“May be the fastest-growing spiritual practice on the planet”
“Like Fresh Air to
“Show promise in providing relief for depression”
About the Happiness Program
Be the best you
Practical Tools for
Learn a mix of yoga, breathing and meditation that raises the quality of your life - not just in terms of money and health, but in terms of contentment, connection and kindness.
One weekend—a lifetime of possibilities
Learn Practices for a Lifetime
It’s just one weekend, but the scope of possibilities are endless. You can take home practices for your life - practical tools to release stress and deal calmly with even the most difficult of situations.
Connect from the heart
Form Deeper Relationships
This program is about connection in action - harmonizing your body, breath and mind; connecting with yourself and others at a deeper level.
The Art of Living Happiness Program spans a few hours daily, over five consecutive days.
Secrets of the Breath
The heart of the program is a series of take-home yogic breathing techniques that quickly clean out your stress and raise your energy, bringing you back to a clear and positive state of mind.
Scientifically Backed Results
The scientifically indicated benefits of the practices you’ll learn include higher levels of optimism, greater levels of antioxidant enzymes, stronger immunity, improved emotional regulation and more.
Mastering the Mind
Understanding the nature of the mind gives you a greater perspective on life that enables you to not get bothered by issues that used to create frustration, impatience, worry and more.
Guided Yoga & Meditation
Learn some easy yoga poses you can incorporate into your day for greater health, focus and relaxation. Enjoy our unique guided meditations and get a taste of the beauty within.
Lifetime access to weekly practice groups and a global spiritual community
Included with your Happiness Program fee is lifetime access to weekly Follow-up Practice Groups (Sudarshan Kriya) that you can join at no cost in over 10,000 Art of Living centers around the world. Bet you can’t find a yoga studio or health club that offers that kind of a deal!
Connect with a community of healthy, positive people supporting you to live your best life, deepen the breathing practices and knowledge from the course.
Read Our Reviews
San Jose, CA
I feel it was one of the best decision I made in my life to go for the happiness program. I meditate regularly but doing Sudarshan Kriya further helps to go in to the deep relaxing stage.
San Jose, CA
The most game-changing thing I have done in my life. I feel like a new person. I'm calmer, more centered and more present in all situations.
North San Jose, San Jose, CA
I never felt so relaxed in ages.
The best money I ever spent
Jersey City, NJ
A great place to find some much-needed solace and peace in our fast moving lives. The instructors are very caring and they take personal interest in each person. Highly recommended.
Los Angeles, CA
Greater clarity and focus, practical pointers and the ability to "re-charge on the spot" are just some of the very few lifelong lessons that I took away from it.
mr k k.
Round Rock, TX
The course changed the way I look at life!
Los Angeles, CA
Learning the breathing techniques, the knowledge, meeting loving, smiling people... I cannot even imagine my life without these! Eternally thankful!
Discover the Science of Breath & Meditation
Independent research has shown Sudarshan Kriya significantly:
- Reduces levels of stress
- Supports the immune system
- Increases optimism
- Relieves anxiety and depression
- Improves emotion regulation
- Increases antioxidant protection
- Enhances well-being and peace of mind
Stress Bio-Marker Levels
(serum cortisol and blood lactate)
Hormone Prolactin Increases
Additional Peer-Reviewed Benefits:
- Relieves depression in 67-73% of participants within one month (across over a dozen studies). [2, 4, 8-14]
- Relieves anxiety in 71% of individuals for whom medication and psychotherapy treatments had failed. 
- 3x more time spent in deep restful stages of sleep. 
- Increased levels of antioxidant enzymes which protect us from many diseases and rapid aging. [6, 23, 27]
- Reduced blood pressure in both healthy and health-compromised individuals. [25,30]
- Improved cholesterol and triglyceride profile.  [6,28]
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2 Min Video: Breathing Exercise to Balance Your Brain
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