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Breathing for Brain Power


Khalsa, Sat; Butzer, Bethany; Shorter, Stephanie; Reinhardt, Kristen, Cope, Stephen. (2013). Yoga Reduces Performance Anxiety in Adolescent Musicians. Alternative therapies in health and medicine , 34-45.

Brown, Richard; Gerbarg, Patricia. (2005). Sudarshan Kriya Yogic Breathing in the Treatment of Stress,Anxiety, and Depression: Part I—Neurophysiologic Model. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 189–201.

Brown, Richard; Gerbarg, Patricia. (2009). Yoga Breathing, Meditation, and Longevity. Longevity, Regeneration, and Optimal Health: Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci., 54-62.

Frances, Angela; Yu, Yapa; Kwanb, Heng; Ange, Seng Bin . (2017). A systematic review on the effects of active participation in rhythm-centred music making on different aspects of health. European Journal of Integrative Medicine , 44–49.

Fuldord, Melinda. (2002). Overview of a Music Therapy Program at a Maximum Security Unit of a State Psychiatric Facility. The American Music Therapy Association. Oxford Journals, 112-116.

Jerath, Ravinder; Edry, John; Barnes, Vernon; Jerath,Vandna. (2006). Physiology of long pranayamic breathing: Neural respiratory elements may provide a mechanism that explains how slow deep breathing shifts the autonomic nervous system. Medical Hypotheses , 566-571.

Khalsa, Sat; Shorter, Stephanie; Cope, Stephen; Wyshak, Grace; Sklar, Elyse. (2009). Yoga Ameliorates Performance Anxiety and Mood Disturbance in Young Professional Musicians. Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback, 279–289.

Williamon, A. (2006). Musical Excellence: Strategies and Techniques to Enhance Performance.London: Oxford University Press.