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Pranayama: Breath of Life Workshop

Saturday January18, 2020

3 - 5pm

at Hot House Yoga (West End)

Prāṇāyāma, or yogic breathing, is the fourth limb of Patanjali’s 8-limbs of yoga and is the bridge between the outer limbs of in-action practice and the inner limbs, which incline our yoga practice toward a more spiritual realm. 


Inefficient breathing is an epidemic in modern life, resulting from poor posture, limited physical exertion, lack of physiological understanding, and a dearth of experiential education. Concurrently, the breadth of scientific study touting the benefits of deep breathing continues to expand. Benefits include: reduced inflammation, detoxification through the stimulation of the lymphatic system, a natural painkiller, improved blood flow, increased energy level, and improved digestion.


In this workshop, we will learn foundational techniques to guide the breath and discuss ways to go about establishing a practice which will allow us to use breath for self-observation and rediscover our energetic potential.


This workshop provides YA Registered Yoga Teachers with 2 direct-contact continuing education hours

(1 Techniques, Training & Practice hour & 1 Anatomy & Physiology hour)

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