With the Founder and CEO of The Breath Center
Michael Brian Baker

A 7-Module On-Demand Video Training

Experience a unique synthesis of modern science and the ancient practice of pranayama, an Eastern breathwork tradition… and through a variety of transformative techniques, unleash feel-good chemicals into your body and enhance your power to improve your physical, mental, and emotional health as you reach heightened levels of consciousness.



The breath is the bridge that connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts.
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Your physical body is a sacred temple, a vessel that houses your soul and the essence of who you are. It’s a wondrous creation capable of remarkable feats.

Michael Brian Baker, founder and CEO of The Breath Center, explains that when you become conscious of your breath and focus on its rhythm and depth, you unlock the mysteries that are unfolding within your body at every moment.

Are you ready to take on a simple practice that can help you achieve higher states of bliss while you develop a deeper spiritual connection and the ability to heal emotional and physical ailments quickly and effectively?

Michael says that applying simple yet powerful breathwork practices steeped in the spiritually advanced principles of the ancient Vedic science of pranayama can supply instant adaptogenic medicine for emotional regulation and improved overall wellbeing.

Having spent nearly 20 years at the intersection of modern science and ancient wisdom traditions, Michael draws on practices such as yogic pranayama, western physiology, South American entheogens, harmonic frequencies, sound healing, and a diverse array of breathwork modalities...

... for a uniquely blended approach to breathwork that encourages each student to explore and integrate the teachings and techniques that are most transformational for their personal path to health and spiritual advancement.

Through a multitude of pranayama techniques, you can harness the healing power of your own body and cultivate a stronger connection to your divine self.

Join Michael for a transformative 7-module journey into the practice of pranayama and learn about the origins of these ancient yogic breath techniques through the teachings and practices of Indian sage, Patanjali (which were then passed down through the Saptarishis the seven great Hindu sages).

You’ll discover how to optimize and heal the mind and body, while developing a stronger capacity to achieve non-ordinary levels of consciousness.


During this highly experiential course, you’ll:

  • Experience the power of pranayama, an ancient breathwork tradition for optimizing and healing your mind and body
  • Increase your capacity to release unresolved emotions and flood your body with feel-good chemicals during times of stress
  • Learn a broad spectrum of Eastern pranayama techniques to revitalize your energy and heighten your immunity
  • Understand and harness the healing capacity of the central nervous system, fine-tuning the vagus nerve through right respiration
  • Discover specific Kriya yoga breathing techniques for releasing repressed emotions and bringing balance to your nervous and immune systems
  • Use breathwork to create more oxygenation and better pH throughout your body... release bacterial loads... heal inflammation... rejuvenate your energy... regulate your blood pressure... and improve digestive function
  • Participate in specific breathing techniques to release trapped trauma, relax muscles, and discharge tension held in your body
  • Dissolve anxiety and deepen your ability to cool overactive thought patterns and unhelpful belief systems
  • Alleviate symptoms of asthma, allergies, acidity, cardiovascular disorders, and many other physical issues
  • Explore the magic of a simple kriya to place you in the seat of your true power and potentially experience a spiritual shift like never before
  • Learn the 10 documented paths toward our personal and collective spiritual awakening and fully experience two of those methods
  • Receive recordings for guided practices you can do at home
  • And much more...

You’ll learn to use breath as instant medicine and develop a newfound trust in the wisdom of your body.

Your breath will become your ultimate teacher for living in wellness and gratitude, while revitalizing your physical and emotional bodies and ultimately illuminating your path to awakening.

Throughout this empowering program, you’ll find that a regular breath practice can help you become more attuned to the present moment. As a result, you’ll naturally begin to experience a sense of oneness with All That Is.

You’ll explore breath as a powerful vehicle for opening portals to varying levels of non-dual consciousness... sharpening your mental and physical faculties... releasing any kind of pain at its root... and creating the changes in your life that you crave.

Michael explains that we’re all like lotuses which begin their journey as seeds trapped in deep mud at the bottom of a murky pond... that eventually make their way toward the light on the surface of the water where they blossom into beautiful flowers.

