Kumar offers a range of workshops and lectures in addition to longer courses. The workshops combine theory and practice and cater to all levels from beginner to advanced to yoga teacher training. Below are some of the subjects covered in his workshops, lectures and courses:
The correct sequencing and practice of asanas, pranayamas, mudras and bandanas based on the neural centres or chakras.
The cleansing of annamayakosha or physical body, and removing of free radicals from saptha dhatus or seven levels of body.
The varga or group classification of asanas based on the tantra system.
The Northern and Southern traditions, and their differences.
Different methodologies of practice based on types of personalities
The therapeutic approach of hatha yoga based on the neural network.
Ratnavali, Garanda and Siva Sanhita, Rahasyam, Kapala and Kurantaka Yoga.
The Pranamayakosha. The five pranas and the origin and purpose of pranayama.
Ushnakriyas-Heat generating -increasing metabolic rate, Samashitoshna kriyas-Balancing heat, Sheetalikarana kriyas-cooling down breathing techniques.
The types of pranayamas to be practiced depending on personalities.
Aerobic and anaerobic breathing techniques and their importance.
Special pranayamas of vaidik and tantra schools.
The origin and purpose of mudra and bandana in hatha yoga.
The physiology of mudra and bandana.
Both raja yoga and tantra mudras.
The classification and types.
Specialized mudras and bandanas, e.g. vanishing techniques.
Therapeutic approach of mudras and bandanas in treating acute and chronic cases.
The origin and purpose.
Tantra and kundalini.
Classification and types of kundalini.
Nadis and neural centres.
The different approaches to kundalini and different techniques of jada or kevala and dynamic or chetana kundalini.
The approach of kriyayoga and other disciplines to kundalini.
Conditioned kundalini and deconditioned kundalini -the difference.
Different experiences of kundalini and therapeutic approach.
Premature kundalini and its effects and how to work with it.
Anatomy and Physiology
Therapy for various chronic problems including Cancer, Muscular Dystrophy, heart problems, skin diseases such as Erithrodermis, spinal problems including slipped disc and Spondilitis, reproductive problems such as infertility, polycystic ovaries, thyroid as well as respiratory problems , Asthma and sinusitis.
The eight limbs of yoga or the eightfold path.
Raja yoga, (meditation) the culmination of Bhakti, Karma and Jnana yoga
The relationship between consciousness and the unconscious mind.
The connection between Buddhism and Hinduism, Yoga and Dhamma.
The spiritual texts of the Vedas, Puranas and the Gita from the six basic schools of Indian philosophy.
What is Samadhi? Different types and levels, wholesome and unwholesome Samadhi.
Techniques: Japa, Ajapa, Mantra, Tantra, Arupa, Nirguna, Antakarana Shuddhi