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Pranayama Yoga Practice at Ramapo College

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)October 17, 2013

(MAHWAH, NJ) – Ramapo College invites the surrounding community to enjoy a three-hour Pranayama yoga practice led by Fran Ubertini, KHYF Teacher Trainer, Krishnamacharya Healing & Yoga Foundation, on Friday, October 25, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the York Room, Birch Mansion, on the Ramapo College campus. Registration is online at:

The Pranayama practice involves the conscious regulation of breath that is recognized as one of the most powerful ways to influence the state of mind. This workshop is experiential and focuses on an introduction to:

  • The definition of pranayama and how breath and movement prepare the body for a desired energetic effect
  • The components and techniques of pranayama
  • How to plan a pranayama practice based on your individual needs at a specific time for relaxing, energizing and/or balancing.

Participants are asked to wear comfortable clothing and to bring a towel or blanket and a mat. Mats will be provided for those who do not bring one.

Admission is $35 for the general public, $25 for Ramapo College alumni and employees, and $10 for Ramapo College students.

To learn more about the workshop or the Ramapo College Yoga Teacher Certification program, registered and approved by the Yoga Alliance, please visit:, or call the Ramapo College Center for Innovative and Professional Learning at (201) 684-7370.


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.


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