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Cristin Tighe (Simran Kaur), RYT-500, RCYT, RPYT, MEM, MA, is certified to teach Kundalini Yoga, as taught by Yogi Bhajan, through the Kundalini Research Institute (KRI) International Teacher Training program. She has advanced training in Conscious Pregnancy© Yoga (prenatal and postpartum), Level 2: Transformation, and is an Excel & Celebrate for Women facilitator.
Cristin was recently invited to be a Kundalini Yoga Associate Trainer with KRI. This was following her work for three years in Accra, Ghana, West Africa teaching yoga training with Krishna Kaur Khalsa and working with local teachers there to build a yoga community. Cristin created Accra's first yoga website: Ghana Yoga!.
Additionally, Cristin is an Advanced Relax & Renew (Restorative Yoga) Trainer®, and is working toward her certification in Anusara Yoga. She is the former owner of Spiral Flight Yoga, Washington, DC’s first yoga & wellness center. She also teaches yoga to children and trains children's yoga teachers (see Kids & Yoga!), and she is a doula and childbirth educator (see Conscious Empowered Birth).
Cristin is a member of the International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association and a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher. She has a Master degree from Yale University in environmental health and a PhD candidate at Johns Hopkins University in International Health Policy. Reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The color photographs on this website (of the woman with red background) are by Jai Khalsa and the black and white photographs are by Shoshana Rosenbaum.
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