2022 Breathwork Summit
Program & Replays
Getting in Sync: Using Your Breath to Align the Heart, Mind, and Emotions
Rollin McCraty, PhD, discusses how getting your heart-brain (the brain in your heart) in synch positively affects many aspects of mental and emotional stability. Learn how you can use your breath to change the rhythm of your heart, thereby improving many aspects of cognitive functioning and emotional balance.
In this session, you'll discover:
- A technique to positively shift draining emotional states and attitudes
- Easy ways to increase connection with your intuitive heart
- The surprising role your heart-brain plays in optimal health and performance
Rollin McCraty, PhD
Rollin McCraty, PhD, is director of research for HeartMath Research Center at HeartMath Institute. As a psychophysiologist, Rollin's research interests include the physiology of emotion, with a focus on the mechanisms by which emotions influence cognitive processes, behavior, and health, and the global interconnectivity between people and the earth’s energetic systems. Findings from this research have been applied to the development of tools and technology to optimize individual and organizational health, performance, and quality of life.
Rollin has acted as principal investigator in numerous research studies examining the effects of emotions on heart-brain interactions, and on autonomic, cardiovascular, hormonal, and immune system function. He has also served as principal investigator in a number of field studies, to determine the outcomes of positive emotion-focused interventions and heart-rhythm feedback in diverse organizational and educational settings, as well as in various clinical populations.