Become A Certified Meditation and Breathwork Instructor
The Academy of Breath is an eight week online teacher training blending neuroscience, spirituality and the business of mindfulness to elevate your power as a leader in the wellness industry.
Enrollment is NOW open! Sign up before February 3rd to get certified to teach meditation and breathwork:JOIN THE ACADEMY OF BREATH
DEEPEN YOUR PRACTICE + EXTEND IT OUT TO THE WORLD.
The Academy of Breath is a eight week online training founded with the intention to bring more meditation + breath healers into the world by empowering you to take your own daily practice to the next level.
Embodiment of these practices is the foundation of any personal mastery equipping you with the tools to thrive in all areas of life - relationships, intuition, career, and Self.
By the end of the eight weeks, you'll be on a fast track to confidently sharing your voice as a teacher, connecting to your purpose, and finding clarity on your path to the inevitable success that comes from living in alignment.
ILLUMINATE THE PATH FOR OTHERS
Whether you are a yoga teacher, a coach, or a healer, the Academy of Breath is meant to expand your core offering and empower your clients to experience self-healing through breathwork and meditation. The techniques you will learn are accessibly formatted for a modern audience, blending spirituality with proven science.I'M READY FOR THIS
THESE ARE THE SPIRITUAL TOOLS YOU'VE BEEN SEARCHING FOR
Over the course of eight weeks, you will be guided on a journey of opening up your intuitive gifts. You will learn the technique, practice, and theory behind ancient yogic pranayama breathwork and meditation. Deepen your personal practice while equipping yourself with the education to teach in one-on-one, group and virtual settings.
When you claim your light, you illuminate a path for others to follow.
The Academy of Breath was easy to digest and also provided an incredible amount of information. I love that Ava blended the science with the spiritual, which is unlike any other breathwork/meditation course that I have come across. The masterclasses were incredible and the best part is Ava herself, as she brings her blend of energy and enthusiasm that makes you believe that anything is possible.
- Ariana W.
FROM BREATH TO BREAKTHROUGH
It's time to answer your divine assignment and tap into the wealth of knowledge waiting to be accessed inside of you.
It is about more than just relieving stress and anxiety. Even though our society is experiencing more stress, distractions, and distance from our divine connection than ever, the tools you will learn in The Academy of Breath will show you how to walk through life with purpose and passion.
Students will learn yogic pranayama techniques, mindfulness meditation, guided visualization meditation, mantra meditation, and the craft of sequencing to boost your confidence in teaching and bringing these healing modalities to the world.
TAP INTO WHAT LIES BEHIND CLOSED EYES + AWAKEN YOUR SOUL
6 weeks of live video calls with Ava and a supportive community practicing, teaching, and learning how to facilitate breathwork and meditation.
Receive meditation and breathwork scripts and sequencing + learn the formula of constructing your own meditation scripts.
Learn both the science and spiritual lineage behind these ancient tools so students and clients understand the impact they are making on the mind, body and soul.
Build confidence in your voice as a facilitator while guiding your students and clients through various breathwork and meditation techniques.
Get lifetime access to 10+ hours of bonus modules on breathwork and meditation, building your wellness business, and a network of teachers across the globe.
Build integrity as a leader, create safe containers for healing, and speak to various experiences your students may have practicing breathwork and meditation.
Deepen your core offering as a healer, teacher or coach by including breathwork and meditation healing sessions for your clients and students.
Upon completion of course and assessment, you will be certified to teach meditation and breathwork. You will have access to quarterly alumni calls to receive lifetime support.
Taking Your Inner Wisdom To The Next Level
This certification program isn't just here for you to learn how to regurgitate information and feel trapped in one teaching style. The Academy of Breath is for the teachers and leaders that desire to unleash their voice and their gifts into the world in their own way.
Over the course of the program, you will get access to live and recorded masterclasses to compliment your experience and take your understanding of breathwork, meditation and personal growth to new heights.
Masterclass 1: A Deep Dive Into Bandhas + Breath Retention (LIVE!)
Masterclass 2: Nadis and Divine Masculine + Feminine Energy
Masterclass 3: Mouth Breathing vs Nostril Breathing (LIVE!)
Masterclass 4: Sequencing Groups
Masterclass 5: Owning Your Voice as a Leader
Masterclass 6: Activating Your Intuition
Plus...bi-weekly office hours to ask Ava anything inside the Facebook community and upon graduating quarterly alumni calls to receive lifetime support!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
When will the live calls take place?
What is the format of the program?
Can I teach meditation and breathwork upon completion?
Is this program for me if I have no meditation or breathwork experience?
If something comes up during the six weeks and I can't finish, will I lose the ability to get certified?
Is The Academy of Breath recognized by Yoga Alliance?
What are the payment options?
