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Yoga for Sleep Disorders

Yoga practices such as Cyclic Meditation put together by SVYASA Bangalore, has shown to improve sleep quality. A period of CM practice significantly reduces oxygen consumption and energy expenditure to a greater degree (32.1%) than a comparable period of supine rest.

Studies suggest, cyclic meditation, (i) reduces autonomic arousal, (ii) improves attention, and (iii) improves quality of sleep. A review of the scientific studies on cyclic meditation - Int J Yoga. 2009 Jul-Dec; 2(2): 46–48.
doi:  10.4103/0973-6131.60043

Read the complete paper at the LINK HERE 

Location: Safari Kids center
1081 S De Anza Blvd, San Jose, 95129 

Day/Time: Sunday, December 16th 2-5 pm 
Fees: $25 (At the door $5 extra) 
Qualifies as an elective towards RYT 200 

Workshop by Ashwini Surpur, C-IAYT, MS, Samskrit and Executive Director, YogaBharati

Call us at 408 341 YOGA (9642) for more details or write to us at info@yogabharati.org  


Ashwini Surpur

Ashwini Surpur (CIAYT, E-RYT, MA Sanskrit, BS in CS) is the Executive Director of Yoga Bharati. She has worked at Oracle as a Software Engineer for 15 years. She quit her job in 2010 to join Yoga Bharati as a full time volunteer staff. She is instrumental in starting Diploma in Yoga Therapy course for Yoga Bharati and accreditation of the course with International Association of Yoga Therapists. She is also instrumental in starting yoga therapy as a service offering at Yoga Bharati as well as in Summit Estate Rehabilitation Center.

She has spoken at various conferences on yoga and Hindu philosophy. She has conducted numerous Yoga and Health seminars at hospitals, blind center, community gatherings, and corporate settings. She writes articles for various magazines and news media on Yoga. She is passionate about literature and philosophy and composes poems in Kannada and English. She teaches Bhagavad Gita for children and adults.


Earlier Event: December 10
Winter In-Depth Yoga Workshop