:

Location: 
Harmony Centre
890 4th Avenue East
Owen Sound, ON
Canada
Phone: 519 372 9212
Fax: 519 372 2755
Dates and additional location information: 

June 1, 2014 Owen Sound ON

Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Instructors: 
Fees: 

Cost:
$300 + HST
$325 + HST 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 Nine Day Immersion Program, 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.

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 Nine Day Immersion Program, Santiago, Chile, Sept 15-24, 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. The course is designed for people in recovery, counsellors, health professionals and yoga teachers. 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

Location: 
Narayan Yoga Centre
Elidoro Yañez 2290, piso 3, of. 37
Santiago
Chile
Phone: (56-2) 2095701
Dates and additional location information: 

Sept 15-24, 2014
for more information, email contacto@narayanyoga.cl

Instructors: 
Fees: 

to be announced

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

What You Will Gain from this Workshop:

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

Instructors: 
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!