CapeTownMagazine.com

Discover A Breathing Technique That’ll Make You See The ...

Unwrapping Cape Town with you.
Also engage with our other channels
to find something you don't want to miss.
 
www.capetownmagazine.com/subscribe
CapeTownMag
CapeTownMagazine.com
capetownmag

Discover A Breathing Technique That’ll Make You See The World Differently

Sharpen your intellect and memory, build relationships and find inner peace during the Happiness Programme + free repeat courses worldwide!

The Happiness Program is based on human values and brings together people and cultures of different backgrounds to create a deep sense of community and Ubuntu.

The cornerstone of this life-changing course is a unique, scientifically-researched, powerful breathing technique called Sudarshan Kriya®.

WATCH: A BREATHING TECHNIQUE TO OVERCOME STRESS 

HOW DOES THE BREATHING EXERCISE WORK TO BRING HAPPINESS?
Happiness Program Teacher Pramilla Vassen says:  “Modern living brings daily challenges and stresses, which create negative emotions such as anxiety, depression, anger and fear.” These negative emotions all affect our state of mind, body, health and relationships. 

“Through the science of the breath, we become aware of how breathing is the link between the mind and emotions,” says Vassen. “By learning to skillfully use our breath, we are able to reduce negative emotions, live fully in the present moment and tap into the depth of our nature, which is peace, joy and happiness.”

The Sudarshan Kriya® breathing technique cleanses and energises the body and mind on a cellular level, releasing stress and thus restoring inner peace.

WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE HAPPINESS PROGRAM
The daily schedule includes light yoga and gentle body stretches, breathing exercises, guided meditation and relaxation as well as fun interactive processes and group activities. 

Various knowledge and wisdom points are covered on topics such as the different levels of existence, natural laws that govern the mind, the importance of service and community work and living a healthy balanced lifestyle.

You’ll have to bring comfortable clothing, a cushion to sit on, yoga or exercise mat (if you prefer to use your own), notebook and pen and a water bottle.

THE VENUE
The course takes place at the Art of Living Claremont Centre in a tranquil yoga studio that opens up onto a beautiful garden.

Floor seating on yoga mats, cushions and blankets is provided. Comfort is of utmost importance, so chairs are provided for those who prefer. The venue is also wheelchair-friendly.

During the weekday sessions, participants are advised to have a light meal before each class. During the weekend sessions, there is a bring-and-share lunch picnic in the garden.

ATTENDING THE HAPPINESS PROGRAM
The six-day (a total of 24 hours) course takes place from Tuesday 14 May to Sunday 19 May at the Art of Living Happiness Centre Claremont. On Tuesday–Friday from 7pm to 10pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm.

Regular tickets are priced at R1100, and tickets for students and seniors are priced at R650. You may register online. For more information, please contact Pramilla Vassen on +27(0)84 800 3355 or tulsi@mweb.co.za.

FREE FOLLOW-UP HAPPINESS PROGRAM CLASSES
Once you complete the course, you can repeat it anywhere in the world (except the USA) at no cost or upon donation at your discretion. After completing the Happiness Program, you also get lifetime access to free weekly follow-up sessions that you can join at the Claremont Centre as well any of the Art of Living Centres around the world.

To get a taste of what the course is all about, there is a free introductory session to the Happiness Program on Saturday 4 April,10am–11:15am. Register online.

---

Boost your spirituality with regular practice at these yoga studios or check out the Om Revolution Yoga.

Other mind-clearing exercise includes beautiful hikes and walks in Cape Town.

And while you’re on the way to wellness, have a look at these vegetarian restaurants and healthy eateries.

---

---

Supercharge your event? Our Events Support Programme gets results. Contact support@capetownmagazine.com or +27 (0)21 422 2444.

Use our events section for an up-to-date overview of what’s happening in the city, ‘burbs and dorpies. Join our newsletter and get quick access on the go by adding us to your mobile home screen for the ultimate guide to discoveries in Cape Town.

