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Freedom Through The Breath

Freedom Through the Breath

August 5 @ 11:00 am - August 6 @ 3:00 pm

Freedom Through the Breath with Meera Dhawan
Are you ready to explore the mysteries of the breath?聽Pranayama, the 4th limb of yoga, is an ancient, transformative practice that dates back thousands of years and is still a cornerstone of yoga practice today.聽Pranayama is an incredible gift: It teaches us how to calm the mind, reduce stress and anxiety, and go deeper in our practice.
In this invigorating weekend workshop, led by Meera Dhawan, you’ll be immersed in these ancient teachings and learn, through discussion and practice, where pranayama came from, how it relates to asana (the postures), and how to practice it with skill and intention. This deep dive will include learning the prerequisites for breath practice, how the聽nadis聽(energy channels) relate to the breath, and which practices are best for different people.

You will come away with an understanding of:

路聽 聽 Vedic history and wisdom teachings of pranayama
路聽 聽 The relationship between pranayama, the nervous system, and the mind
路聽 聽 How to practice specific techniques like聽Sama Vritti聽and聽Nadi Shodhana
路聽 聽 The practice of vitalizing and calming breath techniques (to wake up and slow down!)
路聽 聽 Tips for teaching pranayama聽safety in studio classes (for yoga teachers)
All levels of experience are welcome to join us as we find freedom through the breath! If possible, please do some light physical movement before class and avoid eating a heavy meal 2-3 hours before. Please bring a yoga mat and a notebook or something to write with.


Saturday, August 5th, 2023 | 11am-3pm
Sunday, August 6th, 2023 | 11am-3pm
*In person only at Folk NOPA studio*


$260 or $230 before July 22nd, 2023, or:
  • Gain聽unlimited access聽to all Yoga Garden SF teacher trainings, workshops, and classes with the聽ProElite Membership!
  • Yoga Garden SF Members receive 10% off and Alumni 15 % off of the full price.
  • BIPOC & people of non-dominant identities 鈥> Apply for a full-tuition scholarship for this training聽here.
This course provides 6 Elective Contact Hours for YGSF’s 300 Hour Program [6 Yoga Alliance庐 CEUs].
For more about our 300 Hour Teacher Training聽CLICK HERE!