Online Program

Teaching Pranayama Essential Practices for Yoga Teachers


The practice of breathwork awakens the life force and opens the door to profound meditation. Deepen your knowledge and gain mastery in teaching pranayama and explore the philosophy that gave birth to these techniques in a training designed to revitalize your physical and energetic bodies. 

This module includes
  • Yogic and contemporary perspectives on prana and the physiology of subtle energy
  • Guided experiences that reveal how pranayama can be used to soothe and steady the mind
  • Practical anatomy and alignment, and Ayurvedic principles for asana and pranayama
  • Contraindications and teaching tools to work safely with students
  • Opportunities to develop your skills and build confidence through one-on-one peer sessions and evaluated practice teach sessions
  • A unique Kripalu teaching methodology that integrates modifications and variations.

NOTE Completion of a 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training is a prerequisite for this training. This is a required module for Kripalu's 300-Hour Yoga Teacher Training. Find out more about Kripalu's 300-Hour Yoga Teacher Training.

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This month-long online training meets every other weekend and includes a few mid-week check-ins.

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Michelle Dalbec, E-RYT 1000, YACEP, is a lead faculty member for Kripalu, lead teacher trainer for the Kripalu School of Yoga, a Kripalu R&R Retreat presenter, and a Kripalu RISE™ facilitator.

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Christopher Holmes, a Kripalu Yoga teacher and licensed massage therapist, has expertise in anatomy and physiology for yoga and bodywork, and the healing of chronic pain patterns.

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