What can you say about a person who knew from a very early age that her destiny lay in leading others to greatness? Creative? Yes. Born leader? Yes again. Free spirited thinker? Yes, yes, yes! She is also direct, funny and full of mischief with bright blue eyes and a wicked smile!
Gurutej told her mother just that when she was six years old that she wanted to start her own spiritual order. She has done that in awakening the spirit of all she touches.
For over 40 years, Gurutej has been teaching people how to connect to their higher consciousness through yoga, chanting, meditation and healing. Everyday she lives the meaning of her Sikh name, which translates as “the one who brings you from darkness into light at the speed of light.”
Gurutej grew up catholic and went to private catholic schools. She loved churches but not all the politics. She kept searching doing TM and Self Realization in the 60‘s then In 1969 Gurutej met Yogi Bhajan. Bhajan who is credited with bringing Kundalini Yoga here to the United States. As one of his original students, Gurutej emerged as a founding practitioner of Kundalini. Through his instruction and spiritual guidance, Gurutej is considered a foremost authority on Kundalini Yoga and internationally recognized as one of a handful of Kundalini Yoga Masters. She has also studied many religions and shamanic paths during this lifetime.
In 1972, Gurutej co-founded 3HO Canada. She built and oversaw communities, yoga centers and businesses all over Canada for 17 years. Gurutej’s obvious head for business did not overshadow her commitment to Toronto’s children, which is why she introduced yoga to surrounding communities by teaching staff at Toronto General Hospital and students at The School House and The Alternative School.
She was a co-founder of The Golden Bridge Yoga Center in Los Angeles. Gurutej, now practices out of Naam Yoga in Santa Monica and The Blessings Center in the Beverly Hills area. She has taught in India, all over Europe, South America, US and Canada.
As a mother, her greatest achievement is in successfully raising two dynamic and consciously aware adult children, Amrit and Pritham who like Gurutej, take great pride in their commitment to making the world a better place.
Gurutej is an artist, exhibiting her first gallery showing for her paintings and mixed media in May 2003. A prolific writer and media contributor, Gurutej is the subject of much media attention. She has been featured in/on Vogue, L.A. Yoga, Yogi Times, Fit Yoga, Common Ground, Splendora.com, The Discovery Channel and MTV. She was awarded Yogi Times’ July 2003 Service Award and Teacher of the Month for August 2003.
Gurutej has released 4 instructional yoga videos Two , Chakra Yoga andAwakening the Intuition for women have been listed on the Top ten yoga Videos of all time. She has 3 books A Slice of the Beloved, Yoga for relationships, The Moon She Rocks You, Revealing the secrets of women’s inner emotions, and The 13th Month, How to get an extra 29 days each year. Her courses The Moon She Rock You and GET YOUR ESSENCE (Skinny ) back. Are transformative and very supportive.
She has taught and counseled movie stars, heads of businesses, and wealthy clientele. She is beautiful, gracious, elegant, and deeply insightful. She is entirely amazing to work with. She has helped thousands of clients around the world deal with deep and not so deep issues that come up in all of our lives. She has the depth, breath, insight and training to help you with all those issues of love, success, balance, emotions, discipline and much more.
Gurutej’s life has been spent in service and devotion serving the essence of all. He mission to give others the tools to uplift and empower themselves. She presents this through the practice of kundalini yoga, meditation, chanting, mentoring, and deep spiritual teachings. All are practices in which she is eminently qualified.