Pranayama

Teacher Training

with Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian

May 6 - 7, 2017


The objective of this training is to provide Yoga teachers the basic principles and practice of Pranayama. This course is good for someone who wants to begin Pranayama teaching in addition to their Yoga (Asana) teaching experience. This workshop will cover the basic theories and techniques of Pranayama. The students will receive a manual, a copy of PranaScience: Decoding Yoga Breathing book authored by the instructor, and a certificate of completion. Teachers will earn 10 hours of CEU and must be present for the entire workshop.

Schedule

Saturday, May 6: 11:00am - 5:00pm


Sunday, May 7:

8:00am - 1:00pm


Cost

$150

early registeration (before April 23)

$175

late registration

(after April 22)


Register Here!


Day One


     1.     Anatomy and Physiology of breathing

     2.     Pranayama Introduction

     3.     Ancient texts on Pranayama

     4.     Physiological mechanisms of Pranayama

     5.     Practice of basic Pranayama techniques Part 1

Day Two


     1.     Clinical applications of Pranayama

     2.     Chanting as a method or Pranayama

     3.     Molecular Mechanisms of Pranayama

     4.     Practice of Basic Pranayama Techniques Part 2

     5.     Teaching a Pranayama class


Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian is a Cell Biology researcher currently studying mechanisms involved in resistance to cancer therapy at MUSC. He is also a Yoga Biology researcher and has written several papers on the evidence of Yoga Practice promoting well-being. Sundar grew up in Tamilnadu, India with a background in Yoga and Siddha medicine. He continues to learn from Yoga Masters from the East and West.