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S.K.Y breath

Scientific research shows that this breath:
  • Increases your happiness hormones
  • Improves your immune system
  • Helps you make more antioxidant enzymes
  • Increases with emotional stability

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Content Art of Breathing

The Art of Breathing program spans 3x3 hour over three consecutive days

Secrets of the Breath

The heart of The Art of Breathing (Happiness Program) is a series of yogic breathing techniques, including the Sudarshan Kriya, which reduce 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 easy yoga poses you can incorporate into your day for greater health, focus and relaxation. Enjoy unique guided meditations and get a taste of the beauty within.

The best version of yourself

Through practical

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 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 your heart

Form deeper relationships

This program is about connection in action - harmonizing your body, breath and mind, and connecting with yourself and others at a deeper level.

One World Family

Art of Living is active in more than 155 countries and has centers all over the world where you can always go for follow-up sessions such as: meditations, yoga, singing mantras and Sudarshan Kriya with a group.

By being part of an organization that makes a positive contribution to the world and to the lives of countless individuals, you remain inspired and motivated to be the best version of yourself.


 Research into the Sudarshan Kriya

The core of the Art of Breathing (Happiness program) is the Sudarshan Kriya (S.K.Y.). This is a powerful breathing technique that effortlessly brings you into a state of deep meditation. More than 60 scientifically published studies on four continents show that practicing the Sudarshan Kriya has several very beneficial effects.

Independent and published research shows that the Sudarshan Kriya strongly:

  • Reduces stress
  • Strengthenes the immune system
  • Makes you more optimistic
  • Relieves anxiety and depression
  • Improves the emotional housekeeping
  • Increases antioxidants
  • Improves well-being and peace of mind 
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Stress Bio-Marker Levels

(cortisol serum en bloedlactaat)


The Wellness hormone
Prolactin increases

(prolactine serum)

Additional scientifically validated benefits:

  • Relieves depression within one month for 67-73% of the participants (taken over multiple studies). [2, 4, 8-14]
  • Relieves fears in 71% of people for whom medication and psychotherapy did not work. [1]
  • Spent 3 times as much time in deep relaxed stages of sleep.[21]
  • Increasing levels of antioxidant enzymes, that protect us against many diseases and rapid aging. [6, 23, 27]
  • Lowers blood pressure in healthy and less healthy people [25,30]
  • Improved cholesterol and triglyceride profile [24] [6,28]
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