Welcome to our new video series, Breathe Strong: Steps to Health and Hope with Jane Martin, BA, CRT, Respiratory Therapist, Educator, and Author. In each of these videos, we’ll take a look at one aspect of living with COPD or another chronic lung disease, and give you information and tips on how to get through your day with less shortness of breath. Step #1 is keeping your shoulders down to make breathing techniques as effective as possible.