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The Tao of Natural Breathing

For Health, Well-Being, and Inner Growth

SKU# 9781930485143




Shambhala Publications | 04/10/2006
Pages: 208 | Size: 5.5 x 8.5
ISBN: 9781930485143

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Take a life-affirming journey with Dennis Lewis into the physiological, psychological, and spiritual experience of breathing. A long-time student of Advaita Vedanta, Taoism, and the Gurdjieff Work, he presents a comprehensive approach to understanding the mechanics of the breath, as well as the relationship of breath, emotions, and energy. Best of all, he offers guided explorations of the Whole-Body Breath, the Spacious Breath, the Smiling Breath, the Vital Breath, and more. These practices will improve your health, increase your energy, and support your quest for inner growth.

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"Insightful in its breadth and simple in its presentation, The Tao of Natural Breathing offers something new, especially to those skilled in pranayama (yoga breathing exercises). Dennis Lewis presents practices that are less about control and more about letting go. He gently entices us to allow our conscious breath to become the teacher, the healer, and the expression of our soul. "—Judith Hanson Lasater, PhD, PT, author of 30 Essential Yoga Poses

"The practical breathing exercises . . . build in complexity, though all are designed to return the reader to the simplicity of conscious body experience. "—Library Journal

". . . exquisite description of the simple act of breathing . . . this is a book to make you (and all your organs) smile. "—San Francisco Chronicle

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