Your lockdown mental health toolkit
“...Alan recommends doing a 10-minute breathwork practice just before hopping into bed. “It stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system … super helpful in promoting both getting to sleep and staying asleep.”
Are breathing techniques good for your health?
“...The market is flooded with books and classes claiming ‘breathwork’ can help with mental health, sleep and even Covid-19. But are experts convinced? Alan Dolan couldn’t afford market research when he started out as a breathing instructor in 2005. Instead, he took soundings from London taxi drivers. “I’d tell them I taught people to breathe […]
The Knightsbridge Facelift
“...BEST WELLNESS RITUAL: Conscious Connected Breathing with Breathguru Alan Dolan will revolutionise the way you think about breath. It will recharge your system, promote healing, shift trapped negative energy and detoxify the body.
What happened when I tried grounding for a week
“...As I breathed in and out deeply, I imagined roots spreading out from under my feet connecting my inner self with the ground below. The feeling of being grounded was so intense, it took me by surprise.
Breathing, it’s the new health fad…
“...Dolan sees breathwork as a form of meditation. “This is a physical mantra… I often say breath work is meditation for people who can’t meditate.”
Breathwork With Alan Dolan
West London Living
“...I leave my breath session feeling totally rejuvenated – light, energised and clear-headed. I feel as if I’ve been breathing fresh air on a Swiss mountaintop
Deep-breathing exercises for a clear mind
“...Not only is our breathing technique an effective and healthy way to protect ourselves from the ravages of stress and anxiety, it also provides an immediate remedy for dealing with symptoms as they occur
The rise of now-age holidays
Sunday Telegraph/Herald Sun Australia
“...Dolan has helped people with ailments ranging from depression and anxiety to sleep disorders, chronic fatigue and severe pain… ‘To me, breathwork is very, very ancient. We’re really just rediscovering it
Every breath you take…
“...Back home, and doing daily 10-minute sessions every morning, my exhaustion is a distant memory. I feel charged with energy and ready to handle anything the festive season (and Southern Railway) can throw at me
Three stress-busting apps every modern man needs
“...Mr Dolan’s popularity means private sessions aren’t always immediately available, a conundrum that led him to create an app that features a series of easy-to-follow instructional videos for each day of the week
This man will teach you how to breathe
The Sunday Times
“...My fellow students are similarly seduced. One is a fiftysomething property developer … He reports feelings of elation, vibrations through his body, and a few tears. By day three, he looks 10 years younger.
The Business of Breathing
“...“Degenerative diseases, cardiac problems, and cancer are linked to oxidative stress and cellular free-radical damage, and breath is a key factor in prevention,” Dolan said in a Net-A-Porter article on the power of breathing.