Follow and like us on TwitterFacebookLinkedInInstagramPinterest for updates.

Cape Town Events Calendar
November 2019
SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

aroundaboutnew3Season Specials And More With ...

From R200 vouchers and free upgrades, drive away with more value adds

robin_hoodTwo For One Tuesdays at Robin Hood ...

Where meat lovers and vegans can come together to enjoy good grill

William_Kentridge_2A Monumental Exhibition At The Norval ...

The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

the_glass_menagerieCatch Legendary Playwright Tennessee ...

See a professional staging of a play not shown in Cape Town for three decades

Wavescape Surf Film Festival CliftonGather Your Beaches For Art, Movies and ...

Wavescape 2019: a month of beach cleanups, fundraisers and movie nights

Marianne Wine EstateStay at Marianne Wine Estate for 20% ...

There are plenty of accommodation options at this winery that sits between Stellenbosch ...

Land_RewovenSee This Fascinating Interpretation of ...

Artist MJ Lourens pairs his modern landscapes with Pierneef’s, plus there’s cheese ...

rodan_kane_hartRodan Kane Hart: Making the Most of ...

An expansive gallery and pristine outdoor landscape showcase a free exhibition by a young ...

rotterdamUltimate Bachelorette Party: The Girls ...

Three days of gin pairings, massages and pool (or fireside bar) parties on a private ...

goudini8Get Married At Goudini Spa And Stay in ...

It’s a 6-sleeper with panoramic views of the Breedkloof valley.

Kinky BootsSmash-Hit Kinky Boots Extended To 2020 ...

With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

kiff_kombis_wine_beer_2019Buckle Up For A Beer Safari

Sample the best that Cape Town’s booming craft beer industry has to offer (and let ...

onomo_tacoTacos and Sangria at a Friday Fiesta ...

Tuck in while you soak in the atmosphere of the city centre

The_Graduate_Masque_Theatre2A Dustin Hoffman Classic Brought To ...

When 21-year-old Benjamin starts an affair with Mrs Robinson, he never expects to fall ...

ghost_walksWalk With Ghosts In A Haunted Village ...

Discover the mysterious Lavender Lady, an unsinkable coffin, butchering barbers, exhumed ...

OX Seals 04Smile: You Get 10% Off Seal Snorkelling ...

Up close with wild Cape fur seals in small, intimate excursions that are super special, ...

devonvalenew2Share A Double Brandy Special At ...

Enjoy a true South African sundowner at this picturesque venue just outside of ...

moyo_eden15Draughts for R25, R39 Cocktails Every ...

You, a couple friends, sitting at the Corona surfboard tables with your feet in the ...

La Paris_Bistro3Farm-Fresh Fare and Live Music Fridays ...

What an awesome vibe: Top Franschhoek chefs’ lunch favourite is now open till late (one ...

Glowing Rooms 3Get a Great Saving on 3D Mini-Golf with ...

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark ...

Om Revolution vinyasa poseHave an Outdoor Yoga Experience with ...

Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

asamisOverload On Asami’s Sushi And Noodles

Get sushi and noodle specials three days a week

galileo_meyThe Galileo Open Air Cinema Friday ...

Get your dose of classics, dramas, action movies and more at these outdoor summertime ...

hq_dino_moranKick Off Fridays With Afro-Latin Vibes ...

World-renowned DJ Dino Moran takes over city’s most vibey steak joint

Coco Safar Dinner NEW 2Indulge In Dinner and Dessert At Coco ...

And now they have added couture alcoholic cocktails to the menu at this all-day cafe

tjing_momjii_3Next-Level Dining At Tjing Tjing Momiji

Take your taste buds on a tour of Japan

Vergenoegd_duckrun1Cheer On The Ducks At Vergenoegd Löw

Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

pepperclubPepper Club Hotel Movie and Dinner

Movies and Dinner – the perfect couple…

WeatherGiveawaysTravel Tips