The Secret To Meditative Breathing Lies In Letting Go Of This One Thing, Expert Says

The Secret To Meditative Breathing Lies In Letting Go Of This One Thing, Expert Says

What if I told you that, in order to relieve stress through something as simple as your breathing, all you have to do is make yourself look pregnant? Yeah, you heard me: I'm not talking about literal pregnancy, though, so don't freak out just yet.

This New Mindfulness App Wants You to Be “Happy Not Perfect”

This New Mindfulness App Wants You to Be “Happy Not Perfect”

“Breathe in,” says Poppy Jamie, a 27-year-old doe-eyed former TV personality who is regularly spotted alongside Suki Waterhouse and Cara Delevingne. An odd request, but nevertheless, I inhale. “You’re not doing it right!” the Brit squeals giddily, pointing out that I’m raising my shoulders rather than expanding my stomach.

Breathe: The Simple, Revolutionary Program to Improve your Health

Breathe: The Simple, Revolutionary Program to Improve your Health

As founder of The Breathing Class™, Dr. Belisa has taught and lectured nationwide on topics related to dysfunctional breathing patterns and stress. Unique in its straightforward approach, The Breathing Class™ addresses both physical and psychological problems related to oxygenation that is out of balance, and teaching people to breathe in an anatomically congruous way that maximizes balanced inhales and exhales.

You’re Breathing All Wrong—Here’s How To Do It Right

You’re Breathing All Wrong—Here’s How To Do It Right

Are you doing anything right now? Of course you’re not—you’re reading wellness articles on the Internet. Why don’t you take a moment out of your rigorous afternoon of self-improvement and indulge in a long, deep breath? Inhale for six whole seconds, expel that air, and record, very specifically, what your body is doing while this is happening.

Sportshour on BBC Radio, March 10, 2018

Sportshour on BBC Radio, March 10, 2018

Now we do it up to 20 times a minute, around 30,000 a day... so you would assume that we would be experts at it by now... but think again - according to Dr Belisa Vranich, breathing is something we could all improve on. The correct breathing by an athlete can give the 0.1% increase in performance; the possible difference between gold and silver.

RECLAIMING YOUR BREATH WITH DR. BELISA- EP048

RECLAIMING YOUR BREATH WITH DR. BELISA- EP048

Dr. Belisa Vranich is the Director of Breathing Science at the Ash Center for Comprehensive Medicine in New York City. Dr. Belisa began her career as a clinical psychologist with the intention of having a long-standing therapy practice. As she explored different methods of reducing stress, Dr. Belisa developed an interest in yoga breathing and martial arts-based breathing techniques.

Breathing Exercises for Better Physical & Mental Health

Breathing Exercises for Better Physical & Mental Health

The mental and physical stresses of modern life, such as anxiety, frustration, sexual dysfunction, insomnia, high blood pressure, digestive woes, and immune dysfunction can all be addressed through conscious control of your breath. In addition, it can increase energy, accelerate healing, improve cognitive skills, and enhance mental balance.

A 60-second breathing exercise for when your family gets on your last nerve

A 60-second breathing exercise for when your family gets on your last nerve

While we would all benefit from pressing pause and taking a much-needed break, jam-packed holiday schedules don't always allow it. Since taking a break isn’t always possible, having a 60-second trick up your sleeve to release that tension (and get a breather from your family) will be a life saver.

Episode 377 – Dr. Belisa Vranich – Let’s Talk About Breathing

Episode 377 – Dr. Belisa Vranich – Let’s Talk About Breathing

Belisa is also the Director of Breathing Science at The Ash Center for Comprehensive Medicine in New York City. Listen in as we talk about proper breathing, it’s health benefits, how it can improve your athletic performance, health, stress, and more.

Breathing like your dog can help with back pain, acid reflux and more

Breathing like your dog can help with back pain, acid reflux and more

Yes, we all do it; we breathe. But most of us take shallow breaths. In time, Vranich says, this can lead to an array of problems with seemingly no connection to dysfunctional breathing: trouble sleeping, irritable bowel, depression, fibromyalgia and more.

Need to Calm Yourself Down? Try This Military-Approved Breathing Technique

Need to Calm Yourself Down? Try This Military-Approved Breathing Technique

Whether you’re dealing with co-worker chaos or pressure to perform on a project, it’s difficult to excel at work when you're extremely stressed. Can’t escape the office? Take a cue from real-life soldiers and try a technique called tactical breathing—also known as combat breathing, four-count breathing, and diaphragmatic breathing—to lower your heart rate and regain control of your breath.