“Humans have the ability to train themselves and choose to breathe like whales and elephants or be like rats and rabbits.”


In this episode, Dr Espen is joined by Niraj Naik, a renegade pharmacist turned holistic wellness brain training breathwork expert. Together, they delve into the power of breath and its direct influence on the autonomic nervous system. Join us to discover Niraj’s journey of healing himself from chronic illness using breathwork techniques.


[00:00:00] Episode Trailer

[00:03:44] Unity and Breathwork

[00:08:03] Life-altering health journey

[00:12:58] Music and altered states

[00:15:13] The power of breath

[00:19:29] Breathing techniques and stress relief

[00:24:21] DMT and breathwork experiences

[00:26:07] Measurable changes in the brain

[00:31:36] Awakening embryonic stem cells

[00:34:23] Longevity and breathwork benefits

[00:38:12] Opening the crown chakra

[00:43:34] Accessing Universal Consciousness

[00:45:19] The Power of Breathwork

[00:49:33] The hero’s journey and purpose

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Niraj Naik


Niraj Naik, the Renegade Pharmacist, is a certified UK pharmacist turned holistic wellness, brain-training, and breathwork expert, and one of the world’s most sought-after spiritual ceremony facilitators.

His journey started in the midst of a “burnout” in his corporate career, when he found himself in a painful chronic illness that had him bed-ridden for a year. Healing himself a year later using Breathwork practices and dietary adjustments, he felt motivated to share his knowledge with others.

Today, Niraj runs a global breathwork community and trains hundreds of breathwork experts through his SOMA breath framework – which is also taught at many wellness centers across the world with training centers in Europe, USA and Asia.

Find out more about Niraj Naik

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