Thu, 3 March 2016
Discover this little-known, Russian breathing technique for regulating stress, combating asthma, balancing your nervous system, and improving sleep. Yoga teachers often treat carbon dioxide like it’s a toxic enemy to be eliminated as a waste product - but nothing could be further from the truth. C02 is extremely important for vascular dilation, oxygen absorption, and even metabolic health.
On this week’s Yoga Talk Show, you’ll meet, Sasha Yakovlev, an expert in Buteyko-style breathing practices. Sasha founded The Inner Path Newsletter in 1991, the first Russian publication dealing with the topics of healthy lifestyle, self-development, and spirituality. Within a few years, Inward Path Magazine became a national publication with more than one hundred thousand readers. Sasha also opened the first health food store in the country, along with a holistic seminar center. Today, she is the Executive Director of the Breathing Center based in the United States.
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