In the same way, we’re each on a journey of blossoming to elevated levels of consciousness, and breath is a potent vehicle to aid our transformation and illuminate the potential for healing and growth that lies within.

By the end of this course, you’ll have the ability to develop your own daily breath practice and dedicate yourself to the pranayama that speaks most to you guiding you on a path of spiritual awakening and enabling enhanced physical health and greater levels of joy.

What You’ll Discover in These 7 Modules

In this 7-part transformational intensive, Michael will guide you through the fundamental skills you’ll need to experience how the teachings and practices of pranayama can heal your mind, body, and spirit for a greater sense of physical and emotional wellbeing and heightened levels of consciousness.

This course will feature step-by-step teachings and experiential practices with Michael. Each session will build harmoniously upon the previous ones, so you’ll develop a complete holistic understanding of the practices, tools, and principles you’ll need to discover the power of pranayama and its ability to promote physical, emotional, and mental wellness.

Module 1: Unlock the Mysteries of Your Breath for Increased Balance & Awareness


As the gateway to your inner world, your breath can connect you to your emotions, thoughts, and spirit. When you become more attuned to the subtle movements and sensations of your body, you begin to understand the interconnectedness of all things. In this way, conscious breathing is a powerful tool for spiritual growth and personal transformation.

In this opening session, you’ll learn an ancient exercise to determine which specific breathing techniques you can use to develop a personalized “path of least resistance” to sustainable, holistic health.

In this module, you’ll:

  • Unlock the hidden key to properly begin any breathwork practice
  • Experience Padadirasana (or Breath Balancing Pose) to balance the levels of oxygenation of the left and right hemispheres of your brain
  • Learn a fresh way to connect with your internal intelligence to help you find inner balance
  • Discover how to assess your nervous system’s current functionality so you can determine if you’re spending or receiving energy
  • Give yourself the gift of a simple mindfulness practice and experience the subtle shift into increased awareness

Module 2: Honor the Lunar Feminine for Emotional Wellbeing & Physical Relaxation


You may unknowingly be invalidating your own emotions or finding them difficult to regulate in a healthy way. This can result in suppressing or ignoring your feelings, which can lead to a cycle of emotional disconnection and bodily tension.

Suppressed or repressed emotions can create obstacles within the body, resulting in psychological and physical distress.

Fortunately, there are specific breathing techniques that you can use to release trapped trauma and increase oxygen levels, relax muscles, and discharge tension held in your body. These techniques can also help bring your awareness to suppressed emotions and encourage their expression in a safe and controlled way.

You’ll honor the lunar feminine channel, redirecting source energy to the right hemisphere of your brain which is responsible for creative and receptive thought processes. You’ll begin to release the trauma that may have been held in your body for years, leading to a greater sense of emotional wellbeing and physical relaxation.

In this session, you’ll:

  • Learn a simple technique that will help you get more done with less effort
  • Experience Chandra Bhedana (or Moon Piercing Breath) to increase oxygen and vital force to the right hemisphere of your brain
  • Develop a greater sense of emotional wellbeing and physical relaxation in the present moment
  • Access greater emotional intelligence as you practice the power of pause... to become less reactive and more proactive
  • Dissolve anxiety and deepen your ability to cool overactive thought patterns and unhelpful belief systems

Module 3: Practice Mindlessness to Increase Vitality & Overall Wellness


The restless nature of the brain is a constant challenge. Often the brain is preoccupied with thoughts and emotions that take us away from the present moment creating stress and anxiety.

Eastern traditions often focus on mindfulness as a way to address this difficulty. Another way is to focus on pure presence or mindlessness.

Sometimes, mindfulness can inadvertently become another task for the brain to accomplish, leading to self-criticism and further distraction. Mindlessness, however, allows us to be completely present without judgment or expectation simply existing in the moment which can help reduce stress and anxiety and increase a sense of inner peace and contentment.

You’ll ignite the active, analyzing, calculating, and formulating left hemisphere of your brain for an extra boost of energy. Through right respiration, you can increase energy and awareness, embrace pure presence, and uplevel your overall wellness.

