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“Embracing Kundalini Yoga for Leadership and Life” with Shabadpreet Khalsa


This week on the UpLevel Podcast, we welcome our special guest, Shabadpreet Khalsa, the CEO of the RA MA Institute. In this enlightening conversation, Shabadpreet unveils the transformative power of Kundalini yoga and meditation for awakening a person’s inner strength and clarity. As a seasoned practitioner and business leader, Shabadpreet shares her insights on how these ancient practices can be leveraged to navigate through crisis, chaos, and change.

This engaging conversation will encourage you to find alignment with your mission by engaging in practices that connect you to something greater than yourselves, an increasingly non-negotiable aspect in today's world. Tune in now!

In this Episode:

  • Experience a brief guided practice led by Shabadpreet called 'Ego Eradicator,' a technique beneficial for clearing the mind and reducing anxiety, ideal between meetings or during stressful moments.

  • Explore the pillars of Kundalini yoga, Breathwork, physical postures, mantra, and meditation that come together in this holistic practice that offers profound benefits for mental clarity and emotional balance.

  • Discover Shabadpreet’s pivotal first class in New York City that eventually led her to Rama Institute under Guru Jagat’s mentorship.

  • Discover the meaning of the term “Rama” which signifies the balance between solar ('Ra') energy and lunar ('Ma') forces.

  • Reflections after Guru Jagat's passing in 2021, and Shabadpreet stepping up as CEO of Ra Ma Yoga Institute.

  • Tips on connecting deeply with personal missions include setting clear intentions about ideal work environments; trusting intuitive guidance systems; embracing spiritual practices; finding nourishment through routine self-care; utilizing manifestation techniques; and believing in one’s capabilities as a creator.

Order of Topics:

  • Introduction to Kundalini Yoga

  • The Four Components of Kundalini Yoga

  • Shabadpreet’s Journey

  • The Definition of Rama

  • Leadership Through Loss

  • Organizational Mandalas and Team Dynamics

  • Finding Purpose and Community Alignment

  • Leading with Neutrality Amidst Cancel Culture 

  • Harnessing Human Design for Harmony

Action Items:

  • Explore Kundalini Yoga

  • Set Intentions Daily

  • Incorporate Movement into Your Routine

  • Seek Guidance When Needed

  • Establish Self-Care Practices

  • Align With Organizational Mission

  • Assess Team Dynamics Regularly

  • Cultivate Leadership Neutrality

  • Leverage Human Design Principles

About Shabadpreet:

Shabadpreet Khalsa is the CEO of RA MA Institute for Applied Yogic Science and Technology with locations in Venice, California; Mallorca, Spain; New York City, and virtually on RA MA TV. At the side of her teacher and RA MA’s Founding CEO, Guru Jagat for 8 years from shortly after the opening of the Venice flagship to Guru Jagat’s sudden and unexpected death in 2021, Shabadpreet served as Guru Jagat’s Chief of Staff, implementing Guru Jagat’s trail-blazing vision and supporting the fruition of RA MA’s physical and digital expansion from a wellness start-up to an internationally recognized global phenomena.

With the passing of Guru Jagat, Shabadpreet continues RA MA’s mission as a crossroads of consciousness, well-being, and creation culture.  Known for her healing approach, Shabadpreet can also be found teaching in RA MA’s Kundalini Trainings and their Global Women’s Programs.

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About UpLevel Productions: Founded by Christie Mann, MA, CPCC, PCC, and Rachel Baldi, CPCC, PCC, UpLevel creates, produces, and delivers Transformative Experiences, Workshops, Training, Events + Media that develop leaders who make our world a healthier, more alive, and connected place to be. As Associate CTI Faculty Partners, UpLevel is licensed to sell, produce, and deliver Co-Active coach training and leadership development programs around the world to support the transformational growth of individuals and culture inside the workplace and organization. Instagram @uplevelproductions Facebook & LinkedIn @uplevelproductionscompany


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