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Breathe For Wellness Workshop

Three Hour Pranayama WORKSHOP

    Workshop dates TBA. Contact if you’d like to be notified when dates are scheduled.

    In Person at Yoga Kula Cooperative (286 Torbay Rd St. John’s, NL)


    $99 + HST ($113.99) CAD.

    8 hour session
    Yoga mat, pillows, blanket, notebook, pen
    Contact to be notified of the next scheduled session.


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Who’s This Workhop For?

  • This session is for everyone with lungs! Session can be done on a mat, or on a chair. Absolutely no yoga experience necessary. During pose portions variations will be provided for all. If you can breathe you can join this workshop!

About The Workshop

Pranayama (Yoga Breathing Techniques) have long been considered one of the most powerful aspects of a yoga practice. Ancient texts clearly indicate that one should only begin the process of pranayama exploration with an experienced teacher. This caution was attributed to pranayama’s impact on every system in the physical, as well as mental, emotional, and energetic bodies.

The benefits ascribed to practicing pranayama throughout history have been extensive and profound. Modern day science has now given us opportunity to discover how and why these effects occur, and which techniques can be applied to impact specific conditions. Learn how to use pranayama to optimize the health and wellness of yourself, and your loved ones, in this three hour workshop that digs into the traditions of pranayama, and the modern day science that supports and expands upon this ancient science of breath.

This is a three hour workshop that will present the newest science perspectives on the ancient practices of pranayama. The information will be presented in an interactive format that will include performing asana and pranayama techniques to internalize the impact of these powerful breathing methods. Find out how breathing poorly can result in, or exacerbate, various immune and cardiac dysfunction, as well as common issues such as snoring, sleep apnea, post-covid/virus symptoms, and sinus complaints, to name a few. The great news is that just as we can breathe ourselves into illness, we can also breathe our way out. Ancient and modern insights are combined in this session to help you pay attention to your breath and learn how to utilize it for good!

  • Lecture
  • Breathing techniques
  • Guided relaxation (yoga nidra)
  • Two neurogenic yoga practices
  • Discussion

About The Instructor

Bobby Bessey – B.Sc., E-RYT 500, RPYT, Doula CD(DONA), HBCE (HypnoBirthing Educator) –

Bobby has been a teacher and student of yoga for more than two decades. She has studied in numerous yoga traditions within Canada, and has spent extended periods of time studying yoga in both India and Japan. Her appreciation of the powerful spiritual energy of India continues to call her back regularly to deepen her yoga practice.

It is in India, the birth place of yoga, that Bobby also studies the traditional medicinal practices of ayurveda. She combines these sister sciences in her teachings to create classes that promote wellness in mind, body and soul.

Bobby is the creator, director and lead instructor of the Shakti Yoga Method 200 hour yoga teacher training. Her 85hr Shakti Prenatal Yoga YTT, 40 hour Ayurvedic YTT, 100 hour Yin Yoga TT, and Yoga Nidra YTT are in demand both locally and internationally. While she does carve out time each year to instruct trainings outside Canada, her hatha, yin, prenatal, postnatal classes, yoga workshops, and birth preparation sessions are held throughout the year in St. John’s, Canada.