2022 Breathwork Summit
Program & Replays
Voluntary Breathing in Yoga:Changes in Emotion and Behavior
Voluntary breathing is a tool which allows you to change many physiological functions. Yoga invites you to maximize this tool. Join Dr. Shirley Telles in this practice, to help you modulate your emotions, cognition, and more.
In this session, you'll discover:
- Benefits of using volition to alter breath
- Why prolonging the exhale is useful
- Correct breathing at rest
Dr. Shirley Telles
Neuroscientist Dr. Shirley Telles completed her advanced training in neurophysiology from the National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, India. Shirley directs research at Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, India. She has authored three books, contributed chapters to 16 others, and has had 225 research publications listed in journals indexed in international bibliographic databases (such as Medline and PsycLit).
Shirley has received awards from The Indian Council of Medical Research and The John Templeton Foundation. She was also the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, to study “functional magnetic resonance imaging in meditators”. She's an enthusiastic practitioner of yoga herself.