Often in life, we overlook the value of the simple and familiar. The breath is our constant companion, yet seldom do we realize how powerful a tool it is for healing the body, calming the mind, and realizing the Spirit. Control of the breath leads to optimal health and vitality, as well as mental balance and clarity. If you can teach someone how to breathe properly, you’ve given that person a key to a happy, healthy, and successful life.
Learn how to deepen and refine your own practice and how to inspire and guide your students to do the same.
Topics covered will include:
• Pranayama Theory and Techniques
• Pranayama and Health
• Pranic Healing Visualization
• Prana and the Mind
• Overcoming Negative Emotions
• Dealing with Stress
• Prana and the Subtle Body
• Awakening the Kundalini
Come join us and learn these ancient teachings that are proven remedies for modern challenges.
“Swami Karunananda brings the teachings of Yoga to life! She has such incredible passion for her topics and a clarity of mind and presentation that are awe-inspiring.” —Teacher Trainee
“The program met and exceeded my expectations. Karunanandaji is so kind, loving and lovely; positive
and wise.” —Teacher Trainee
Swami Karunananda has had over 40 years experience teaching all aspects of Yoga. Today, she specializes in programs that focus on the science of meditation, the philosophy of Yoga, yogic breathing techniques for better health and wellbeing, and personal transformation. In 1989, she developed the Integral Yoga Teacher Training program in Raja Yoga, and in 1991, one in Pranayama and Meditation. She has since conducted many courses training students to skillfully impart these teachings.
In 1975 she was initiated as a monk into the Holy Order of Sannyas. She has served as President of Satchidananda Ashram in Virginia and in California, as well as Director of the Integral Yoga Institutes in San Francisco and Santa Barbara. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees and as the Chairperson of the Spiritual Life Board at the Ashram in Virginia.
She compiled and edited the Lotus Prayer Book and Enlightening Tales as told by Sri Swami Satchidananda. She also served as a contributing editor for The Breath of Life: Integral Yoga Pranayama.