Breathwork has become very very popular in many western countries, the practice has been around for a thousands of years and has its roots in yoga practice. So breathwork is not new, it's very popular in the wellness industry - so what’s the hype and what do you do? Breath? And why do it? What are the benefits?
What exactly is breathwork?
Breathwork is the conscious activation of your breath to enter an elevated state of awareness. It is an interactive form of meditation that can help overcome stress, anxiety and various forms of overwhelm by bypassing the mind to reconnect with the physical body and energy.
Put simply, breathwork aims to release toxins and stress when you breathe out and nourish your mind and body when you breath in. It is an interactive form of meditation that can help overcome stress, anxiety and various forms of overwhelm.
Benefits of breathwork
Research on breathwork is promising. Potential health benefits of breathwork include:
Styles and techniques
Best times to do breathwork?
Try it in the morning, a good way to start the day with clearing your mind and energise your bod in preparation for the day. However, if you find it helps more during the day, then do what works best for you.
Do your research and look for different techniques, apps and local workshops to see what works best for you.
Breathwork is included in the Health and Wellness industry. Search for local breathwork associations in your country/region.
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Ally McDonald-Bull; Wellness Coach