A wonderful conversation with a lot of depth featuring Yogi Jai Dev Singh on the current state of the world and how to move through it with presence and grace. We also discuss the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda medicine.
Jai Dev Singh is a renowned international teacher of Kundalini yoga (try a free course!) and Ayurveda, and founder of Life- Force Academy (LFA), a global training academy for the yogic arts and sciences with members in over 60 countries around the world.
Jai Dev was raised by a loving Jewish family in upstate South Carolina. While his family environment was nurturing, there was a lingering sense that he didn’t quite fit in. As a young man, he developed health challenges. While modern medicine offered temporary relief, it couldn’t get to the root of the problem. This led him on a search for true health and a deeper understanding of the human body that has taken him across the world and back.
His intense love of music brought him to Middle Tennessee State University where he studied Production in the Recording Industry. It was in college that he found himself at his very first Kundalini Yoga class. Jai Dev didn’t know much about yoga but was magnetically drawn to it. After one class he was hooked and thus began his life-changing yogic journey.
Inspired by his teacher, Jai Dev soon began to teach himself. He almost immediately attracted an audience of eager students, making it clear early on that he had uncovered a natural gift that he continues to nurture to this day.
Over the years Jai Dev trained extensively in Kundalini Yoga and a variety of other yogic traditions. He moved to Nevada City, CA to study Ayurveda. There, he discovered the true root of his health issues and exactly how imbalances in the mind and body occur. This led him on an incredible path to restoration, healing, and teaching others how to do the same. After graduating, he became the Clinical Director at the College of Ayurveda until his teaching demands led him to create his own training school: The Life-Force Academy.
Jai Dev travels the world with LFA’s mission to help people restore their inner vitality, connect to their genuine sense of purpose, and learn to live a happy life. LFA offers (virtual and in-person) courses and workshops on Kundalini yoga, Ayurveda, and meditation. The courses are designed to improve your health, mental wellness, inner-confidence, increase prosperity, and so much more. Jai Dev’s down-to-earth sensibility and humor, combined with a creative delivery of yogic teachings have influenced thousands of practitioners and teachers around the globe.
Today, Jai Dev is based in Nevada City, California. When not running his global training academy, he enjoys basketball, spending time with his son, and experiencing as much live music as possible.
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