Skip to News / Media site navigationSkip to main content

Friends of Ramapo to Host Free Yoga Deep Breathing Class

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)August 31, 2015

MAHWAH, N.J. — The Friends of Ramapo will be hosting a Pranayam Yoga deep breathing class on Tuesday, September 22 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the York Room of the Birch Mansion at Ramapo College of New Jersey, 505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, N.J. The event is free and open to the public.

Guests who are not members of the Friends of Ramapo should obtain a temporary parking pass at the Security Booth upon arrival.

No special dress code or equipment is needed. Guests are asked to dress comfortably. This simple, deep breathing class is conducted seated in a chair. The benefits of Pranayam breathing have documented benefits including reduced anxiety and depression, lower/stabilized blood pressure, muscle relaxation, increased energy levels and decreased feelings of stress.

Handouts will be distributed so participants can practice at home.

For additional information, email JoAnne Zellers at or 201-684-7179 or Barbara LaRobardier at or 201-684-7093.


About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per

Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.  

Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels.  Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market. 

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.


Press Release Archives

| 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 |