Hari and Dave  

Marriage of Kundalini Yoga and Jazz

The partnership of Hari and Dave – Kundalini Yoga and Jazz – involves a depth of practice, discipline, and training that sparks and ignites the creative spirit.



Master Kundalini Instructor
Co-Founder, Hari NYC

The partnership of Hari and Dave – Kundalini Yoga, Qi Gong, and Jazz – involves a depth of practice, discipline, and training that sparks and ignites the creative spirit.

From childhood, Hari was seeking and studying and practicing. She studied Kabbalah with her grandfather; her first spiritual teacher. She continued her studies with Sandy Rosenzweig in Boston, studying Kabbalah and the teachings of Rabbi Lawrence Kushner. 

Hari is a world renowned master teacher of Kundalini Yoga and Meditation. For ten years, Hari worked alongside Yogi Bhajan, Master of Kundalini Yoga, directing his teacher training programs. Hari is part of the first wave of yoga teachers that pioneered the teaching of Kundalini yoga and meditation in the west.  

Hari directs and teaches Kundalini classes and Teacher Trainings worldwide. Hari pioneered teaching Kundalini Yoga in high schools and was the director and developer of Kundalini Yoga wellness programs at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in the Greater Boston Area from 1987-2004, when she moved to NYC with her husband Dave.

Having written A Woman’s Book of Meditation: Discovering the Power of a Peaceful Mind (Penguin 2006) and co-authored “A Woman’s Book of Yoga: Embracing Our Natural Life Cycles” (Penguin 2002), Hari is also an accomplished author.  Hari designed The Illumined Woman courses based on her studies of Kundalini, Qi Gong, and Kabbalah. 

Inspired by her studies and the teachings of Kundalini Yoga and Anandamayi Ma, Hari founded The Illumined Woman™ courses, instructing and empowering women at all stages of life. 

Awards:  Hari received many service awards for teaching and assisting in organizing the teachings of Kundalini Yoga to make them accessible worldwide, She was the first woman teacher trainers that integrated the powerful teachings of Kundalini to serve all.  

Yoga Journal Award. Hari was chosen as the only Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Teacher to join the Top Ten Influencers of Yoga in the West.


Jazz Musician
Co-Founder, Hari NYC

Dave is one of the busiest solo jazz pianists and music educators on the scene today. He is the author of the best-selling Hal Leonard book and video series,Joy of Improv Book 1 | Book 2 and “Breakthrough to Improv“, was an Associate Professor of Piano at Berklee College of Music in Boston from 1987-2004, and was a co-founder of the New York School of Jazz (1983-86). In 2004 Dave moved to New York City to direct the Dave Frank School of Jazz in midtown Manhattan. The DFS of J offers private instruction for aspiring musicians at all levels, as well as frequent concerts/workshops for the general public. 

Learn more about Dave and Jazz at The Treehouse!