Dr Danny Penman is a qualified meditation teacher and an award winning writer and journalist. He is co-author of the international bestseller Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World. He has received journalism awards from the RSPCA and the Humane Society of the United States. In 2014, he won the British Medical Association's Best Book (Popular Medicine) Award for Mindfulness for Health: A Practical Guide to Relieving Pain, Reducing Stress and Restoring Wellbeing (co-written with Vidyamala Burch). His books have been translated into 30 languages. His journalism has appeared in the Daily Mail, New Scientist, The Independent, The Guardian, and The Daily Telegraph. He trained to teach mindfulness with the acclaimed Breathworks.
`This book is inspiring. Against a backdrop of beautiful art, Danny Penman's gentle words explain clearly how breathing, known since ancient times as the foundation for living mindfully, can become, for any of us, a way to reclaim our lives'. (Mark Williams, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Oxford) `The prettiest, most accessible and most beautifully laid-out book on mindfulness I've ever seen. A true delight for the mind and the sense, this is my gift book of 2016.' (Victoria Woodhall, Deputy Editor of Get The Gloss) `Simple exercises are portrayed with creative use of space and beautiful graphics, inviting the reader to approach life with compassion, acceptance, and a sense of curiosity and fun. The Art of Breathing is a breath of fresh air.' (Rosemary Byfield, The Epoch Times)