Nov. 8, 2021

Buteyko Breathing: Breathe Less and Breathe Slow with Sasha Yakovleva

“Big part of the Buteyko method is to breathe through the nose 100%. There are no exemptions to that.--- [Sasha Yakovleva]”


In this episode of @mysevencharas, host and founder AJ and advanced Buteyko breathing practitioner, Sasha Yakovleva explore some powerful topics such as - the Buteyko breathwork method, can breathwork help reduce asthma, the cause of reason for hyperventilation and the role that CO2 plays in our life….


Sasha Yakovleva is an expert on the Buteyko Breathing Method and Russian Healing Arts, an Advanced Buteyko Breathing Specialist, and co-founder of Her work has been featured in The New York Times and many other publications, TV, and radio programs. She is the author of the book Breathe To Heal, as well as the instructional DVDs and CDs, and other educational programs. She was trained to teach the Buteyko Method by the founders of this method at Clinica Buteyko in Moscow. She is the most highly trained Buteyko Breathing practitioner in the English-speaking world. Originally from Russia, she was trained in the Buteyko Clinic in Moscow. Sasha is one of the very few people in the world who received the authentic Buteyko method in its complete form and is fully authorized to teach it. Sasha taught Buteyko Breathing Normalization to thousands of people around the globe, bringing them renewed health, energy, and joy.


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Key Points Discussed


We were so desperate and it was our last choice. We flew to Moscow and took a course at the Buteyko Clinic in Moscow and that totally changed my husband's situation. (10:21)


Most people who have asthma breathe through their mouth especially if they’re not on steroid medication. (32:04)


A human body always wants to heal itself. Always want to become healthier. Always wants to maintain its homeostasis (33:25)


What is the first step to improving our breathing? The first step is to become aware of your breathing, feel your breathing then start practicing healthy breathing (1:05:01)


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