Do I need to be a teacher or coach to sign up?
Hear Why Past Students LOVE this certification...
Lee Anne @mindbodybreathe_
The Academy of Breath is truly about total transformation! It is SO much more than a course on breathwork/meditation. Yes, Ava goes deep into many breathwork & meditation styles, the science, the spirituality behind each, how to use them, how to teach them and allows time to practice each. The surprise factor is how much information & space is given for self-reflection and inner-work. Ava gives from a place of true service and it shows in her genuine spirit, the incredible value she provides and her unique ability to listen and connect with each participant.
Cindy G. @elevateeleven
Joining the Academy of Breath was the best investment I made this year! I learned so much about breath work, meditation and myself during the program. I have taught yoga for over 6 years and have never truly felt confident or comfortable leading breath work or meditation, until now. The Academy of Breath awakened the tools that were already within me, encouraged me to truly show up as my authentic self, find my voice and guide others in their breath work/mediation practice.
Delia N. @deliaflorence_nak
I loved the experience I had working with Ava in the Academy of Breath! She holds space so beautifully for others and allows them to have their own unique journey. I had already been trained in breath but did not have the confidence or knowledge to teach or share this gift. I honestly can not say enough good things! I am beyond confident now in so many areas of my life. That's just one of the many bonuses of working with Ava, she will show you the rockstar you have always been!
Amanda R. @amandaarelenerose
Breathwork and meditation have changed my life. With the breath I have developed a deeper trust within myself, a more fluid relationship with the feminine and been able to move through stuck emotions and clear years of stored trauma. Surrendering to the process has allowed me to soften more deeply into that animal body of the wild feminine in ways and places where nothing else has met me. Meditation has allowed me to cultivate a greater respect for the masculine, as I have built trust with my consciousness, my awareness and my focus. Upgrading my frequency and manifesting my desires, all of it has gone hand in hand with breathwork and meditation. I wouldn’t be able to serve my community the way I do today without these powerful tools and I’m grateful to be able to work with Ava and be certified with the Academy of Breath.
Marissa B. @marissa.b_does_nyc
Third Eye opening! Thoughtful, expansive, deeply informative and filled with so much love and care. This is how I would describe the Academy of Breath. AOB was really a unique experience not only because it was all virtual, but because it was my first Pranayama training. I didn’t know what to expect! At the beginning of 2020, I was a hot mess! I was lost in emotional pain and self doubt, wondering about my purpose and why my life had gone down the path that it did. I knew that I was meant for something more and I was on a quest for a spiritual journey. That’s when I was introduced to Ava and The Alchemized Life podcast. After listening, I had to know more! I felt inspired and I had to get in on this practice! Breath work and meditation have changed me profoundly in just the past two months. Now that I have dedicated myself to a daily practice I feel lighter, more confident, more in tune with what’s within and I know at the end of the day, I GOT THIS!
Ariana T. @arianainmotion
I would absolutely recommend AOB to anyone looking to tap into a sisterhood of like-minded conscious women, deepen their practice and, reconnect with their purpose and inner knowing. Especially during these times, I think receiving this type of education, especially from someone with Ava's experience, is extremely valuable and will help you navigate all of life's experiences by keeping you connected to our emotional and physical body. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't use one of the techniques or skills I learned in this course to both keep me grounded AND in-addition support my own clients through their own transformations. Breath truly IS life and this program re-affirmed how important it is to nurture the relationship between our physical and spiritual self, especially after dealing with chronic illnesses that can cause you to feel disconnected.
Haley P. @iamhayleymichelle
Every aspect of The Academy of Breath was essential for the offering she graciously facilitated. Live calls, masterclasses, course platform & the social media community all were very fundamental in the flow of energy these souls created within Ava’s safe space. I was able to better view and understand my future self, and how to hone in on exactly what it is I want, and how to get there. The learning also significantly boosted my confidence and how to deal with identity crisis issues when they surfaced. Ava has this magical way of propelling your mindset straight into this future self through the practices & knowledge she shares.
Haylee S. @haylee.seper
I wish I could have joined Academy of Breath years ago!!! Ava knows her stuff, she really is the Beyoncé of breath work(; It is hard to put into words the transformation that these tools add to your life. These practices have become a part of my every day routine, if I miss a day I can feel it and I’m pretty sure others around me can too! Whether you are interested in teaching these practices or adding them to your personal life, it is worth the investment!! Trust me when I say it will change your life in the most beautiful way possible. Also the relationships you create with strangers is truly amazing! You will be surrounded by like-minded people and you will feel so so supported.
