Don’t Settle for Happy-ish

Unlock the Freedom Within

Experience a mix of yoga, breathing exercises, meditation and practical wisdom on
the Art of Living Happiness Program

Unlock the Freedom Within

With a mix of yoga, breathing exercises, meditation and practical wisdom
on the Art of Living Happiness Program

  • “Life Changing”

  • “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
Better Living

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.

Workshop Contents

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.

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.

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.

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.

Upcoming Happiness Programs

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Discover the Science of Breath & Meditation

Research on Sudarshan Kriya

The Central Technique of the program, Sudarshan Kriya® (SKY), is a powerful rhythmic breathing technique that
effortlessly takes you into a state of deep meditation.

Over 60 independent studies, conducted on four continents and published in peer-reviewed journals, have
demonstrated a comprehensive range of benefits from SKY practice.

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


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Stress Bio-Marker Levels

(serum cortisol and blood lactate)


The Well-Being
Hormone Prolactin Increases

(serum prolactin)

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. [1]
  • 3x more time spent in deep restful stages of sleep. [21]
  • 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. [24] [6,28]

All Research Results and References


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Get a Taste of Yoga Breathing, Meditation and the Art of Living Happiness Program

2 Min Video: Breathing Exercise to Balance Your Brain

Calm and focus your mind with this short but powerful technique.

Scientific Benefits of Breathing [Infographic]

Discover 19 scientific benefits of breathing for greater health and happiness.

“A Breath of Happiness” Guided Meditation MP3

Expand your happiness with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Founder of the Art of Living Foundation.