“We’re either driving our nervous system through conscious intention or it’s driving us through reaction.”

BREATH is the foundation of our human experience yet it often gets neglected – at a tremendous cost! Ryan Carroll teaches men overlooked methods to create strength in more than just the physical, using the ancient primal practices of breath and movement. We dive into the simple secrets to NERVOUS SYSTEM REGULATION – as this critically affects every arena of your life. We cover why there’s NO excuse to skip out on a daily practice, how breath facilitates structure, and how men can attune more deeply to their bodies’ needs. 


  • [06:05] How can you create a space where vulnerability just flows?
  • [09:30] Why breath’s role in nervous system regulation gets forgotten.
  • [15:02] Why using the excuse of not having enough time to meditate/ intentionally breathe is B.S.
  • [18:32] Is breath the universal language? 
  • [22:20] What are the different types of breathwork and what are their applications?
  • [29:58] Can breath give the spine structure and stability?
  • [34:19] What does Ryan think about ancestral and primal health?
  • [38:33] Are you listening and following through with what your body is telling you?
  • [40:44] Why being able to process and communicate our deepest needs is paramount to manhood.


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