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  • 'Who would have thought something as simple as changing the way we breathe could be so revolutionary for our health? James Nestor is the perfect guide to the pulmonary world and has written a fascinating book, full of dazzling revelations'

    Dr Rangan Chatterjee
  • 'In the past few years, there have been several potentially life-changing books, from Matthew Walker's Why We Sleep and Shane O'Mara's In Praise of Walking, to Norman Doidge's The Brain's Way of Healing. Breath deserves a place alongside such volumes. Read it, and I guarantee you will want to change the way you breathe'

    Evening Standard
  • 'I highly recommend this book'

    Wim Hof, on Instagram
  • 'This book is awesome. Most people have no idea how to do breathing exercises and how beneficial they are. I learned a lot from James Nestor's book. Over the last few weeks I've been using the methods I learned and I can tell you there are absolutely some real benefits to be had from this'

    Joe Rogan, on Instagram
  • A fascinating scientific, cultural, spiritual and evolutionary history of the way humans breathe - and how we've all been doing it wrong for a long, long time. I already feel calmer and healthier just in the last few days, from making a few simple changes in my breathing, based on what I've read. Our breath is a beautiful, healing, mysterious gift, and so is this book

    Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love
  • 'A wonderful book that reminds and enlightens us about how breath and mind are intertwined'

    Rahul Jandial, author of Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon
  • 'If you want to read a book about the power of the breath, this is it!'

    Patrick McKeown, author of The Oxygen Advantage
  • 'I would have thought that breathing was pretty simple and well understood. Then I read this book. Now I know it's a hugely complex and wondrous process which we need to understand much better. Fascinating and provocative stuff'

    Daniel M. Davis, author of The Beautiful Cure
  • 'James Nestor's fascinating new book is playful and optimistic'

  • 'A transformative book that changes how you think about your body and mind'

    Joshua Foer, author of Moonwalking with Einstein

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