This course is approved for the following CECs/CEUs:

ACE 1.5

ACSM 15.0

BOC Category A 9.00

YMCA 15.0

BCRPA 15.0

ISSA 15.00

VBPT 9.00 - Type 1

Ed Harrold's Breath AS Medicine - Fitness and Exercise Focus

$349.00

Ed Harrold’s Breath AS Medicine for fitness and exercise focuses on nasal dominance in respiratory muscle training by applying the principles and philosophy of yoga breathing (or pranayama) as inspiratory and expiratory breath regulation training.

You will learn the science of learning to control the breath for various physiologic and psychological outcomes overlooked in current fitness & athletic training.

​Give your clients a cardiovascular, flexibility, strength & meditation-in-motion experience all in one training session. Improve their biomechanics, biochemistry, physiology and psychology with optimal breathing protocols.

​Learn the art, science & application of breath training to improve health, fitness and exercise performance.

​Pricing and Format Options For This program:

This course is approved for the following CECs/CEUs:

ACSM 15.0

BOC Category A 9.00

YMCA 15.0

BCRPA 15.0

ISSA 15.00

Ed Harrold's Breath AS Medicine - Fitness and Exercise Focus

$349.00

Ed Harrold’s Breath AS Medicine for fitness and exercise focuses on nasal dominance in respiratory muscle training by applying the principles and philosophy of yoga breathing (or pranayama) as inspiratory and expiratory breath regulation training.

You will learn the science of learning to control the breath for various physiologic and psychological outcomes overlooked in current fitness & athletic training.

​Give your clients a cardiovascular, flexibility, strength & meditation-in-motion experience all in one training session. Improve their biomechanics, biochemistry, physiology and psychology with optimal breathing protocols.

​Learn the art, science & application of breath training to improve health, fitness and exercise performance.

​Pricing and Format Options For This program:

Pricing and Format Options For This program:

Electronic Format: $349

If you purchase a program, you will receive an email with links to your workbook, test and  instructions. If you don't see this email after purchase, please check your spam folder for an email from the American Academy of Health and Fitness.

This course is approved for the following CECs/CEUs:

ACSM 15.0

BOC Category A 9.00

YMCA 15.0

BCRPA 15.0

ISSA 15.00

Virginia Board of Physical Therapy 9.00 - Type 1

Description

Virginia Board of Physical Therapy 9.00 (Type 1)–Please check with your state board for approval as most physical therapy boards will reciprocate approval for continuing education.

National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches (NBC-HWC) 12 CE’s CEP #:  100133

The American Academy of Health and Fitness (BOC AP#: P3645) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 9.00 Category A hours/CEUs. AT Level of Difficulty: Essential, AT Domains: (1=Injury/Illness Prevention and Wellness Promotion; 2= Examination, Assessment and Diagnosis; 3= Immediate and Emergency Care; 4= Therapuetic Intervetion; 5= Health Care Administration and Professional Responsibility): 1, 4

The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “American Academy of Health and Fitness” meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from 2017 – December 2021– Providership # 817430.

Course Description

Dysfunctional breathing (DB) is a respiratory condition characterized by irregular breathing rates and patterns that occur either in the absence of disease or as a result of a chronic illness disease.  Ed Harrold’s Breath AS Medicine breath training helps healthcare, health & wellness coaches, exercise & fitness professionals, mental health practitioners gain the knowledge necessary to improve DB not only in client health but also, exercise performance.

Ed Harrold’s Breath AS Medicine Breath Training is a comprehensive course on the art, science and application of therapeutic yoga breathing.  No matter whether you are a health & wellness coach, fitness or personal trainer, dental or sleep medicine professional, mental health professional, physical therapist, healthcare provider or in the field of leadership coaching, arming yourself with a breathwork certification is a necessary strategy in today’s world of dsyfunctional breathing.

