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Pranic Healing Workshop – Spring 2012 – Iowa City


About Pran Therapy. Pran therapy is an ancient yogic science of preventing and curing physical or psychological ailments by healing subtle bodies. It was discovered several thousand years ago in India, during Vedic culture.

About the Workshop. In this workshop, you will learn the basic principles of Pran Therapy and also have an opportunity to apply what you learn. This is a practical workshop for those working with energy healing arts and sciences. Seats are limited (20 only), and applicants need to submit an application for review to be accepted to the workshop. The workshop will be taught via Skype from India exclusively for workshop participants in Iowa City. Goals and objectives for the workshop include:

  • learn to sense the aura
  • learn to detect and assess blockages
  • learn to understand blockages
  • learn to replenish pran
  • how to develop as a disciplined healer
  • the Indian way and approach to the above

Workshop Instructor. Pavan Jain, Director of Satya Bodh Ashram in India, will be the instructor for this intensive training workshop on Pran (Energy) Healing.

Pavan has been teaching “Ha” “Tha” Yoga (Yoga asana, mudra, bandha, pranayama), Raj Yoga (meditation), Yogic healing sciences (aura healing/pran therapy/ pranic healing/ reiki healing/energy medicine), and giving treatment since 1986.

Location. The workshop will take place at The Harvest Preserve. Located at 3106 Rochester Avenue, Harvest Preserve Foundation is situated in the north-east corner of Iowa City and includes 100 acres of lovely, rolling Iowa landscape. Harvest Preserve Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring and maintaining native Iowa prairie and woodlands and cultivating public awareness, appreciation and participation. It is the mission of Harvest Preserve Foundation, Inc. to restore, protect and preserve its land holdings as a spiritual sanctuary. The land holdings shall be known as The Harvest Preserve.” Learn more online by visiting HarvestPreserve.org

Dates & Times. The workshop includes four initial sessions (of four hours each) and two follow-up sessions (of two hours each). The sessions are as follows:

  • Saturday, January 7, 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Sunday, January 8, 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Saturday, January 14, 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Sunday, January 15, 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Saturday, February 4, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Saturday, March 3, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Workshop Cost: $480

Payment: A minimum deposit of $240 must be received by December 31 with the balance of $240 (or remainder) due by January 7. Make Checks payable to Maggie Freel and mail to:

Lisa Bormann
647 Hodge St.,
North Liberty, IA 52317

Recommended Reading: Prior to class, attendees should read the first four chapters: “Pran and Pranayama by Swami Niranjananad Saraswati; Yoga Publications Trust, Munger, Bihar, India ISBN 978-81-86336-79-3”.

Certificate of Completion: A certificate of completion will be awarded for full attendance only.

Questions. Any questions about the workshop can be directed to Maggie Freel at 319-351-3000.

Workshop Application Form. In addition to paying a deposit and registration fee, those wishing to attend the workshop, should complete the application form and send it by email to Pavan Jain via email to mail@satyabodhashram.com

Workshop Flyer. A three-fold flyer for the workshop is also available and contains the information on this web page. The flyer can be viewed as a PDF, printed, and shared by email.


By Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson is a freelance writer and tech consultant in Iowa City. He is also the founder and Director of the ResourcesForLife.com website. Learn more at AboutGregJohnson.com