In 1903, Science of Breath introduced Americans to yoga. Throughout this work, Western biology is mixed with Indian spiritual practices to show readers how to breathe better and improve their lives. Yoga can increase focus, decrease stress, and bring the practitioner greater awareness. rn rn Anyone interested in yoga will find this helpful guide a great way to start their practice.rn rn American writer WILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON (1862-1932) was editor of the popular magazine New Thought from 1901 to 1905, and editor of the journal Advanced Thought from 1916 to 1919. He authored dozens of New Thought books under numerous pseudonyms, some of which are likely still unknown today, including "Yogi Ramacharaka" and "Theron Q. Dumont."