Claudia G. @claudia.germuga
I am so grateful I chose to invest in this course. The material and Ava's energy lights you up from the first session and conveys both the spiritual and scientific benefits of these techniques in a seamless and inspiring way. Moving through the weeks, I felt empowered as both a practitioner and leader of these practices, and have put them into application in my own life and business to bring the benefits to my clients. My confidence in myself as a leader has soared since the start of this program and I'm more connected to my intuition than at any other point in my life.
WE ARE IMPACT DRIVEN FIRST.
We are proud to partner with Covenant House California.
Covenant House California (CHC) is a non-profit youth homeless shelter that provides sanctuary and support for homeless and trafficked youth, ages 18-24. We believe that no young person deserves to be homeless; that every young person in California deserves shelter, food, clothing, education … and most importantly, to be loved. Now serving over 4,700 youth a year, CHC provides a full continuum of services to meet the physical, emotional, educational, vocational, and spiritual well-being of young people, in order to provide them with the best chance for success in independence.
The Academy of Breath is committing to donating 10% of all profits to Covenant House California's efforts in 2021.
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Ava Johanna is a celebrity meditation and breathwork instructor, international spiritual business coach and host of the top wellness podcast: The Alchemized Life. At the beginning of her journey in the wellness space as a yoga teacher, Ava was constantly looking for ways to bring more depth to her students and found it in these tools.
Throughout the years, breathwork and meditation have been integrated in everything she creates for her clients and in her own healing, proving to be a fast track to spiritual connection, a deeper awareness and understanding of our power as creators, and a greater ability to show up daily as the highest version of themselves.
Ava’s Academy has certified hundreds of healers & visionaries from around the world in breathwork & meditation so they can create a soul aligned & profitable business with service at the forefront of their purpose. Ava has helped her students leverage meditation and breathwork as a tool for deeper self trust, intuition and creativity to help grow their careers. Today Ava is sought after for her expertise in teaching healers & visionaries how to take ancient practices into the modern world to enhance their spiritual, emotional, mental, and physical states.
Ava has worked with brands like Alo Yoga, Wanderlust, Yoga Journal, Mindbodygreen to bring these modalities to the public.
A taste of what you'll experience inside...
Sabine L. @andthenweflow
My confidence was the biggest change for me and I couldn't be happier. In the beginning, I was so worried about if I'd be able to actually film a 10 minutes video for the certification. So many self-limiting beliefs were coming up, but the way the weeks were set up with weekly homework I slowly began to realize my power. I'm not the same person I was when I started the six weeks. I'm more confident, happier, and I know that I'm aligning with my purpose. I learned a lot about the science and practice of meditation and breathwork, so that I can be knowledgable when working with others. It's incredible how confident I feel now about being able to lead sessions! Ava is truly the best and she is so genuine. Her support throughout the course and beyond is incredible.
Lexi R. @lexi.marie.rodriguez
The moment Ava shared The Academy of Breath Certification I knew I was in. This program has opened up so many expansive goals in my career as a coach and leader. Ava truly stretched my imagination and gave me so many tools to dive deeper into my purpose.She empowered me to be MYSELF, be unique and find your my own voice in this space. If you’re looking to dive deeper into your being and begin to trust your intuition and voice as a leader this certification is for you!
Tara D. @taradisch
The Academy of Breath was informative and educational, but also so empowering and transformational for my own life and practice, my coaching business, and even my relationships. AND it was also SO MUCH FUN! I have the confidence to create practices for my clients to help support them on their own journey and transformation. And I’ve learned to embody my own practice even further; owning my own voice as a leader and healer in the spiritual wellness space. I didn’t expect it, but more of me came out throughout this certification and I’m sharing more of my authentic self with the world every day. One of the biggest things for me was that I was able to integrate the practices that were presented right away with confidence.
Emily M. @soulfullyemily
The Academy of Breath completely shifted the way I show up for myself, allowed me to simplify my morning routine and start my day with ease. I've been able to shift into confidence, believe that I'm knowledgable and expand my offerings as a healer and coach. This certification program is truly life changing. It is so simplified but jam-packed with knowledge, tools and so much information. Ava is a wonderful teacher who truly cares about everything and their experience.
Shannon P. @shannonloveparker
If you are looking for a certification program that beautifully blends the science and spirituality behind breathwork and meditation, supported by the unwavering encouragement of Ava as your coach throughout the whole process I would HIGHLY recommend the Academy of Breath. Emerging from this program I feel knowledgeable, confident and prepared to begin facilitating and integrating these tools into my offerings. I truly feel revitalized by the power of this work!
Rachel F. @rachelfrank
I loved The Academy of Breath! What a beautiful space Ava held for all the teachers. She explained the science behind the breathing techniques and how we can apply it to improve our lives. Her confidence and friendly demeanor shined through as she lead a beautiful example of how we can all become the meditation teacher of our dreams. I highly recommend taking this course with Ava to improve your own meditation practice and be able to share it with others!