In this session, you’ll:

  • Improve your ability to be present without distraction as you discover the importance of clearing your thoughts
  • Experience Surya Bhedana (or Sun Piercing Breath) to increase oxygen and vital force to the left hemisphere of your brain
  • Understand how to navigate brainwave activity to support increased focus and concentration
  • Realize the blessing of neutrality as you gently begin to develop more will power
  • Learn new ways to determine if you’re leaking energy before you hit burnout, so you can take control of your health through daily self-care routines

Module 4: Balance Your Breathing for Peace & Happiness


To experience deep peace and contentment, you must successfully detach from material things. This detachment allows for a shift in perspective and a realization that true happiness doesn’t come from external possessions, but rather inner tranquility. By removing your attachment to the outside world, you can discover a profound sense of inner peace and happiness.

When you turn inward for guidance, you’ll experience deep layers of healing, recognizing and releasing patterns of attachment and craving that may have previously caused suffering. You can align your life with your innermost desires and values, leading to a greater sense of purpose and fulfillment and a more authentic expression of your true self.

You’ll ground your personal experience in balance. The subtle will become more clear as your awareness of your resistance to change becomes apparent. While imbalance creates dis-ease, balance equals ease.

Consistent practice of the breathing technique you’ll learn in this session can provide significant relief from asthma, allergies, constipation, acidity, snoring, cardiovascular disorders, and many other physical issues.

In this session, you’ll:

  • Understand how to improve mental stability and keep anxiety and depression at bay
  • Experience Anulom Vilom (or Alternate Nostril Breath), which provides equal, measured oxygen flow and vital force to both the right and left hemispheres of the brain
  • Boost and enhance your mood and develop more focus
  • Unlock increased energy and get better sleep
  • Ignite a rejuvenative glow, which can have restorative effects on the body

Module 5: Awaken the Soul Seed Within for Clarity & Joy


Om Mani Padme Hum roughly translates to “The jewel is in the lotus.” A lotus begins as a seed stuck deep in the mud at the bottom of a murky pond until it eventually sprouts. It then begins its journey through the dark water to the surface, where it returns to the light and blossoms as a beautiful lotus flower.

Michael uses this as a metaphor for the soul seed, or bija, that resides within us all and awakens as you live a more conscious life.

In this module, you’ll learn how to unearth that awakening. You’ll experience a playful practice that will prime you for a second method of awakening.

You’ll move your focus from balancing which you experienced in the previous module to subtle movement through vibration, in a fun and joyful practice.

In this session, you’ll:

  • Replace negative thoughts with compassion through a personal experience of Anugraha (or grace)
  • Experience Bhramari (or Bumble Bee Breath) stimulating your vagus nerve and calming your nervous system
  • Develop and increase your understanding of clarity and joy to support your own awakening
  • Direct awareness throughout your body to enhance latent potential

Module 6: Harness the Power of the Sun for Inner Illumination


As beings composed of subatomic particles, friction and heat are important to our expansion.

Key respiratory techniques can create gentle and gradual movement within your primo vascular system. The heat that’s generated from these practices begins healing and detoxifying your body. When this process is complete, your sensory organs are replenished and you’re better prepared for spiritual awakening.

You’ll explore a semi-advanced breath exercise to help you regulate your temperature and focus heat toward parts of your body that aid in your spiritual awakening.

In this session, you’ll:

  • Build immunity, clear brain fog, and increase sustained energy throughout your day
  • Learn Kapalbhati (or Breath of Fire), which has widespread benefits and a few important contradictions that Michael will detail in class
  • Enhance digestion and accelerate the uptake of nutrients into your bloodstream
  • Find calm and clarity as you regulate your nervous system and purify your blood
  • Reduce excess body fat without strenuous physical activity

Module 7: Ignite Your Nadis to Amplify Your Connection to Source


By this time in the course, you’ll have developed a greater understanding of the chemical, physiological, and biological shifts that take place during deep connection with infinite Source Intelligence.

In this final module, you’ll explore the magic of a simple kriya to place you in the seat of your true power and help you merge with All That Is. This is an opportunity to experience a shift like never before.

