Research on Sudarshan Kriya™

Discover the power of TLEX Institute’s breathing exercises

From reducing stress to getting better rest, these techniques have a demonstrated measurable impact on quality of life.

Over 65 independent studies conducted on four continents and published in peer-reviewed journals, have demonstrated a comprehensive range of benefits from practicing Sudarshan Kriya, and related breathing exercises taught at the TLEX Institute.

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Sudarshan Kriya & related Practices (SK&P)

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Yoga for Anxiety and Depression

A Harvard University health publication describes research on the Sudarshan Kriya's effects on anxiety, stress, depression and over health, saying it "shows promise in providing relief for depression".

Describes Sudarshan Kriya's effects on anxiety, stress, depression, and overall health, saying it "shows promise in providing relief for depression".

"The Easy Breathing Technique That Can Lower Your Anxiety 44%

In the study cited by Prevention Magazine not only did people's anxiety reduce 44% but it lasted for 6 months.

Plus, "depression, phobias, and hostility, among others—also fell by 45%. And many people reported better sleep, improved self-awareness, and even fewer PMS symptoms."

Discover the Science of Breath

This short animated video reveals research on:

  • Why you can’t force the mind to relax
  • How stress effects the brain
  • The deep connection between our breathing and emotions
  • Benefits of Sudarshan Kriya on stress, focus, depression, and more

The Truth About Memory Loss

TLEX breathing exercises were featured in a recent documentary on brain health called “The Truth About Memory Loss: Reducing, Repairing, and Reversing the signs of Alzheimer’s and Dementia”.The film reveals some breakthrough science on a health epidemic expected to affect 40% of all baby boomers (40M Americans), including how TLEX breathing exercises boost brain health and reduce 5 of the 6 major risk factors for Alzheimer’s and dementia.

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Full List of Peer-Reviewed Research Results


Research on Kriya for Depression

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