Thyroid Healing Yoga: Breathwork Techniques for Optimum Wellness

Use Your Breath to Change Your Mind, Increase Wellbeing and Reduce Stress

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Pranayama, or yogic breath work has been proven to reduce stress and alleviate the symptoms of thyroid disease. This course teaches you easy-to-use practices that optimize wellness, clear your mind and balance your energy.

If you're struggling with the ups and downs that symptoms of thyroid disease bring you, this course is perfect for you.

Whether you have sluggish metabolism, a lack of energy, brain fog, anxiety, depression, or any of the myriad emotional and physical symptoms thyroid disease causes, yogic breath work and its healing effects are incredibly beneficial for diminishing the stress and challenge of dealing with thyroid disease.

In this course, the founders of Thyroid Healing Yoga, Alanna Kaivalya, Ph.D., and Danna Bowman, offer you the most powerful and proven yogic breathing techniques to help you on your Thyroid Healing Yoga journey!

Here is what is included in this course:

Basics of Breath Work

• Learn what pranayama (yogic breathing) is and why it's an important yoga practice
• Understand how breath work benefits YOU, the thyroid disease sufferer
• Find out why controlling the breath alleviates the symptoms of thyroid disease

Pranayama Techniques for Thyroid Healing Yoga

• Learn fundamental techniques to change your state of mind and clear your thoughts
• Discover practices that are designed specifically for healing and balancing the energy of the throat chakra (which involves the thyroid
• Put new tools in your Thyroid Healing Yoga toolkit that you use anytime of day, whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced practitioner
• Includes pranayama practices such as:

• Victorious (ujayi) breath
• Bee's (humming) breath
• Skull Shining (kapalabhati) breath
• Alternate Nostril (nadi shodhana) breath
• ...and much more!

This program features in-depth video and written content designed to give you the most comprehensive tools to work with your thyroid disorder, and help you thrive!

*This program counts as 3 hours of continuing education credits for The Kaivalya Yoga Method, or as 10 non-contact hours for Yoga Alliance. Upon finishing 100% of the course, you receive a certificate of completion.

Your Instructor

Alanna Kaivalya + Danna Bowman
Alanna Kaivalya + Danna Bowman

Alanna Kaivalya, Ph.D. – What initially propelled Alanna into her first yoga class was the diagnosis of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (a combination of hypothyroidism and an autoimmune disorder). Over the years Alanna has explored and studied many modalities of healing from diet, to energy work, to therapeutic practices, to physical movement, and even traditional Western medicine. Of all the things she tried, she came to know this: The body can only express the truth that it carries inside. Over the past 15 years, Alanna has written three books on yoga (Myths of the Asanas, Sacred Sound and Yoga Beyond the Mat), launched the world's first and most comprehensive online 500 hour yoga teacher certification program, and earned her doctorate in Mythology and Depth Psychology. Find out more about her at

Danna Bowman, Founder of – Danna, a lover of yoga, and mom of two, was living the pura vida lifestyle in Costa Rica when she was diagnosed with a thyroid disorder. In order to learn more about how to heal herself and deal with the symptoms of the disease, she founded,, an online resource and community dedicated to helping people with thyroid disorders thrive. Danna is currently enrolled in The Kaivalya Yoga Method Teacher Training Program with YogaDownload, and in the process of becoming a yoga instructor!

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
Forever! That’s right, once you’re in, you’re in. You always have access to the materials, and can refer to them, or check back whenever you’d like. You also will be privy to any additions or enhancements to the course as I continue to build upon it in the future.
What makes Alanna qualified to lead this course?
Alanna's background in yoga spans nearly two decades, and she has been leading teacher trainings for 15 years. Alanna has written three books on the field of yoga: Myths of the Asanas, Sacred Sound and Yoga Beyond the Mat. She holds a Ph.D. focused on this material and her expertise includes mythology, alchemy, depth psychology and yoga. Alanna integrates all these into her understanding of yoga to develop a complete, integrative approach that brings the ancient practice into modern life.
Is there a money back guarantee?
Absolutely. We would never want you to be unhappy with your experience. There is a 14-day money back guarantee for this course. If you don’t like it, or are unhappy with the course for any reason, simply email us, and we will refund you and un-register you from the course. No questions asked...and hopefully, no hard feelings, either! :)
Who is this course right for?
This course is right for anyone who has an interest in yoga and a desire to integrate it into their life! If you take regular classes, or are sporadic about your practice, this course brings it home and makes it a daily experience for you. If you love yoga and want to know more about how to live your yoga practice and take it beyond the mat, this is for you. If you need support in being empowered to explore your practice, this course does that. And, honestly? If you need hand holding and a structure for committing to the practice of yoga, this online experience is perfect.
How much time does this course take?
It really is up to you! It’s a good idea to commit a couple hours per week to the course. There is plenty of information in this course, so you are certainly able to spend more time with the material, and also gain support via the Facebook group. Alternatively, if time is a challenge, you are welcome to move through the material at your own pace. Remember, once you opt in, you have access to the course materials forever.
Do I need anything special to access this course?
Nope! This course is on an extraordinarily user-friendly platform that you gain direct access to upon registration. You get a unique log-in that allows you access to the course at any time, and from any internet-ready device. The videos do stream, so a good internet connection is recommended.
Is there a payment plan?
At this time, there is not a payment plan available for this course.

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