Is relaxation really supported by deep breathing? Is it a cultural stereotype inserted into an ancient tradition? Does it help to improve health? Do we need to push our breathing to improve it? Watch this video to find answers to these questions. 

 

This is a clip from a recent webinar discussing Yoga and Dharma. In this video Sasha Yakovleva, co-founder of the Breathing Center and Advanced Buteyko Breathing Specialist, shares a personal story regarding how the deep breathing promoted by yogi's in the west can be harmful instead of helpful. Why isn't it safe and does this mean you shouldn't practice Yoga? Watch now!