Art of Living Partners with Children’s National Hospital to Provide Free Access to its One-of-a-Kind Breathing Meditation for U.S. Healthcare


Worldwide humanitarian leader provides proof-dependent respiration procedures to assistance healthcare workers stay resilient and strong on the frontlines launches new online pleasure program to assistance the normal public take care of worry and stress and anxiety


March 30, 2020

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WASHINGTON – Today, on the celebration of Nationwide Doctors’ Day, the Art of Residing, a world instructional and humanitarian non-gain, has launched a 1st-ever opportunity for healthcare workers across the U.S. to master its potent respiration meditation – at no price – to assistance sustain them through the COVID-19 pandemic. The Art of Residing is also giving totally free content to the normal public, as very well as a new online Pleasure Application, to assistance all take care of worry and stress and anxiety through these turbulent moments.  

“To all the medical doctors, the paramedics, frontline workers and all other healthcare pros, for your services, your dedication, we are unable to categorical our gratitude more than enough,” stated world humanitarian, religious leader and founder of the Art of Residing, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. “Please never disregard by yourself. Your fantastic rest is definitely critical and it is needed to keep you billed and keep you wholesome. Art of Residing Basis and its counselors are prepared for you, at any time to assistance you. This meditation will be enormously effective to you. You may sense the vitality and enthusiasm renewed in you to carry your noble mission forward.” 

Starting right now, any U.S. healthcare employee can accessibility the online class by registering utilizing their experienced license variety. The Pleasure Application, which has been taught in particular person to millions across the world, has been adapted to a new online platform, and personalized specifically to hectic healthcare vendors. The self-paced structure can be accessed from any where, and in just a couple minutes, will equip healthcare workers with potent, proof-dependent respiration and meditation procedures.

The program was formulated in collaboration with leaders of the Supplier Effectively-Getting Application at Children’s Nationwide Hospital in Washington, D.C., and other healthcare authorities from close to the region. Children’s Nationwide implemented the in-particular person class for some of their healthcare vendors previous yr. “We observed this class appreciably decreased burnout and stress and anxiety amongst our vendors, some of whom stated the day by day procedures have reworked their total life,” stated Hemant Sharma, M.D., Main of Allergy and Immunology at Children’s Nationwide and co-lead of Effectively-Getting. “At this time of huge strain on healthcare units throughout the world, we are so grateful to the Art of Residing for providing these proof-dependent procedures to bolster the physical and psychological very well-becoming of those caring for the ill.” 

“Healthcare workers, including medical doctors, nurses and the total group, are giving their all on the entrance traces of this pandemic,” stated Christiane Corriveau, M.D., a crucial treatment medical professional and co-lead of Effectively-Getting at Children’s Nationwide. “This will take a great personal toll on them and we want to do whichever we can to sustain and support healthcare workers in these difficult moments.”

In excess of 70 unbiased reports have shown a selection of scientific added benefits from practicing the respiration routines taught on the Art of Residing Pleasure Application. Research has shown the procedures reduce stress and anxiety, decrease the worry hormone cortisol by above fifty%, enhance immune mobile counts within just as minimal as three weeks, and enhance time used in deep sleep three-fold. 

In addition to its dedication to support healthcare workers, the Art of Residing is also providing the adhering to to the local community at-large: 

A Second of Peace in Troubled Situations: Two live guided meditations day by day led by our meditation authorities. These sessions are suited for inexperienced persons as very well as sophisticated meditators. In addition, we also offer on-desire meditations guided by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.

On the net Pleasure Application: Available at a decreased price to all customers of the normal public to assistance them take care of the worry and stress and anxiety provoked by these uncertain moments.
 
Art of Residing Journey App: All the top quality meditation content on the application is created totally free for a minimal time. Download Android version or  iOS version.

Media Contacts: Art of Residing Basis | Kushal Choksi | 917-836-2819  Children’s Nationwide Hospital | Gabrielle Very little |  860-818-2345


About Art of Living 

Running in 156 countries, The Art of Residing Basis (AOLF) is a non-gain, instructional and humanitarian organization started in 1981 by the humanitarian and religious leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. All of AOLF’s packages are motivated by Sri Sri’s philosophy of generating world peace via a worry-totally free and violence-totally free culture. AOLF has touched above four hundred million life via a lot of instructional and self-enhancement packages and tools that aid the elimination of worry and foster deep and profound interior peace, pleasure and very well-becoming for persons.