Become a master of your breath—and of your health and wellbeing—with this simple, illustrated guide to yogic breathing
“Take a breather”—a phrase that’s said and heard every day in response to stressful or challenging circumstances, and yet few are truly aware of how the vital mechanisms of breathing work. Learning the proper way to breathe, deeply and with mindful awareness, is a simple, fast, and nourishing route to wellness in body, mind, and spirit.
Breathe Deeper, Slower, Better is a clear and authoritative guide to becoming master of the breath. Grounded by basic anatomy and easy evaluations to understand your current breathing habits, it not only explains why and how breathing matters to health, but also how to build better daily habits for improved quality of life. Inspired by yoga and mindfulness meditation principles, these 20+ illustrated exercises, when practiced regularly, can improve overall physical health as well as specific concerns such as digestive issues, insomnia, anxiety, and other emotional stressors.