Free the Mind
Emma Seppälä’s research on yoga-based treatments for veterans conducted in Dr. Richard Davidson’s lab is the subject of Free the Mind, a feature documentary by an award-winning film maker. It asks the question, “Can you rewire the brain by taking a breath?”
Power Breath Workshop Featured in Free the Mind
Free the Mind is a documentary by Phie Ambo of Danish Documentary, which tracks the impact of Sudarshan Kriya Yoga (SKY), a yoga-based breathing intervention, on their brains and on their lives. SKY is offered to veterans through Project Welcome Home Troops.
- Read Emma’s academic article on her research with veterans “Breathing-based meditation decreases posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in u.s. Military veterans: a randomized controlled longitudinal study.”.
- Read Emma’s blog post “When Breath Saves a Life” about her experiences running the study.
- Watch TV reports and read news articles on the study under Press