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Meet Our Trained, Certified Teaching Staff

The Bhakta School of Transformation, a 501(c)(3) public charity, produces and manages The Art of Inner Transformation curriculum elucidated at this web site. As a school, we certify teaching staff and program leaders who uphold the integrity of our offering through the direct application of what is taught to their daily lives, and by the testing of their attainment of same.

View the short video to the right, of Kambra McConnel, one of our teaching staff, to learn more. The transcript of the video appears below the teaching staff list, in case you want to read it, instead.

Volunteer Program Leaders & Teaching Staff

Program leaders and staff teachers are people who dedicate themselves to invoking tangible, permanent spiritual transformation in themselves and others. Our teaching staff are full-time volunteers who undergo intensive training over a period of years, in order to preserve the authenticity of our offering.

Current program leaders/staff teachers are:

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Amanda Harkness

Amanda Harkness also sits on our Board of Directors. She works in the field of public health.

Deana Tareshawty

Deana Tareshawty also sits on our Board of Directors. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and a double minor in Biology and Chemistry. She is the owner Inspired Life Healing in Youngstown, Ohio, dedicated to healing and total well-being.

Deana is also a trained Reiki Master Teacher in Usui Reiki and a Soma Essential Healing certified practitioner.

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Jamie Walker

Jamie Walker also sits on our Board of Directors. She has been a devotee of Sadguru Kedarji and a student of The Art of Inner Transformation since 2010. She lives in Georgetown, TX and works as a supervisor in a local agency that addresses abused and neglected children.

Kambra McConnel

Kambra serves on our Board of Directors and volunteers her time supporting our school in a number of ways. She works in the field of non-profit development for research in the medical and health sciences.

Spiritual Teachers – Video Transcript

Today, it seems that everyone is a spiritual teacher; but few have earned the right to teach by being properly taught first. The truth is, that only the one who obeys can command.

There are so many people today teaching meditation and spiritual lifestyles who have not experienced what true meditation is, over an extended period of time; or permanent spiritual transformation, and in a way that permeates every area of their mundane lives. This is what I want to talk about now.

From time to time, there are people who drop in for short periods of time to have Sadguru Kedarji’s darshan and attend programs and courses, as well as to offer their volunteer service. A small group of these people have later, at times, promoted themselves as spiritual teachers, even claiming to lead people to the ultimate state of Enlightenment, based on having spent relatively little time with Sadguru Kedarji.

And some of these people have promoted this short period of time as giving them the authority to teach. We understand people’s desire to follow their calling in this regard; we wish them well in whatever they perceive their calling to be and extend our love to them.

In general, we also feel that people should be honest about their attainment and their backgrounds and experience when it comes to attempting to lead others spiritually, and especially when their public statements are connected to Sadguru Kedarji in any way.

So, I want to tell you about our wonderful, qualified staff of program leaders and staff teachers. People who teach on Sadguru Kedarji’s authority, and with his blessing, are people whom he, and/or our Board of Directors, have chosen to teach and lead programs.

These chosen staff are people who dedicate themselves to invoking tangible, permanent spiritual transformation in themselves and others. Our program leaders and staff teachers are full-time volunteers of our school who undergo intensive training over a period of years, in order to preserve the authenticity of our offering.

This training includes an extended process whereby Sadguru Kedarji tests their spiritual attainment over and over again to ensure that they are offering others the best of the pure Yoga of the Self-realized Love beings of our great lineage of sages.

In other words, spiritual teachers authorized by Sadguru Kedarji in any way, must have passed his tests. We invite you to attend programs offered by our school, and we look forward to welcoming you very soon.

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