BreathWork Resources


✦   your relationships are challenging and you don’t know what to do differently

✦   you are experiencing physical tensions and pain that won’t go away

✦   there are long emotional issues you have not yet been able to clear

✦   you find yourself easily irritated and triggered into disturbance disproportionate to the event

✦   lethargy, lack of motivation to take action on your own behalf

✦   you are exhausted, restless, disconnected

✦   you are not participating in your life creatively and/or not nurturing your artistic expressive talents

✦   you are not expressing your loving kindness for yourself, not taking care of yourself

✦   anxious and ill at ease, not focused or directional towards creating what you want for yourself


✦   quiets the mind

✦   assists you in calming down and coming into peace

✦   dissolves long standing tension and restrictions in the body

✦   opens you to the experience of joy

✦   deeply relaxes the body

✦   restores, replenishes, nourishes

✦   oxygenates the blood

✦   alkalizes the body

✦   releases stored trauma

✦   heal emotional disturbance

✦   provokes the production of endorphins which flood the body generating a deep sense of well-being

✦   opens and expands into possibility for a new and better future

✦   habitual patterns of the mind, body and emotions can release

✦   makes space for your truer, more essential self to come more present and available 

✦   leading to a more heart-centered expression

✦  creates easier access to creative intelligence and wisdom

TED Talks

What Your Breath is Telling You | Neema Moraveji
The way you breathe shows how much tension, calm, and focus you have in your life. Neema Moraveji, Ph.D., founder of Stanford University’s Calming Technology Lab, discusses how the millennia-year old science of respiratory psychophysiology can be leveraged today with wearable sensors to help us improve focus, reduce stress, and live with balance in daily life.

Breathing Happiness | Emma Seppälä
You already possess the tool you need to control your own happiness. Your breath. Emma Seppälä explores the science behind harnessing your state of mind and how it can ultimately lead to success.

The Powerful Secret of Your Breath — Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD
Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD is a traditionally trained neurologist and an expert in the field of mind-body medicine. As a national mindful living expert, Dr. Romie translates complicated neuroscience and medical data into easy-to-comprehend knowledge. She helps clients cope with stress by teaching the medicine behind mindfulness.

Breathe to Heal | Max Strom
With anxiety, stress, and sleep dysfunction skyrocketing around the globe, it’s time we look at the unspoken reasons why. These debilitating challenges can be meaningfully impacted with ten to twenty minutes of breathing exercises per day. Max Strom,who has taught breath-work for 20 years, reveals his insights into the healing power of the breath.

Breath — Five Minutes Can Change your Life | Stacey Schulman
Stacey Schuerman leads us through an exercise designed to reset, renew, and rejuvenate our energy. Join her as she teaches us about breathing and calming the mind.

Breathe | Joe DiStefano
What does the way we breathe tell us about ourselves? What feedback does it provide about our state of being? Conscious breathing can be used for improving health, reducing stress, healing past trauma. Besides being a diagnostic of how we are in the body, the breath can also provide a key feedback loop between body and spirit.


Breathe Deep Laugh Loudly: The Joy of Transformational Breathing by Judith Kravitz

Conscious Breathing: Breathwork for Health, Stress Release, and Personal Mastery by Gay Hendricks

The Surrender Experiment: My Journey into Life’s Perfection by Michael Singer

Joy on Demand: The Art of Discovering the Happiness Within by Chade-Meng Tan

Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom by Rick Hanson

10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works — A True Story by Dan Harris

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About Transformational Breath

Science behind BreathWork:

Harvard Business: How Meditation Benefits CEOs

Business Insider: 14 Executives Who Swear By Meditation

Huffington Post: The Daily Habit Of These Outrageously Successful People

CEOs who meditate

Well & Good: 5 Things You Can Learn About Meditation From CEOs