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Thursday, March 12 • 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Pranayama with Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian

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This is a separately ticketed pre-conference immersion. For tickets please visit this link: https://sedonayogafestival.com/syf2020-pre-post-conference-immersions/

Pranayama is one of the key practices within the Yoga discipline. In addition to Asanas and Meditation, Pranayama is gaining increasing importance in the Western world. The availability of ancient literature and modern scientific evidence is sparse on this subtopic of Yoga. Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian is a pioneer in the area of salivary biomarkers combining Pranayama practice. He has been researching techniques related to Pranayama from the ancient and unique Siddha tradition. He has published scientific research papers and book on Thirumanthiram, written by Saint Thirumoolar. This workshop consisting of both theoretical and practical components is unique in combining ancient wisdom with modern science based on his first hand research.
The attendees will be able to
 Get acquainted with the ancient literary excerpts on Pranayama. 
 Get to practice key exercises from both the Pranayama tradition and new exercises designed by Dr. Sundar. 
 Understand the biological mechanisms of Pranayama.  
Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian is a Cell Biology researcher currently studying cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in resistance to cancer therapy at the Medical University of South Carolina, USA. He is also a Yoga Biology researcher, and is the Founder/Director of PranaScience Institute. Sundar’s Yoga research has provided scientific evidence how Yoga breathing practices could promote wellbeing in health and disease. His first book is “PranaScience: Decoding Yoga Breathing”, and his latest book is “Mind Your Breathing: The Yogi’s Handbook with 37 Pranayama Exercises”. His recent audio album is “Chanting Is Pranayama”. He was a speaker at TEDx Charleston 2015, and his video is among the most popular in the field (~600,000 views). This JC Bose Memorial Awardee’s work is well publicized through Discover magazine, New York Times, Huffington Post, and other popular media.

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Sundar Balasubramanian

Founder Director, PranaScience Institute
Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian is a Cell Biology researcher and founder of PranaScience Institute. He is currently studying mechanisms involved in resistance to cancer therapy at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He is also a Yoga Biology researcher. A pioneer in the area... Read More →


Thursday March 12, 2020 12:00pm - 4:00pm MST
Music Room Red Rocks High School

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