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The Air We Share

Everybody breathes. We are born, in most cases, with the capacity to breathe in ways that nourish our bodies and minds. When we are breathing well, breath enters the body with almost no manipulation or control on our part. Then, as breathing moves unrestricted, breath and ...

Fluid Movement of a Cheetah

Watch this Cheetah movement in slow motion produced by National Geographic.  It is a perfect example of how to move with ease, power, grace and determination. Watch how the cheetah never varies it eyes from the prey, balances its forward trajectory with its tail and how gingerly it places it paws...

Breathing and Your Health - A Video Lecture with Robert Litman

Entry into a relationship with one’s breath and how the body responds to the changing pressures of the flow of air is an essential component of staying healthy. giving ourselves the best chance to live fully. The importance of breathing cannot be overstated. The human body's top priority for nourishment is breath
Cannabis THC and Effects on Breathing Asthma and COPD
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Cannabis - THC and Effects on Breathing, Asthma, and COPD

Well, it's interesting about what the other things that drive breathing is the ratio between carbon dioxide and oxygen in the system. Then most of the time we think about the oxygen as a nutrient and carbon dioxide is the waste gas. And actually the truth of that is carbon dioxide regulates the distribution of oxygen in our bodies. So when I talked about hyperventilating, the reason we faint is because the carbon levels get so low because we're blowing it out all the time that the oxygen distribution to the brain slows down...

Sighing and Yawning- What’s that about?

Frequent sighing and yawning, at the most basic level, is an indication of a body that is under extreme stress and oxygen deprived.  Stress that is inducing a person to feel overwhelmed, tired and breathless...