Transformational Breathing for Life:
Beginner to Advanced Pranayama Training
Plasha Yoga Studio
3330 West 26th St, Erie, PA 16506
Instructor: Michael Plasha, E-RYT 500, YACEP, Mindfulness and Stress Management Consultant to Fortune 500 Companies, School Districts, and Non-Profits
This is a 25-hour training extended over five Saturdays with some reading assignments. This training has been approved by the NASW-PA and Yoga Alliance. Licensed social workers, therapists, massage therapists and registered yoga teachers can apply for 25 CEU’s after completion of the program.
A $50 non-refundable deposit applied to your total tuition amount to hold your space. Optional payment plans are available.
Yoga practitioners discovered over a thousand years ago, that the breath is the link between mind and body. Anxiety creates a held breath; depression causes a slow and labored breath and a common form of dysfunctional breathing is reverse breathing causing a higher level of stress. Pranayama or breathing practices is the knowledge of how to use the breath to reverse these and other conditions and enjoy optimum wellness.
Learn how to promote wholeness through functional breathing and awareness exercises. Learn to balance, calm and energize yourself and your clients. This program can be a support strategy for reducing stress, tension, headaches, respiratory conditions; and managing anxiety, addiction, depression, and psychosomatic illness. Breathing well can improve our self-esteem, increase our vitality and deepen our exercise, yoga and meditation practices. The best way to learn is to teach and this training will include opportunities to teach. You will be supported by a like-minded community!
- Functional Breathing for Life
- Assessing Your Pranic Lifestyle
- A and P of Breathing
- Moving with the Breath
- Managing Breath Capacity
- Enhancing Breath Awareness
- Establishing Emotional Balance for Anxiety and Depression
- Balancing Techniques
- Calming Techniques
- Energizing Techniques
- Sharing and teaching pranayama to specific groups and clients, Group Teaching, and MORE!