Print Posted by Laurent Roure on 07/08/2017

Pranayama (breath) and meditation (15 hours)

Battersea Yoga
2 Cambridge Rd, Kite Yard, London SW11 4TA, UK

Start Time
11/09/2017 6:30 pm
End Time
27/11/2017 6:30 pm
Price
£156

This 12 weeks course is for every yoga practitioners who would like to refine and progress their breath work alongside their physical practice. This course is a journey of self-development and is mainly practical.

The course is also ideal for all yoga and movement teachers who want to integrate safe pranayama and breath techniques into their classes. These sessions combine to form a 13-hour CPD (Continuing Professional Development) course with Yoga Alliance UK.

In Sanskrit prana means life force or breath and yama is translated as self-restraint or control. Thus pranayama is the study of how to control and observe our breath. Practicing breathwork can have a hugely positive psychological, healing, cleansing, meditative and calming influence on our body and mind. It is used to change old patterns and cultivate vitality. Learning to balance the breath helps us to balance the mind and consequently our lives.


The benefits of breathwork and pranayama techniques are many and varied:

  • Indispensable tools that help us build a safe and strong physical practice.
  • Develops body awareness, concentration, mindfulness, focus, and stamina.
  • Decreases feelings of stress and tension.
  • Soothes the nervous system.
  • Aids muscle relaxation and pain management.
  • Helps oxidize the blood and the respiratory system.
  • Slows down the heart rate.
  • Lowers and stabilizes blood pressure.
  • Reduces anxiety and depression.
  • Increases energy levels.
  • Helps the fight against insomnia and sleeping disorders.


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2 Cambridge Rd, Kite Yard, London SW11 4TA, UK

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