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Breath As Medicine In Airway Related Disorders

June 11, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT

Do you understand why the length, depth and pace of our nasal inhale and exhale are so important to our overall health and wellbeing? Discover your “life with breath”. Therapeutic mindful breathing techniques are arguably the most comprehensive approach we have to reducing stress, building psychological resiliency and improving chronic illness conditions. If you wish to appreciate the role of this mind/body strategy as a tool in lifestyle medicine, you must understand the relationship of yoga breathing, the relaxation response and the function of the autonomic nervous system (ANS), which controls the function of many of the systems and organs being negatively affected by stress AND the drivers of chronic illness.

The scientific basis for utilizing a therapeutic yoga breathing (or Pranayama) model in lifestyle medicine is now being well supported thanks to all the research and the field of neuroscience.  In just the last few years, research has documented the efficacy of yoga breathing for such conditions as heart disease, cancer, sleep disorders, upper respiratory disease, brain function, hormone regulation, strengthening immune function, back pain, multiple sclerosis, mood disorders, stress reduction and yes, dental and sleep medicine.
In Breath As Medicine, we will:
  •  Explore the powerful effects of yoga breathing as a mind/body tool and strategy for self-care and self-regulation
  • Understand how yoga breathing improves biomechanics, biochemistry, physiology and psychological states of being
  • Ed Harrold is an author, inspirational leader, public speaker, coach and educator. Ed’s mastery in the science of mindful breathing has guided him to apply conscious breathing practices in corporate performance coaching, fitness & athletic training, healthcare training, stress reduction and overall health and well-being. Ed’s book “Life With Breath” is available where books are sold.
    Today, Ed blends the fields of neuroscience and the wisdom of contemplative traditions into effective strategies to improve well-being in corporate America, healthcare, athletic performance and individual health. Ed’s fluency in mindfulness-based strategies combined with the belief in the human potential gives him the depth and understanding to meet the needs of individuals and groups across industries and platforms.
    Ed is a contributing health & wellness editor for Huffingtonpost, Thrive Global, MindBodyGreen & PTOnTheNet. Ed’s Breath AS Medicine Training offers CEs in healthcare, wellness coaching, and fitness & athletic training sectors. Ed is a Faculty Member of the Medical Wellness



June 11, 2019
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
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