When I worked and lived at Kripalu Center in the late 1990s, I used to get up at 4:45AM on Sunday mornings to attend my favorite yoga teacher’s class beginning at 5AM in what used to be called the “Resident Chapel”. He always used to say that “your breath is your best friend”. After developing a regular yoga practice, I now know exactly what he was talking about. Discover the benefits of fuller, deeper breathing: Give these 3 breathing exercises from Dr. Weil a try. And check out Donna Farhi’s wonderful book, The Breathing Book.