Much has been discussed about the importance of the breath, but why? Here, Deepak Chopra, M.D., uncovers the core elements of breath, and why it is so essential to staying balanced physically and spiritually. You’ll learn about pranayama, the science of yogic breathing, and the relationship between breath and consciousness. As Chopra explains, breath is the movement of thought, and when we can slow our breathing, we can learn to calm our thoughts.