Rocky Blumhagen (Akal Teja Singh)
Rocky has been a yoga practitioner for over 25 years completing over 400-hours of teacher training with Martin Scott, Union Yoga and Kathleen Holm’s studio Yoga Flow, including multiple workshops with Janet Stone and Darren Main here in San Francisco. In November, 2016 Rocky studied Pranayama privately with Guruji, BNS Iyengar in Mysore, India. Rocky (Akal Teja) recently received his Kundalini Yoga certification through KRI, taught by Gurmukh and Gurushabd and Seva Simran Singh, September 2019.
Rocky teaches Hatha Vinyasa Flow and Kundalini Yoga with a concentration on breath work. He is also a professional singer allowing him to focus on Pranayama and the singing of chants with the Harmonium, an east Indian hand pump organ. “Our breath is the connector between the postures, and yoga is about connecting the body, mind and spirit, our breath is the key.”
Rocky lives between San Francisco and the central Oregon coast and is currently a graduate fellow/partner at Stanford University for the 2019-2020 calendar year.
Rocky holds a BA in vocal performance from Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR.
He is certified with the National Yoga Alliance.
You can check out his singing career at: www.thecrooner.net Updated 9/22//2019