Atma Chanan Kaur, Ph.D is a yoga and meditation teacher as well as a writer and educator. She brings a wealth of experience from her days teaching at the university to the growing field of spirituality and well-being. She’s taught Sociology, Social Research and Women’s Studies at the University of Puerto Rico, the Santo Domingo Institute of Technology in Dominican Republic as well as at Amherst College, Massachusetts, and St. John’s University, New York City.
Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Atma Chanan is the author of scholarly articles and books on gender migration, culture, philosophy, and spirituality, both in English and Spanish. A Fulbright scholar, she has been active in social justice and human rights issues for Latina immigrant women and people of color communities since the nineties. Her back injury and struggle with fibromyalgia has given her a unique perspective on women’s illnesses, the expectations placed on the social female body, and healing from physical, emotional, and ancestral trauma. She brings to her practice an array of energetic, healing tools like Reiki, Mindfulness, Shakti Power, Womb Medicine, and Kundalini Awakening.
Atma Chanan is a Meditation Teacher trained in Rishikesh, India; a Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Teacher and Practitioner as taught by Yogi Bhajan; a Ceremonial Red Rose Priestess Minister certified at the Seven Sisters Mystery School; and a Journal Therapy Trainee at the Institute for Therapeutic Writing, Colorado.
“My time with Atma Chanan allowed me to focus inward; it was an affirmation that I can choose to let go of anxiety and honor all my feelings, calling in new beginnings to emerge.”
“I admire Atma Chanan’s humbleness and her extraordinary sense of seeing the big picture without missing the small details. After her back injury, she has left footprints through her own spiritual journey.”
“Atma Chanan delivers information with leadership, calmness, and clarity. She feels highly personal and present. Having never been exposed to the practice of Kundalini Yoga and Meditation, what she offers is quite informative and marvelously varied.”
“Atma Chanan has a great understanding of Kundalini Yoga. I like it more and more. Her timing and consistency is “spot on.” Her love is ever present and she is able to flow as needed.”