In this session, you’ll:

  • Learn Vasi Yogam, Kriya Pranayama, and Vyana Vayu the sixth method of awakening using gentle, inner breath that ignites the nadis (or energy channels) and amplifies your vascular system of consciousness
  • Experience heightened states of perception and dissolve duality to merge with the divine and release suffering
  • Transmute repressed or suppressed emotional blockages and leave the past behind once and for all
  • Understand that you have the capacity to experience nirvana, samadhi, and expanded quantum consciousness


The Experience Breathwork Fundamentals for Opening to Higher Consciousness Bonus Gift

In addition to Michael’s transformative 7-module online course, you’ll receive this special bonus gift to complement the course and take your understanding and practice to an even deeper level.

The Active Breathwork Home Practice Bundle
Three Audio Meditations With Michael Brian Baker

Follow along with these three audio meditations from The Breath Center designed to support mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual realignment. You can access these meditations whenever you’re grappling with issues like writer’s block, lethargy, lack of confidence, or waning willpower.


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What People Are Saying About Michael Brian Baker...

“Michael Brian Baker changed my life!”

The Breath Center and Michael Brian Baker changed my life! With his broad background of Eastern Vedas and South American ceremony, he gives complete experiential knowledge of the Vyana Vayu Pranayamas. I have studied and been initiated into many spiritual practices and have never had such complete soul awakenings. This breathwork experience is the culmination of a lifetime of devoted practices. I have also noticed deep inner shifts and dropping of negative patterns and habits. I feel amazing and filled with prana. I am so grateful for these techniques and am excited to be able to share them in my healing practice. I cannot say enough about the blessings that Michael has brought into my life.
Uma Till, bodyworker

“I highly recommend this experience of coming home to the healing powers within, your authentic expression...”

I am so grateful for my experience with The Breath Center, how refreshing it was to experience such a pure and open-hearted offering. It was a beautifully orchestrated experience to facilitate both personal awakening and in how we may share this work with others. I feel invigorated and inspired to continue with this interdisciplinary path blending breath practice with the other paths of awakening. I highly recommend this experience of coming home to the healing powers within, your authentic expression, and being supported by this amazing breath community.
Viva Dunwoody, Rhythm & Motion

“Training with Michael Brian Baker has had a profound impact on my personal life and the lives of my clients.”

I am forever transformed, filled with gratitude and humility for the depth of the knowledge that has been passed down! Training with Michael Brian Baker has had a profound impact on my personal life and the lives of my clients. I was opened to a myriad of topics explored through the prism of the breath, from classical pranayama to contemporary mysticism and body language. As the modules proceeded, seeds planted previously began to sprout in ways I appreciate more and more each day. In the final levels, a valuable container for the practice, grounded in esoteric origins of humanity and the collective karma we hold revealed the areas which are currently ripe for healing.
Justin Taylor “Nada Brahmananda,” coding technician, and founder of Nada Brahma Vibrational Arts


Here’s What You’ll Receive

Seven 90-Minute Class Sessions With Michael Brian Baker

Experience a unique opportunity to learn from Michael Brian Baker, founder and CEO of The Breath Center from the comfort of your own home. Each class session includes a streaming video option and will guide you to unleash the power of breathwork power to enhance your physical, mental, and emotional health and give access to heightened levels of consciousness.

Seven Transcripts of Class Sessions

You’ll also receive the entire class transcription after each session is completed. You can then review, print, and highlight the most important insights and practices you were given.

Exercises and Questions for Each Lesson

Between class sessions, you’ll have the option of completing related exercises, practicing new tools, and answering questions to accelerate your learning and integrate each lesson.

The Experience Breathwork Fundamentals for Opening to Higher Consciousness Bonus Gift
  • The Active Breathwork Home Practice Bundle
    Three Audio Meditations With Michael Brian Baker

An Unprecedented Opportunity to Join the Online Training, Experience Breathwork Fundamentals for Opening to Higher Consciousness


We feel honored that Michael Brian Baker has chosen to partner with The Shift Network to offer this exclusive online training. This is a unique opportunity to learn from the founder and CEO of The Breath Center whose powerful insights and pioneering work are helping us heal and awaken ourselves and our world.

If you’re serious about embarking on a transformative journey and discovering the hidden secrets of pranayama, then you owe it to yourself, your loved ones, and our world to take this one-of-a-kind training.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your own evolution, click the register button below to reserve your space now.

