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Essential Pranayama

12-Week Online Breathwork Course

Based on the Best-Selling Book

with Jerry Givens & Val Aerni

Based on the book, Essential Pranayama: Breathing Techniques for Balance, Healing, and Peace this 12-week course will give you an introduction to breathwork, its benefits and effects, and ten different breathing techniques! Led by the author, Jerry Givens, and seasoned yoga teacher and coach, Val Aerni, this live online course will focus on how to use pranayama to regulate your nervous system and create a happier and healthier life.

This course is perfect for both beginners and seasoned practitioners. In our weekly meetings, you'll receive a new pranayama technique to practice for the week, have space to ask questions, and be in community with other like-minded practitioners. Each meeting is recorded so that you can revisit the guided practices week after week.

Course begins on September 15, 2023!

Register now!

Where: Online via Zoom

When: Weekly on Fridays at 9am PT (timezone converter)

from Sep 15th through Dec 8th

How Much: $300

What: In addition to weekly live sessions, you'll have access to an online learning center to access past session recordings, a pranayama workbook, a private Facebook group, and additional resources to hone your practice.

Course Schedule:

*Sept 15th: Intro to Pranayama & Calming Practice

Sept 22nd & 29th, Oct 6th: New practice & Q+A


*Oct 13th: Energetics & Energizing Practice

Oct 20th & 27th, Nov 3rd: New practice & Q+A

*Nov 10th: Conclusion & Balancing Practice

Nov 17th, Dec 1st & 8th (skip 11/24): New practice & Q+A

*Sessions marked with asterisks are 60-minutes long.

All other sessions are 30-minutes. 

Course begins on September 15, 2023!

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Jerry Givens is the author of Essential Pranayama: Breathing Techniques for Balance, Healing, and Peace. He's taught yoga, pranayama, and meditation since 2008 and trained with senior teachers all over the world. 

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Val Aerni discovered yoga in 2004 to manage anxiety. In 2014 she received her 200 hour yoga teacher certification and is a trained in prenatal yoga , yin yoga, yoga Nidra, and trauma-informed yoga. She is passionate about helping others to work through anxiety using the tools of yoga asana, breath work, and meditation.

This course is right for you if...

You're looking to be guided through breathing techniques


You want to deepen your understanding of the energetic effects of Pranayama


You want to deepen your understanding of the ways we breathe


You're looking for an array of practices to create variety in your practice


You want to commit to your Pranayama practice through guidance & accountability

Course begins on September 15, 2023!

Register now!


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