THE SCIENCE OF BREATHING A Workshop on Learning Yogic Breath Presented by Johanna W-Hilliard, 500 hr ERYT Friday, May 2nd at 5:00 pm Pranayama – the expansion of Life Force – is one of the most beneficial aspects of Yoga. Pranayama is a body of breathing techniques designed to help calm your nervous system, boost your immune system, and improve your circulatory system. It is also the first step towards meditating. Training the mind to focus on the breath helps prepare you to enter a more deeply meditative state. In this workshop series, Johanna W-Hilliard will guide you in exploring your own threshold capacity (the limit of inhale and.