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More Praise for Michael Brian Baker...

“I couldn’t be more satisfied, thrilled, and honored to be a part of something so incredible and true.”

This is IT. Whether you’re seeking personal transformation, answers to big questions, or further education as a yoga and healing arts practitioner (or all of the above), this is it. Go to a workshop, book a session, or sign up for a training. There’s a reason you’ve made it here and I’m really excited for you. I just completed the training with Michael and I couldn’t be more satisfied, thrilled, and honored to be a part of something so incredible and true. This is for EVERYONE. I implore you to explore here. This is a safe, fun, and sacred space held by people with the utmost integrity. This is the real work.
Rhiannon Jane, DJ, producer, writer

“I can wholeheartedly recommend even just Michael’s course to anyone intending to deepen their practice!”

I feel like I found my home: The union of teachings, the place where all spiritual traditions and science come together and we see and focus on what unites them instead of trying to separate and make one right and all others wrong. The training made use of our full potential by engaging both the left and right hemisphere of the brain and exploring our own innate knowledge by Socratic communication. I feel deeply embraced by both Michael and Audri (as well as by the guardians and the other participants) and am so grateful I found them as space holders and creators of this beautiful intentional community and school. I can wholeheartedly recommend Michael’s course to anyone intending to deepen their practice!
Birgit Penzenstadler, computer science specialist and yoga teacher


Life-changing! This breath practice is unlike any other spiritual practice of meditation, chanting, plant medicine, etc. It WAKES you up in every way and will shift you towards your highest potential. The breath brought me home to myself in a completely new way. I left telling everyone I knew about the impact. We did deeply intensive pranayama sessions, as well as all the analytical background from Western science, Eastern philosophy, and all the ancient mysticism. I walked out feeling a substantial shift in my spirit, mind, and body. My nervous system is forever changed. 
Candace Sauve, senior leader at SalesForce

“Michael holds a space where we can all be vulnerable and feel accepted.”

The Breath Center is where you learn how to reconnect with yourself. I thought I was there to just learn how to facilitate breathwork. However, I left learning so much more about myself, dove deeper in my knowing, and learned to trust my intuition more. Michael holds a space where we can all be vulnerable and feel accepted. There was so much knowledge Michael shared with us about different breathing methods, yoga, and life source. I highly recommend The Breath Center to anyone wanting to dive deeper, find their wholeness, and be educated!
Claudia Morel, founder of Rising With Grace


Groundbreaking! Effortlessly takes us into the very ground of our own being. Hands down the finest Pranayama Arts Educational System that I know of. In my 40 years as a licensed therapist I have been privileged to work with and know many great teachers. I spent over 15 years working closely with John Bradshaw and have always been drawn to how essential that merging modalities is in releasing retained violation and emotional trauma. Michael has touched thousands in his workshops and trainings. He is one of the few that I can say I trust implicitly.
Thomas Hedlund, MFT, clinical supervisor for John Bradshaw Events


About Michael Brian Baker

For nearly 20 years, Michael Brian Baker has held solid ground at the intersection of modern science and universal wisdom traditions, such as yogic pranayama, Western physiology, South American entheogens, harmonic frequencies, and sound healing. He travels the world conducting multisensory experiences that are truly transformational for mind, body, and spirit.

Participants experience deep healing, expanded awareness, increased vitality, and a new sense of purpose. In the weeks and months following their life-changing experiences, they discover a new and exciting ability to inhabit their right place in the world. Thousands have called this life-changing work the most profound experience of their lives, likening it to a rebirth, spiritual awakening, peak experience, realization of their true self, or “seeing God.”

Reports of lasting change and, in many cases, the elimination of stubborn challenges such as addiction, anxiety, depression, anger, PTSD, and insomnia are common. As the founder and head of The Breath Center, Michael has taught his "Anatomy of Awakening" practitioner training course and certified hundreds of advanced facilitators. He is beloved by retreat participants, conference attendees, and festival goers around the world. He now heads The Academy of Integrated Human Sciences LLC and is pioneering advancements in software development that will advance the acceleration of the merging of technology and the expansion of human consciousness.


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