What is pranayama therapy course about?

Many yoga practitioners tend to give more attention to the physical body exercises - aka the asanas - and ignore other important aspects of the yoga practice such as pranayama and meditation?. However, breath is considered as a bridge between Physical and Psychic body, so in practice of Yoga it helps to operate efficiently with body and move attention to a subtle level work too. This special Pranayama Therapy Course in Rishikesh was designed by our experienced certified yoga teacher Ksenia Ji and aimed to take your practice on a different level by gradual study of breath nature and its power as well as how to develop and use it for your yogic practices daily and in a therapeutic way.

What is the meaning of pranayama ?

The word Pranayama is consisted of two words. ‘Prana’ refers to the vital energy or breath that is responsible for life and ‘ayama’ means extension. Thus, Pranayama, in simple terms, is the practice of breath regulation which cause regulation of vital energy “prana” which on a physical level brings lightness to the body and remove diseases, while on psychic level it brings mental clarity, calms the mind and induces a meditative state. That is why in ancient scripts pranayama considered as a first step of stairs towards meditation?.

Who is this course for ?

Students of any level Asana practice can find this course if very beneficial if only they want to improve in physical aspect of yoga or even step further towards advanced yoga practices.

What Will I learn in the course ?

Within 1 0 days course we will introduce you practical knowledge of Pranayama, that will help you not only in yogic practice but also in your daily life. We will teach you different breathing techniques with explanation of its benefits and contradictions. We will lead you through the course from Pranayam philosophy and theory understanding, towards breath anatomy studying and detailed practice of pranayama techniques.

Why is this course special ?

Our school works with small groups only in order to be able to pay attention and suit the training to each one of them. Furthermore, we adjust both the practical and theoretical pranayama classes according to the students level in the group so they get more benefits from the course.

How can I improve my practice after the pranayama course ?

When the practitioners finish the pranayama training the will be have the required tools to continue with the daily pranayama practice. Additional guidance will be provided by the school if needed.

After the course, practitioners can proceed with other specific programs such as: yoga alignment​ ​and​ ​adjustment​ ​course​ (several levels), and courses with specialization on traditional hatha​ ​yoga​, ashtanga​ ​vinyasa​ and meditation​.


  • What is Pranayama.
  • Knowledge of Nadi (energy channels) and Chakra system.
  • Anatomy and Physiology of breath – studying of Respiratory system.
  • Breath improvement – techniques that will bring practitioner from poor to efficient breath.
  • Breath capacity improvement.
  • Studying of traditional Pranayama techniques with explanation of benefits and contradictions of each.
  • Therapeutic effect of different Pranayama techniques.


Time Schedule
07:30 A.M. - 09:00 A.M. Practical Class of Pranayama.
12:00 P.M. - 13:30 P.M. Theory and philosophy of Pranayama.


21st Feb - 30th Feb


21st Apr - 30th Apr


21st Aug - 30th Aug


21st Oct - 30th Oct


21st Dec - 30th Dec



In order to provide the best pranayama course in Rishikesh, we have decided to include the cost of food and accommodation in the total cost. That result in calm, supportive and comfortable environment in which the student can be clear minded and concentrate in learning pranayama.

The total cost of the 1 0 days course is $500..


Payment Option

PayPal You can deposit your conformation fees by our PayPal account. Our PayPal account e-mail id is:


Refund Policy

The deposit fee represents 200 USD and is required to book accommodation for a student. Students can pay deposit fee via PayPal account. Together with PayPal transfer charge deposits fee is 210 USD. This deposit fee is a part of the entire course fee. It is not refundable, however if you can not come for the course after paying the deposits fee, you can transfer it for any other future course with our school within one year. The rest of the course fee students can submit by cash at arrival within first three days. No refunds are available on cancellation after submitting and starting the course.

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