Course Outline

  • Introduce basic, intermediate and advanced breathing techniques
  • Health benefits and contraindications
  • How to sequence the breath for speed, interval and steady state training
  • Includes 40 different breath-training workout routines​
  • How to use breathing techniques to “biohack” into flow states
  • Warm-up & cool-down strategies
  • Respiratory anatomy & physiology

Learning Format

  • Online Learning Management System
  • Includes videos & reading materials

Exam Details

  • Exam 30 questions
  • Total Test Attempts: 3
  • Passing score is 80%.
About Ed Harrold

Ed Harrold is an author, inspirational leader, public speaker, coach and educator. Ed’s mastery in the science of mindful breathing has guided him to apply conscious breathing practices in corporate health & performance coaching, fitness & athletic training, healthcare continuing education courses, stress reduction and overall health and well-being.  Ed is the author of Life With Breath IQ + EQ = NEW YOU & BodyMindBusiness: The Business Of BE’ing Within.

Ed blends the fields of neuroscience and the wisdom of contemplative traditions into effective strategies to improve health, well-being and performance.  Ed’s fluency in mindfulness-based strategies combined with the belief in the human potential gives him the depth and understanding to meet individuals and group needs across industries and platforms.

Ed Harrold is an author, inspirational leader, public speaker, coach and educator. Ed’s mastery in the science of mindful breathing has guided him to apply conscious breathing practices in corporate health & performance coaching, fitness & athletic training, healthcare continuing education courses, stress reduction and overall health and well-being.  Ed is the author of Life With Breath IQ + EQ = NEW YOU & BodyMindBusiness: The Business Of BE’ing Within.

Ed blends the fields of neuroscience and the wisdom of contemplative traditions into effective strategies to improve health, well-being and performance.  Ed’s fluency in mindfulness-based strategies combined with the belief in the human potential gives him the depth and understanding to meet individuals and group needs across industries and platforms.

Ed is a contributing health & wellness editor for Thrive Global, MindBodyGreen & PTOnTheNet, HuffingtonPost and more. In 2020, Ed partnered with The Goldie Hawn Foundation MindUP as their Breath Expert.

Program Access

Upon purchase of the Breath AS Medicine  course, your information will be forwarded to Ed Harrold.  Within 24 hours of purchase you will receive an email confirming your enrollment in the course, along with instructions on how to access your course and set up your password.

There is no required completion date or expiration date.

Dual Credentials

Certified health and fitness professionals holding more than one certification may obtain CECs/CEUS for all approved certification organizations (see list above) for which they need continuing education at no additional cost.

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Course Objectives

Upon succesfully completing this program, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate 6 different basic, intermediate and/or advanced breathwork techniques
  • Explain the health benefits and contraindications of 6 different breathwork exercises
  • Construct exercise routines incorporating breathing techniques in endurance, speed, interval, and steady-state training as well as all forms of resistance training, warm-ups and cool-downs
  • Sequence breath regulation techniques into routines that produce various biochemical, biomechanical, physiological and psychological outcomes
  • Formulate breathwork strategies to improve exercise performance
  • Introduce breathing techniques and sequences to advance the level of overall health for their clients
  • Introduce breathwork strategies for behavior change in exercise

Course Features

Learning format

  • Online Learning Management System
  • Includes videos & reading materials

Course Outline

  • Introduce basic, intermediate and advanced breathing techniques
  • Health benefits and contraindications
  • How to sequence the breath for speed, interval and steady state training
  • Includes 40 different breath-training workout routines​
  • How to use breathing techniques to “biohack” into flow states
  • Warm-up & cool-down strategies
  • Respiratory anatomy & physiology

 

Access to Course

Upon purchase of the Breath AS Medicine course, your information will be forwarded to Ed Harrold.  Within 24 hours of purchase you will receive an email confirming your enrollment in the course, along with instructions on how to access your course and set up your password.

Exam details

Exam: 30 questions, Total Test Attempts: 3, Passing score: 80%

Course duration

There is no required completion date or expiration date for access to this program.

Table of Contents

  • Introduce basic, intermediate and advanced breathing techniques
  • Health benefits and contraindications
  • How to sequence the breath for speed, interval and steady state training
  • Includes 40 different breath-training workout routines​
  • How to use breathing techniques to “biohack” into flow states
  • Warm-up & cool-down strategies
  • Respiratory anatomy & physiology

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