Shivdev Kaur is a Kundalini Yoga teacher and teacher trainer based in North Devon. She has been teaching Kundalini yoga, as taught by Yogi Bhajan, for over 14 years. She has trained to KRI Levels 1 and 2 . Shivdev has undertaken further training and schooling with Amrit Nam Sarovar, whose teachers, Karta Singh, Har Nal Kaur and Guru Deva Kaur have nurtured, challenged and encouraged her over the years. Shivdev describes Amrit Nam Sarovar as a school that moves and evolves with the times of the Aquarian Age and the Kali Yug.
Shivdev has been a teacher trainer with the Amrit Nam Sarovar for the last three years and has mentored and taught on the outreach level one in France for 3 years and has served Har Nal Kaur on the London training level one for 7 years. She regularly holds workshops and classes around Devon and teaches a regular class in Taunton.
As well as teaching classes Shivdev co-leads an Aquarian Sadhana at the weekend in Barnstaple. Shivdev also facilitates and teaches on a women’s group which she co founded in January 2015. This group is called The Women’s Cave, based on the principles of the red tent, they meet monthly on the new moon for a 13 new moon cycle. It is closed group comprising of 15 or so women who practice shamanic and yogic teachings with deep intimate sharing circles. They hold ceremonies on significant dates and include the experiences of which sweat lodges, working with the five elements, journeying, dancing and drumming, singing and much more besides. They are now preparing for the new group starting in 2018.
“Your spiritual name describes your distance, your destiny and your guiding word.”
Shivdev is also a trained Integrative and Transpersonal Psychotherapist and until she moved to Devon with her family worked in the field of addiction. She studied feminist history and social studies at one of only two female colleges, Hillcroft in the UK.
From 2004 she spent 6 years in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with renowned psychoanalyst Alison Knight Evans which she says was a deep life changing event for her.
Shivdev continues to practice and aspire to the four important principles of being a teacher – Obey, Serve, Love and Excel.