The Board of Directors provide oversight for financial expenditures as well as professional guidance based on their collective experiences. Those interested in becoming a member of the board of directors for Gong Tones can email Dr. Karambir Khalsa for details. Board members serve for a term of one calendar year. Service can be renewed at the end of each term.
Jason Velick (Board Member)
Jason Velick has been in the diagnostic ultrasound profession for 25 years and has worked for GE HealthCare (twice), PHILIPS Healthcare (twice), Siemens Healthineers and Samsung. He is also the President of the California Medical Instrumentation Association (CMIA) San Diego chapter and on the board of the Oregon Biomedical Association (OBA) and the Arizona Healthcare Technology Management Association (AZHTM). Jason is a KRI Level 1 certified Kundalini yoga teacher.
Charandayal Singh (Board Member)
Charandayal Singh (Jake Hartinger) is a practitioner of Kundalini Yoga and the gong for many years. He is a certified Kundalini Yoga instructor who uses the gong in his classes and for ongoing gong healing sessions. Currently Charandayal is currently focused on a three year energetic healing training course to release energy that can result in unwanted emotions and behavioral patterns. Charandayal works in tech and has lived in Palo Alto for 25 years with a wife and 3 grown children. Hobbies include backpacking, cooking, and gardening.
Simran Kaur Khalsa (Board Member)
Simran Kaur is a Sikh Dharma Minister, a spiritual counselor, an energy healer, a Kundalini Yoga teacher, and web designer. She also speaks French and German.
For thirteen years, in LA, Simran Kaur collaborated with various Interreligious Councils throughout Southern California, and continues to interact with other faiths in Colorado and around the world.
She’s involved with both Gurdwaras in the Denver area and enjoys teaching at the kids’ school.
She feels that it is a blessing to serve the community, to create bridges of understanding with other faith leaders, and to remind people of their connection to divine truth.
Dr. Karambir Khalsa, PsyD, MA (CEO / Chairman of the Board)
Dr. Karambir Khalsa completed doctoral studies in Clinical Psychology at Sofia University in Palo Alto, California in 2021 and recently obtained a Psychologist License in Arizona (PSY-005603). Additional certifications include:
- Level I Certified Aquarian Instructor from the Kundalini Research Institute (RYT 200)
- Peter Hess ® Sound Massage Practitioner
- Brennan Healing Science Practitioner and
- Brennan Integrated Practitioner (BIP) from the Barbara Brennan School for Healing.
Dr. Khalsa’s skills and life experience combine to provide a practical perspective on kundalini yoga, healing, psychology, and life.