"Breathing is the FIRST place not the LAST place one should investigate when any disordered energy presents itself."

Sheldon Saul Hendler, MD Ph.D., The Oxygen Breakthrough

"He who breathes most air lives most life."

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Mike's Optimal Breathing teachings should be incorporated into the physical exam taught in medical schools as well as other allied physical and mental health programs, particularly education, and speech, physical, and respiratory therapy."

Dr. Danielle Rose, MD, NMD, SEP

“Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness... the moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves, too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. A whole stream of events issues from the decision.”   —Goethe


Welcome to our breathing family. I'm Mike White, The Optimal Breathing Coach. I am a life, speaking, singing and holistic health coach. Breath IS life.  The way we breathe fosters clear or confused thinking, makes us excited or calm, tense or relaxed and worsens or improves every health condition possible. You can manage something better if you can measure it. I’ve spent the last 20 years developing simple measurable breathing skills that work for vitality, longevity and personal power.  We don't compete with conventional Western medicine, we compliment it. It is our intention to provide the knowledge and materials that can improve the lives of millions of human beings.

I have 3 ways to get you started.

1. Sign up for my free newsletter and a get free gift.

2. Buy the Optimal Breathing Mastery kit - learn the whole 9 yards about what you need to know about developing healthy natural breathing and how that impacts everything in life

3. Take our free test. Tens of thousands of free Breathing Test takers showed us there are 5 key breathing skills and several breathing development techniques and exercises that correlate with massive improvements in speaking, sleeping, stress management, singing, energy, blood pressure, anxiety, depression, weight control and asthma.  take the test

Unless we  do something to maintain or improve our breathing, it will decline, and with it, our general health, life expectancy and personal power. I am 60 years plus, 185 lbs and 6 foot 2 inches tall. My breathing volume is that of a 6 foot 6 inch 20 year old male.

"I feel fine." "My breathing is fine". How many said they felt great or passed a stress test then took sick or dropped dead shortly thereafter.   

Like planning for retirement, knowing the fundamentals helps you stay on course. Here is an example of being way off-course - Superman Syndrome.

Facts you should know:


Clinical studies prove that oxygen, wellness, and life-span are severely dependent on optimal breathing.


Lung volume is a primary marker for how long you will live.

Optimal Breathing© is the most advanced  and versatile natural breathing development program in the world. We have helped thousands of people from around the world. Take control of your health and life now.  Why the Optimal Breathing Mastery Kit's WHOLE 9 YARDS approach? 
To do just one technique or exercise will help some now and if continued over time will reach a cross over point where that technique or exercise becomes limiting and even harmful. Variety is mandatory to developing one's breathing. Breath is life. Study breathing, for life

The All In One Optimal Breathing Mastery Kit

Self Help Training, Techniques, Exercises, Ergonomics, Statistics, Holistic Health

  1. Wake up feeling rested
  2. Reduce asthma symptoms
  3. Strengthen the immune system
  4. Reduce high blood pressure
    Reduce cardiovascular risk
  5. Reduces anxiety and depression
  6. Improves regulation of blood sugar levels
  7. Helps prevent neurological and circulatory issues linked to disease
  8. Helps with weight loss and improve digestion
  9. Improves recovery following exercise or exertion
  10. Improves concentration and memory
  11. Reduces attention deficit and hyperactivity
  12. Relieves headaches, migraine, back pain, sciatica, neuralgia.

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"I just watched  the introductory video and quite insightful information. Explicit and enough. I can tell The Optimal Breathing Mastery Kit is robust and a one-stop shop for breathing needs."
Patrick O.

