Meet your go-to expert in Pranayama,

Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian

Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian is a cell biology researcher and the founder of PranaScience Institute. He conducts research on yogic breath’s effect on human biology, and he is a certified yoga therapist. Through his pioneer research, Dr. Sundar has made significant discoveries about the benefits of Pranayama breathwork. Through PranaYama classes he is sharing his discoveries to help others share in their benefits.

Dr. Sundar grew up in Tamilnadu, India, in a traditional Siddha medicine practicing family. He learned Pranayama, yoga postures, meditation, and Kirtan practices at a very young age. He now combines this traditional wisdom with his scientific research training to make these practices accessible to all.

Dr. Sundar is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists and the Integral Yoga Teachers Association; he was also a speaker at TEDx Charleston 2015. Dr. Sundar is passionate about making these teachings available to a global audience.

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Improves Sleep Quality

Cognitive Performance

Reduces High Blood Pressure

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  • Your talk was “inspire”ational!  The joy that you manifest in your life, research and teaching is wonderfully obvious.  I have many ideas racing through my head about the applications of yogic breathing in cardiovascular disease.

    Inspired
    inspire”ational
  • (About the PranaScience book) I’ve enjoyed reading and rereading it.  I’ve also suggested your book on the syllabus of my Meditation Utilizing Pranayama Breathing Techniques that I teach at the Adult School of Montclair.

    Leslie Moschini
    Enjoyed Reading
  • …a pioneer in the area of research combining Pranayama and salivary stimulation, discovered that Yogic breathing promotes salivary secretion; this encompasses factors that are important for our healthy living

    Ginny Provost
    CeliaRoberts.com
  • Not only are we seeing it in our own bodies, there’s scientific research to back it up! Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian has been conducting studies to document how yogic breathing can affect health conditions, to include Scleroderma. The results are fascinating.

    Lori Pierce
    YogaForScleroderma.com
  • Applying the translation of one of Thirumoolar’s writings to his yoga breathing practice, it launched the idea for his groundbreaking study of yoga stimulated salivary biochemicals and how they affect human health.

    Evolution Breath Work
    evolutionbreathwork.com
  • Your seminar made such difference in regular clientele.

    Brandon
    Bikram Yoga
  • Having read your book, Pranascience, I am more impressed than ever with your work and studies.

    Robert Rollings
    MD. Cardivascular Surgeon
  • Thank you so much for the fantastic workshop. I enjoyed learning from you. I do want to follow up with your ideas for student nurses.

    Helen Taggart, PhD
    RN. Professor
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Looking for breast cancer survivors who have completed radiation in the past six months to join our research study! We are looking at a mobile app’s effectiveness in reducing treatment symptoms and supporting overall health. Learn more about participation by clicking the link below. This study involves using a mindfulness and breathing exercise app in breast cancer survivors that completed radiation treatment within the past six months. Its purpose is to evaluate the use of the app’s effectiveness in reducing treatment symptoms and supporting overall health by measuring patient-reported outcomes and biomarker changes. Here is a summary of what you can expect from being in the study:

Looking for breast cancer survivors who have completed radiation in the past six months to join our research study! We are looking at a mobile app’s effectiveness in reducing treatment symptoms and supporting overall health. Learn more about participation by clicking the link below. This study involves using a mindfulness and breathing exercise app in breast cancer survivors that completed radiation treatment within the past six months. Its purpose is to evaluate the use of the app’s effectiveness in reducing treatment symptoms and supporting overall health by measuring patient-reported outcomes and biomarker changes. Here is a summary of what you can expect from being in the study:

Participants will meet one on one with the study team to learn about the exercise and the app. All sessions can occur virtually. The aim is to perform 3 10-minute exercise sessions each weekday for 12 weeks. However, a participant can do more or less depending on their comfort level. Participants also will be given information about other participants within their group and will have the option to carry out the exercises with other group members or practice alone. Study particpates must reside in the United States.

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  • Pranayama Practice - Seniors Wellness Online Class
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  • Keep breathing exercises as an additional tool this year to achieve your goals. Classes on all weekdays. Get the recording of the exercise every day for your practice throughout the day.
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  • Accessing Inner Peace, Wisdom and LoveDate: Jan 11 - Jan 25, 2023Fees: $60 for Virtual Only and $65 for In-PersonLocation: The Wellness Center at MUSC,
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  • Othuvatu ozhiyel - Literary Chanting for Tamil Teachers (OOT)Traditionally, breathing practices are taught at a young age for lifelong health. Keeping that in mind, Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian have devised methods to teach breathing exercises along with poetry/literature for Tamil school students.As training the teachers will spread the practice to large number of students efficiently, Dr. Sundar is primarily training the teachers from Mazhalai through High School (K-12).After the initial 1 hour program the teachers can easily transmit this type of learning to students.
Dr. Sundar have been teaching this in the US and other countries. This can be a In-person / Online event based on teacher's convenience.Up to 10 teachers the cost will be $12/Teacher.
More than 10 teachers the cost will be $10/Teacher.To know more about Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian please visit www.pranascience.comFor more details and schedule workshop please reach us at info@pranascience.comEvent Day & Date: Wednesday, 4th January 2023 | Jacksonville Tamil School, Jacksonville, FL.#antianxiety
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  • Start your New Year with a new morning routine.Join Dr Sundar Balasubramanian for this 30 minute morning pranayama class.There is a $5 registration fee per session.All the registrants will get the recording of the day if they chose to practice at different times during the day.Start your new year with new energy!To Register please visit: http://tiny.cc/8hq2vz#pranasciencemorningpranayama
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