THIS WEEK'S EPISODE:
Breathe Easy with Pranayama
Amy Wheeler, Ph.D.
Breathing is essential to life, and unique in that breathing can either happen unconsciously or be controlled deliberately. Pranayama, or conscious breath regulation, is one of the eight limbs of yoga described in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, the primary text of classical yoga. Amy Wheeler, Ph.D., Professor of Kinesiology at California State University at San Bernardino, yoga therapist, and yoga teacher trainer, joins The Yoga Hour’s co-host, Dr. Laurel Trujillo, for a conversation about pranayama.
- Find out about the proven health benefits of pranayama
- Learn how pranayama can help you adjust your moods • Explore the effects of pranayama to calm and steady the mind
- Tune in and begin to breathe easier!
Amy Wheeler, Ph.D., is on the Board of Directors for the International Association of Yoga Therapists. Over the last 25 years, Amy’s life purpose has been to educate people in yoga, psychology and wellness. Amy has studied yoga and yoga therapy in India, Europe and the United States. During the past 15 years, Amy studied extensively in the T. Krishnamacharya Tradition. Amy has been certified as a yoga teacher, yoga teacher trainer and yoga therapist in this tradition. Prior to this, Amy completed teacher training certifications in several internationally popular styles of yoga and yoga therapy. Amy teaches Yoga Therapy at the Loyola Marymount University Yoga Rx Program, and is on the LMU Faculty offering one of the first Masters Degree Programs in Yoga in the United States.
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