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Channing McKinley teaches Kundalini Yoga Workshops at River Garden Yoga Center in the West 7th neighborhood of St. Paul, MN. Please check back for information on upcoming workshop topics, times and dates. For more information about Kundalini Yoga Classes in the Twin Cities, please visit The Kundalini Collective Website.


Join Channing in the sunlight of the upper studio for a daytime class of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan.  Kundalini Yoga is known as the yoga of awareness.  Through postures, meditation, breath work and mantra, this class will provide a vehicle to experience deeper connection with your inner wisdom and bring the fullness of the self into the present moment.  This class explores a monthly theme and offers an extended gong meditation on the last Tuesday of each month.

"In Kundalini Yoga the most important thing is your experience. It goes right to your heart. No words can replace your experience. Your mind may accept the words or it may not, but your consciousness will not accept just words."  -Yogi Bhajan. All are welcome.  No previous yoga experience necessary. 

Tuesdays, 1 - 2:30 pm, River Garden Yoga www.rivergardenyoga.com 

Cost: $15 suggested donation ($10-$20 sliding scale to fit financial need/ability and support the community). Drop in class, registering early is optional.

Contact Channing/Chandra Kirin with questions: channing@channingmckinley.com


Prenatal Yoga Series (check back for future dates and times)

Celebrate your pregnancy, connect with your baby, develop your intuition and prepare for birth with Kundalini Yoga in this series designed specifically for pregnancy. Through Kriyas (postures) & Meditations, we will explore the themes of: Breath, Strength, Fear & Connection as they relate to the process of bringing life into the world.  Each class will also end with birth practice time where we visualize and prepare for your birthing day.

Class is open to all, at any stage of pregnancy.  No previous Kundalini Yoga experience is necessary.  If possible, it is helpful to prepare for the series by finding a few minutes each day to mentally connect and communicate with your baby.

Exploring Fear with Kundalini Yoga (FULL)

Join us for a four week exploration of Kundalini Yoga as it relates to the ways fear is held in the body-mind and how it can show up in our lives.  Kundalini Yoga is known as the yoga of awareness and provides a path for noticing and changing our own deeply held patterns.  It is a practice that is rooted in the experience of the individual, assisting one to tune in to exactly the things that are needed at this point on one’s journey.   This four week yoga series will focus on Kriyas (sets of exercises) and Meditations that relate to the fight/flight response, the negative (protective mind) and differentiating between the fearful voice of the ego and your intuitive voice.  No previous yoga experience necessary, the practices are open and available to everyone.  Bring a mat and a sense of openness and curiosity.  

Mondays: April 8th - 29th, 7:15 - 8:45 pm

River Garden Yoga Center (Lower Studio) - 455 West 7th St., St. Paul, MN. www.rivergardenyoga.com

Workshop Title: Kundalini Yoga for Disembodying Oppression (FULL)

Dive into an 6 week series that will explore Kundalini Yoga as it relates to releasing patterns of oppression and unconscious bias. Kundalini Yoga is known as the yoga of awareness and provides a path for noticing and changing our own deeply held patterns. We will explore practices that affect how fear is held in the body, the fight/flight response of the nervous system, the negative/positive/neutral mind, conscious communication, intuitive speaking and intercommunication. No previous yoga experience necessary, the practices are open and available to everyone. Bring a mat, a sense of openness and exploration and your smile.

Mondays: January 7th - February 11th, 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm

River Garden Yoga Center, 455 West 7th St, Lower Studio (enter through the back of building)