Saturday, April 29, 2017
Pranayama (or yogic breathing) is the conscious regulation of the breath, which is the source of our prana (life force). How often are you conscious of your breathing throughout the day? Breathing is an action that is both voluntary and involuntary; it has the power to not only to sustain us but also to enhance our well-being. During this hour-long workshop, Kimya will train you in two relaxing pranayama techniques: Deep open mouth breathing and ocean breathing. Participants will be able to choose their preferred technique and then will be led in a breath counting meditation. No meditation experience necessary.
Investment: $25 in advance | $30 day of
About the Instructor: Kimya Imani Jackson, PhD
Kimya discovered meditation while in graduate school and has never looked back. She completed a doctoral degree in Biobehavioral Health with a concentration in Gerontology from The Pennsylvania State University, 200 hour Vinyasa yoga teacher training with a meditation focus, 8 hour meditation workshop with Blue Cliff monks and nuns (Thich Nhat Hanh), and movement meditation trainings at Ponderosa Movement and Discovery in Germany.
She has taught meditation at Mt. Airy Learning Tree and other community venues in Philadelphia, PA and Atlanta, GA.