Shakta Kaur opened Kundalini Yoga in the Loop (KYL) in downtown Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is a 200- and 300-hour Lead Teacher Trainer of Kundalini Yoga Teachers. She also travels and teaches Yoga and Meditation, Breathwalk® (walking meditation) and Kundalini Teacher Trainings both in the USA and internationally. Most recently, Shakta’s become known for her weekly on-line classes and workshops. She attracts students and visitors from all over the globe. Her most popular workshop series includes ‘The Lunar Woman’ and the ‘Invincible Woman.’ Shakta also leads yatras to India where she teaches Kundalini Yoga and Meditation regularly. Her next visit to India is scheduled for the fall of 2021.
From 2004-2008 Shakta represented the Kundalini Research Institute (KRI) on the Board of Directors of Yoga Alliance (YA) in the capacities of Secretary and Chair of the Board. Yoga Alliance (YA) sets the educational standards for yoga teacher training in the USA. She also served as YA's Interim CEO for eight months.
A recognized expert in the field of U.S. franchising, she founded Women in Franchising, Inc. (WIF) in 1987 and the American Franchisee Association (AFA), a 501(c)6 non-profit, in 1993.