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A recent client age 63 , 6'1' 119 pounds with a severely worsening bronciectasis and a 25 year history compounded by bad breathing most of his life came to my office bent over and out of breath after walking the 50 feet to my door. He left 11 days later 2 pounds heavier and walked the streets of NYC for 90 minutes. I approached it as a dietary, nutritional supplements, sleep, postural and immune system issue as well as restoring his breathing mechanics including spinal flexibility and training him in what to do at home.
From Mano: The information is very informative that strikes a caution regarding bad breathing. It reminds one of the basic rule, "prevention is better than cure".  
From Justin S: I am inspired by new ideas and new concepts - I believe that breathing right is one of the most important things in staying healthy - your web site is filled with important and logical information...... it makes perfect sense on what your saying about breathing properly-a lot of people (including myself) are starting to look for answers in a non traditional way. I always believe that the best way is the simplest, straightforward approach, the way that makes the most sense - just breathing right.
Learning to breathe under the guidance of Mike White has not only saved my life but profoundly altered its quality- Marie D.,
I am a changed person....I sleep better, look better, and think better, all because of the video and exercise #1.  - Wanda Chafin
I am now of course still practicing proper breathing (50 years of bad habits), off meds, and have not awaked at night even once since starting the program and getting private instruction from Michael.  - Phyllis Ross
Michael White is an extraordinary breathing coach who teaches people new patterns of breathing, helping them to bring in more oxygen. These techniques help to improve health, stamina and even voice quality.  - Raymond Francis, Director, Beyond Health Corporation
While working with Mike in 2000 I was introduced to the strapping exercise which really allows an opening and expanding of lung capacity.  - Phillip Madeley
Coming to The Optimal Breathing School has been a life altering event for me. I learned how critical free flowing, coordinated, and balanced breathing is to our human existence.  - Sam Leiter, Philadelphia
"I have sang and played music for 35 years. I had no idea I was capable of singing with such strength, control, confidence and ease as I have been until after working with Mike for only 5 hours."  - Jerry Harmon, Appalachian Singer Songwriter
From personal experience I can highly recommend Mike White, the expert on optimal breathing.  If there is anyone who can really help you breathe better, it's Mike.  - Esther Joy, Natural Vision Trainer
Schedule an hour or two with Mike White!  He’ll share some terrific information and techniques to help yourself breathe better, Improve your diet and gain a new outlook on life!  - Jan J., health professional
I felt taller, my posture improved, I could take fuller, deeper breaths, I felt energized and focused while in class, and now I am motivated to do what it takes to continue to improve my breathing and posture.  - Margaret A., massage therapist

Removing the blocks to self realization and peak performance: breathing as a metaphor for life.
"I spent four days in private sessions with Michael White. My breathing was fast (23 to 28 breaths per minute) and I was having a very hard time catching my breath without using muscles in my core and shoulders to consciously draw in the inhale. My girlfriend tended to feel anxious around me and wanted to break up. Decades of breathwork and other somatic processes helped improve my confidence and joy in my life, but the mechanics of my breathing had not improved. I went to North Carolina with the following goals:
 1. Improve breathing mechanism to catch my breath
 and breath naturally and automatically.
 2. Relieve "body armoring" from emotional traumas.
 3. Have a deeper inner peacefulness.
 4. Improve my relationship with my girlfriend.
 5. Hike and run without inflammation in the lungs (chest) area.
 6. Learn to sing in a way that sounds good and is enjoyable.
Mike made me feel very welcome and comfortable. We got right into some baseline testing followed by a wide variety of exercises and bodywork techniques. After four days, my normal breath rate was down to 10 to 14 breaths per minute (from 23-28). could take a full, satisfying breath most of the time. My inhale started to occur automatically, without using my core and shoulder muscles.
More important to me, is that my girlfriend is excited about the new me! I backed off on my running a bit with the intention of adding it back gradually being careful to avoid lung inflammation. I bought a karaoke machine and have been using it and enjoying it. I had considered myself "tone deaf" and only sang (traumatized myself) once in public as a child 40 years ago.  

I have to admit that it took me several days after returning home to gradually add some of the Optimal Breathing exercises back into my routine. I realize that it will be a process to fully transform my life and breathing and heal my lungs. But thanks to Mike White, all of my six goals have started to come to fruition!"
Mark Gold 

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