Accepting an invitation to teach Kundalini Yoga at the University of Bronte in Canada, Yogi Bhajan arrived in the west from India in 1969. He soon moved to Los Angeles where he began giving lecture series through UCIA, university of California, Los Angeles. Within a few years, the ancient teachings were attracting thousands of people and the Healthy, Happy, Holy organization was formed with Yogi Bhajan serving as Director of Spiritual :Education. (It was at this t.iJre also that Yogi Bhajan .i.rrplerrented the foundation of KRI, the Kun:Jalini Research Institute.)
In his capacity as Director of Spiritual Etiucation, Yogi Bhajan began to train teachers. There are nCM sare 200, 000 teachers and students in the United States who have been influenced by these dynamic teachings. over 100 3HO yogic teaching centers exist in major cities across the country with classes being offered to People of all walks of life, sharing techniques for enjoying a richer, more relaxed life.
Yogi Bhajan has stated, “The great pressures of m:deIn society which are based on scientific technology can be relieved by this science of the whole person which is known as Kundalini Yoga.