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10723 Fair Oaks Blvd.

Fair Oaks, CA 95628

@2017 by Temple KUKURI   /   All rights reserved.

Facilitators and Instructors

​Sawako Ama, Reverend
Certified Yu-shiki Breathwork® Instructor
Performing Artist, Choreographer

Wholistic Living Advisor

New Moon Tea Ceremony Facilitator

Classes: Awakening Belly, Yu-shiki Breathwork & Meditation, Tea Meditation Circle

Sawako was born and raised in a Buddhist temple in the southern part of Japan. The safety and sacred feeling she felt being in the temple throughout her life has become an important part of her expression when she dances and teaches. She has studied many different styles of dance all through her life including: ballet, jazz, African, Hula and Okagura (Japanese sacred shrine dance) and she brings her own unique expressions into the art of bellydance and beyond.

She is a multi-award winning dancer who has been performing at various venues and events in Northern California and Japan for over 10 years. She started as a member of American Tribal Style Bellydance Troupe MANASA based in Sacramento. Since 2010 she has been integrating solo dance including Raqs sharqi (Egyptian style bellydance), tribal fusion style (contemporary) bellydance and sacred/ritualistic dance into her work with a focus on the connection between body, mind and soul. She celebrates the art of life by blending diverse cultures in her original style of bellydance. With a sacred intention, her improvisational dance style invokes a passion and spirit of celebrating life and following our hearts desire. She is also a member of Sambandha, music of the world, as a dancer and a musician and is a member of Kohaku, traditional and contemporary Japanese performing arts.

Website: www.kohakuart.com www.sawakoama.com

Steve F. Bash, Reverend

Full Moon Drum Circle Facilitator

Anamaria Pasquiers, Reverend

Compassionate Communication Facilitotor
Anamaria provides spiritual counseling and consultation services for individuals and couples on alternative medicine and self-healing methods.

Jimmie Key Ramos

Classes: Flamenco,

Corey Kashiwagi
Detailed Biography

- Western Astrology - Scorpio

I aspire to the 2nd and 3rd aspects of the Scorpio sign, Eagle and Dove - Phoenix vs. the stinging scorpion!


- Vedic Astrology - Aquarius Ascendant - Kumbha Lagna

“People born with Kumbha Lagna (Aquarius Ascendant) tend to love freedom and equality for all people”

- Human Design System - 4/6 Opportunist Role Model

“One of the challenges a 4/6 faces is navigating the daily battle between following your head and following your heart”

Test: www.jovianarchive.com/Get_Your_Chart


- Myers-Briggs Type Indicator - INFJ (Introvert-Intuitive-Feeling-Judging) The Advocate

“INFJs tend to see helping others as their purpose in life … their real passion is to get to the heart of the issue so that people need not be rescued at all.”

Tests: https://profile.keirsey.com/#/b2c/assessment/start


- Enneagram - Type One (The Reformer), 1w9 wing (The Idealist)

“The Rational, Idealistic Type: Principled, Purposeful, Self-Controlled, and Perfectionistic”

Test: www.eclecticenergies.com/enneagram/test


- Ayurvedic Dosha - Pitta-Vata

Pitta elements are Fire+Water, oversees Digestion and Transformation

Vata elements are Air+ Ether, governs Movement and Communication

Test: www.banyanbotanicals.com/info/prakriti-quiz/

         (Note: This site asks for your email and creates your detailed Ayurvedic profile)

- The Highly Sensitive Person (Elaine Aron) -

What is an HSP? https://hsperson.com

Test: https://hsperson.com/test/highly-sensitive-test/


- Academy for the Soul - Intuitive Strategist

Academy for the Soul Radio Show (online and call-in – sign up includes free gifts): 


- A Course in Mastering Alchemy - Level 3 Graduate


Free Webinars: https://masteringalchemy.com/content/power-rose

Maria Miller Silvert

Kundalini Meditation Facilitator


                                                            For over 30 years, I have studied and practiced yoga, meditation, painting as a spiritual practice, 

                                                            Eastern philosophies, Transpersonal Psychology and Consciousness. I earned a Master’s degree in

                                                            Counseling Psychology from JFK University, California and am a practicing psychotherapist as well as a

                                                            Kripalu yoga teacher. A student of kundalini meditation with Swami Khecaranatha since 2007, I took

                                                            teacher initiation vows in June 2019.

                                                             Growing up in Florida in an areligious family - my father was an atheist and my mother a non-

                                                            practicing Catholic - I developed a deep yearning for purpose and meaning. An early trauma propelled

                                                            me into years of depression and confusion, of searching outwardly for something that would make the 

                                                            pain go away. Finally I realized the only way out was to go deeper within myself. Opening to and living

                                                            in the heart of the Divine is the only truly satisfying and fulfilling experience.

Practicing and experimenting with different teachers over the years, it wasn’t until I committed to my teacher, Swami Khecaranatha, in 2007, that true transformation of my spiritual practice and life has occurred. I feel so grateful to be able to learn and share my life with an authentic spiritual master and the power of this spiritual lineage. I am dedicated to sharing the teachings and practices of the Heart of Consciousness with other seekers. The teachings are profound and ancient, and yet they are relevant and completely applicable to our modern, daily lives.