The secret to better health is something you are doing right now: breathing. But are you breathing effectively? Centuries ago, the qigong masters of China discovered that how we breathe has a profound impact on our overall health and awareness. On Breathing: A Beginner's Guide to Increased Health and Vitality, qigong expert Ken Cohen teaches listeners how to instantly breathe energy and healing qi (life force) into the body every minute of the day. Here on one CD, he provides a thorough entry-level course for transforming each breath into an opportunity to enter a state of blissful calm, stimulate the body's vital organs, and infuse energy into every cell-whenever or wherever we need to. Listeners join him for: bull; An introduction to healthy breathing, including tips for assessing your own breathing habits bull; An accessible three-stage approach for transforming your breathing patterns to increase health, energy, and mental clarity bull; Four practical exercises for applying breathing practices in different circumstances including guidance for calming yourself in stressful situations bull; Tips for tracking your progress as you learn to make the most out of each breath you take The air we breathe costs nothing. Yet it holds the priceless gift of better health-a gift that listeners will discover immediately, with Breathing: A Beginner's Guide to Increased Health and Vitality.