The ancient, sacred technology of Kundalini Yoga was brought to the west by Yogi Bhajan in 1968 when he taught his first Kundalini Yoga class in Los Angeles. As a Master of both Kundalini Yoga and Hatha Yoga, he was prepared to teach Hatha yoga to the counter-culture flower-power youth of that time.
As a Master yogi, he realized immediately that the beautiful, gentle practice of Hatha yoga was not what these students needed at this time.
They required a more powerful technique to move them from the fog of clouded consciousness brought on from drug and alcohol abuse to the experience of the realization of their divine essence. Kundalini Yoga was just the science needed to wake them up! Continue reading