Shabad Kaur Khalsa, LCPC, LMFT, E-RYT 500 is Co-Director of Spirit Rising Yoga Center, and founding Board Member of Spirit Rising Foundation, a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization. She personally served Yogi Bhajan and worked to transcribe many of his lectures on women's teachings and relationships. These decades of experience provided her with a unique knowledge of the specifics of his meditations and kriyas and of the teachings. She is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice. She integrates verbal, art and play therapy techniques with the teachings of Kundalini Yoga and Meditation, offering a holistic approach in designing treatment plans. She facilitates experiential workshops at various settings including schools, clinical conferences, professional groups and hospitals. A mother, wife and teacher she has created a safe space for people to become “shiny and strong”. It has been said about her, "Shabad Kaur is not just a person, she is a force!"